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Queensland partners with horizon-2020 for a project entitled 'My Active and Healthy Ageing'

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Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market. Horizon 2020  has just funded Prof Smith from Queenslands University of the Sunshine Coasrt, as a Chief Investigator on a €4,3M European Horizon2020 grant, My Active and Healthy Ageing. Prof Smith is acknowledged as a leading international researcher in the areas of telehealth technology and the development of interactive digital technologies that can be applied to health.

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Queenslanders to join global project developing ICT for independent ageing

Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast have received almost half-a-million dollars in Commonwealth funding to participate in a large European-run international trial that is developing and testing technology to help older people stay in their homes.


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