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Reports and legal

AAL Joint Programme basic act (2008-2013)

PDF logo miniDecision No 742/2008/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 July 2008 on the Community’s participation in a research and development programme undertaken by several Member States aimed at enhancing the quality of life of older people through the use of new information and communication technologies


AAL Programme (2014-2020)

PDF logo miniDecision No 554/2014/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the participation of the Union in the Active and Assisted Living research and development programme jointly undertaken by several Member State


Interim Evaluation of the AAL Joint Programme

PDF logo miniThe Interim Evaluation addresses the first two years of operation of the programme and covers:


  1. the quality and efficiency of its implementation, including scientific, management and financial integration of the AAL Joint Programme;
  2. the progress towards the objectives set out in the Annex to the aforementioned Decision;
  3. the appropriateness of the level of financial contributions by participating countries;
  4. recommendations on the most appropriate ways to further enhance the Programme.

Final evaluation of the AAL Joint Programme

PDF logo miniThis Final Evaluation of the Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme  was undertaken by a high-level panel of experts, appointed by the European Commission, DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology and chaired by former European Commissioner Philippe Busquin. The Final Evaluation addresses the six-year operation of the Programme, from 2008-2013. In line with the Panel’s remit, it assesses:

  1. the progress towards the Programme’s objectives and the recommendations from the Interim Evaluation;
  2. the progress towards the Programme’s operational excellence and the effectiveness of the Article 185 approach in this domain.
  3. In addition, it makes recommendations for the possible follow-up to the AAL JP within Horizon 2020.


Impact Assessment Information Gathering for the Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme

December 2016

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The aim of this report is to summarise the socio-economic impact of the AAL JP funded projects, as reported by project participants. Impact is assessed against a set of key impact indicators: collaboration with end-users and with enterprise and research organisations, partnerships in value chains, commercialisation of AAL solutions and components, provision of AAL solutions and components to end-users, follow-on investment for innovation activities, revenue generated from new AAL solutions or components, protection of intellectual property, and the creation of spin-offs and start-ups.

Is our effort really delivering? An impact assessment methodology

PDF logo miniThe AAL Programme extended its monitoring strategy by monitoring innovation impact after projects have ended.
This should allow the AAL Programme community to analyse and increase its social and economic impact.




PDF logo miniThe 2012 Ageing Report
Economic and budgetary projections for the 27 EU Member States (2010-2060)


PDF logoThe 2015 Ageing Report
Economic and budgetary projections for the 27 EU Member States (2013-2060)


PDF logo miniStudy on AAL online information portals
This study has the aim of serving as a basis to establish a portal for the exchange of information on ICT and Ageing Well at EU, national and regional level.



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Collaboration with Regions
This report was launched to raise awareness of AAL activities and projects among European regions and to foster exchange of experience among European regions in this field.



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AAL and HDHL workshop
ICT and the future of nutrition. A report of a workshop where scientist and experts (also industry, especially SME) explored together how ICT can co-create the future of nutrition and health.


PDF logoFinal report on market observatory

The report aiming at providing market intelligence for the main stakeholders.


Public Reports from the AAL Projects

The public reports and documents produced by the AAL projects so far are in this repository.