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GiraffPlus is funded by the European Community's Framework Programme Seven (FP7) under contract #288173. FP7 - ICT - Challenge 5: ICT for Health, Ageing Well, Inclusion and Governance. Duration: 01.01.2012 to 31.12.2014

2013-11-07 GiraffPlus Presented at "Active Ageing and Healthy Lifestyle Seminar" in Spain
On the 17th of October the IV Innovation Seminar: "Active Ageing and Healthy Lifestyle" took place in Sevilla, Spain.

This seminar is a part of a monthly cycle of Innovation Seminars that started in 2012. The seminar series which is organized with the support of the Ministry of Health of the Government of Andalusia is an important meeting point for health care professionals and health related companies.

In this IV innovation seminar, the aim was to improve the health and quality of life for the elderly and to discuss recent advancements in the field. Mercedes San Alberto Girados and Isabel Rodríguez Jiménez from Servicio Andaluz de Salud gave a talk about the Giraffplus project and presented the Giraffplus system in action in a video showing the handling of the robot, the functioning of the sensors and the contact with the users.