The project will create synergies between the traditional furniture industry and innovative ICT solutions through a process of intersectorial specialization. The objective is to make functional methods for product design and to make furniture with a focus on safety, reliability and adaptation to special needs and preferences of elderly living at home.
SENSE-GARDEN aims at improving the quality of life of persons with dementia and their dependents. Through a personalized stimulation of their senses will SENSE-GARDEN stimulate their memories, communication and physical activity for persons with dementia.
LIFEBOTS Exchange seeks to foster cross-sectoral, international and interdisciplinary collaboration to advance social robotics. The project will focus on the health domain, investigating how social robots can be included in people’s lives, and aims to foster sociotechnical human-robot relations relevant for robotic inclusiveness.
My Robot Friend studies how social robots can become part of the daily lives of elderly people in their own homes, how robots can be a social resource for the elderly, and act as an intermediary between people who want to live at home, their relatives, and municipal actors.
eWare aims to develop a useful and meaningful service in co-design with human beings. The main project goals of eWare are focused on reducing stress of the informal carers and the patient community, enhancing quality of life of the informal carer and person with dementia, and supporting communication and information between formal and informal carers.