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Promoting VR activity in the U.K.

The desire most often expressed was that much more funding is required for VR work. Respondents felt that VR research in the U.K. is on a par with the United States in terms of quality, but without the same government or research funding agency backing.

In particular, many respondents specifically request increased and targeted funding for academic/industrial collaborations, for example as a special EPSRC programme. This funding should be medium/long term, and not be aimed at short-term `quick' projects.

Other initiatives were suggested:

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