The VERVE consortium is a group of healthcare specialists, academics and technology companies working in collaboration to determine how best to use gaming technology to provide tools to help suffers from anxiety, fear of falling and other similar conditions.Together, the partners provide a unique mix of clinical and technical research, practical experience and knowledge in their respective areas of expertise.

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique


CNRS-LTCI Emotional Agents

TELECOM ParisTech will bring expertise in multimodal interfaces and procedural animation methods for simulating emotional embodied conversational agents (ECAs)

CNRS-IRCAM Acoustics and Cognition in Phobias

The IRCAM group in CNRS group will bring experience on using audio-visual virtual environments to evaluate and treat people with phobias, and will provide access to a cohort of individuals with different personality traits linked to anxiety.


catherine pelachaud Catherine Pelachaud
Tel: +33 1 45 81 75 93
isabel viaud delmon Further contacts
Isabelle Viaud-Delmon


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As the project is now finished please see the Partners Page for direct contact addresses of individual partners.