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ISSN : 2362-9797
European Commission ICT for Ageing Well
Newsletter
In this issue - 17 June 2016
 

In focus
Stakeholder Consultation on H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 for Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing challenge
In preparation of the next H2020 Work Programme Societal Challenge 1 (SC1 - Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing), the European commission (DG CONNECT) is consulting with the SC1 Programme Committee, the SC1 National Contact Points and stakeholders. The National Contact Points together with the stakeholders in their countries will provide important inputs to this process covering the areas of the Work Programme including eHealth, mHealth and ICT for Active and Healthy Ageing.
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Event announcements
6 - 7 July 2016 - Trieste, Italy
Final conference of the SmartCare project
For more than three years, 23 regions and a total of 42 partner organisations have worked towards making ICT-supported integrated care a reality in Europe and beyond. At the end of this EU-funded project and at a point in time where key decisions about the mainstreaming of innovative services are being taken, the project will share the results of the work and discuss them in the wider context of care integration.
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26 - 27 September 2016 - Incheba conference centre, Bratislava, Slovakia
ICT Proposers' Day 2016 - Registration open
ICT Proposers' day 2106 is a networking event promoting European ICT Research & Innovation and focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17. Registration is now open for this event.
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26 - 28 September 2016 - St Gallen, Switzerland
AAL Forum
The AAL Forum is the annual showcase event for the people involved in projects under the Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL) and the AAL community. Each year, it brings together policy makers, health professionals, commissioners, carers and, of course, older adults, to come and see the latest developments in this exciting area of research.
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24 - 25 October 2016 - London, United Kingdom
TechAAL 2016 - Conference on Technologies for Active and Assisted Living - Call for Papers
At this event, organised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the latest advances in the area of Active and Assisted Living (AAL) will be presented. Being a multidisciplinary area, the event would attract researchers and professionals with different expertise: technological, health, care and social sciences, business. Full papers are invited on all aspects of active and assistive living from academia, industry and others to be selected for oral presentations through a peer reviewed system.
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See also : Papers should be submitted online before 15 July 2016
5 - 8 December 2016
2nd European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing
This Summit aims to look at how digital technology will transform the way we think about delivering health and care in Europe. Areas covered will range from health (medical treatment) to prevention and healthy lifestyles (physical activity and sport/wellbeing) and other areas of the Silver Economy (Silver Tourism, Age Friendly Homes and Living Environments etc.). Participants will help to define a shared vision on how innovation can transform demographic change into an opportunity for Europe's ageing society and the Silver Economy.
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Picture taken at the exhibition at 1st Ageing Summit
Other news
Survey on unmet needs in the healthcare sector
Do you have experience in the healthcare sector? Have your say in the EPP eHealth survey about ICT usage and unmet needs of healthcare institutions.
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Projects news & results
Mobile Age project: making senior citizens benefit from open government data
On 1 February 2016, ten European partners launched the Mobile Age project. Aiming to develop inclusive mobile access to public services using open government data, Mobile Age targets a group of citizens that are usually marginalised when it comes to technical innovations but which is rapidly growing in number and expectations: European senior citizens.
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A virtual reality game to help stroke patients
At a sophisticated lab in Barcelona, researchers are convinced that computer models based on virtual reality can help people who have suffered strokes, by providing them with better rehabilitation techniques. The claim is not just science fiction.
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Contact : Paul Verschure
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