OPENVERSE-logoOpenVerse is a new Horizon Europe Coordination and Support Action (CSA) that aims to contribute to laying the foundations of such a European Metaverse by establishing a knowledge base on it, setting up and animating a community of stakeholders, testing a methodology that combines user co-creation and XR in real world cases of industrial and societal relevance, exploring relevant ethical, legal, IPR and governance challenges, and producing industry standards as well as a technology and policy roadmap and recommendations to guide the future establishment of the Open Metaverse concept in Europe and worldwide. In OpenVerse, Martel leads the communication and dissemination activities and will have important contributions to the OPENVERSE roadmap.