“ACTIVAGE project: European Multi Centric Large Scale Pilot on Smart Living Environments. Case Study of the GLOCAL evaluation framework in Central Greece”

  • Christina Karaberi
  • George E. Dafoulas
  • Athanasios Βallis
  • Odisseas Raptis
Keywords: Ageing population, Active and Health Ageing, IoT services, quality of life, Health Related Quality of Life, Health Technology Assessment, GLOCAL evaluation framework, Open data base


ACTIVAGE Project is an initiative that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (grand agreement No.732679) and focuses in meeting the challenges posed by the ageing of the population via solutions entailing the use of the Internet of Things, a digital interconnection-based concept that will make it possible to make older persons safer, contributing to their staying independent and having an active social life, as well as reducing the negative impact involved in chronic disorders and degeneration.
It has the support of 49 organisations, 10 of which are industrial, 14 leading research institutes or universities, 11 major corporations plus 15 highly innovative small and medium-sized enterprises and is coordinated by Medtronic Ibérica co-funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme"
This article mainly focuses in presenting the Central Greece use case and expected results as well as the multidimensional evaluation framework of the project “GLOCAL”.

Research article