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Bridging Research in Ageing and ICT Development (BRAID) is an EU FP7 Support Action funded within the specific programme "Cooperation" and the research theme "ICT" of the 7th European Framework Programme (Objective ICT-2009.7.1 ICT & Ageing). This project started in Mar of 2010 and will last until Mar of 2012.
BRAID aims to develop a comprehensive Research and Technological Development (RTD) roadmap for active ageing by consolidating existing roadmaps and by describing and launching a stakeholder co-ordination and consultation mechanism. The project will characterise key research challenges and produce a vision for a comprehensive approach in supporting the well-being and socio-economic integration of increasing numbers of senior citizens in Europe.
The BRAID Conference
28 May 2012
Bellevue Hall, The Corinthia Hotel, Prague
BRAID's Consolidated Vision of ICT and Ageing, has been released. This vision was developed applying a systematic approach, consolidating the visions from four feeder projects of BRAID, and creating one holistic vision of ICT & ageing in European society. It constitutes a major input into the BRAID roadmap development, which addresses the implementation of the BRAID’s planned aims.
The third BRAID Workshop will be held on 16th and 17th of June 2011 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The BRAID project seeks to harness this potential through the holding of European stakeholder workshops which work to inform a comprehensive Vision and RTD Roadmap for active ageing. The 3rd BRAID Workshop will take an extended look into the future of active ageing and ageing well by listening to, and engaging in dialogue with people who offer knowledge, expertise, and insight into the experience of ageing today.