Take part in the VAM Realities Challenge!

VAM Realities Challenge is a competition to uncover the best European XR solutions and make them available for the SMEs of tomorrow. Winners will receive wide exposure and access to the European industrial sector in Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands.

Virtual, augmented and mixed realities (VAM Realities) play an increasingly important role in many areas of the economy, especially in the manufacturing industry.

In the VAM Realities project, higher education institutions, companies, and business representatives from all over Europe join forces to provide answers to these questions. The project’s online platform will offer unique networking opportunities, Europe’s largest network of VR/AR/MR experts, and a comprehensive showcase of related EU projects.

During its 36 months’ lifetime, the VAM Realities project will  achieve the following products and results:

In the VAM Realities Erasmus+ project 11 higher education institutions, companies, and business representatives from all over Europe have joined forces to help European SMEs to take advantage of the state-of-the-art XR technology. The project is co-funded by the European Commission.


Category 1: Company

The company category will seek applications and solutions that can be deployed for use immediately after the competition. Thus, they should be technically fully implemented by 05/2021 and the team should have a company registered in order to support operations.

More specifically, solutions are searched in three subcategories:

  1. Remote support and training
  2. Collaboration
  3. Sales and Marketing

Requirements for participation:
– Solution is ready to be deployed to customers by 05/2021
– Team has a company so that they have begun or can begin operations by 05/2021


Category 2: Student

The student category will seek brilliant XR concepts from individual students and student groups. Thus, the solution does not have to be implemented yet. However, demonstrating a working prototype will be considered an advantage.

Requirements for participation:
–Being a student in any European educational institution



10/2020 – 01/2021 Submit short solution pitches/slides
      By 15.1.2021
      The jury evaluates submissions and chooses finalists
             By 15.2.2021

02/2021 – 04/2021 Finalists submit their video pitches
     By 16.4.2021

Finals are held and results will be published in a virtual event
 In May 2021




More details on the VAM Realities website