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Funding opportunities in MR/AR/VR

Additional information about the following opportunities are available by following the links in the email.  If MAVRIC can help you in securing your funding, let us know.
Regional MR/AR/VR Events
Pre-Registration is closed for the First MAVRIC Conference
Join us October 17-18, 2018 for the 1st annual Mid-Atlantic VR Innovation Conference (MAVRIC) at UMD. But you can still register at the Door!
The website lists the full lineup, but I would like to bring your attention to just a few of the presentations:
Collaborative VR supporting Cybersecurity with a group from Army Research Lab
Leveraging XR Technology to Further Social Impact Goals with Games for Change Director, Susanna Pollack
Succeeding Your Way Out of Business In VR: A How-To by Demetri Detsardis, creator of Catan VR
Augmented Reality: Making Surgery Safer with Dr. Sarah Murthi and Dr. Amitabh Varshney
Disinformation in Future Reality with NYC Media Director, Justin Hendrix
Fostering an XR Community in the Enterprise by Nick DeMatt at JHU APL
and technical discussions with Drs. Ming Lin, Dinesh Manocha, and Matthias Zwicker
More Information 

Nov 30: 9 AM -5 PM: Together with leading professionals from theater, film, and the world of Mixed, Augmented and Virtual Reality, MAVRIC's Director, Lucien Parsons, the panel will look at the ways that emerging technologies are being integrated into the creation and performance of artistic, documentary, and feature films.  Join us by registering at

Funding Opportunities

Seeking solutions and experts to develop a next-gen platform for training and operations -
MOTAR, or Maintenance Operations and Training Augmented Reality is a new idea that could revolutionize aircraft maintenance using augmented reality to reduce human error and increase training speed.  We are looking to collaborate with solution partners to develop and refine prototype solutions. The ultimate goal of this process will be to award contracts to deploy the new AR/VR Maintenance, Operations, and Training AR/VR solutions that will be used by all airmen.

Virtual and Digital Artists
Arte Laguna Prize is an international art award, aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art. LINK

The Neville-Pribram Mid-Career Educators Awards provide mid-career educators with travel funding that will enable him/her to use Smithsonian Libraries collections to develop educational materials (materials may include lesson plans, study modules, educational games, educational websites, etc.).LINK

UK Only:
Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £8 million in innovation projects to enable immersive content to be created faster and more efficiently. This competition is part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Audience of the Future (ISCF AotF) programme. LINK

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