AAL Joint Programme basic act (2008-2013)
Decision 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)
Decision 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
The Interim Evaluation addresses the first two years of operation of the programme and covers:
- The quality and efficiency of its implementation, including scientific, management and financial integration of the AAL Joint Programme;
- The progress towards the objectives set out in the Annex to the aforementioned Decision;
- The appropriateness of the level of financial contributions by participating countries;
- Recommendations on the most appropriate ways to further enhance the Programme.
Final evaluation of the AAL Joint Programme
This 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:
- The progress towards the Programme’s objectives and the recommendations from the Interim Evaluation;
- The progress towards the Programme’s operational excellence and the effectiveness of the Article 185 approach in this domain.
- 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
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.