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Ears, Eyes and Mind: The ‘SENSE-Cog Project’ to improve mental well-being for elderly Europeans with sensory impairment

Objective

Mental, cognitive, vision and hearing health problems in elderly people are amongst the top 10 public health challenges in Europe. They frequently occur co-concurrently and have an additive negative effect on quality of life and mental well-being. To address this negative impact, and promote mental well-being, particularly from a gender and minority community perspective, SENSE-Cog's aim is to: (1) understand the inter-relationship of sensory impairments and cognitive and mental health functioning; (2) identify novel means of screening/detection for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes; and (3) translate this knowledge into clinical applications for the mental well-being of EU citizens. Methods: SENSE-Cog will use a ‘mixed methods’ approach with a trans-EU, UK-led, multidisciplinary collaboration of 7 EU countries with academics, SMEs, city government and ‘patient-public voice’ members. We will deliver linked Work Packages (WPs) reflecting 7 themes: (1) exploration: an epidemiological analysis of 5 large EU longitudinal databases to detect risk profiles for good and poor mental health outcomes; (2) assessment: the adaptation/validation of assessment tools for cognition and sensory impairment for vulnerable populations, including the development of a composite e-screen for sensory, cognitive and mental functioning; (3) intervention: a clinical trial of a newly developed ‘sensory support’ intervention; (4) participation: an EU ‘patient and public voice’ and innovative public engagement network to inform the WPs and communicate findings; (5) valuation: health economic and cost effectiveness analyses; & (6) management, governance/ethics. Impact: SENSE-Cog will promote earlier detection of sensory, cognitive and mental impairments to enable swift interventions, prevent deterioration and limit negative impacts.

Call for proposal

H2020-PHC-2014-2015

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Sub call

H2020-PHC-2015-two-stage

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Coordinator

THE PROVOST, FELLOWS, FOUNDATION SCHOLARS & THE OTHER MEMBERS OF BOARD, OF THE COLLEGE OF THE HOLY & UNDIVIDED TRINITY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NEAR DUBLIN
Net EU contribution
€ 455 728,00
Address
College Green Trinity College
D02 CX56 Dublin 2
Ireland

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Region
Ireland Eastern and Midland Dublin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (23)

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY - CYPRUS LTD
Cyprus
Net EU contribution
€ 306 554,75
Address
Diogenes Street 6 Engomi
22006 Nicosia

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Region
Κύπρος Κύπρος Κύπρος
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

Participation ended

United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 7 350,25
Address
Oxford Road All Saints Building
M15 6BH Manchester

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Region
North West (England) Greater Manchester Manchester
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ETHNIKO KAI KAPODISTRIAKO PANEPISTIMIO ATHINON
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 315 500,00
Address
6 Christou Lada Str
10561 Athina

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Region
Κεντρικός Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITE COTE D'AZUR
France
Net EU contribution
€ 75 773,50
Address
Grand Chateau 28 Avenue Valrose
06100 Nice

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Region
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Alpes-Maritimes
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITE DE BORDEAUX
France
Net EU contribution
€ 382 367,25
Address
Place Pey Berland 35
33000 Bordeaux

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Region
Nouvelle-Aquitaine Aquitaine Gironde
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA SANTE ET DE LA RECHERCHE MEDICALE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 135 500,00
Address
Rue De Tolbiac 101
75654 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

CHU HOPITAUX DE BORDEAUX
France
Net EU contribution
€ 308 406,25
Address
Rue Dubernat 12
33404 Talence

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Nouvelle-Aquitaine Aquitaine Gironde
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ERASMUS UNIVERSITAIR MEDISCH CENTRUM ROTTERDAM
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 100 375,00
Address
Dr Molewaterplein 40
3015 GD Rotterdam

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Groot-Rijnmond
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITETET I TROMSOE - NORGES ARKTISKE UNIVERSITET
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 37 793,75
Address
Hansine Hansens Veg 14
9019 Tromso

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Norge Nord-Norge Troms og Finnmark
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
KATHOLISCHE HOCHSCHULE FREIBURG GGMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 247 325,00
Address
Karlstrasse 63
79104 Freiburg

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Baden-Württemberg Freiburg Freiburg im Breisgau, Stadtkreis
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Dementia Pal Ltd
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 24 000,00
Address
Primrose Cottage Twynhams Hill Shirrell Heath
SO32 2JL Southampton

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
South East (England) Hampshire and Isle of Wight Central Hampshire
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
IXICO TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED

Participation ended

United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 7 245,48
Address
4th Floor Griffin Court 15 Long Lane
EC1A 9PN London

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
London Inner London — West Camden and City of London
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
STARKEY LABORATORIES INC
United States
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
6700 Washington Ave S
55344 Eden Prairie

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 326 695,00
HORZENTRUM OLDENBURG GGMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 331 125,00
Address
Marie Curie Strasse 2
26129 Oldenburg

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Niedersachsen Weser-Ems Oldenburg (Oldenburg), Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL SA

Participation ended

France
Net EU contribution
€ 120 442,75
Address
Rue De Paris 147
94227 Charenton Le Pont

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Val-de-Marne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
GABO:MI GESELLSCHAFT FUR ABLAUFORGANISATION:MILLIARIUM MBH & CO KG

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Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 29 079,34
Address
Oskar Von Miller Ring 29
80333 Muenchen

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CENTRE HOSPITALIER UNIVERSITAIRE DE NICE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 335 156,25
Address
Avenue Victoria 4
06003 Nice

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Alpes-Maritimes
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS
Cyprus
Net EU contribution
€ 196 125,00
Address
Avenue Panepistimiou 2109 Aglantzi
1678 Nicosia

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Κύπρος Κύπρος Κύπρος
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ARTTIC
France
Net EU contribution
€ 304 905,66
Address
39 Rue Des Mathurins
75008 Paris

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 2 632 597,68
Address
Oxford Road
M13 9PL Manchester

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Region
North West (England) Greater Manchester Manchester
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Oxford Road
M13 9WL Manchester

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North West (England) Greater Manchester Manchester
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Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL
France
Net EU contribution
€ 79 821,00
Address
147 Rue De Paris
94220 Charenton-le-pont

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Val-de-Marne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ARTTIC INNOVATION GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 108 419,34
Address
Oskar-von-miller-ring 29
80333 Munchen

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Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00