ICT for ageing well.



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  • New Toolkit for AAL Projects

    New toolkit released to support AAL projects to strengthen their Business Model!   The AAL Programme has recently published the  “AAL project Business Model development toolkit”. The toolkit, which is available here, is intended to support the project participants in all the phase of the project lifecycle, guiding them through the “dos and don’ts”  when designing, testing and validating their…

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  • Public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovation in health and care

    The European Commission launched a public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovation in health and care, for the benefits of citizens and health systems. The input received will feed into a new policy Communication to be adopted by the end of 2017, and we believe that our contribution to this survey can prove to be strategically important for the AAL programme.   The consult…

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  • Forum 2017: beyond all positive expectations

    The AAL Forum 2017 was a huge success, with almost 800 delegates all gathering in Coimbra, Portugal, to consider how to bridge the gap between technology and active ageing. This Portuguese city was the scene for sharing of ideas, knowledge and initiatives for a European community of entrepreneurs, inventors, researchers and decision makers.   See the images of the event    …

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  • II Smart Ageing Challenge Prize to be launched

    Shortly before launching the 2nd edition of this successful prize, we interviewed the last winner to understand what was the impact of this competition     Last October, the Belgian company Activ84Health received the very first AAL Smart Ageing Challenge Prize award and a cheque for €50,000 for their Explorer platform (Note: which later was rebranded to “Memoride”, so this is how we will…

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  • Submitted proposals in AAL Call 2017: preliminary outcomes!

    The AAL Call 2017 entitled “AAL packages/integrated solutions: Packages integrating different solutions based on ICT to support active, healthy and independent living of older adults,” closed on May 24th, 2017   This challenge focused on turning impressive ideas into AAL projects that can provide practical, integrated solutions to challenges in people’s everyday lives. It is recognised that t…

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