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ECHAlliance member AAL Launch 2nd Smart Ageing Prize

16 November 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Heather Smith
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2nd AAL CHALLENGE PRIZE - LAUNCH 15/11/2017

The AAL Programme, in collaboration with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre,launched on 15 November 2017, the 2nd edition of the Smart Ageing Prize.

This second Smart Ageing Prize is looking for innovative and inspiring products and services using digital technologies that facilitate real world interactions to engage older people in social and stimulating activities, promoting active and connected ageing.

Watch this inspiring video capturing the impact of social isolation on elderly people and the unique challenge you are now offered

The prize process supports selected applications to develop their business through small financial incentives and mentoring. The winners will be awarded with a prize totaling €50,000 (a first prize of EUR 35,000, a second prize of EUR 10,000 and a judges’ choice award of EUR 5,000). 

We encourage applications from older people, students, engineers, designers, technology professionals and SMEs who are particularly keen to empower older people to improve their quality of life.

Learn more and apply here