Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Joint Programme

Overview of the Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Joint Programme

The objective of the Ambient Assist Living (AAL) Joint Programme is to enhance the quality of life of older people and strengthen the related industrial base in Europe through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The main activity under the AAL Joint Programme is the funding of R&D projects in the AAL domain that result from regularly published calls for proposals.   

 

Am I eligible?

To be eligible a company must be part of a European consortium application that is assessed centrally in Europe.  Irish companies that are clients of Enterprise Ireland, IDA Ireland or Shannon Development are eligible to participate as members of a multinational consortium.   Each consortium is required to nominate a Consortium Leader who will submit the application on behalf of the consortium. 

A limited participation of Higher Education Institutions in association with Irish companies may be possible. 

What is the Maximum funding available?

Up to 50% of a companies R&D costs towards an AAL project can be supported. Enterprise Ireland will provide up to €500,000 of national funding per call.

 

What are the Call Close Dates?

Calls for proposals are published on the AAL website

 

How do I apply?

Each consortium is required to nominate a Consortium Leader who will submit the application on behalf of the consortium.  See partner search website for more information.

Proposals must be made through the AAL proposal website only.

 

Key Contact/More Information

Irish companies that are interested in participating must contact Ciarán Duffy to discuss their participation prior to proposal submission.

Ciarán Duffy
Horizon 2020 National Office
Enterprise Ireland

 +353 1 727 2760

Ciaran Duffy

Further information on the Programme is available at www.aal-europe.eu