Current Projects

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SENSE-GARDEN

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.
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LIFEBOTS Exchange

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.
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AUTOWORK

AUTOWORK studies the future of work in relation to increasing automation, digitalization and robotization. Through extensive engagement with workers, AUTOWORK will learn about and provide solutions to societal challenges arising from the changing nature of work.
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eWare

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.

Completed projects

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BaltSe@nioR

BaltSe@nioR created synergies between the furniture industry and innovative ICT solutions through intersectorial specialisation. The objective was to create methods for product design and to create furniture with a focus on security, special needs and preferences for elderly living at home.
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VictoryaHome

This project developed the VictoryaHome system and tested it with a large group of end-users in long-term trials in their own homes. The system was composed of a social robot and a smartphone application which include activity monitoring, fall detection, and an automatic medication dispenser.
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My Robot Friend

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.