From 2012 to 2014
The South East Health Technologies Alliance (SEHTA) has been awarded a three-year contract under the Interreg IVC programme to support CASA – a European-wide project involving 14 organisations to work jointly on policy development for the acceleration of innovation in the field of Assisted Living. SEHTA was chosen because of its expertise in the field of telecare and telehealth and its experience of working on major European projects. Funding INTERREG IVC
INNOVAge aims to increase the effectiveness of regional development policies in the field of eco-independent living for elderly by networking and mentoring activities at regional and interreg.level. Ageing is considered part of an overall strategy of mutually reinforced INNOVATION policies and regional competitiveness.Ageing poses significant challenges to regions dependent on traditional policy division of competencies and traditional industries:demographic trend demands innovative policy approach,strengthening creative interaction in the knowledge triangle(business-private-research),from economic point of view,intelligent home solutions means cutting local edge techn- and system-level approach to design new electromechanical systems merging mechanical,electrical control and embedded software design. Funding INTERREG IVC
From 2011 till 2014
JADE project aims at developing and promoting a Common Research Agenda and Joint Action Plan tackling one of the most promising cluster applications of Ambient Intelligence technologies in everyday life according to the needs of a healthy ageing population: Independent living services and Telecare. JADE project focuses on the use of these applications to support a healthy ageing population, with a special attention for chronic disease management and prevention in elderly. FP7 The Seventh Framework Programme funding.
The project reviewed the needs of clients and acted as a think tank also supporting small pilot initiatives to contribute to create a more effective and sustainable care systems. The partnership was lead by SEHTA (UK) working together with the John Paul II hospital (Poland), the Fundación Andaluza de (The Netherlands) andTimis Servicios Sociales (Spain), Zorgcentra Pantein County Council (Romania). The project is funded over a period of 18 months until June 2011. INTERREG IIIC funding.
From June 2008 to October 2011
Facility Sharing in Life Sciences was a European project, supported by the Interreg 4B North-West Europe programme, that stimulated innovation and new business development in the field of human health (biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical technology). This was acieved by creating better access for SMEs to public and private research facilities across North-West-Europe. By linking European life sciences clusters, FASILIS gave SMEs access to a far wider range of research facilities than was currently available at a regional level, it broadened their competence network and their possibilities for finding the right solution for their innovation questions. INTERREG IVB funding.