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VirtuALL (Innovation | Ageing | Quality of Life) -

The VirtuALL project (Innovation, Ageing, Quality of Life) aims to develop innovative responses with the latest scientific and technological knowledge for the elderly population, contributing to ageing in place and combating ageism. We have the goal to create six ecosystems in Municipalities of Center of Portugal (Cantanhede, Figueira da Foz, Mealhada, Mira, Montemor-o-Velho and Penacova) to promote the active and healthy ageing through the social innovation and technologies. In these ecosystems we will provide different solutions for physical and cognitive stimulation and also for socialization, with the inclusion of an augmented reality gaming platform (PEPE - Portable Exergames Platform for The Elderly), a portable balance and pressure platform with visual biofeedback technology and 2D and 3D games (PhysioSensing) and tablets. This project started in April/2019, have a duration of 30 months and involved diverse players such: Local Action Group, municipalities, academic, start-up and local community. It’s a financial project promoted by AD ELO, funded under the Portugal Inovação Social (European Social Fund).
Geographical scope: 
Regional level
Region involved:
Countries involved:
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Organisation name: 
AD ELO - Associação de Desenvolvimento Local da Bairrada e Mondego
Organisation address: 
Rua António Lima Fragoso, Nº 22, 3060-216 Cantanhede Portugal...
Kind of organisation: 
Other, please specify
Local Action Group - LAG
Time for deployment: 
Between one year and three years
Investment per citizen / service user / patient: 
No available calculation.
Evidence of practice: 
No knowledge about evidence. No evaluation or documentation of effect has been carried out
Maturity level: 
The idea has been formulated and/or research and experiments are underway to test a ‘proof of concept’.
Time of impact: 
Low impact – e.g. impact has been seen only while a pilot project was running
Transferability level: 
Ready for transfer, but the innovative practice has not been transferred yet. The innovative practice has been developed on local/regional/national level and transferability has been considered and structural, political and systematic recommendations have been presented. However, the innovative practice has not been transferred yet.
Type of Practice: 
Promising practice
Stakeholders concerned: 
Primary care centres
Day care centres
Informal caregivers
Local public authorities
Other, please specify
Local Action Group, LAG
Reach of initiative: 
250 - 999
Age group: 
65 - 79
Source of funding: 
European funding
Funding scheme: 
European Social Fund