Open Days 2014
The AAL Programme : Why investing in ICT for ageing? A regional perspective
This event will take place on 8 October 2014 from 1 to 5 PM and it is organized by the Active and Assisted Living Programme aims at connecting regional strategies on social inclusion, boosting innovation and creativity in ways to promote and keep the well-being of an ageing society.
An interactive session will facilitate a lively exchange of experience, good practices and opinions among representatives of local and regional authorities and with ICT industry representatives in particular on relevant policies, implementations of such policies as well as financing through new business models and innovative procurement of ICT based solutions for ageing well resulting from AAL funded projects .
An increased mutual understanding between the different stakeholders’ points of view regarding needs, use and procurement in this area is the main outcome expected.
The Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL JP) supports applied research on innovative ICT-enhanced services for ageing well, with a time to market of 1 to 3 years. The AAL JP 2013-2020 is driven by Member States and supported by the European Commission, to enhance EU competitiveness and tackle the ageing challenge.