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The ambition of the proposal is to provide and evaluate new assistance processes for a continuative care carried out through a wide range of health services consisting of different levels of assistance in a domestic and residential field.
The expected goals consists in strengthening and promoting the advancement of innovation, automation and the robotics community in Southern Italy, thus favouring the emergence of potential start-ups, not only in the healthcare field but also in other field related to ICT robotics technologies like logistics, medicine, cleaning, etc.



National Operational Program (PON)


Notice D.D. n. 1735 of 13/07/2017 for the presentation of Industrial Research and Experimental Development Projects in the 12 specialization areas identified in the 2015-2020 NRP

Application ARS01_01120 Area of ​​Specialization "Technologies for living environments"

Project title: Healthy and active aging through SocIal ROBOTICS


Lead Partner: Exprivia

Duration of the project: 30 months

CUP: B96G18000240005

Start of activity: 01/01/2019

Concession decree: n. 2203 of 03.12.2018

Total cost of the project Euro 9,077,780.36 of which Euro 4,506,818.49 concessionary grant from PON MIUR

Total cost Next2U: Euro 372.280,00 of which Euro 186.140,00 concession for PON MIUR

Next2U Scientific Responsible: Prof. Arcangelo Merla

SEATS of activities: Next2U, via dei Peligni 137, Pescara, Italy

    Public-private partnership:

  • Exprivia (Capofila)

  • Item Oxigen srl

  • R2M Solution srl

  • Grifo Multimedia srl

  • Next2U srl

  • Cupersafety srl

  • Istituto Nazionale Riposo e Cura Anziani (INRCA)

  • Fondazione Neurone Onlus

  • Fondazione religione e di culto “Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza” – Opera di San Pio da Pietralcina

  • Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e Perfezionamento Sant’Anna

  • Università degli studi di Milano

  • Università degli studi di Genova

  • Università degli studi di Roma “La Sapienza”

  • Università politecnica delle Marche

  • Fondazione Bruno Kessler

  • Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

  • Istituto Internazionale per gli Alti Studi Scientifici “Eduardo R. Caianiello”

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