Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

You are here: Home / Project ideas for Call 2017 / Interactive Frailty

Interactive Frailty

Expertise: Service innovation, User perspective, Social Science/Elderly, Design, Hardware, sensors, actuators, Information technologies, data storage and processing (back end), Integration, Accessibility, Communication / Dissemination / Marketing, Business development

We are looking for the following organisations: University, Research institution, SME, End user organisation, Business partner, Other

Applications: Health & wellness, Home care, Information and learning, Knowledge Transfer, Mobility, Social interaction, Supply with goods & chores, Other

Looking for partners in the following Countries : Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Italy, Ireland, The Netherlands, Sweden, Canada


The Photonics Engineering Group at the University of Cantabria is looking for partners for the JPI call "More Years, Better Lives".

Objective: The main goal of this project is to create a long-term cooperation network devoted to provide techniques based on ICTs to aid on the remote estimation of frailty of elderly people during they routine life. By analyzing a wide set of features related to physical mobility and/or cognitive response, preventive analyses can be performed in order to allow an early detection on their deterioration and design new schemes to empower them through other solutions such as gamification or interactive living.

Project duration: 36 months

Deadline: 3 April2017, 17:00 CET

Eligible countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden and/or the Netherlands.

Consortium requirements: form a consortium from at least three different countries of the mentioned above, including Spain.

Partners type and role: Public and private scientific research, technological and innovation institutions, universities and other higher education institutions are eligible. Research active industry, NGOs, and other institutions such as private companies, public institutions and other stakeholders involved in research activities, may participate in the project consortia as long as they are eligible for funding through national/regional eligibility criteria.

  • Technologic partners that can provide new ICT based tools to help on the quantification of frailty (understood as physical, mental….)
  • Medical institutions in order to develop and validate new schemes to the indirect quantification of different frailty indexes
  • Social entities such as: aging related networks, public municipalities, nursing homes… in order to perform pilot tests in different regions.

Financial aspects: to know the financial aspects of the call, it is necessary to check the National Funding Regulations for each country.

Austria BMWFW and BMVIT

Belgium FWO

Belgium FNRS

Canada CIHR

Finland AKA

Germany BMBF

Ireland HRB

Italy MIUR

Sweden I FORTE


The Netherlands ZonMw

Contact person(s):

María Herrero:

Luis Rodríguez Cobo:

Paloma González:


Official call website:

Contact details


Maria Herrero


University of Cantabria