project . 2015 - 2018 . Closed

RADIO

Robots in assisted living environments: Unobtrusive, efficient, reliable and modular solutions for independent ageing
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 643892 Call for proposal: H2020-PHC-2014-single-stage
  • Funded under: H2020 | RIA Overall Budget: 3,805,620 EURFunder Contribution: 3,805,620 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Apr 2015
    End Date
    31 Mar 2018
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
Demographic and epidemiologic transitions have brought a new health care paradigm with the presence of both, growing elderly population and chronic diseases. Life expectancy is increasing as well as the need for long-term care. Institutional care for the aged population faces economical struggles with low staffing ratios and consequent quality problems. Although the aforementioned implications of ageing impose societal challenges, at the same time new opportunities arise for the European citizens, the healthcare systems as well as the industry and the European market. Two of the most important aspects of assistive environments and independent living are user acc...
Description
Demographic and epidemiologic transitions have brought a new health care paradigm with the presence of both, growing elderly population and chronic diseases. Life expectancy is increasing as well as the need for long-term care. Institutional care for the aged population faces economical struggles with low staffing ratios and consequent quality problems. Although the aforementioned implications of ageing impose societal challenges, at the same time new opportunities arise for the European citizens, the healthcare systems as well as the industry and the European market. Two of the most important aspects of assistive environments and independent living are user acc...
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