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Society moves with advanced research and technology

Objective

The objective of the project is to raise awareness of the importance of science and technology. The results of scientific and technical endeavors should be beneficial to all people of today. The platform of SMART is a mobile exhibition on current and future technologies focusing on technology for people with disabilities. The project will make use of an exhibition originally designed, equipped and financed as part of a national information campaign in Sweden. Main target group for the exhibition will be young visitors, age 12-23. After a tour in Member States, activities will culminate with participation in the European Science and Technology Week. Dialogue with the public will be established through seminars and stakeholders discussions. Representatives of the media will be invited to press seminars. Evaluation will include measurements of the impact of the exhibit. Special considerations will be given to gender aspects.

Funding Scheme

ACM - Preparatory, accompanying and support measures

Coordinator

THE SWEDISH HANDICAP INSTITUTE
Address
Sorterargatan 23
162 15 Vaellingby
Sweden

Participants (3)

DANISH CENTRE FOR TECHNICAL AIDS FOR REHABILITATION AND EDUCATION
Denmark
Address
Gregersensvej
2630 Taastrup
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
Address
Kasteelpark Arenberg 10
3001 Heverlee
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF ITALY
Italy
Address
Via Panciatichi 64
50127 Firenze