SRPe PEER Success: €4M European H2020 Project in Personalised Recovery through a Multi-User Environment: Virtual Reality for Rehabilitation (PRIME-VR2)


An EU Horizon 2020 proposal “Personalised recovery through a multi-user environment: Virtual Reality for rehabilitation (PRIME-VR2)” has successfully secured €4 million of funding for a 3-year, multi-national programme. The development of the proposal was supported by a SRPe ‘Pools Engagement in European Research’ PEER award under SRPe’s Advanced Manufacturing Theme to Dr Andrew Wodehouse, University of Strathclyde in 2017/18, with a value of €383K for Strathclyde’s delivery of the work package in “Switching Metamaterials: Integrated Actuating Structures through Additive Manufacture”.

Submitted under the ICT-25-2018-2020: Interactive Technologies call, and part of the Next Generation Internet theme, it will develop a digital platform for the generation of VR rehabilitation spaces and equipment. There are fourteen project partners, with academic collaborators including the University of Pisa (project co-ordinator), University of Malta, University of Oulu, and University College London.