Ambient Assisted Living Preparing a European RTD programme Michael Huch VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH firstname.lastname@example.org phone: +49.30.310078-193 http://www.aal169.org
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
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?