The focus of VITAAL is on supporting and reinforcing the reduced physical, mental, social and functional capacities of older people by applying ground-breaking and innovative inclusive design and engineering methods. With an international team from Beglium, Switzerland, Canada and Portugal, VITAAL has established a collaborative network between clinicians (e.g. physiotherapists), designers (e.g. IT experts), academia and industry experts to advance the proposed solution for autonomous ageing.
Dividat designs research based training concepts for nursing and care facilities as well as for the home environment. The concepts are specifically designed to fit the needs of older adultshttps://dividat.com
The Institute of Human Movement Sciences and Sport (IBWS) is part of the Department of Health Sciences and Technology (D HEST) at ETH Zurich.https://www.hest.ethz.ch
Fraunhofer AICOS promotes applied research that drives economic development and serves the wider social benefit. Intelligence, Connectivity and People are the main pillars of AICOS’ scientific activities.https://www.aicos.fraunhofer.pt/en/home.html
The Incontinence and Aging Laboratory at the Centre de recherche de l’Institut de gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM) affiliated with the University of Montreal has an international track record in the evaluation and training of pelvic floor muscles for urinary incontinent aging women.http://www.criugm.qc.ca/labo/Chantal_Dumoulin/
ProCare is committed to providing sustainable and innovative solutions to organizations in healthcare and sports. One of the main pillars of ProCare is Active Ageing.https://www.procarebv.nl
Physio SPArtos is a specialized physiotherapy center for assessment and treatment of the 5 geriatric giants.http://physio-artos.ch
The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences consists of four research groups, each contributing to the scientific knowledge in specific rehabilitation areas.https://gbiomed.kuleuven.be/english/research/50000743/