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universAAL

Project reference: 247950
Funded under: FP7-ICT

UNIVERsal open platform and reference Specification for Ambient Assisted Living [Print to PDF] [Print to RTF]

From 2010-02-01 to 2014-01-31

Project details

Total cost:

EUR 14 921 152

EU contribution:

EUR 10 775 000

Coordinated in:

Norway

Call for proposal:

FP7-ICT-2009-4

Funding scheme:

CP - Collaborative project (generic)
The main goal of the universAAL project is to make it easier for the ICT industry in Europe to develop and successfully deploy AAL solutions. To achieve this, the project is developing an open standardized platform/specification on which the AAL service providers can quickly and cheaply build AAL services. The project also assists the developers by providing development tools to further decrease the development costs. Moreover, universAAL helps to further expand the AAL market by providing an application store, called uStore, through which developers, service providers and end users can offer and obtain AAL applications.

Objective

As the European population ages, more support is needed with fewer hands to cater for their needs. There is a huge market potential for Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) solutions, but adoption is limited because they require significant resources for implementation.\nTo address this, universAAL will produce an open platform that provides a standardised approach making it technically feasible and economically viable to develop AAL solutions.\nThe platform will be produced by a mixture of new development and consolidation of state-of-the-art results from existing initiatives. We recognise that this not only poses technical challenges but also raises issues of adoption and uptake. So work on establishing and running a sustainable community will achieve attention right from the start, with promotion of existing results gradually evolving into promotion of the universAAL platform, as it develops into one consolidated, validated and standardised European open AAL platform.\nThe platform will provide runtime support for the execution of AAL applications in accordance with a reference architecture, development support through core AAL services and an online developer depot of various development resources. It will provide community support, including an online uStore providing a one-stop-shop for AAL services and other resources. The general public will browse the uStore to find what they need; developers will use it as the one marketplace where they make their services available.\nThe consortium is built of major industrial and research players in the field, including key participants from earlier projects.\nuniversAAL results will be standardised in European (CEN) and international (OMG, Continua) standardisation bodies. We will work to build a community of European industry interested in keeping the universAAL platform alive after project completion.\nThe project duration will be 48 months with an overall budget of 13.9 M euro and a requested grant of 10.5 M euro.

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Coordinator

STIFTELSEN SINTEF
Norway
S. P. Andersens vei 15B
Trondheim, Norway
Administrative contact: Joe Gorman
Tel.: +47 73597085
Fax: +47 73592977
E-mail

Participants

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
Austria
Donau-City-Strasse 1
WIEN, Austria
Administrative contact: Felix Schröpfer
Tel.: +43505502069
Fax: +43050552097
E-mail
STIFTUNG FZI FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM INFORMATIK AM KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUR TECHNOLOGIE
Germany
HAID UND NEU STRASSE 10-14
KARLSRUHE, Germany
Administrative contact: Michael Flor
Tel.: +497219654901
Fax: +497219654909
E-mail
UNIVERSITAET SIEGEN
Germany
HERRENGARTEN 3
SIEGEN, Germany
Administrative contact: Tina Keser
Tel.: +49 2717404949
Fax: +49 271 740 14949
E-mail
PROSYST SOFTWARE GmbH
Germany
AACHENER STRASSE 222
KOELN, Germany
Administrative contact: Kai Hackbarth
Tel.: +49 221 6604410
Fax: +49 221 6604410
E-mail
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V
Germany
HANSASTRASSE 27C
MUNCHEN, Germany
Administrative contact: Christoph Schulte
Tel.: +49 89 1205 2728
Fax: +49 89 1205 7534
E-mail
VDE VERBAND DER ELEKTROTECHNIK ELEKTRONIK INFORMATIONSTECHNIK EV
Germany
STRESEMANNALLEE 15
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany
Administrative contact: Stefan Heusinger
Tel.: +49 69 6308 263
Fax: +49 69 6308 9263
E-mail
REGION SYDDANMARK
Denmark
DAMHAVEN 12
VEJLE, Denmark
Administrative contact: Hasse Petersen
Tel.: +4565432030
Fax: +4565432050
E-mail
IMPLEMENTAL SYSTEMS SL
Spain
Calle Santa Leonor 61
MADRID, Spain
Administrative contact: Mabel Scharfhausen
Tel.: +34 911021900
Fax: +34 911021901
E-mail
UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE VALENCIA
Spain
CAMINO DE VERA S/N
VALENCIA, Spain
Administrative contact: José Antonio Pérez García
Tel.: +34 963877409
Fax: +34 963877949
E-mail
SOLUCIONES TECNOLOGICAS PARA LA SALUD Y EL BIENESTAR SA
Spain
RONDA AUGUSTE Y LOUIS LUMIERE 23 NAVE 13
PATERNA, Spain
Administrative contact: ELENA CASTELLANO COTANDA
Tel.: +34 96 182 7177
Fax: +34961829415
E-mail
UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID
Spain
CALLE RAMIRO DE MAEZTU 7 EDIFICIO RECTORADO
MADRID, Spain
Administrative contact: Gonzalo Leon
Tel.: +34913366048
Fax: +34913365974
E-mail
ETHNIKO KENTRO EREVNAS KAI TECHNOLOGIKIS ANAPTYXIS
Greece
CHARILAOU THERMI ROAD 6th Km
THERMI THESSALONIKI, Greece
Administrative contact: EVANGELOS BEKIARIS
Tel.: +30 2310 498265
Fax: +30 2310 498269
E-mail
ERICSSON NIKOLA TESLA D.D.
Croatia
KRAPINSKA 45
ZAGREB, Croatia
Administrative contact: Ivan Benc
Tel.: +385 91 365 33 65
Fax: +385 1 365 31 96
E-mail
IBM ISRAEL - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LTD
Israel
94 DERECH EM-HAMOSHAVOT
PETACH TIKVA, Israel
Administrative contact: Gal Weiss
Tel.: +972 4 829 6259
Fax: +972 4 829 6112
E-mail
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
PIAZZALE ALDO MORO 7
ROMA, Italy
Administrative contact: Francesco Furfari
Tel.: +39 0503152970
Fax: +39 0503152040
E-mail
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NEDERLAND B.V.
Netherlands
Boschdijk 525
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands
Administrative contact: Patrick Keur
Tel.: +31 27 40361
Fax: +31 40 27 46321
E-mail
AKADEMIA GORNICZO-HUTNICZA IM. STANISLAWA STASZICA W KRAKOWIE
Poland
AL ADAMA MICKIEWICZA 30
KRAKOW, Poland
Administrative contact: Magdalena Suchon
Tel.: +48501537715
Fax: +48126339406
E-mail
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE INCORPORATED
Taiwan
CHUNGHSING ROAD 195 SECTION 4
CHUTUNG, Taiwan
Administrative contact: Tsai-Ya Rose Lai
Tel.: +886 3 591 4517
Fax: +886 3 591 0469
E-mail
Record Number: 93776 / Last updated on: 2014-10-07