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    • Ambient Assisted Living Preparing a European RTD programme Michael Huch VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH phone: +49.30.310078-193
    • What is AAL169?
      • Article 169 (of the EC treaty) states that the European Commission may support a member state driven initiative on RTD
      • AAL169 may start as a new multinational and multiannual research and innovation funding programme in 2007 (after having successfully passed the co- decision procedure of the Council and the EU Parliament)
      • Budget scenario: 25% AAL states, 25% EU, 50% Industry Total volume: 700 Mio € / 7 years
    • What is AAL169? (2)
      • A new way of European co-operation of ministries and programme managing agencies
        • Common elaboration of work programmes and calls
        • Common evaluation of projects
        • Common administration of projects
      • Activities: Up to two calls for proposals for research and innovation projects (cost-shared) per year
      • Calling for strong user involvement in the projects
      • Call topics will be pre-defined (top-down), but discussed by researchers and users in pre-call workshops
    • Vision of AAL169
      • Ambient Assisted Living aims at prolongating the time people can live in a decent way in their own home environment by
      • increasing their autonomy and self-confidence,
      • the discharge of monotonously everyday activities ,
      • monitoring and caring for the elderly or ill person,
      • enhancing the security and
      • saving resources .
    • Needs scenario The Ambient Assisted Living context: Basis for defining call topics
    • AAL169 “Innovation model” Demand Supply Elderly / disabled people Industry / Providers Needs in: Health, Safety / Security, Independence, Mobility, Social Contacts, Privacy,… Use / Acceptance of AAL products / services e.g.: adequate design; biographical experiences technological experiences; functionality Building construction, craft, providers, ICT, white goods, social care, insurances, ... Technological options Materials, Microelectronics, MST, Energy, Interfaces, Communication, ICT, Software/web/networks
      • Health care, Medical devices
      • Geronto technologies
      • Wellness
      • Services
      • Smart home
      • Smart textiles
      • Robotics
      • Consumer electronics
      • ...
      Matching demand - supply
    • Questions for discussion
      • At which level in the value creation chain, SWAMI issues are best dealt with?
      • In which way this can/should be achieved?
      • What is the role of (public) funding organisations in this respect?