Related initiatives

If you are interested in RAPP, you may like these other initiatives and projects from the European Commission FP7 and H2020 programmes, including the Ambient and Assisted Living (AAL) programme. Some people in Robotics for Social Inclusion discussion group that you are welcome to join. You can also simply visit their websites.

The Active and Assistive Living (AAL) programme funds projects in public-private partnership in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) for active and healthy ageing since 2008

The ACANTO project aims to spur older adults into a sustainable and regular level of physical exercise under the guidance and the supervision of their carers.

The DALi project aims at extending the people autonomous life beyond the home. The environment where the system will operate is partially known (due to its large variability) and changing. More on the DALi website (NB: Dali ended in 2014).

PAL is a robot that will help diabetic children to acquire the knowledge, skills and habits to adhere to their diabetes regimen, tailored to the child’s individual needs (health condition, developmental and behavioural change stage, abilities, gender, and social environment)

APRIL (Applications of Personal Robotics for Interaction and Learning) is the first Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Industrial Doctorate (ITN-EID) to train the next generation of researchers and engineers for the emerging field of personal robotics.

ENabling Robot and assisted living environment for Independent Care and Health Monitoring of the Elderly (synergy of AAL and a robot to monitor, remind, propose physical and mental exercices to the elderly)

GrowMeUp aims to provide an affordable service robotic system able to learn the older persons needs and habits over time and enhance its functionality to compensate for the elder’s degradation of abilities, to support, encourage and engage the older persons to stay longer active, independent and socially involved.

MARIO addresses the difficult challenges of loneliness, isolation and dementia in older persons through innovative and multi-faceted inventions delivered by service robots.

RAMCIP will research and develop a novel domestic service robot, with the aim to proactively and discreetly assist older persons, MCI and AD patients in their every day life.

The MOBOT project aims at supporting mobility and thus enforcing fitness and vitality by developing intelligent active mobility assistance robots for indoor environments that provide user-centred, context-adaptive and natural support.

ECHORD++ is a 5 year project (2013-2018) aiming at strengthening the cooperation between scientific research and industry in robotics, continuing on the successful path forged by ECHORD (2009-2013).

iWalkActive offers people in need of support highly innovative and attractive walkers with additional services, that together greatly improve the user’s mobility in an enjoyable and motivating way.

ELF@Home offers elderly self-care based on self-check of health conditions and self-fitness at home, with a personalized fitness program based on the health status and the continuous monitoring of activity level of the user.

The main goal of VictoryaHome is to design, create and roll out useful services to improve people’s wellbeing, independence, health and safety – not only for seniors, but also for their family, friends and professional caregivers.

Zora is the first ‘ humanoid ‘ robot, Nao, in the world that is working directly with the people (residential care centers, schools with young autistic children, hospitals…)

Buddy is a robot that assists you in your daily life tasks, lets you stay connected to your loved ones, entertains your kids. Blue frog robotics designs and develops robots that are accessible to everyone and help people live easier and safer, and have fun.