XR2Industry is an EU-funded project that will create a European XR reference platform by developing the first European XR headset.

The project’s priorities are data privacy, empowerment, industrial relevance, human-centric, and openness.

The XR2Industry 1st Open Call for Hardware enablers will select up to 7 Developers of XR components (MidCaps or SMEs) aimed at integrating emerging technologies (such as 5G/6G, IoT, data, artificial intelligence, edge and cloud computing, and microelectronics) to enable possibilities of XR experiences.

The applicants will have to focus on solving one of the following challenges:

  • External 5G Modem
  • Biometric Human Sensing
  • External ToF Camera
  • Haptic Gloves for XR standalone headsets supporting OpenXR
  • Universal Tracker
  • Hard hat with the front of the HMD
  • High-Accuracy GPS
  • Motion capture system to track several objects
  • External HDR camera
  • Overhear audio with hearing protection
  • Interaction device that fits disabled people

Each selected SME/MID-CAP will receive a maximum of €500.000 (fixed lump sum) during 15 months.

The deadline is 4th June 2024 at 17:00 (Brussels time).

Find out more and apply.