This is the news page of the XR Effect Foundation. Here the latest news about the foundation is shared with you.

Conference SPŠCH Pardubice


Today, we had the opportunity to present at a conference in the Czech Republic. We talked about the importance of collaborating together through the three sectors of our Triple Helix collaboration. Thanks again to our partner  SPŠCH Pardubice for giving us this opportunity. Do you want to watch the presentation back? You can check it here:

Second XR Effect Symposium.   


Today, the second XR Effect Symposium took place. The visitors to the symposium were very enthusiastic to hear about the latest research, training simulations, and trends in the XR world. Thanks again to our speakers for making it possible! Did you miss the symposium? You can watch it back here.

Article published on Simulator-Based Driving Training in Low-Speed Maneuvering for Swedish Police  


An article about Simulator-Based Driving Training in Low-Speed Maneuvering has been published. This research has been done on the software created by our partner Skillster. The research investigates the differences between training in real life and within a driving simulator. The article can be found here.

Signing up for second XR Effect Symposium.   


Next week on Friday the 20th will be the second XR Effect symposium. At the symposium, 4 speakers will tell about their experiences in a project or share their experience and knowledge in the Industry. The schedule for that symposium can be found below.

Have you not signed up for the symposium? Mail to the management support officer and he will send you an invite with the link.

We hope to see you there!


Publication "Investigating The Sense Of Presence And Its Effects On Learning With SimX Technology" Netherlands Medical Study.

An article in collaboration with XR Effect has been published about the sense of presence and its effects on learning in the medical field. Together with medical students of Radboud University, the research was conducted on VR training simulation 
You can click here to read the article

Publication "Virtual Reality for Firefighters skills training" Brazil and Sweden.

An article has been published about the differences in training firefighters with VR in Brazil and Sweden. The results revealed highly experienced presence and perceived realism of their presentations by the participants from both countries.
You can click here to read the article

Second XR Effect Symposium 20-01-2023   


The second XR Effect Symposium is coming up! There are some exciting speakers that will present their experience during a project. Make sure to be there by sending a mail to our management support officer.

First XR Effect Symposium  

 The first XR Effect Symposium was a success! There were some great presentations about finished, ongoing, and future XR Effect projects. People had the chance to meet each other and there were some good conversations about projects and ideas. Did you miss the symposium? No worries because you can watch it here!

XR Effect Symposium  

We are working on organising a symposium for all partners to present their ideas, research and organisation. This will be an opportunity for all of you to meet other partners and discuss collaborations. The symposium will be on the 3rd of June and further information can be found here.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year  

The foundation wishes everybody a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We hope to support a lot of effectiveness-validating studies this year.

The foundation is officially established  

The foundation has officially been registered at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce! That means that we are an official non-profit legal entity and can now help to apply for grants and subsidies.

Publication about XR Effect in the Emergency Services Times (EST) magazine 

There has been a publication about the foundation and its goals! Check out the EST magazine of December 2021.
You can click here to go to the website

Foundation has been set up at the notary

The notarial deed has been established! The notary will now go to the Dutch Chamber of Commerce and then we will be officially a non-profit foundation ruling under the Dutch Law. We expect to have fully set up the foundation at the beginning of next year.

We will present on ITEC 2022

The end-user representative board member Vitor Reis and the Management Support Officer Roy Schoonwater will be speaking about the XR Effect foundation on ITEC 2022 in London! We will be talking about the mission and goals of the foundation. We hope to see you there!