2023 was a year of growth and innovation for i3 Simulations. Over the past year, we launched new simulations, collaborated on cutting-edge research studies, and brought virtual reality training to leading medical institutions worldwide. Our team presented at top conferences, contributed to publications, and built partnerships across the public and private sectors.
Here are some of the highlights from the past year:
- Our CTO Tom Dolby published an article titled “The Metaverse in Healthcare Simulation” in SimZine. The article explored how metaverse technology can be used for immersive healthcare training simulations.
- i3 Simulations was nominated for “One to Watch” at the Medilink Midlands Business Awards, recognizing our potential for continued success and growth.
- CEO Devi Kolli presented at the “Virtually a Done Deal?” event hosted by Cambridge Wireless. Her presentation “Is the Metaverse a Real Deal or an Escape from Human Experience?” generated thought-provoking discussion around the metaverse and its applications.
- We kicked-off our first First Aid for Overdose Awareness training project with City of Glasgow College. This was the first of many successful collaborations throughout the year.
- Our Resuscitation VR research study began at the University of Padua, examining the efficacy of VR for resuscitation training.
- We had a successful pilot program with St. George’s University of London, sparking an ongoing partnership.
- We launched our Simulation Research Roundup blog series, summarizing the latest developments in healthcare simulation.
- The BRIDGING project launched, to co-design simulations for autism employment training with University of the West of England, NHS Bristol, and Kimel Foundation.
- PeTIT VR won at the McGill Clinical Innovation Competition, highlighting the potential of our pediatric training tools.
- We held our first open days at our new office, welcoming medical organisation visitors to try our simulations first-hand.
- The NIHR Metaverse Project was announced, with i3 as a key collaborator providing our immersive solutions.
- Our research manager authored an article on Resuscitation VR featured in XR Metaverse Cases.
- SimGym was launched at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, our gym-style simulation training system.
- We partnered with Innovate UK and MaRS on a brand new AI in healthcare collaborative initiative.
- The i3 Champions community was formed, connecting our esteemed peers for networking and learning.
- We held a 5G simulation showcase at Sunrise HQ in Switzerland with Huawei, demonstrating the low-latency capabilities for fully remote simulation training.
- The i3 Sphere podcast launched, featuring insights from a range of simulation experts and medical leaders.
- We launched an ENT surgical simulator with SingHealth Academy in Singapore in collaboration with Haply.
- Our research manager published “Merging the Medical Metaverses” in SimZine, exploring the exponential growth of metaverse technology in healthcare.
- Our CTO Tom Dolby presented at the XR Healthcare Seminar hosted by NIHR MindTech, focused on how to effectively implement XR simulation technology into your healthcare organisation.
- Our brand new website launched, showcasing our solutions and vision with a new lick of paint.
- We exhibited at the European Resuscitation Council conference, MEDICA 2023 and the SEHTA 2023 International MedTech Expo – a busy month!
- Our CEO wrote an article for MedHealth Outlook on how AI and spatial computing are transforming healthcare.
- i3 visited India on a healthcare trade mission with UK Department for Business and Trade, and NHS England, forging new partnerships and spreading global awareness of our work.
It’s been an incredible year for i3 Simulations. We’re proud of our accomplishments and look forward to continued innovation in 2024 as we advance simulated healthcare training worldwide.
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