The proposed projects aim to improve access to primary health care in the rural cross border areas where population has difficult access to healthcare units. The projects promote social inclusion and combat poverty and discrimination as they provide healthcare services to people of remote areas who do not have easy access to healthcare structures
2011-2015 Unobtrusive Smart Environments for Independent Living – USEFIL (Coordinator), FP7-ICT: USEFIL project is proposing advanced but affordable in-home unobtrusive monitoring and web communication solutions. USEFIL intends to use low cost “off-the-shelf” technology to develop immediate applicable services that will assist the elderly in maintaining their independence and their daily activities. Total Budget 4,622,870.00 – NCSR budget: 810,332.00.
2013-2017: Development of Coordination Mechanisms During Different Kinds of Emergencies- COncORDE (Scientific responsible): COncORDE is a collaborative research project funded by the European Union under FP7-SEC-2013.4.1-4. The COncORDE project will develop a Decision Support System (DSS) to improve preparedness and interoperability of medical services during an emergency which affects the health of the population at local, regional or cross-border level. The project will incorporate existing operational assets related to security, trust and infrastructure and leverage them within the DSS. Total Budget 4.076.977,98 euros- NCSR budget: 214.536,00 euros.
2012-2016 : Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination – ProFouND (Scientific responsible): ProFouND is a collaborative research project funded by the European Union under CIP-ICT-PSP-2012-6. ProFouND will directly address the objectives of the EIP-AHA by creating a Thematic Network with 21 partners from 12 countries. Objective is to embed evidence based fall prevention programmes for elderly people at risk of falls using novel ICT solution in at least 10 countries/15 regions by 2015, thus to reduce falls incidence in those regions by 2020. Objectives are achieved, using internet and ICT solutions to facilitate widespread implementation. Total Budget 1,026,569.00 euros- NCSR budget: 81,534.00 euros.
2014-2016 NCSR pilot within the realm of the REAAL project (Scientific responsible): NCSR pilot – ReAAL is a collaborative project funded by the European Union under CIP ICT PSP – 2012 – 325189 – www.cip-reaal.eu. The project aims to increase adoption of an open platform that provides a standardized approach making it technically feasible and economically viable to develop AAL solutions. The platform will be produced by a mixture of new development and consolidation of state‐of‐the art results from existing initiatives. Total Budget 9,988,004.00 euros- NCSR budget: 62,100.00 euros.
Department of Physiotherapy, University of Western Attica, Greece participates in project entitled McHeELP project (Motor control Home ergonomics Elderlies’ Prevention of falls) under the framework Programme Support of researchers with emphasis on young researchers – 2nd Phase (Grants 2019) of the program ESPA 2014-2020, Ε.P. Developing Human Resources, Education and Lifelong Learning 2014-2020.