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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

2013-05-24 Demonstration of the Giraff Robot during the PTE Expo 2013
The ISTC-CNR participated in the PTE EXPO 2013 in Bologna. PTE EXPO is the only trade fair in Italy completely dedicated to operators and professionals of Elderly Care. The 10th edition has been held from 14 to 16 May 2013, for the first time in BolognaFiere, the prestigious and strategically located Bologna’s Exhibition Centre, one of the leading centre in the country, with an exhibition area of more than 375,000 square meters.


Amedeo Cesta (ISTC-CNR) has been invited to provide a talk for the special session "Smart Living and Ageing: Assistive Networks, Homes and Objects". Andrea Orlandini and Giulio Bernardi (ISTC-CNR) have been demoing the Giraff Robot in the futuristic apartment built among the exposition stands. The Robot and the GiraffPlus concepts have been also included in an article related to the PTE EXPO event published on "Resto del Carlino" newspaper, the main newspaper in the Bologna area.