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Fraunhofer’s projects at the AAL Forum 2015 in Belgium

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Fraunhofer’s projects were displayed at the AAL Forum 2015, an annual event that gathers Information and Communication Technologies scientists, representatives of the End-user institutions, companies and the public in general interested in new technologies for the promotion of well-being for seniors and people with some disabilities.

This year, the fair takes place in Ghent, in Belgium and the Fraunhofer’s projects highlighted are ChefMyself, SmartBEAT (management of heart failure in older adults) and KneegraphyChefMyself are displaying its kitchen robot and tablet, with live cooking sessions. Plus, there are Flyers of other projects: ExerBalance, mActivityClassify, EzNav, NeuropathyDetect, SmartCompanion, ANIEPIL (in the area of nutrition), COPDHelper (management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and EyeFundusScope (related to diabetic retinopathy). Sharing the booth with Fraunhofer is Gociety, who have just won an award for Excellent Smart Health Innovation.

COLABORAR could not miss the opportunity to present itself as the largest network of senior co-developers in Europe, as it reunites more than 400 users, over 40 partner institutions and carried out over 1500 design & research activities with seniors and health and social professionals.

We give you a sneak peek of the AAL Forum 2015.

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COLABORAR at the AAL Forum 2014


We promised we would have surprises regarding the COLABORAR project… So, here they are: this is the 2nd year that COLABORAR is being presented at the AAL Forum.

This year, the application developed for COLABORAR is being presented. It allows user registration and inserting questionnaires data, it also allows us to keep track of the institutions in the network and the activities performed.

The new booklet of COLABORAR is also being distributed.This material was prepared for the institutions get to know more about COLABORAR: the institutions in the network, the activities, the experiences of the volunteer users, the Website and the Fraunhofer AICOS’s location.

COLABORAR at the AAL Forum 2013


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Last week Fraunhofer Portugal showcased its projects at the AAL Forum 2013. The three-day event was held at Louis De Geer Konsert & Kongress in Norrköping, Sweden.

The AAL Forum is an annual large technological fair, welcoming researchers, industry companies and participants from all over Europe who work around the topic of ageing. It’s an opportunity to discuss a variety of issues related to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for ageing well and to promote products and/or services in the area of Ambient Assisted Living.

This year, COLABORAR also attended the AAL Forum and it was a great opportunity to interact with other research institutions, companies and other institutions related to older adults. In the future, we hope to stay in touch and become partners in new international research projects, exchange experiences and together contribute to shape future technologies!