The project aims to lay the foundations and unify the technological challenges that the ageing of the population will bring in the coming decades through the development of real pilot experiences in different European cities.
The European project Pharaon (Pilots for Healthy and Active Ageing), part of the Horizon 2020 framework programme, comprises a four-year work plan involving 41 partners from 14 different countries, who will work in the field of digital solutions focused on active and healthy ageing.
A total of 2,500 users and 350 professionals will participate in the testing and validation of open technology platforms that integrate advanced services and digital solutions in the field of the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, robotics, cloud computing and Big Data and that will enable the ageing population to live more active, healthy and independent lives in their own homes. These pilot experiences, which will be carried out on a large scale, will define the technological and functional characteristics of those systems that will help the ageing population in the near future to be more independent. It will also define the standards to be met by the different platforms to which all the equipment and systems will be connected in order to ensure maximum compatibility between them all.