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  1. Research and innovation for ageing well with ICT

    Ageing is one of our major societal challenges and ICT is key for tackling it. The EU actively supports and provides funding for research and innovation in ICT and ageing well. The European Union, Member States and industry invested more than €1 billion o ...

    Juliette Legros - 02/03/2015 - 12:23

  2. Policies for Ageing Well with ICT

    ICT can help older people to stay healthy, independent and active at work or in their community. The European Commission funds several research projects in the field. One in three Europeans will be over 65 by 2060. The ratio of working people to the ' ...

    Juliette Legros - 02/03/2015 - 12:02

  3. ICT and fall prevention for elderly

    Each year, one in three people over 65 has a serious fall, mostly in their home. Often their quality of life is severely diminished: loss of mobility, severe dependency and physical disability. The cost of falls is high and will continue to rise as long a ...

    Juliette Legros - 08/09/2014 - 12:55

  4. EU-funded research into robotics for ageing well

    Service and care robots could play a supportive role in the life of many chronic patients and elder people who want to live independently for more years. The European Commission funds research, innovation and development activities for service robotics in ...

    Juliette Legros - 28/04/2015 - 13:38