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Online Service of Personalised Games for People with Cerebral Palsy to Enhance their Abilities and Living Adjustment

Objective

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a frequent neurological disorder (2 per 1k births). The EU has 0.7m of 17m persons with CP globally. Therapy can cost €45k/year - a huge burden on families. Playing digital games, as Europe 2020 identifies, can promote health & well-being for people with such disabilities. AbleGames will be a disruptively innovative social-collaboration serious gaming platform to personalise & improve the physical therapy, peer community inclusion, quality of life & enjoyment of people with CP. There are many game platforms (e.g. Steam, Origin, Epic), but none for, or usable by, people with CP. Our platform will constantly adapt multiplayer top-quality games to each individual’s abilities to foster rehabilitation progress & social collaboration using AI technologies. The players will interact with non-immersive virtual reality scenarios using balance sensors & smart low-cost vision systems based on machine learning models. A TRL9 commercial service will be on the market within 3 years, using the innovative concepts proven in the successful GABLE H2020 serious gaming project (GA732363). Currently at TRL6, the system’s productisation will be fast-tracked to operate/demonstrate it at diverse reference clinics. HuginTech (a major provider of games on multiple platforms) will drive its commercialisation & service productisation. Based on market requirements & ongoing feedback from 7 pilot sites, the project will disseminate AbleGames to potential purchasers & users through various media & events, & validate/refine our Business Plan to deploy by domestic & institutional subscription market channels strategy. The first targeted segment is youths with CP, where the Partners have competitive advantage - based on success in that niche to address further remedial & learning gaming markets. Impact: within 5 years, 99k users, €42m accumulated income, 900% average ROI, reduce EU medical/social care costs by €150m/year & generate 60 direct & 300 indirect jobs.

Field of science

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Call for proposal

H2020-EIC-FTI-2018-2020
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

HUGINTECH AS
Address
Henrik Ibsens Gate 90
0255 Oslo
Norway
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 608 251,88

Participants (3)

ELITA REHABILITATION CENTER, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
Ukraine
EU contribution
€ 326 732
Address
Chornovola Ave 45 A
79058 Lviv
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THE NATIONAL MICROELECTRONICS APPLICATIONS CENTRE LTD
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 355 578,13
Address
Suparule House, Lonsdale Road National Technologicy Park
. Limerick
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITAT ROVIRA I VIRGILI
Spain
EU contribution
€ 405 206,25
Address
Carrer De Escorxador
43003 Tarragona
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments