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Practical MATUROLIFE tips on co-creation with older adults and informal carers

MATUROLIFE aims to develop fashionable assistive technologies to make older persons’ lives easier and more independent. To develop these technologies – a smart sofa, garment and shoes – interviews and co-creation workshops were conducted with older persons (+65 years) and their carers in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, …

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Interview with Sergio MAYO MACIAS (ITAINNOVA)

Can you tell me a little bit about yourself ? I’ve been always working in innovation and technological environments, and at ITAINNOVA since 2006. Working with people (better than with computers 😉 and taking advantage of technology for improving lifes, is so rewarding! I love travelling, running, doing both together …

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16th UITS Day in Lyon

Pascal Négré from IPM2 was attending on February 6th the yearly and 16th UITS Day in Lyon, where he presented the last updates of MATUROLIFE to the 75+ attendees, including Mr V. Rakotoson, member of our Stakeholders Representative Panel, with whom he discussed the inclusion of an article in the …

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Interview with Pauline Ronjat (IFTH)

Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? I am an R&D engineer with a degree in chemistry, and I have been working for 5 years at IFTH, the French Textile & Fashion Institute. I have always loved to travel and exchange with people from different backgrounds and countries, …

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EEAB Meeting – Brussels

A new meeting of the External Expert Advisory Board of Maturolife was held last October 2 in Brussels, with attendance of the project’s Executive Board who summarized the last updates on both Design and Materials innovation, and collected the comments from the Experts.

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DMI’s 2019 Design Value Awards

GEDS, represented by its Founder Mrs Gulay Ozkan has received in Boston (Mass., USA) the prestigious second place at the DMI’s 2019 Design Value Awards among bis names as 3M, Honeywell, McKinsey, and Target, and would like to sincerely thank the European Commission, founding the project under H2020 scheme, and …

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New comers in the project

Maturolife welcomes Yesim Oguz-Gouillart and Clément Durand from IFTH Tourcoing, replacing Pauline Ronjat who is leaving the group end of October. They have hosted last October 8 another WP8 meeting in Paris, attended by the partners of this workpackage.

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About our Mid-Term Meeting

A very fruitful and successful Mid-term meeting was held end of June in Istanbul, hosted by partner GEDS. Gulay Ozkan and her team have welcomed with professionalism all 20 partners and the project Monitoring Officer Mrs Raluca Maria Aileni, for a 3-day meeting, followed by individual interviews published on YouTube (LINK).

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