The next table summarizes the partner’s skills and the role of each partner in the project:
|Partner||Expertise||Tasks - Role in the Project|
> Public Administration
> Promotion and development actions to favour economical development of the region
> Design and promotion of the needed regulatory and legal framework
• Coordination of the project.
• Leader of WP1: mentoring from health clusters experience, including the public policies supporting the setting-up and dynamisation of local clusters.
• Leader of WP7: implementation plan, with the goal of making it happen in 3 years.
• Leader of WP8: dissemination of good practises and project results as well as the organisation of a final cluster launching conference.
• Leader of WP9: project management, including monitoring the project progress.
> Private Research centre
> Knowledge of the sector needs and trends.
> Two main approaches of the Health Division: gerontotechnologies, application of technology to favour the quality of life of the elderly and biomedical engineering mainly address to disabilities.
• Leader fo WP3: analysis of assistive technologies, including studying the strategic reports published by the European and national Technology platforms, the offer at the EU of the AT sector and elaboration of a report on the current situation.
• Leader of WP5 devoted to the identification and implementation of local working groups.
• Leader of WP6 dedicated to the definition of the cluster scope and the drafting of a research agenda defining the structure, governing rules, research areas and strategy to be followed by the cluster.
> Consultancy in disability policies.
> AT and accessibility solutions' development and implementation
> Technical service and maintenance of AT
> Training and education in Assistive Devices, Accesibility and related public policies.
• Will lead the WP4 dedicated to the analysis of the local economic and R&D potential, based on the analysis of macroeconomic variables and indicators of the regional economic performance in research, technology development and innovation and including a SWOT analysis. It Will provide support and share its industrial expertise in the AT sector
> Research institute and, through the Matia Foundation, an end-user of assistive technologies.
> Expertise in research on ageing and disability, with close contact with this population.
> Offers a wide range of services such as residential settings for older adults, day care centres and residential settings for disabled.
• Since directly concerned, INGEMA will lead the WP2 targeted to the analysis of policies – European, national and local – in support of the assistive sector, to determine policy implications for the support of the