The European Commission funds research, innovation and development activities for service robotics in what is called assisted living environments made of advanced ICT solutions such as sensors. Over the last years, research projects in robotics for ageing well have been funded under the ICT strand of the seventh research framework programme (FP7) and under the AAL joint programme, with a total budget of 50M€. Since 2015, a batch of care robotics projects have been launched under the new Research and Innovation Framework Programme Horizon 2020 (H2020), with a total funding amount of 185 M€.

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