Secret Sauce


“Europe’s only industry-led Virtual Reality and Augmented reality centre of excellence.” VRTGO Labs is Europe’s only industry-led Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) centre of excellence that brings together the best VR and AR companies, academia and freelancers to collaborate on the development and commercial application of these exciting technologies.

Based in Gateshead, North East England, VRTGO Labs provides a mix of office and co-working space to encourage cross collaboration. Complementing the space is access to the latest VR development equipment, and a VR demo room for showcasing work to potential or existing clients – all underpinned by high speed open source broadband.

A cluster development programme supports VRTGO Labs, aimed at raising market awareness and supporting dynamic growth of the sector.

We are a focal point for companies looking for VR and AR solutions.


• Promote the VRTGO Labs facilities and benefits (& Northern Centre for Emerging Technologies)
• Evangelise the benefits of VR and AR to different sectors and become a focal point for business enquiries
• Promote VRTGO associates (not just companies physically based here) and local colleges and Universities with VR modules, placements etc.
• Provide information and assets to all the VRTGO companies to help them to promote the association