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ORamaVR and FORTH participated for the first time in CES2019, the world's largest International Technology Exhibition, in Las Vegas

Jan 22, 2019

ORamaVR participated as a member of the Greek mission, with their award-winning software developed for the novel training of surgeons in virtual reality, that was exhibited in this Fair for the first time.

"We were given the unique opportunity to promote ORamaVR's global innovation among 1200 startups from 40 countries, in an exhibition attended by more than 180,000 visitors," said Prof. George Papagiannakis, Associate Professor of the University of Crete, Co -founder, CEO and Chief Technology Officer of ORamaVR.

It is worth mentioning that this was the first time Greece participated in this exhibition, under the auspices of the Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media,  the Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise Greece:  ,

ORamaVR ( is an innovative startup company supported by an institutional investor (PJ Tech Catalyst). It focuses on the transformation of medical education (knowledge) and training (skills), through innovative virtual reality simulation and skill transfer from the virtual to the real surgical space. This innovation allows to reduce surgical errors by accelerating learning and performance. The ORamaVR co-founders are: Prof. George Papagiannakis (University of Crete), Professor Eleftherios Tsiridis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Professor Panos Trahanias (University of Crete) and the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas.