Delivering health and care services to the ageing population: 77 organisations are awarded Reference Site status
These regional and local organisations have demonstrated the existence of comprehensive strategies to advance innovation and to understand and address the challenges of delivering health and care services to the ageing population.
Innovation for age friendly buildings, cities and environments - Action Group meeting
Since 2012, the D4 Action Group has brought together regional and local authorities from across the EU, European NGOs, technology providers, research centres, and SMEs. The goal of this meeting, besides networking and sharing of experiences around the themes of Active and Healthy Ageing and Age-Friendly Buildings, Cities and Environments, is to jointly work on the D4 Action Plan and...
Online information session for the new call for proposals of the AAL Programme
An online Webinar will be organised to promote the new call for proposals of the AAL Programme. This will be one of the last calls of the AAL Programme under Horizon 2020. Participants will get the opportunity to learn more about the call requirements and hear some tips and tricks for a successful application.
Connect University session on "Digital solutions for Circular Economy: from planetary boundaries to information flows"
***CANCELLED and will be RESCHEDULED***
The upcoming Connect University session, part of the “Digital 4 Sustainability” series of lectures, will tackle the topic of digital solutions in a systems perspective, addressing planetary boundaries, material choices and the power of information flows. One of the angles will be about how to build a coherent digital data ecosystem that supports transition to...
PCP brings unmanned oceanographic surface vehicles to the market
In 2014-16 the UK National Oceanography Centre implemented a pre-commercial procurement (PCP), also on behalf of the UK Natural Environment Research Council and the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. Oceanographic surveillance and research as well as military operations required cheaper, more energy efficient robotic vehicles that can operate autonomously for long distances and long durations on the surface of...
Smart mobility company Be-Mobile leverages PCP to accelerate growth track
Back in 2014, the Belgian smart mobility scale-up Be-Mobile created a real-time traffic solution for the ‘shockwave traffic jam’ pre-commercial procurement (PCP) of road authorities in the Province of North-Brabant. In the meantime, Be-Mobile has more than maximised its results: the company employs 300% more employees, was partially acquired by Belgium’s biggest telco operator Proximus and expanded its activities in...