Five projects were awarded funding in October 2013. For the latest information on these projects, visit Native, the online learning resoruce and journal for the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts.

Circus Starr, a 'circus with a purpose', is creating a mobile app aimed at opening up the arts to children with autism, by helping them understand arts events and alleviating fears of the unknown. 

artsdepot, an arts venue in North London, is launching a new 'Silver Service' digital membership scheme aiming to increase participation in the arts among the over-65s.

Extant, a performing arts company created by a group of visually impaired artists, is developing an 'immersive installation' - including new devices which respond to touch - aiming to break down barriers between how visually impaired and sighted people experience the arts.

Interactive theatre-maker Coney is creating an online platform offering new ways for people at home to participate in live shows.

Dance Agency Yorkshire Dance is building a responsive web platform to encourage more people to get involved in contemporary dance.