EON Reality Manchester

Regional Headquarters & Entrepreneur School

  • One Central Park
    Part of Manchester Science Parks
    Northampton Road
    M40 5BP
  • +44 (0)161 669 6294
  • Kathryn Connell
    HR Manager, EON Reality Manchester

Welcome to Manchester: home of EON Reality UK and the European Regional Headquarters. Established in 2013, the city’s Interactive Digital Centre comprises of 6 key teams: the Content Development Studio, Senior and Executive Management, Sales and Marketing, Training, and HR.

Across the globe, EON Reality enjoys a global reputation for pioneering augmented, virtual, and mixed reality solutions for enterprise. We deliver advanced solutions for learning and training, going beyond the typical to deliver the most advanced and effective solutions for knowledge transfer.

VR Innovation Academy

Manchester, UK

The UK’s only free, in-person training school for AR, VR and MR development

Welcoming students and graduates aged 18+


Apply Today

Take the leap and learn development.
As the UK’s only provider of free, in-person training for prospective VR and AR developers, EON Reality VR Innovation Academy offers you the opportunity to define your new tech career – in just 8 months.
Our Academy Trainers are world-class experts, with years of experience in the development or VR and AR apps who carefully craft every single module to combine:

  • The laser-focus of an immersive bootcamp
  • The practical tradition of a studio classroom
  • Getting started right away with code – whether you’ve done it before or not
  • Development for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, EON Reality’s hardware solutions, and much more
  • The commercial acumen needed in an ever-changing business

The 8-Month Course
Training is based on market-leading software solutions: Autodesk 3DS Max for 3D assets, EON software, JavaScript and visual programming (Routes).
You will also be taught how to develop applications for hardware like Oculus Rift, LeapMotion, HTC Vive, CAVE™ as well as Android and iOS mobile devices and beyond.

The Academy
We have six projection walls and a presentation area, with access to the app showroom and theatre. You’ll be working in high-spec PC workspaces in a large, bright space with full breakout areas. The Manchester campus also benefits from an on-campus canteen as well as easy access to road and public transport by train, tram or bus.

Your EON Reality Graduation
After graduation, you’ll be EON Reality Certified and receive support from our in-house teams, helping you launch your career in VR and AR, as well as giving you the first-look into the exciting jobs at EON Reality. Or if you choose, we will support your venture into the tech sector at large – globally.

Why Manchester?
In one of the most exciting and diverse cities in the world, the VR Innovation Academy ensures you are learning with the inclusive community here at EON Reality. As an aspiring developer, you’ll be standing on the shoulders of giants too, with the city having cultivated some of the greatest minds in engineering: Alan Turing, Ernest Rutherford, Bernard Lovell, Andrew Greim, Konstantin Novoselov – you’ll be in great company.

Join us.


2 stages of learning:

Stage 1 – Theoretical and practical training – 4 months

  • General knowledge on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality
  • Project management tools and techniques while working on AR and VR immersive projects
  • Development of 2D and 3D visual assets
  • Modelling, Texturing, Rigging and Animation of the assets for AR and VR applications
  • Interactive application development basic and advance
  • Scripting and programming techniques within interactive application development
  • Development and deployment of the VR applications for immersive systems
  • Creation mobile 3D applications with VR and AR functionality
  • Publishing applications for Android, iOS and for EON Studio based educational platforms

Stage 2 – Project based training – 4 months

  • Collaborative work in multi-skilled groups
  • Student’s individual development path via experience working on projects
  • Idea promotion and incubation of the creativity
  • Support the operations of global production
  • Team building exercises
  • Mentoring to assist with CV preparation and interview skills for possible recruitment with EON Reality or beyond
  • Entrepreneurship development

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