Labster today announces their partnership with MediaTouch, a company that offers functional technological solutions, servicing an impressive list of Moodle clients throughout Italy and Malta.
The news comes as an exciting follow up to the announcement that Labster has secured $10m in Series A funding to help further expansion throughout the US, Europe and Asia. Utilizing the company’s solid solid client base, the partnership with MediaTouch will enable Labster to supply thousands of students in Italy and Malta with engaging, affordable science education.
Labster provides an easily accessible way for students from all over the world to experience science. The tech company creates fully interactive advanced virtual lab simulations that use technology from computer gaming and research on the psychology of learning to guide students through real science experiments while keeping them engaged, and learning. The simulations can be accessed anytime, and from anywhere.
Currently, Labster has a bank of more than 64 simulations (and growing), from a basic introduction to acids and bases, to a simulation of using a confocal microscope. Increasingly simulations can be accessed through Virtual Reality headsets to give the student the experience of actually being in the lab.
Students, from high school to university, can access Labster’s simulations for a reasonable monthly subscription. The company has customers at over 150 institutions in 25 countries, including ETH in Zurich, Harvard Medical School, MIT and Imperial College.
Massimo Gentili, head of Channel Partnerships for Labster said: “At Labster, our goal is to provide access to high quality virtual science simulations to students all over the world. We do this by providing a cost effective solution to science education that can be accessed by anyone, from anywhere. MediaTouch is the perfect partner to help us realize our goals and create awareness of Labster in Italy and Malta.”