The project EPICSAVE is one of the “Landmarks 2017”. The project is about the development, implementation, and testing of digital media in vocational training in the area of emergency medicine. Its aim is to develop a new training approach for teaching paramedics competencies for handling rare critical emergencies. The interdisciplinary consortium consisting of emergency physicians, experts in medical didactics, Virtual Reality (VR) und Serious Game specialists also includes Fraunhofer IESE from Kaiserslautern. Fraunhofer IESE is responsible for the medical didactics concept, the medical contents, and the evaluation of the project. “Germany – Land of Ideas” is a joint initiative of the German federal government and the German economy, represented by BDI.