Project Name

SAAM - Supporting Active Ageing through Multimodal coaching


Funding

Horizon 2020 SC1-PM-15-2017 Personalised coaching for well-being and care of people as they age (RIA)


Start

October 2017


Project consortium

10 partners from 5 EU Member States: Bulgaria, Slovenia, UK, Austria and Germany

Budget

c.a. 4 Mio EUR

End

September 2020

Lead: Paris Lodron University of Salzburg / PLUS - link to partner

Objectives: To set and maintain high ethical standards for all activities. To survey and interact with typical users and their support network stakeholders to better understand their needs. To survey and better understand the diversity of user abilities and technical environments most commonly to be found in Europe in two, five, and seven years. To specify technical requirements for both base and advanced systems.

D1.2: SAAM Ethics Review Codex, Informed Consent Procedures and Templates

D1.5: Ethics Policy
 
D1.7: System Functionality and User Interface Specifications
 
D1.8: System Technical Specifications

Scale Focus AD / SCALE - link to partner

Objectives: To build a server and client sided platforms able to support all needed system functioning.

 

Institut Jozef Stefan / JSI - link to partner

Objectives: To research and test new methods for ambient data collection requiring minimal user input and allowing “extreme ease of use”.

Institut Jozef Stefan / JSI - link to partner

Objectives: To research and test new methods for user modelling, profiling, and coaching including multi-modal methods for feedback, persuasion, and intervention.

 

Scale Focus AD / SCALE - link to partner

Objectives: To research and test new methods allowing easier social integration and support of monitoring and coaching feedback for ageing users.

University of Edinburgh / UEDIN - link to partner

Objectives: To research and test advanced sensing, monitoring, and support mechanisms for the system to provide recommendations for further system use and development.

Scale Focus AD / SCALE - link to partner

Objectives: To integrate, test, and verify the system’s soundness and fitness for purpose.

 

Balkan Institute for Labour and Social Policy / BILSP - link to partner

Objectives: To prove viability, test and verify the system’s usability, acceptance and positive experience in controlled environment with real users, stakeholders and communities pilot studies at the social partners’ sites will be conducted. These studies will involve users with varying ages, abilities, and needs, to demonstrate ease of real world use and ensure future applicability. To confirm that any working practices are safe and comply with organisational/ statutory standards.

Balkan Institute for Labour and Social Policy / BILSP - link to partner

Objectives: Ensuring the project’s maximum real-world impact through dissemination, outreach, and communication. Effective and sustainable dissemination of knowledge, during but also beyond the end of the project, coordination of knowledge management and other innovation-related activities, promoting and supporting the exploitation of the project results, providing adequate and effective protection of knowledge transferred in the project.

 

Balkan Institute for Labour and Social Policy / BILSP - link to partner

Objectives: To manage all project activities to the highest quality of related work and results in the framework of good practice and common ethical standards.