VTT Technical Research Center of Finland
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinator of ManuVAR, a project funded by the EU to use virtual and augmented reality to improve manual work. The project encompasses 100 people in 18 partner organisations across eight European countries. The ManuVAR has a €9.7M budget, 690 person-months of effort taking place over three years, 2009-2012.
The ManuVAR project comprises universities, research institutes, large enterprises and small and medium sized companies distributed across 18 offices in eight European countries. As project coordinator, Dr. Boris Krassi, senior scientist at VTT, was tasked with quickly launching a project management and collaboration system that could support the large distributed network of partners.