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AAL elects new President

Brussels – April 24, 2018 – The Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Association announces today the appointment of Peter Saraga as its new President. Mr. Saraga was elected at the General Assembly in Ljubljana, Slovenia on April 18, 2018. He … Continue reading

Valorising and commercialising your AAL project

Deadline has been pushed until 20 April   The purpose of this message is to inform you about the opportunities offered by the EU Horizon 2020 Coordination and Support Action ‘UTILE’ ( for your EU project EU-LAC Health (project ID … Continue reading

From project to market

Fearless A name that is a promise itself: fearless, a project led by the Austrian company cogvis and funded by the AAL Programme, has now become a product available in the market. Fearless combines several functions such as fall, standing … Continue reading

Forum 2018 – Call for Workshops

Deadline: 13 April 2018 5 PM (Extended to 20 April)   The AAL Forum is the yearly event of the AAL Programme. Active participation and interaction among the forum attendees are key in the 2018 AAL Forum program. This year … Continue reading

Call 2018 is on

Apply to this new annual call for competition!   The topic of the 2018 call is “Smart Solutions for Ageing well”.   The aim of this international call for proposals is to support innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects developing ICT-based … Continue reading

Replay the Info Day 2018

The AAL Association organized an INFO DAY on 31 January 2018, in Brussels in the Palais des Académies, to inform the European community about the next call topic of the AAL Programme: “Smart Solutions for Ageing Well.”   Did you … Continue reading

Info day and investor event in Austria

Third investors’ event to be hosted during the Austria Info Day   This Investors’ Event will take place during the national Info Day 2018 on Friday 16 February 2018 at 11:00-13:00 in Vienna, at FFG’s premises, and will offer six dynamic … Continue reading

Smart Ageing prize

Products and services that use innovative digital technologies to support older people to participate fully in social life     The AAL Programme, in collaboration with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre, is launching today, 15 November 2017, the 2nd edition of … Continue reading

Interim evaluation of AAL Programme

Funding for ICT projects on assisted living remains important   According to the European Commission, the mid-term review of the Active and Assisted Living (AAL) funding initiative confirmed the relevance of the programme and its progress achieved. The review also … Continue reading

Defining a new stage of life

What does it mean to be old today? Researchers lead to the evidence that ageing is connected with loneliness and social isolation.  It is remarkable that in the UK population 3.5 million people aged 65+ live alone and nearly a … Continue reading

Pre announcement of the Call Challenge 2018

The AAL Programme announces the new challenge-led Call for Proposals which will be published in February 2018   As part of the work-programme, the AAL Programme intends to launch a new Challenge-led Call for Proposals in February 2018: “Smart Solutions … Continue reading

Forum 2017: beyond all positive expectations

The AAL Forum 2017, Europe’s premier event in the field of active and healthy ageing, took place in the beautiful Convento de São Francisco in Coimbra, Portugal, bringing nearly 800 delegates together to discuss the latest developments in this rapidly … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

What is to be caring for your loved ones?

Bringing with her the perspective and knowledge of a first-hand career, Brigitte Bührlen, founder and chair of We! Foundation of Caring Relatives, is sure to provide an interesting perspective during her plenary one presentation at the AAL Forum 2017   … Continue reading