Fundación TECNALIA RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (www.tecnalia.com) is, from the 1st of January 2011, a private, non profit, research organisation resulting from the merging of eight research centers: Cidemco, ESI, EUVE, Fatronik, Inasmet, Labein, Leia and Robotiker. TECNALIA is the leading private research and technology entity in Spain and the fifth largest in Europe, employing 1500 people (164 PhDs). TECNALIA operates in the following fields: Industry and Transport, ICT, Sustainable Development, Innovation Systems and Health. TECNALIA is very active in FP7, participating in 169 projects and coordinating 34 of them. The Health Technologies Business Unit is focused on the ICT application to Assistive Technologies for disabled and elderly people, developing solutions for autonomy, safety, independence and quality of life at home: e-health, assistive robotics, solutions to make the caretaker’s job easier, prevention of physical and cognitive deterioration, rehabilitation and compensation of motor and cognitive impairments and promotion of social life. The Health Technologies unit is now participating in ten European projects on AAL and companion robotics: SOPRANO (FP6-AAL call), AMIE (ITEA 2006 call), DUSBOT (FP6 IST Advanced robotics call), COMPANIONABLE (FP7- ICT and Aging call), HAPTIMAP (FP7-ICT-2007-2 call), BEDMOND (AAL-2008-1 call), HMFM (AAL-2008-1), ASSISTANT (AAL-2011-4), TECFORLIFE (FP7-REGIONS-2008-2), FLORENCE (FP7-ICT-2009-4) and European Network on Robotics for NeuroRehabilitation (COST – 2009)

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