XR interfaces in the Blue Economy

XR (extended reality) is a technology that is still often overlooked by SMEs, in particular in the blue economy. However, XR can bring considerable added value to this sector and is definitely not only accessible to large companies.
Own activity, Activity for members and non-members, Public activity
Wetenschapspark 1, 8400 Oostende

The Reef, XR Valley and De Blauwe Cluster would like to invite you to an XR conference in which you can learn more about the opportunities of XR for the blue economy and explore a number of practical examples that have clear, tangible value. 

This unique event enables you to:

  • Experience how XR developers can offer solutions in the blue economy;
  • Experiment with the Reef's high-end XR hardware; 
  • Demonstrate an XR solution to the right audience; and
  • Network with same-minded people from different industries.

Check out the detailed programme

18u00 Welcome with catering


  • How to accelerate upskilling for the energy transition with XR
    Ben Mahy (Supportsquare)
  • Beyond the Surface: How We Used VR-Assisted Rock Drilling for Wind Turbine Foundations
    Koen Aerts (DEME group)
  • Developing a VR Application for the Blue Economy
    Mike Coeck (Cybernetic Walrus)
20u30 Demos and networking
XR interfaces in the Blue Economy The Reef

Practical information

This event is open to members and non-members of Blue Cluster. Catering is provided during the event, and you have the opportunity to try out different XR tools yourself.

The event takes place in The Reef in Bluebridge (Ostend Science Park). The admission fee is € 85. Do you want to take part? Register now for this unique event. 


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