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Welfare Technology

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Welfare Technology supports innovative technologies that contribute to increasing the quality of life for everyone with needs related to their care and well-being, no matter age or type of impairment.

Innovation within Welfare Technology is of increasing importance as the European welfare state faces a number of challenges and mounting pressure. A steadily increasing life expectancy, accompanied by a decreasing birth rate, are just two of many reasons that demonstrate why our future welfare will depend on innovative, technological solutions.

The purpose of Welfare Technology as a focus area to support innovation which contribute towards assisting people of all ages with impairments, no matter the type, with being more self-sufficient and autonomous in their day-to-day lives.

The Welfare technology focus area

  • The development of innovative welfare products/services/technologies /processes/solutions (new to the market).

Typical activities which are supported

  • Development of innovative technologies and services that helps elderly and persons with disabilities to become more independent and self-reliant;
  • Development of products, services and solutions that would help meeting the social and health challenges of the ageing society;
  • Development of technological solutions mainly used by/support staff that delivers or carry out welfare services;

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