It is with great pleasure that we announce that VR4NeuroPain is the winner in the “New Technologies” category of “Acredita Portugal 2018”, the 2nd largest Entrepreneurship Competition in the World. VR4NeuroPain was chosen among 11.477 candidate projects from around the world.
As winners of “Santa Casa Challenge”, a Portuguese entrepreneurship competition organized by “Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa” (a prestigious Portuguese Social Institution), in the health area, VR4NeuroPain was selected to be at Web Summit 2017, where we will show a prototype of our product to all visitors and investors.
In February 2017, Heitor Cardoso, one of the members of the VR4NeuroPain project team, was present at RTP (Portuguese National Television) in the Hour of Luck program. Conducted by Maria João Gama, the clinical psychologist explained the project and the impact it received from the Santa Casa da Misericórdia in Lisbon, which promoted the Contest.Read more about VR4NeuroPain at RTP – Portuguese National Television[…]
On 7 September and 23 November 2016, the first edition of the “Santa Casa Challenge” competition was held at the Department of Entrepreneurship and Social Economy of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia in Lisbon. The final presentation was made by the 12 finalist candidates, with 5 winners being determined, one for each area of activityRead more about VR4NeuroPain are the Winners of Santa Casa Challenge[…]
On January 7, 2017, the team was present in the program “Cientifica Mente”, which takes place every Saturday on the RDP – Portuguese Broadcasting Radio (Africa). This interview focused on the problem of neuropathic pain and the explanation of its VR4NeuroPain project. This program is dedicated to the discovery of the paths of science andRead more about VR4NeuroPain at RDP África – Portuguese Broadcasting Radio (África)[…]
The project “VR4Neuropain”, after winning the Santa Casa Challenge Prize, ensured its presence in the 2017 Web Summit. The award ceremony took place on December 21, 2016 at Convento São Pedro de Alcântara, where Professors Cláudia Quaresma and Micaela Fonseca from the Department of Physics, FCT NOVA were awarded. The project “VR4Neuropain” – Virtual RealityRead more about VR4NeuroPain at Faculty of Sciences and Technology – NOVA University of Lisbon[…]
On January 7, an interview conducted by the blog “Célula – News with Science” was published to Dr. Cláudia Quaresma, one of the researchers involved in the VR4NeuroPain project. In this interview the problem of neuropathic pain was discussed and the project was discussed. Read More