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Open Call VR/AR Competition

Our Creative Ports Partner Non-commercial Partnership "European-Russian InnoPartnership" is organising a competition for creative and innovative projects developed with Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies.

The main priority of the competition is to support the innovative development of cultural and creative industries by stimulating the use of modern solutions in the field of Virtual and Augmented Reality. The purpose is also to support young talents and specialists involved in the development of entertainment and educational gaming applications created in virtual and augmented reality as well as creation of conditions for creative search, provided by new technological opportunities.

The competition is held in three directions:

  • nomination "Best Project in VR"
  • nomination "Best Project in AR"
  • nomination "The Best Project on the Varwin Platform

Individuals or teams of up to people who are citizens of the Russian Federation or the Baltic Sea countries (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Poland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark) and are older than 18 years are welcome to apply until 31 July. Applications can be sended to bozyreva[at]

Winners of the categories "Best Project in VR" and "Best Project in AR" will get a training course of the Far Eastern Federal University (choose from "Developer Unity 3D. Basic course", "Developer Unity 3D. Augmented reality", "Basic course of Unreal Engine 4") and the opportunity to present their developed projectsto the Creative Ports project partners online at the Final Conference on 7 September.

Winners of the category "Best Project on the Varwin Platform"will get a 3-month internship in the company and work with real commercial projects, an annual subscription to Varwin Education and the opportunity to make a presentation at an online event hosted by the company.

More information in Russian and English. The competition takes place as an Internationalisation Tool within the international PA Culture Flagship project Creative Ports.