Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL)


Summary

The Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL) is an initiative under Article 185 TFEU (ex Article 169 TEC). AAL is a funding activity that aims to create better condition of life for the older adults and to strengthen the industrial opportunities in Europe through the use of information and communication technology (ICT). It carries out its mandate through the funding of across-national projects) that involves small and medium enterprises (SME), research bodies and user’s organizations (representing the older adults).

Programme Description

The objective of the Active and Assisted Living Programme (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 specific aims are to:

  • Foster the emergence of innovative ICT-based products, services and systems for ageing well at home, in the community, and at work, thus increasing the quality of life, autonomy, participation in social life, skills and employability of elderly people, and reducing the costs of health and social care.
  • Create a critical mass of research, development and innovation at EU level in technologies and services for ageing well in the information society, including the establishment of a favourable environment for participation by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
  • Improve conditions for industrial exploitation by providing a coherent European framework for developing common approaches and facilitating the localisation and adaptation of common solutions which are compatible with varying social preferences and regulatory aspects at national or regional level across Europe.
Total Budget: €700,000,000
Percentage of Subsidy/Co-Financing: Project total budget: € 1–7 million Maximum funding from the AAL Joint Programme: €3 million

Thematic Categories: 

  • Health
  • Information Technology

Eligibility for Participation: 

  • Researchers/Research Centers/Institutions
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

National Contact Point(s)

Research Promotion Foundation

Iria Loucaidou

Tel.: +357 22205044

Email: iloucaidou@research.org.cy

Website: http://www.research.org.cy/EN/index.html/

EU Contact Point

AAL Association, The Central Management Unit

Rue du Luxembourg, 3

1000 – Brussels – Belgium

Telephone: +32 (0)2 219 92 25

Fax: +32 (0) 2 204 02 19

Programme Officer

Raquel Fernandez Horcajada

raquel.fernandez-horcajada@aal-europe.eu

+32 (0) 2 204 02 15

Sub-programmes
Calls

Programme/Scheme Calls

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Programme ID: 2672


Programme Name: Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL)

Call Opening Date: 28/03/2014

Call Closing Date: 26/06/2014


There is an increasing drive from the Governments to adopt Information and Communication Technology ( ICT) for care of older adults, and huge ...




Programme ID: 2921


Programme Name: Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL)

Call Opening Date: 02/03/2015

Call Closing Date: 28/05/2015


The 2015 Call Challenge of the AAL Programme aims to fund ICT based innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects with a ...




Programme ID: 3407


Programme Name: Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL)

Call Opening Date: 28/03/2016

Call Closing Date: 26/05/2016


The aim of this call is to support innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects.




Programme ID: 3802


Programme Name: Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL)

Call Opening Date: 15/02/2017

Call Closing Date: 24/05/2017


The aim of this call is to support innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects. The proposal must demonstrate a clear ...



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