Neenzaam means “no loneliness”, which is a blend of the two Dutch words “nee” and “eenzaam”. The project was initiated with the intention to invite older adults as co-designers to come up with solutions to counter loneliness. However, rather than traditional co-design sessions, it was...

Adoption of new services in social and healthcare domain is a complex and dynamic process, involving different stakeholders. This is particularly true if the innovation includes the implementation of digital solutions whose deployment is linked to the digital market and industrial growth as in the...

Five million older people are estimated to develop infections within healthcare centres in the European Union each year. In addition, also caregivers and healthcare professionals are at risk of developing infections when taking care of the patients. Scientific studies have shown that about 50% of...

Who we are ORTHOKEY is an SME with highly qualified experience and skills in the socio-health sector, a context in which it has been developing advanced solutions and providing innovative services for about twenty years. It is a company certified since 2008 for the production of...

Healthy Ageing market trends As a concept, Healthy Ageing is focused on the inclusion of ICT (Information & Communications Technology) solutions designed to help both healthy and frail ageing adults to live a healthy, independent and dignified life. Here, the main goal is that the technology...

Importance of cybersecurity and privacy for Pharaon The goal of the Pharaon project is to realize smart and active living for Europe’s ageing population by integrating different digital services, platforms, and devices to deliver personalised and user-friendly fit-for-purpose solutions. On this path, appropriate cybersecurity and privacy...

The Italian pilot held its first webinar on Friday 24.07.2020 on Zoom. The meeting was aimed primarily at the world of social cooperation and around 50 people attended. During the webinar the Italian Pilot Board presented the Pharaon project and the European context in which it is...

Solidarity is the best response to Covid-19 As COVID-19 is spreading worldwide, we are all at risk of getting infected by the virus. But older persons, persons with disabilities, or persons with pre-existing medical conditions might suffer more severe consequences. Respecting measures to slow the spread...