ICT for ageing well.



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    Robots at your service: an AAL Hackathon

    Amsterdam was the proud city to host this year’s European Robotics Week (#ERW2016), with its central event “Robots at your Service”, focussed around the societal challenge of “Active & Healthy Ageing”.  The purpose of this elderly-centric event was to discuss, showcase, design and develop solutions that would help tackle the problems that arise from the growing ageing population. Solutions tha…

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    Belgian brothers scoop the AAL Smart Ageing Prize

    Saint Gallen, Switzerland – 28 September 2016   An idea that took root in a nursing home in Belgium and developed into a smart system that allows the housebound to cycle the world has just won the very first AAL Smart Ageing Challenge Prize – and a cheque for €50,000. Jan and Roel Smolders of Activ84Health Explorer picked up the major European award at a glittering ceremony held at the AAL Fo…

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    Promoting Standards and Interoperability in AAL

    Renewed version available online It is of key importance for the success of AAL solutions on the market that systems are “future-proof”, i.e. can be extended and maintained over a longer period of time, growing and adapting to the changing needs of the user. This can only be achieved with modular solutions, where components can be combined in a flexible manner. This requires standardized interface…

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    Pre-announcement of AAL Call Challenge 2017

    “AAL packages/Integrated solutions” Packages integrating different solutions based on ICT to support active, healthy and independent living of older adults       The AAL Call 2017 is part of the Active & Assisted Living (AAL) Programme that was approved in May 2014 by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union. As part of the work-programme, the AAL Programme…

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    Market observatory for AAL

    The AAL Programme has commissioned Technopolis Group to support the setup of a new AAL Market Observatory.   The project will run until December 2018 and will provide a review of trends and perspectives in the field of AAL, annual reports on market and investment information, and a searchable database of relevant technologies. In addition, four Investors’ events will be organised where produc…

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