Arena for testing welfare technology

Reference number 2018-04508
Coordinator RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB - ACREO, Kista
Funding from Vinnova SEK 1 500 000
Project duration November 2018 - October 2019
Status Ongoing
Venture The strategic innovation programme for the Internet of Things

Purpose and goal

Increasing numbers of people in Sweden reach a high age and more and more people choose to stay home longer. We face major challenges in meeting the need for recruitment in the care of the elderly. Technical solutions will then be a necessary complement to meeting the resource needs in the future. The project aims to create a neutral arena where all parties can contribute their domain knowledge to create an open, competitive welfare technology environment that benefits all stakeholders. The arena enables testing and validation of technology based on jointly established rules.

Expected results and effects

An open arena and consensus of reference architecture, is a guarantee for well-functioning welfare technology products and services. Increased knowledge and a tool for test and verification, generates security for customers and greater demand for welfare technology. An open and transparent welfare technology environment without proprietary solutions, create an innovative future that will benefit the customer / user. With a supplier-independent virtual platform for testing and verification, clients can track tenders and deliveries without in-depth technical knowledge.

Planned approach and implementation

Step 1 Pilot study Stakehold mapping and anchoring Reconnaissance on standardization Generation of generic reference architecture / minimum framework Sketch on test platform Study report and detailed project plan for implementation Step 2 implementation WP0 Organisation around the project and communication plan WP1 generic reference architecture / minimum framework WP2 Building a test environment WP3 Building a user arena / user interface WP4 Acceptance test of technology, processes and arena / interface WP5 Legal and policy WP6 Short and long-term management of plattform

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