Open Call in Art. 185 Initiative – Active and Assisted Living - Deadline 24 May 2017

The Art. 185 Initiative "AAL - Active and Assisted Living" published a call with deadline 24 May 2017.

Deadline: 24 May 2017, 17h00 CET

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

Weblink: http://www.aal-europe.eu/get-involvedcall-challenge-2017/

Short Call Abstract:

The focus of the 2017 call challenge of the AAL Programme is twofold:
The challenge lies in developing packages integrating different solutions that address the needs and wishes of end-users and add value to their lives. Since peoples’ wishes, aspirations, and needs evolve over time, packages should be designed with built-in flexibility and a variety of components in order to meet diverse individual situations and to remain attractive to end-users over time.
End-users expect proposed solutions to be affordable, user-friendly, secure, and reliable. Packages should be based on existing and/or open platforms.

The challenge lies in extensive testing and evaluating of packages in order to provide meaningful and significant results.


SSH aspects:

• Evaluation / Testing of AAL solutions, including: perceived usefulness of the solution, integration into everyday life, usability, acceptance, business perspective reflecting the market demand (including the willingness to pay) for the package.
• Projects must adopt a holistic, inclusive and user-centred approach. Focus must be on personal aspirations, satisfaction, self-esteem and not only illness, impairments and limitations.
• Ethical guidelines have to be adhered to, and ethical standards have to be respected (e.g. use of personal data)

Specific participation requirements:

Consortium composition of at least 3 independent eligible organizations (legal entities), from at least 3 different AAL Partner States participating in the Call for Proposals.

These are: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland.

• Consortia must include at least one eligible for-profit business partner.
• Consortia must include at least one eligible for-profit SME partner which can be the business partner.
• Consortia must include at least one eligible end-user organisation.
• Size of the consortium: 3 – 10 partners.

Please refer to the call text for further information!

Please note, that the current text of the call is pending approval by the European Commission. Please always check for the last official version on the AAL website.

 

 

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