Title of project or programme
Title of PIConnected Care for Elderly persons suffering from dementia
Principal Investigators of project/programme grant
KeesTuinenbreijerPhilips Consumer Lifestyle B.V., High Impact Innovation CenterNetherlands
Address of institution of lead PI
InstitutionPhilips Consumer Lifestyle B.V., High Impact Innovation Center
Street AddressHigh Tech Campus 37-8.060
Postcode5656 AE
  • Netherlands
Source of funding information

Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw)

Total sum awarded (Euro)


Start date of award


Total duration of award in months


The project/programme is most relevant to
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias

Assisted living; dementia sufferers

Research abstract in English

The aim of the project is to support the development of a common, open, standardised and integrated European platform to deliver connected ICT-based assistive living solutions for the elderly, building on inititiatives at the national level and, taking account of different funding mechanisms in EU member
states (Social insurance-based; Germany and Hungary, private insurance-based; Netherlands and taxation-based; UK), to develop and assess business models to support the mainstream provision of
asistive solutions. The focus will be on dementia sufferers, but the platform will offer the potential to be extended to other chronic conditions.

Lay Summary
In which category does this research fall?
  • Health and social care research

    Types: Investments > €500k
    Member States: Netherlands
    Diseases: Alzheimer's disease & other dementias
    Years: 2011
    Database Categories: N/A
    Database Tags: N/A

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