Resources Legacy of Digital R&D Fund
For the past three years, Arts Council England, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and Nesta have been working together to deliver the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts supporting collaborations between arts organisations, technology companies and research partners.
The programme supported a total of 52 projects across a wide range of themes from delivering remote music tuition digitally in North Yorkshire to designing an app-based clapping game to teach rhythm based around the music of Steve Reich.
The Digital R&D Fund has now come to an end, and leaves a legacy of online toolkits and resources to support the arts and cultural sector:
The Digital R&D Fund legacy website showcases the projects supported by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, sharing their insights and research as well as lots of other stories of what works and what doesn't work when it comes to digital innovation in the arts and cultural sector.
You can access more information about all the projects funded by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts here. As part of the Fund legacy free resources and tools have been produced, including Theme Guides and a Digital Toolkit.
- Evidence Planning
- Six Hats
- Business Model Canvas
- Lean Canvas
- Empathy Mapper
- Persona Worksheet
- Value Proposition
- Stakeholder Map
- Stakeholder Plan
- Product Exercise
The site also includes curated a selection of case studies, in partnership with British Council, to showcase some examples of best practice in the use of R&D and digital technology in the arts from around the world. You can find these in the Global R&D section of the site.
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