The core members of the Portuguese pilot team met online on February 4, 2021, to define the next actions of the project, considering COVID-19 mitigation measures during the implementation of the pre-validation phase in the Portuguese pilot. Under the theme “Smart Cities and the Ageing Challenges”,...

Pharaon partner CETEM, the technological research centre of wood and furniture, presented Pharaon at the 3rd national conference of the Irish Wood and Furniture Manufacturing Network on 24 November 2020. The conference provided a unique opportunity to showcase best practices from across Europe und the theme...

Lee el articulo en español debajo The vehicle for the most ground-breaking transformation in our history is emerging from the intersection of technology and knowledge, allowing the rapid reimagining and creation of new industrial and social development models. Faced with the challenge of seeking a better...

Newsletter in English (click here) La newsletter in italiano (clicca qui)   Third Italian pilot site newsletter PHARAON CELEBRATES ONE YEAR One year has just passed from the beginning of the Project and considering what happened during 2020 it has been very hard and challenging. Nevertheless, we never stopped working...

On December 1st 2020, the Italian pilot was presented at the XI Forum Italiano of Ambient Assisted Living (ForItAAL) by Laura Fiorini, the Italian pilot coordinator. The forum aims to bring together active scholars and experts of Ambient Assisted Living representing a unique occasion to...

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the important role that ICT plays during lockdowns and when restrictions are imposed on citizens. ICT are essential for working from home, serve to diminish social distance and avoid isolation. The pandemic has also exposed weaknesses in European health and...

The Italian pilot of the Pharaon project organised a second stakeholder webinar on 1st of December. The first webinar had focused on social sector representatives, whereas the latest edition engaged stakeholders from universities and the research world. It was another important opportunity to discuss and grow because a...

Pharaon Coordinator Filippo Cavallo, BioRobotics Institute at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy, and Cáritas Coimbra, represented by its Innovation Director, Carina Dantas participated in the Sustainable Housing Supporting Health and Well-being Workshop on the 4th day of the “Sustainable Places 2020” digital conference. The workshop brought together...

Longer life expectancies in Europe present a clear success of our society, but also requires addressing the associated care needs of a rapidly ageing population with limited resources. This demographic trend has intensified in recent decades, forcing adjustments to the traditional human-intensive approach to assistance...