A top Ministry of Defence advisor has taken an interest in Dundee's contribution to the multi-million pound computer games business.
Professor Sir Keith O'Nions asked to visit Abertay University on a two-day tour of other Scottish institutions.
Sir Keith, director general of research councils and the MoD's chief scientific adviser, will also meet a number of local digital and creative companies.
These include Real Time Worlds, Denki, Codemasters and TPLD.
Sir Keith will also meet with representatives of Scottish Enterprise Tayside and take part in a round-table discussion on the issues facing the digital and creative industries during the event on Friday.