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AAL on the Spotlight at the European Parliament

Breakfast debate “From Active and Healthy Ageing to the Digital Transformation of Health and Care” hosted by MEPs Neena Geel CBE and Lambert Van Nistelrooij. Building Blocks for addressing demographic change in Horizon Europe     June 26th, 8:00 – 9:30, Members’ Salons, … Continue reading

AAL Market and Investment Report launched

Existing market and investment information in Europe for the Active and Assisted Living domain     The AAL Association is proud to announce the release of the AAL Market and Investment Report. The work aims to provide a consolidated view … Continue reading


THE AAL CALL 2018 ENTITLED “Smart Solutions for Ageing well”, CLOSED ON MAY 28TH, 2018   This challenge focused on supporting innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects developing ICT-based solutions by targeting any application area(s) within the AAL domain. For the first … Continue reading

Semi-finalists meet for mentoring academy

Last week the 15 semi-finalists in this year’s Smart Ageing Prize met in Brussels for a two-day mentoring academy.   At the mentoring academy the teams participated in workshops and received one-to-one coaching to further develop their business models. The aim is … Continue reading

New AAL2Business website

Improve your chances to succeed in the AAL market   Are you an AAL funded project participant? are you looking out for solutions and support to finally make it to the market? Then you should visit the brand new website … Continue reading

Smart Ageing Prize – First Jury Meeting

2 May 2018, Brussels  – The Smart Ageing Prize received 95 applications responding to the brief for ‘products and services that use innovative digital technologies to support older people to participate fully in social life’.   All 95 applications received were … 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

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

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

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

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

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