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

Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

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: [email protected]

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

[email protected]

+32 (0) 2 204 02 15

Website

http://www.aal-europe.eu/



Programme/Sub-programme/Plan Calls   (5 results)


Smart Solutions for Ageing well

OPEN

Programme ID: 5135 Programme Name: ACTIVE AND ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAMME (AAL)
Call Opening Date: 05/02/2018 Call Closing Date: 28/05/2018

The aim of this international call for proposals is to support innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects developing ICT-based solutions by targeting any application area(s) within the AAL domain.

Care for the Future: An Ageing Society Faces an Increasing Need for Care, how will ICT Contribute to Sustainable Solutions

CLOSED

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 potential for technology to tap into market opportunities and unmet needs. Therefore, Call 2014 of the AAL JP aims at funding the development of ICT-based ...

LIVING ACTIVELY AND INDEPENDENTLY AT HOME

CLOSED

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 clear market orientation that support older adults to live: Independently for longer, meaning with as little (professional) help as possible and ...

Living well with dementia: The contribution of ICT to integrated solutions for enabling the wellbeing of people living with dementia and their communities

CLOSED

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.

AAL Call Challenge 2017 / "AAL packages/Integrated solutions" Packages integrating different solutions based on ICT to support active, healthy and independent living of older adults

CLOSED

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 route to market and added-value for the different types of end-users. The previous AAL calls have shown impressive results culminating in effective and ...


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