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  1. A number of research projects in robotics for ageing have been funded under the ICT strand of the seventh research framework programme and under the AAL joint programme, with a total budget of 50M€ allocated. The projects have been focussing on integratio ...

    Editor Connect - 06/01/2016 - 17:08

  2. Companionable research project delivers robotic assistance for the elderly

    The Companionable EU-funded FP7 integrated project has linked intelligent home systems with Hector, a fully autonomous robot designed to play the role of a “companion” for elderly people (especially those living alone, or spending many hours of the day al ...

    Editor Connect - 12/07/2012 - 19:46

  3. The Clikkers- Granny's check-up on a campsite

    Did you know that eHealth technologies can help you to check and manage your health, wherever you are? You can monitor your heart, stress, diabetes, a stroke, a depression... 14/05/2013 eHealth makes healthcare much more efficient by connecting healthcare ...

    Newsroom Editor - 14/05/2013 - 14:25

  4. Week of Flagship European Projects "Graphene" & "Human Brain Project" at UIMP 24-28 June 2013

    Date:  From Monday, 24 June, 2013- 02:00 to Friday, 28 June, 2013- 02:00 Add to Calendar Add to calendar iCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Venue:  Santander (ES) The Week of Flagship European Projects encourages and promotes coordinated multidisciplinary res ...

    Newsroom Editor - 19/06/2013 - 17:14

  5. Treating neurological diseases and computers that see!

    Some 165 million Europeans are likely to experience some form of brain-related disease during their life. As the population ages, Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative or age-related mental disorders are affecting more people ­and contribut ...

    Newsroom Editor - 27/06/2013 - 18:46

  6. A personalised robot companion for older people

    A highly customisable robot companion designed by EU-funded researchers to offer support to older people is currently being presented across Europe and could find its way into people's homes within two or three years, potentially greatly enhancing qu ...

    Newsroom Editor - 28/03/2014 - 13:31

  7. Poll: What future do you want?

    The European Commission invites you to vote on what Europe could look like in 2050 to help steer future policy and research planning.   05/11/2013 In 2050, will the economy be fundamentally altered because home 3D printers mean you can press a button to p ...

    Newsroom Editor - 07/11/2013 - 13:26

  8. Guide to ICT-related activities in Horizon 2020

    As a generic technology, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is present in many areas of the EU's new funding program Horizon 2020. This guide is designed to help potential project proposers find ICT-related topics across the different par ...

    Newsroom Editor - 29/10/2015 - 17:57

  9. ACCOMPANY: Acceptable robotiCs COMPanions for AgeinNg Years

    Siena (Italy); Centre Expert en Technologies et Services pour le Maintien en Autonomie a Domicile des ...

    Newsroom Editor - 29/04/2013 - 20:18

  10. ICT for societal challenges in H2020

    In this video Paul Timmers (Director of Sustainable and Secure Society in DG Connect) speaks about the funding opportunities in ICT for societal challenges in the recently launched Horizon 2020 framework programme. This is the first video of a series of 7 ...

    Newsroom Editor - 20/02/2014 - 09:25