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The world’s first collaborative professional 3D design tool

Project description

A tool for collaborative professional 3D design

Today, multi-disciplinary teams from all over the world have to collaborate in order to bring a physical product from idea to market. A professional design tool enabling them to work collaboratively in real-time, directly in 3D would ease this process. But building a design platform for manipulating and rendering large 3D data in real time for such a wide range of users is an enormous technological challenge. The EU-funded Project Orchestra project aims to leverage Gravity Sketch's own proprietary technological know-how and expand it to create the world’s first collaborative professional 3D design tool which addresses the transportation, industrial and consumer products, and film and gaming markets. It will be accessible through VR, laptops, tablets and phones, enabling stakeholders from a wide range of disciplines to collaborate effectively from the start of the design process.


Gravity Sketch plans to build the world’s first collaborative 3D design tool for professional designers in which cross-functional teams can work together in real-time.
Project Orchestra will build a platform accessible through VR, laptops, tablets and phones, allowing teams of designers, managers, engineers, and marketers to create and collaborate together on the same design in real-time, and then export directly to industry-standard computer-aided design (CAD) software for further refinement.
This reduces the 2D stage of the design process, along with the manual translation to CAD, and drives significant cost savings in design-intensive industries by providing up to 90pct efficiency savings in workflows.
Orchestra targets the needs of the transportation, industrial, and consumer product design industries, along with the very large film and computer games markets.
Building a software platform to achieve real-time creation and collaboration requires a vast technical leap from anything now available in the market, because the challenge of manipulating and rendering 3D data in real-time becomes exponentially larger with each additional participant. But the global market for such a tool is multi-billion-Euros in size and the challenge is solvable by leveraging Gravity Sketch's proprietary technical know-how.
We already have as clients design teams from some of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world, and over 20,000 professional SME and freelance customers. Project Orchestra expands this footprint to transportation as a whole, architecture, consumer products, footwear, and to large film and game studios. At the same time, it expands the target user base from designers to all stakeholders involved in the design process.
Gravity Sketch has a multinational team of industrial design experts, advanced mathematicians, software engineers with multi-player games backgrounds, and business managers with deep venture capital and startup experience

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Funding Scheme

SME - SME instrument


Net EU contribution
€ 2 411 062,50
United Kingdom

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

London Inner London — East Lambeth
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Total cost
€ 3 444 375,00