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EU JADE Project

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JADE – Joining innovative Approaches for the integration and Development of transnational knowledge of clusters policies related to independent of Elderly

The JADE project aims to help older people to live independently for longer. It will achieve this through the application of Ambient Assistive technologies to chronic disease management and prevention in elderly.

The project also aims to influence development policy initiatives towards the creation of innovative and affordable ehealth technologies and services to improve the quality life of the elderly.

For more information on JADE please click here

Objectives

The main objectives of this 3-year project are to develop and promote a Common Research Agenda and Joint Action Plan around independent living services and telecare applications as a way of meeting the needs of a healthy ageing population. In addition, the project aims to foster transnational scientific cooperation and collaboration between regional assisted living clusters; to share and disseminate knowledge and understanding; and to develop common approaches to enhance research and policy-making in ambient assisted living.

Activities

2013 Events

Over 50 delegates attended the EU Horizon2020 Conference and Workshop held at Leatherhead Food Research on Thursday 7th November 2013.

We had speakers from The GLE Group, SEHTA, NHS European Office, KSS AHSN, Wessex HIEC, & Docobo and the event also provided an opportunity for businesses to network and make new business contacts.

For all the information on the event including speaker presentations, please click here

Contacts

The JADE project brings together 5 Research Driven Clusters (RDC) from Italy, France, United Kingdom, Finland and Turkey

ITALY: i-Live RDC (Lead Partner)

SVIM – Development Agency of Marche Region

Ida Prosperi, Project Coordinator

Email: iprosperi@svimspa.it

Tel: +39 071 28994+39 071 28994

ENGLAND: SEHTA (RDC)

SEHTA – South East Health Technologies Alliance

David Parry, Project Manager

Email: david.parry@sehta.co.uk

Tel: +44 7899 811400+44 7899 811400

FRANCE: Medic@lps (RDC)

Valérie Ayache, Project Manager

Email: valerie.ayache@medicalps.eu

Tel: +33 (0) 476 549 563+33 (0) 476 549 563

FINLAND: HENLSINKI REGION( RDC)

CULMINATUM INNOVATION

Frank Ryhänen, Project Manager

Email: frank.ryhanen@culminatum.fi

Tel: +358 50 570 8570+358 50 570 8570

TURKEY: ISTANBUL (RDC)

SABANCI UNIVERSITY

Osman Ugur Sezerman, Project Manager

Email: ugur@sabanciuniv.edu

Tel: +90 216 483 9513+90 216 483 9513

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