Both CareWell and BeyondSilos projects came to an end in January 2017 after three years of successful implementation of technology enabled integrated eCare services in 11 European regions. We were invited to participate at a side poster event where we presented ACTIVAGE via a poster
ACTIVAGE was presented via a powerpoint presentation at the 15th Annual Meeting of Ιnter-Municipal Network of Healthy Cities
ACTIVAGE was presented to the 5th Smartcities conference.
The workshops main agenda was
1.Urban Environment Today: Strategy, Challenges & Methods of Implementation,
2.Technological Solutions and Innovations for Sustainable Urban Development and
Good Practices and Projects where good practices of smart cities were presented, highlighting the strategy, design and the ways they have been implemented. Mayors and project leaders shared with the public their valuable knowledge and vision for the future.
Finnish ministry delegation, with the lead of the Minister of Social Affairs and Health Mrs Pirkko Mattila attended the Ageing Asia event in Singapore. As part of Finpro delegation, TUAS and SeniorSome were invited to take part. The participants at the event were heterogeneous but mainly leaders of various global companies, interested in the issues of rapid ageing. TUAS and SeniorSome held a lecture/speech and described ACTIVAGE project and its objectives in the field of ageing and its challenges to the societies. There were ministry representatives present.
Silvia Urra Uriarte (TECNALIA) made a presentation of ACTIVAGE as she is working in the is involved the “initiative” about “neighbourhoods of the future” where ACTIVAGE is visible
Andreas Braun (FRAUNHOFER)
Reiner Wichert (SAGELIVING) acted as program chairs and Reiner did the closing keynote.
In the Closing Keynote Reiner Wichert explained the privacy concept of the WoQuaZ DS
Finnish DS participated in May 2017 to a Super Senior Week opening day, in Turku. The participants included elderly, City of Turku healthcare professionals, caregivers, informal caregivers, local associations working with elderly. Activage had a stand where the project was introduced and the test practicalities and ecosystem’s possibilities elaborated.
Reiner Wichert (SAGELIVING) participated in the meeting.
Reiner Wichert explained the DS WoQuaZ use cases, the security and privacy aspects in the DS and the risks for such large IoT infrastructures.
The goal is of the Economy Inititative Smart Living by the BMWi to support the market entrance of Smart Living products. Here German companies and SMEs are discussing with the ministry the missing steps to roll out of Smart Living products.
ACTIVAGE was present at the LSP booth.
Sergio Guillén (MYSPHERA) and Giuseppe Fico (UPM) were representing the consortium at the ACTIVAGE booth in the EU Project Pavilion
Sergio Guillén participates in the speakers corner presenting ACTIVAGE vision and goals.
Guests and participants had the opportunity to visit the Municipality Pilea-Hortiatis booth and to be informed about municipality’s smart applications and Projects, among them the ACTIVAGE project. People were able to watch a short slide presentation about ACTIVAGE (in Greek) and get more information in person.
DCCG was able to present ACTIVAGE IoT services in the demo room that is located to the city of Trikala to the Greek Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Information
Mª Satur Torre, Innovation Manager at Vod Spain Foundation, presented Activage project at Round Table “I’m accessible”
- IoT in Medical Science and Healthcare
SPEAKER: Sergio Guillen Barrionuevo (MYSPHERA)
- IoT & Good Health and Well-being - SDG 3
SPEAKER: Giuseppe Fico (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
- GIoTS - "3rd Workshop on Internet of Things for Active and Assisted Living (IoTAAL)
ATTENDEE: Giuseppe Fico (UPM)
- IoT, Smart Living & Ageing Well
Carlos Palau (UPV)
Sergio Guillen Barrionuevo (MYSPHERA)
Mustapha Bouraoui (STM)
John Farserotu (CSEM)
Helmi Ben Hmida (FRAUNHOFER)
Several parallel sessions organized by LSP working group was attended by ACTIVAGE members.
MYSPHERA: Juan Carlos Naranjo
8th June: Open session on European policies related to Active and Healthy Ageing during the morning, and in the afternoon, meetings of EIP on AHA Groups and References Sites.
Objective: To generate awareness about the project at international and local level. Leaflets distributed among attendees to provide overview of the project.
9th June: Slot for presentation of ACTIVAGE at 16.00 to 16.30 (by Elena Rocher) at Midterm Event of APPCARE project.
Objective: To raise knowledge and awareness about ACTIVAGE and VLC deployment site at international level.
Municipality of Trikala has a stand during this 3 days exhibition. One of the posters presented was about ACTIVAGE. Additioaly a small presentation of the project took place as well as a summary in the newsletter
LAS NAVES. Elena Rocher.
Informative stand and short presentation of ACTIVAGE.
To provide information about the project and the pilot to deploy in Valencia in order to recruit voluntary participants.
Pierre Barralon presented the article "Online Physical Activity Monitoring From Head Kinematics" paper
Cristiano Paggetti (MEDEA) as organizer and Olivier Horbowy made a presentation about the project: in particular they were focusing on the research and development of technology based connected health solutions. The participation of members of Public and private Organisations, interested in the Connect Health domain, was an important strategic opportunity to disseminate the ACTIVAGE concepts.
First Panel: Why are IoT platforms important for interconnection and providing personalized services to older people?
The panel was focus on the role of IoT platforms in offering to older people without digital skills personalized intuitive smart services at home in an easy and secure way. The EU's ongoing Large Scale Pilot on active ageing ACTIVAGE will provide additional input for the discussion. Participants:
Mrs. Pilar Sala
EU Projects Manager, MySphera & “Activage” Large-Scale Pilot Manager
Dr. Martin Serrano
National University of Ireland Galway, Insight Centre for Data Analytics
Second Panel: How the EU's ageing population can generate IoT business opportunities in the housing sector and especially for innovative European SMEs?
The panel will present ideas around managing the transformation of a traditional home to support an ageing person and which market opportunities arise specifically for SMEs in this field. The EU's ongoing Large Scale Pilot on active ageing (“Activage”) will provide additional input for the discussion.
Shareholder and Manager, TERCERA EDAD ACTIVA S.L., Madrid – Spain
Silver Economy & Handicap program manager at CEA-LETI and IRT Nanoelec (Public Private Partnership for Micro and Nanoelectronic innovation) – Grenoble, France
Municipality of Metamorfosis presented ACTIVAGE via a powerpoint at related stakeholders on 7th of July.
TTSH is an innovative rehabilitation hospital in Singapore, focusing on neurological and robotically assisted rehabilitation solutions. The TTSH is now most focused in digital regabilitation solutions, therefore visiting Finnish ACTIVAGE DS. TUAS and SeniorSome were hosting a visit of 4 persons from TTSH in July 2017 and presented ACTIVAGE project as part of the visit.
Speaker: Pilar Sala (MYSPHERA)
Short presentation of ACTIVAGE, DS VLC pilot and how this technologies contribute to detect early cognitive impairment.
The following ACTIVAGE members gave a lecture mentioning ACTIVAGE during the “Big Data to Improve Outcomes, Process, and Services in Health” session:
- Big Data for Active and Assisted Living (Sergio Guillén from MySphera)
- Big Data to Support Active and Healthy Ageing Solution (María Teresa Arredondo from UPM)