On June 6th 2020, the Pharaon pilots organised a webinar involving all Pharaon partners, bringing together more than 70 participants. The aim of the webinar was to bring technology & platform providers and pilot sites together. Over the past months the pilot sites have explored the...

Innovations such as new devices, processes or systems can easily fail, even if relevant experts recognize them as being progressive. Therefore, it is important to reach out to different stakeholders to assess their needs and ensure a wide user acceptance. Standardization can be an important...

The Pharaon project pilot teams have done a great job in eliciting and representing user requirements for pilots of the project. The original plan was to elicit user requirements by co-design workshops, to enable older adults to have more say in the solutions to be...

Our Portuguese Pharaon pilot leader Cáritas Coimbra, hosted the third co-creation group session to gather requirements to build two digital platforms. This meeting was aimed stakeholders from different backgrounds in the field of healthy and active ageing, to complement the insights of older persons living...

After Cáritas Coimbra carried out co-creation sessions with users of the Residential Structures of Cáritas Coimbra, it was the turn of formal caregivers to also contribute. A group session was held with the participation of 17 employees who were able to share their opinions on...

The Dutch pilot has fantastic partners with a large impact on society. The National Foundation of Elderly, for example, has many existing and appreciated services for older persons. They have a stable outreach program and enthusiastic people in their team. Companies in our pilot include...

Dr. Manuele Bonaccorsi is the co-founder and CEO of Co-Robotics, a spin-off company of Scuola Superiore S.Anna in Pisa, Italy. 1. Which industry do you work with the most, and which one do you feel is more accepting of cooperative robots? We believe robots have to...

Newsletter in English (click here) La newsletter in italiano (clicca qui)   Italian pilot site newsletter TRANSITION OF CARE: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY DURING COVID-19 The tools that man creates have always had a double dimension. They increase ability and well-being, in terms of personal autonomy, the maintenance of meaningful relationships, safety...