Thessaloniki Active and Healthy Ageing Living Lab: the roadmap from a specific project to a living lab towards openness

TitleThessaloniki Active and Healthy Ageing Living Lab: the roadmap from a specific project to a living lab towards openness
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference2016
AuthorsKonstantinidis, Evdokimos, Billis Antonis S., Bratsas Charalampos A., Siountas Anastasios, and Bamidis Panagiotis D.
Conference Name9th International Conference PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA)
KeywordsActive and Healthy Ageing, Co- Creation, living lab, Research Methods
Abstract

This paper exhibits the roadmap of the Thessaloniki Active and Healthy Ageing Living Lab (Thess-AHALL) from the demand of a specific project to openness, fostering collaborations with other researchers. It presents how carefully and intensive efforts of a multidisciplinary team turned a need for trials pertaining to a specific project to the establishment of Thess-AHALL fostering openness and collaborations with any type of stakeholder (research, education, commercial, etc.). Thess-AHALL is, located in the Lab of Medical Physics in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. A detailed presentation of the roadmap, the studies and research conducted in Thess-AHALL are presented.

DOI10.1145/2910674.2935846