Good News Alert!

We are thrilled to announce that we have been successful in receiving an Innovate UK grant award! We will use this funding and amazing opportunity to help build Spirit VR further, researching its effectiveness in mental wellbeing and reporting our findings.

innovate uk with spirit vr

The project, SpiritVR – A Virtual Reality application to aid with mental health and wellbeing was entered into the the competition Mindset extended reality (XR) for digital mental health: strand 1

This funding will allow us to:

  • Extend our prototype.
  • Add a new, 6 week course, called Journey. An interactive introduction to mindfulness.
  • Share the course with the local community and gain valuable feedback and insights.
  • Research into the application of extended reality (XR) to provide mental health care services.
  • Produce whitepapers on our findings and share best practices with the mental health and XR community.

If you are interested in learning more about using VR for mental wellbeing, or have any ideas and insights that you think could make a difference, please feel free to drop us a message here.

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