DE-Network

The CHERISH-DE Centre is one of six national Digital Economy Centres funded by EPSRC and a range of research users until October 2020. Each centres is focused on a specific area of digital innovation. The Digital Economy network will drive forward the UK’s Digital Economy research, knowledge and skills, helping position the country as a world leader in this field. Researchers are encouraged to reach out across centres to collaborate.

Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications (CAMERA), University of Bath


Improving motion capture technologies for entertainment industries and the application of this technology for the analysis of body movement to improve human performance in sport and develop prosthetics for amputees, plus creating opportunities for making savings for the NHS and MOD.


Principal Investigator: Dr Darren Cosker | Centre Manager Matthew Young | Commercial Manager Oscar De Mello



From Human Data to Personal Experience, Nottingham University


Seeking to refine the ethical use of personal data to create and deliver personalised products and experiences.


Principal Investigator: Professor Derek McAuley



The Digital Creativity Hub, University of York


Harnessing the power of digital creativity to provide new technologies for digital games and interactive media and exploiting the space where they converge to benefit science, society, education and culture.


Principal Investigator: Professor Peter Cowling | Digital Creativity Hub Manager Emma Brassington



Digital Economy Research Centre (DERC), Newcastle University


The design of open source digital technologies and media to realise transformational models of local government services for social care, public health, education and local democracy.


Principal Investigator: Professor Patrick Olivier



UK Regions Digital Research Facility (UK RDRF), University College London


Using data and advances in modelling to inform evidence-based policy that can address how regions can use assets to cooperate economically and help to rebalance the national economy.


Principal Investigator: Professor A Penn | Centre Manager: Carina Schneider