We are looking for... 

VR-edutainment specialists to create a gamified and truly immersive VR training module to be implemented in the professional training of construction site planners (“Feinplaner”).

Help us to set up a VR “Holodeck” room for Deutsche Bahn: inspired by the famous Holodeck featured in Star Trek, our vision is to install a room that is fully equipped with all hardware needed for immersive virtual training. We are now searching for startups specialized in the VR edutainment segment to design and develop a first training module for the “DB Holodeck” that is both educational and enjoyable for our Feinplaner-trainees.

The vision...

An immersive VR training room (DB Holodeck)

Gamified VR training to educate "Feinplaner"

Increase efficiency and productivity of construction site planning

We want you to..

use your VR & gamification expertise and to develop a complete VR training game, including storyline, level designs and all technical implementations.

Selected applicants are offered a look behind the scenes of DB’s training program for construction site planning (“Feinplanung”). Your solution must teach and illustrate the short and long term implications of “good” vs. “bad” planning. Your training concept can be heavily gamified as long as real life correlations are clearly taught.

Join our challenge! The Steps:

Concept Week in Frankfurt: receive 3.000€ plus travel expenses

Mockup Week in Frankfurt: receive 4.000€ plus travel expenses

Implementation at Deutsche Bahn (long term contract)

Who can apply?

All creative and imaginative teams with thorough expertise in VR game design and a love for digital training, tech and digitalization.

This challenge is an open contest for all creative founders, VR developers & game designers, as well as established companies.

Timeline *

Application Deadline *
Invitations to Kick-Off Call *
Kick-Off Video Call *
Concept Challenge Week (Top 5 Teams) *
25.05.2020 - 29.05.2020
Mockup Challenge Week (Top 3 Teams) *
29.06.2020 - 03.07.2020
Announcement of Winner *

* Due to the current Covid-19 related circumstances we are postponing our Holodeck challenge. Applications remain open until further notice. If you are intersted in participating please apply via the form and we'll keep you informed about upcoming desicions in regards to dates and times. 


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