Digital Catapult welcomes Professor Mel Slater as Immersive Fellow

Digital Catapult

Digital Catapult today announces that Professor Mel Slater has been appointed as Immersive Fellow. The appointment marks the centre’s ongoing focus on demonstrating just how emerging technologies, such as VR and AR, can be applied to different market sectors to help digitise the UK economy.

Slater is Co-founder of Virtual Bodyworks, a company that specialises in immersive virtual reality with applications in medical and social rehabilitation. He is also a research Professor at the University of Barcelona and the Catalan Institute of Research and Advanced Studies and provides support to University College London.

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 836707. EIT Health is supported by the EIT, a body of the European Union.