05 April 2011

ICT-BASED SOLUTIONS FOR ADVANCEMENT OF OLDER PERSONS’ MOBILITY

EU GRANT FUNDS


DEADLINE: 30th June 2011

BENEFICIARIES:
At least three independent legal entities (either public or private) from at least 3 different countries from the following: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel,  Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, UK.
Consortia must include at least one SME partner

MAIN AREAS OF INTERVENTION:
This call will fund proposals for innovative ICT-based solutions with have the potential to enhance mobility of older people by giving support in relation to:
  1. orientation and navigation addressed to both indoor and outdoor applications
  2. assistive technology (mobility aids)
Purpose
The main goal of the programme  is to improve the quality of life, autonomy, participation in social life, skills and employability of older people, while improving service delivery and reducing the costs of care are secondary targets.