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Near-Life has partnered with Spike Technology to represent their interactive video and VR authoring tool in the Netherlands and Belgium. 

As one of the leading learning technology vendors in Europe, Spike has extensive experience of working with sector leaders ranging from Articulate, through to Vyond and Adobe.

Near-Life, recently voted one of the UK’s leading EdTech companies in our sister publication BusinessCloud’s EdTech 50 ranking, supports content creators to make interactive video, VR and gamified content easily.  This type of immersive learning has been proven to improve knowledge retention by as much as 90%. 

With a growing global presence, Near-Life, based on the University of Bolton campus, launched its partner programme to improve and expand its relationship with users in key territories. 


“Interest in immersive learning continues to grow. And people are looking for the freedom to create immersive content quickly and easily,” said CEO and founder Mike Todd. 

“They also want to be able to embed and share that content within their existing learning platforms. We make that possible. 

“2023 has been a big year for us so far and we hope that our strategic relationship with Spike will further cement our position as a leading content authoring tool. They have a proven track record of working with global brands in the European market.”   

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Spike CEO Guillaume Van Genk added: “Near-Life definitely offers something new and different in the elearning software space. Their intuitive and user-friendly software makes the creation of interactive projects very simple. 

“Whether it is to create decision-based branching scenarios or more complex gamification projects – you can do it quickly and easily using either 2D video or VR. 

“We’re delighted to be working with the Near-Life team to support the product’s growth and introduce its exciting capabilities to our existing network and new users.”

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