Ambient Assisted Living Programme: Living well with dementia
The aim of this call is to support innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects with a clear route to market and added-value for the different types of end-users. A key priority underlying this challenge will be to bring together technologies and services to create ICT based solutions addressing the aspirations and challenges that will enable the wellbeing of people with dementia and their communities (family, caregivers, neighbourhood, service providers, care system, etc…).
Participation from IWT - Belgium: 2 M€. The EC co-funding is granted on top of the indicated commitment. The final allocation depends on the call outcome.
- Development: Large Enterprise: 35%, Medium Enterprise: 45% and Small Enterprise: 55%
- Research: Large Enterprise: 60%, Medium Enterprise: 70% and Small Enterprise: 80%
Composition of the funding rate:
- Applicable base rate for development (25%) or research (50%)
- Bonus for international collaboration according to the rules of “O&O bedrijfsprojecten” (10%)
- SME bonus for medium sized enterprises (10%) and small enterprises (20%)
The support of Strategic Research Centre contributions is determined by a specific project related agreement. The total funding will be between 50% and 100%. National funding to be confirmed by the Strategic Research Centre involved.
Companies established in the Flemish region, with a sustainable activity in this region, based upon a sound business model are eligible to apply for funding. They have not received public funding for the same activities.
Research centres with the legitimate status of Strategic Research Centre (SOC) in the Flemish region. Strategic Research Centres (SOC) are eligible for funding only if the consortium includes a Flemish company.
Flemish public and non-public universities and academic organisations, research organisations, higher and secondary education organisations can only participate to projects as foreseen in the regulation for “O&O-bedrijfsprojecten”.
Other institutions, e.g. hospitals and/or user organisations, may be funded for the activities necessary for the success of the project.
All applicants should demonstrate their viability and financial soundness regarding their own contribution to the project and the implementation of the results.
The application will only be eligible if every Flemish partner has submitted a signed letter of intent.
Info & contact
The applicants are encouraged to register in the AAL proposal submission website before end-April 2016.
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Alain Thielemans, Agentschap Innoveren en Ondernemen: 02 432 42 00, firstname.lastname@example.org