The AAL Association is pleased to pre-launch the Sixth Call for Proposals of the AAL JP with the topic “ICT-based Solutions for Supporting Occupation in Life of Older Adults”. The text of this call is available here. Please notice that the EU and national commitments are still not finalised in this document and will be included in the version officially launched on 31 January 2013. Continue reading
The fifth AAL call for proposals is expected to be launched at the end of February 2012 and will be open for three months. Call Title: ICT-based Solutions for (Self) Management of Daily Life Activities of Older Adults at Home. The online application procedure is organized centrally by the AAL Association. The Swiss AAL funding budget for 2012 amounts to EUR 4 million. Research institutions, companies and end-user organizations are eligible for funding. Swiss organizations interested in participating are recommended to contact the Swiss AAL Office. Continue reading
Invitation for this year’s national AAL information event in Zurich on 1 April 2011, hosted by the ICT Accessibility Group of the Swiss Informatics Society and the Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET). AAL Info-Event Zürich 2011
The event addresses all Swiss stakeholders interested in participating in the upcoming AAL call 4; it will give an overview of the AAL Joint Programme, provide essential information on call 4 (subjects, application procedure, funding rules etc.) and present a showcase of a running AAL project in Switzerland.
Please note that two transnational AAL information and networking events are also being organized in the context of AAL call 4:
Brussels, 7 April 2011: European AAL information and networking day
Innsbruck, 11 April 2011 Joint Austrian-German-Swiss AAL information and networking day
Geneva, 15 April 2011 Joint French-Swiss AAL information and networking day at the University of Geneva
The events in Brussels, Geneva and Innsbruck will also feature a networking session to give potential project partners from different fields and countries the opportunity to discuss their project ideas and establish valuable contacts.
For further information on these events please visit our website
Kind regards, Barbla Rüegg Project Officer
The AAL Association (http://www.aal-europe.eu/) has pre-announced the 4th call for proposals of the AAL Joint Programme. The call aims at ICT based solutions which help older persons to sustain their optimal level of mobility for as long as possible, enhancing their individual sense of confidence, autonomy, competence, security and safety. The call addresses issues that inherently enable older persons’ mobility in the sense of moving in the home and/or outside the home. Continue reading
Es wird in Kürze ein neuer AAL Call erwartet. Bitte nehmen Sie bei Interesse Kontakt zu Ihren potentiellen Partnern auf, um auf die Ausschreibung vorbereitet zu sein.
Expected Call publication: 31 March 2011 Kategorie: FoodAgriBiotech, ICT, Transport, Research for SMEs
Working title: „Enhancing Mobility of Older Persons through ICT Based Innovations”
Call objective: Enhance the mobility of older adults (with a positive effect on social and economic independence as well as on physical and mental health).
Orientation and Navigation – empower mobility in the social context.
Basic Mobility – adapted environment or assistive technologies.
Home Training – prevent loss of physical mobility.
Planned call publication date: 31 March 2011 (call will open for 3 months).
Weitere Informationen: bei der AAL Homepage und beim
National Contact Point (NCP) CH
Daniel Egloff, OPET (BBT), European Cooperation
Tel. +41 (0)31 322 8415
1. Participation of Switzerland in the Programme AAL:
On 20th October 2010 the Swiss Federal Council approved the participation of Switzerland in the R&D Programme “Ambient Assisted Living“ (AAL). The objective of AAL is to enhance the quality of life of older people and strengthen the industrial base in Europe through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The programme runs from 2008 until 2013 with a total budget of 700 million Euro. Continue reading
Der Bundesrat hat ein Abkommen genehmigt, das der Schweiz die Teilnahme am Programm „Ambient Assisted Living“ (AAL) ermöglicht. AAL ist ein europäisches Forschungs- und Entwicklungsprogramm, das auf den demografischen Wandel in Europa reagiert. Im Hinblick auf den wachsenden Anteil älterer Menschen in der Bevölkerung unterstützt es Forschungsvorhaben, die die Gesundheit und Lebensqualität im Alter verbessern. An der ZHAW bestehen bereits Aktivitäten in diesem Programm.
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