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FundamentalVR Honored with Two BOLD Awards with Partners Abiomed and Sana Kliniken

FundamentalVR bag 'Boldest EdTech’ and ‘Boldest Metaverse' at the 2024 BOLD Awards.
Published March 26, 2024

BOSTON, MA – March 26, 2024FundamentalVR, a global leader in immersive surgical training, is proud to announce that it has been awarded two BOLD Awards for ‘Boldest EdTech’ and ‘Boldest Metaverse.’ These distinguished accolades honor FundamentalVR’s commitment to innovate surgical training methods globally, strengthened through their partnerships with industry leaders Abiomed and Sana Kliniken.

Attracting entries from over 50 countries across the globe, the prestigious international BOLD Awards recognise top companies, projects and individuals powering breakthroughs around the world in crowdsourcing, open innovation and numerous technology sectors, and celebrate the innovators who create them. 

Awarded in the ‘Boldest Metaverse,’ the partnership between FundamentalVR and Sana Kliniken saw the two leading companies develop CareVR, an innovative immersive surgical training platform tailored for nurses, addressing the challenges of limited practice opportunities and risks associated with real-life scenarios. Through extensive planning and collaboration, CareVR provides a safe, realistic, and collaborative environment for nurses to train remotely, fostering confidence and competency in various roles. Its user-friendly controls, freedom of movement, interactive elements, and high-quality graphics enhance immersion and learning. Today, CareVR represents a significant advancement in healthcare education, poised to revolutionize training methods and contribute to improved patient care. To learn more, click here.

The ‘Boldest EdTech’ category was awarded to FundamentalVR for its work with Abiomed. The two leaders formed a strategic partnership aimed at revolutionizing healthcare training across various patient care stages. The alliance saw Abiomed leveraging FundamentalVR’s cutting-edge platform features, including multi-user capabilities, remote viewing, and Haptics, to enhance training across critical healthcare scenarios. The collaboration with Abiomed focuses on the Impella® virtual training solutions, showcasing its versatility across various healthcare settings. A highlight of this partnership is the emphasis on training in-flight scenarios for Abiomed teams, addressing the critical aspect of patient management during transport. The virtual transport environment provided by FundamentalVR enables teams to rehearse the setup of the Impella® device during transport, allowing for comprehensive checks and troubleshooting exercises. To learn more, click here.

“We are incredibly honored to be recognized alongside our partners by the BOLD Awards this year. These partnerships exemplify our commitment to leveraging cutting-edge technology and strategic collaborations to revolutionize healthcare training and ultimately improve patient outcomes.”

Richard Vincent, Co-Founder and CEO of FundamentalVR

About FundamentalVR

Global leader in immersive surgical training, FundamentalVR was founded with the mission to accelerate human capability in surgery and medicine through virtual technologies to improve patient outcomes. The company’s innovative approach accelerates the industry shift towards digital surgery, addressing the competency gap in training for intelligent operating rooms. Its purpose-built Fundamental Surgery platform allows for full rehearsal of medical and surgical procedures, and its patented HapticVRTM technology mimics the physical touch, weight, resistance and feedback of surgical actions and accurately simulates the sensations of soft tissue, bone textures and muscle. With over 15,000 competency-building sessions conducted globally and accredited by and affiliated with institutions like AAO, AAOS and Royal College of Surgeons of England, FundamentalVR remains committed to elevating performance and training skilled surgeons and OR teams at scale. For more information, please visit

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