CASA - Regions for Smart Living

The European Interreg IVC project CASA is about the development of regional policy and exchange of knowledge around the up scaling of innovative ICT and services for independent living. Demographic changes make it necessary to organise the care and housing of senior citizens and chronically ill in a smarter way including the use of ICT. This also gives opportunities for innovative companies to develop new tools and services.

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Monitoring telehealth in Kent

Study visit to Kent County December 2012 In the framework of the CASA project, on 11 and 12 December 2012, CASA project partners participated to the study visit in Kent, UK, which was focused on monitoring, Safety and Self-Management. The visit consisted in showcasing a number of locations where health services, clinical software and robotic [...]

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Kent County study visit and workshop monitoring, safety and self-management December 11-12th

Study visit 11th December: Monitoring, safety and self-­management Workshop Canterbury, 12th December 2012 About 70-80 particicipants from 13 European regions participate to this 3rd study visit of the CASA project William Harvey Hospital, Ashford East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals serving a [...]

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Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare Conference 2012 Edinburgh November 1st

Many CASA partner regions contributed and participated to this annual conference in Edinburgh, Scotland with the title: Home and Away. In the plenary part Prof. George Crooks, the director of the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare shared the floor among others with Paul Timmers from DG CONNECT from the European Commission and the EIP [...]

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Study visit in Noord-Brabant about smart ICT solutions for social interaction

The Province of Noord-Brabant organised the 1st CASA study visit at September 27-28th in which participants visited half a dozen of sites in the Province of Noord-Brabant. The focus was on the use of smart ICT tools and services that enable senior citizens and the chronically ill to interact. Innovative solutions that make it possible [...]

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Flemish Minister Jo Vandeurzen representing the CASA project and CORAL at the Open Days in Brussels October 2012

During the 10th European Week of Regions and Cities 2012 (Open Days), the European Commission organized a workshop entitled ”European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing: The Opportunity for regions”. The workshop focused on the role that innovation can play in dealing with the challenges of an ageing population. Innovation can improve the health [...]

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