Start of new BMBF-Project AVATAR

On October 12, 2018, the kick-off meeting for the new BMBF-funded project AVATAR took place at the Faculty of Computer Science at Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg. Under the direction of Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christian Hansen, AVATAR will investigate new interaction and visualization techniques for virtual training of surgeons. The University Hospital Mainz, the Harvard Medical School in Boston, the research campus STIMULATE and the companies metratec and 2tainment are involved as project partners. The project will be funded by the BMBF with 1.6 million euros over the next three years.