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Florez Atehortua, L. (author)
A social innovation is a novel solution to a social problem that is more effective, efficient, sustainable for which the value created accrues primarily to society as a whole rather than private individuals. Social innovations come in various forms such as (1) doing something good in/for society; (2) changing social practices and/or structure, ...
master thesis 2015
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Broers, W.J.W. (author), De Reuver, G.A. (author), Florez Atehuortua, L. (author), Guldemond, N.A. (author)
The world’s population is rapidly aging, which affects healthcare budgets, resources, pensions and social security systems. Although most older adults prefer to live independently in their own home as long as possible, smart living solutions to support elderly people at home did not reach mass adoption, yet. To support people age-in-place a...
conference paper 2015
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Broers, W.J.W. (author), Nikayin, F.A. (author), De Reuver, G.A. (author)
Supporting the ageing population is a worldwide challenge as it causes a huge tension on societies, regarding to healthcare budgets, resources, pensions and social security systems. To support people ‘age in place’ we propose a digital matchmaking platform for health and wellbeing. Nevertheless, what should be the main purpose of such a platform...
conference paper 2014