Promotion of virtual reality and digital engineering solutions in Baltic States

Duration of the project

01.07.2012. - 15.12.2012.

Countries and institutions involved in the project

Riga Technical University
Fraunhofer IFF Institute Magdeburg

Aim of the project

To promote  the training of specialists in the field of engineering sciences by the use of Virtual Reality and Digital Engineering innovative solutions.

Main activities of the project

  • Adapt Virtual Reality and Digital Engineering   solutions to the Baltic States  conditions;
  • Install corresponding software demonstrators at the RTU BONITA showroom;
  • Organize the 3rd International Workshop on Intelligent Education Systems and Technology-enhanced Learning mainly focused on promotion of Virtual Reality and Digital Engineering solutions.

Target group and number of persons involved

Technical universities students,  engineering enterprises’s specialists.

The project is based on  the results of:

  • Long-term research cooperation between Fraunhofer IFF Institute and RTU (since 1995);
  • DeBaVar_Net project: German – Baltic Competence Network for Supporting Virtual Reality innovative products and services (project has been supported by BMBF);
  • BONITA project: Baltic Sea Region INTERREG programme project „Baltic Sea Region Innovative Organisations and Associations Network”.