6th March 2017




8:30 Registration  
9.00 Opening/Introduction AAL Programme and previous calls overview Rafael de Andres Medina, AALA President - Daniel Egloff, AAL Executive Board
9.20 AAL Call 2017 Presentation Gerda Geyer, National Contact Person, Austria
9.40  AAL successful projects Nina van der Vaart, Social Care project
Felix Piazzolo, 2PCS project
10.00  European Commission activities in the field of AAL To be confirmed
10:15 Coffee Break  
11.00  Proposal ideas (short presentations) Participants
12.20  Rules for participation & Role of NCPs Claire Dové, National Contact Person, Switzerland 
12.45  Writing a proposal         Alain Thielemans, National Contact Person, BE – Flanders
13:00 Lunch and networking (matchmaking session)  
14:15 Support Actions and tools for project applicants   Marco Carulli, AAL Programme Officer


Submission and partner search tools

Dominique Repapis, AAL Project Officer

14.40 Communication for projects and  AAL Forum Nicola Filizola, AAL Communication and Public Affairs Officer
14.50 Q&A Closing  
15:00 Open session with MATCHMAKING, networking and questions to the NCPs/CMU  


Consortium Building Workshop

7th of March 2017 Morning session:

8.30-9.00 Welcome coffee and registration
9.00-9.05 Opening and welcome (Marco Carulli – AAL CMU)
9.05-9.20 WHY business development is crucial for the success of AAL projects -Services offered in the framework of AAL2Business (Arto Wallin - VTT)
9.20-9.50  The specificities of the AAL market: stakeholders, purchase schemes, national peculiarities with special focus on integrated solutions. (Marco d’Angelantonio - HIM SL)
9.50-10.00 Discussion

How to set up a successful consortium in terms of commercial exploitation involving business partners & SMEs, end users and research. (Carmen Ceinos - HIM SL)
10.30-10.40 Discussion 
 10.40-11.10 HOW to integrate continuous business development in AAL projects (Arto Wallin -VTT)
 11.10-11.20 Discussion
11.20-11.40 Coffee Break  and networking between participants
11.40-12.00 A project testimonial: ACCESS (speaker to be confirmed)
12.10-12.20 Discussion

A project testimonial: CogniWin, (Mehdi Snene – University of Geneva)

12.50-13.00 Discussion
13:00 Lunch break and networking between participants
14.00-14.30 The user involvement: in the building of a Consortium (Borja Arrue – AGE Platform Europe)
14.30-14.40 Discussion
14.45-15.10 The basics of IPR issues and their importance in the successful exploitation of results (speaker from the European IPR Helpdesk)
15:10 - 15:20 Discussion
15:20 - 17:45 Match making among the participants and one-to-one sessions between participants ant the AAL2Business Team (coffee will be available during the afternoon)
17:45 - 18:00 Wrap-up (Marco d’Angelantonio)


closed since 1 Mar 2017
Registration 18 Jan – 1 Mar
Meeting Selection 2 Feb – 3 Mar
Event 6 Mar – 7 Mar
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Rue Ducale 1
Brussels, Belgium
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 65
Meetings 85
Austria 3
Belgium 23
Canada 1
Denmark 1
France 3
Germany 3
Greece 1
India 1
Italy 9
Lithuania 1
Luxembourg 7
Netherlands 22
Poland 4
Portugal 5
Romania 7
Slovenia 3
Spain 6
Switzerland 11
Tunisia 1
Ukraine 1
United Kingdom 1
Total 114
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