The Project

Expected results and impact of Active@work

  1. Detect the well-being level of the senior employees by monitoring a set of bio-parameters using wearable sensors and by monitoring the condition of the workplace environment.
  2. Include predictive algorithms for recognition of behavioural trends and early detection of work – related issues, triggering alert messages whenever individual well-being thresholds conditions are exceeded.
  3. Assist senior employees to keep socially and physically active, by provision of well-being advice and suggestions - to the employee and their management.
  4. Curriculum Vitae assessments of the senior employees by gamification techniques and training courses cataloguing, to allow companies and their employees to have a solid basis for the latter careers’ progresses.
  5. Training recommendations for certifications achievements.
  6. Support senior employees to interact in new and team cooperation activities, where his/her knowledge and experience will be an important and recognized asset, with the possibilities to implement new business ideas.
  7. The solution will cope with existing standards for data integration and interoperability requirements, addressing an European-wide use of the solution between state members.
  8. The Active@Work solution will incorporate the knowledge of partners from Spain, Portugal, Belgium, and Switzerland. This will facilitate the systme adoption in these and other European Countries.
  9. The solution will be tested in two different pilots. The first pilot being deployed in a multinational consulting company. The second pilot deployed in a leisure site. Both pilots in a volunteer regime and with “informed consent” of all participants. This approach will increase motivation and interest in using ICT-based solutions, making possible to focus on personal satisfaction, wellness, convenience and comfort. Furthermore, it will increase user’s adoption of the solution, stimulating the development of a sustainable market opportunity – giving companies more opportunities to offer caring service to their employees.


Funding Agencies

The project Active@Work nº AAL-2013-6-140 has received funding from AAL JP, co-funded by the European Commission and National Funding Authorities: Ministerio de industria, energía y Turismo of Spain (Minetur); FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia in Portugal, Government agency for Innovation by Science and Technology of Belgium (IWT); and State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) of Switzerland.

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