student exchange program

Student Exchange Program Recap

The student exchange program as a part of the FRAIL project was organized between three partners of the project – Qolware, TUM, and imec. Five students decided to participate in the program, and they spent two weeks in Munich, in Qolware and TUM, and traveled to Brussels to visit imec. Week 1 – Product Design, Market Research, and Business Strategy On their first day, students arrived at Qolware, where they learned about this startup company and their Lola app. During this first week, they did market research, learned about frailty and Fried scale, and worked on product design. The students…
FRAIL pilot

FRAIL Pilot Testing in France

Back in May, we published an article summarizing the basics of the FRAIL pilot testing of the Lola App for fall detection. If you would like to join our pilot testing you can find more information in that article. So far, most of the participants in the pilot are from France and were recruited with the help of the project partner MADoPA. Representatives of MADoPA presented the FRAIL project and its goals all over France. They talked to seniors at conferences, such as Senior Forum, and also in senior and retirement homes. Today we would like to share the details…
Futur en Seine Festival

On Futur.e.s Festival

On the 13th and 14th of June, the FRAIL Project participated in the 2019 Edition of Festival, the most significant European innovation and digital festival. The Futur.e.s festival is organized, by one of the business development partners in the FRAIL project, Cap Digital, the largest cluster in Europe dedicated to digital transformation and ecological transition. Every year, Futur.e.s Festival celebrates the latest cutting-edge technologies and innovation from all around the world. Participating projects and solutions are targeted to 6 key markets - digital health and well-being, industries and services, culture and education, and sustainable city and mobility. Futur.e.s Festival…
Senior Couple Walking

Frailty Prevention & Management

Frailty is a biologic and physiologic process and even though the likelihood of becoming frail grows with age, frailty is not a normal part of the aging. Being frail introduces many risks to the aging process. Frailty is often synonymous with the overall weakness and often leads to disability and frequent hospitalizations. But, frailty is a dynamic process influenced also by lifestyle choices. Frailty and Disability Researchers who studied disability found that it is a dynamic process. In a 53-month long study, community-dwelling individuals have transitioned between states of disability. In the study, the disability was defined as a need…