Thessaloniki Active and Healthy Ageing Living Lab: the roadmap from a specific project to a living lab towards opennessSubmitted: 12-Sep-2016
|Title||Thessaloniki Active and Healthy Ageing Living Lab: the roadmap from a specific project to a living lab towards openness|
|Publication Type||Conference Proceedings|
|Year of Conference||2016|
|Authors||Konstantinidis, Evdokimos, Billis Antonis S., Bratsas Charalampos A., Siountas Anastasios, and Bamidis Panagiotis D.|
|Conference Name||9th International Conference PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA)|
|Keywords||Active and Healthy Ageing, Co- Creation, living lab, Research Methods|
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.