The AgeWell robot got, together with another robot project of the Wiener Neustadt University for Applied Sciences, the innovation award of the Mechatronic Cluster of the federal state of Lower Austria. We are very happy having won this award and congratulate the FH Wiener Neustadt team. https://www.fhwn.ac.at/news/fhwn-roboter-holen-innovation-award
The Austrian newspaper “Der Standard” has provided an article about the AgeWell robot in its innovation section: https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000116832674/roboter-helga-soll-ein-selbstbestimmteres-leben-im-alter-ermoeglichen
AgeWell will be present at the large science festival in the Vienna City Hall. In more than 50 hands-on stations interested people, escpecially kids, can experience science and technology. The science festival takes place in March, 20th-22nd, 2020.
Our robot was part of a TV report about digital solutions of the aging society as part of the Austrian digitalization strategy: https://www.virtuell-haus.at/digipedia/details/3f23c290-1186-406c-b5e7-08d0edfb6646
In an article in the Hungarian BOOM Magazine, ICT solutions for a healthier life and well-being are discussed also in the context of the AgeWell project. “In a welfare society – and Austria as such – the central issue is how aging citizens feel. This change is not easy as the lack of work creates a drastic vacuum in the lives of many people who can become ill. Our program