Research and Innovation - Dedicated to Excellence in Medical Training

VRmagic cooperates with experts from around the world to continuously enhance simulation technology and teaching methods for medical education. Our knowledge of disease patterns, methods of diagnosis and treatment as well as of the manifold demands medical training is facing, derives from close and continuous co-operation with health professionals around the world. Only through scientific exchange and the effort and commitment of our partners are we able to successfully develop and implement innovative and sustainable teaching concepts for medical education.


VRmagic would especially like to express thanks for their voluntary and dedicated commitment to:

Prof. Dr. med. Frank Koch, Frankfurt a.M., Germany
Associates: Dr. med. Svenja Deuchler, Dr. med. Pankaj Singh, Dr. med. Michael Müller
Former Associates: Dr. med. Michael Koss, Dr. med. Helge Krüger

  • Consultation on intraocular surgery
  • Educational concepts and testing of courseware for the Eyesi Surgical simulator
  • Concept, organization and presentation of drylabs
  • Initial discussion and cooperation on the development of Eyesi Indirect
  • Contribution of educational concepts and didactically adapted cases for Eyesi Indirect

 Prof. Dr. med. Gerd Auffarth, Heidelberg, Germany

  • Consultation on cataract surgery

Robert S. Bailey, Jr, MD, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  • Consultation on cataract surgery

Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Bartz-Schmidt, Tübingen,  Germany
Former Associate: Dr. med. Martin Leitritz

  • Contribution of didactically adapted cases for Eyesi Indirect

Dr. Geoffrey Goodfellow, OD and Dr. Elizabeth Wyles, OD, Chicago, USA

  • Consultation on basic skills training content for Eyesi Indirect 

Eugene M. Helveston, MD, Em. Prof., Indiana, USA

  • Initial discussion and consultation on the development of Eyesi Indirect

Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Hirche, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Associate: Dr. med. Valentin Haug

  • Consultation on microsurgical skills training and cooperation in the development of microsurgical simulation

Prof. Dr. med. Michael Knorz, Mannheim, Germany

  • Initial consultation and guidance on intraocular surgery at an early stage of the simulator´s development

PD Dr. med. Klaus Lucke, Bremen, Germany

  • Consultation on intraocular surgery
  • Organization and presentation of drylabs (EVRTS)

Emmanouil Mavrikakis MD, PhD, Yao Wang BHSc, Wai-Ching Lam MD, Toronto, Canada

  • Contribution of diabetes cases for Eyesi Indirect

Colin A. McCannel, MD, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • Consultation on vitreoretinal surgery
  • Beta testing of Eyesi software

Prof. Dr. med. Mark Praetorius, Heidelberg, Germany
Associate: Dr. Tobias Albrecht

  • Consultation on Earsi Otoscope