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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 … 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

Hackathon: Hack 4 Ageing Well

For 24 hours from the 30 September to the 1 October 2017, a hackathon will be taking place in the run up to the AAL Forum 2017 in Coimbra, Portugal.   Hack 4 Ageing Well is one of the thrilling side … Continue reading

Bringing value to AAL start ups

First Active & Assisted Living Investors’ Event   The first Active & Assisted Living Market Observatory Investors’ Event was organised alongside the first European Summit of Ageing 2.0 in cooperation with Happy Ageing Life Tech Valley in Hasselt, Belgium on … Continue reading

Inside the Forum

Does the Robot Care? Perspectives on the Acceptance of Social Robots in Healthcare   There are several examples of innovative robots in care. However, their actual use in the domains medical care and care for the elderly is scarce. Is … Continue reading

Forum 2017: preliminary programme released!

Get ready for three fantastic days at the AAL Forum 2017!   Every year, the European community of Active and Assisted Living gathers during the AAL Forum to discuss about how to design, use and commercialize information and communication technology … Continue reading

AAL2Business Call for tender

  The Active and Assisted Living Association has published a new call for tender on the EU official journal. The current call is aimed at identifying a suitable contractor for the implementation of the second edition of the AAL2 Business Support … Continue reading

AAL Programme appoints new Director

  Brussels, April 24th, 2017 – The Executive Board of the AAL Association selected Mr Klaus Niederländer as the new Director of its Central Management Unit.  The AAL Programme funds applied research for developing ICT-based (Information & Communication Technologies) innovation … Continue reading

And the winner is…

An intergenerational platform for sharing stories won the 2017 edition of the Droidcon Hackathon Shory is a platform for sharing stories and answering questions, specifically focused on sharing information that younger generations want to learn from older generations, for example, … Continue reading

Droidcon Hackathon on ageing well

The AAL Programme sponsors innovations for ageing well. It does so through the publishing of its regular annual public calls, but also through other modern means such as Hackathons.   Along these lines, the Droidcon Italy 2017 is one of … Continue reading

Replay the Consortium seminar building

This year, the Consortium Building Seminar took place on on 7 March. This workshop aimed to support potential proposers in setting up successful consortia so as to maximise the chances of commercial success of their project. Loading Videos…