AFECO was presented to the COST Scientific Committee in Lisbon

AFECO project was presented by Carina Dantas, who was invited to present NET4Age-Friendly to the COST Scientific Committee (SC) at the 18th SC meeting in Lisbon.

The COST SC advises the COST Association – European Cooperation in Science and Technology about the quality of the Open Call and in particular, the procedures related to the submission, evaluation, and selection of proposals. It also oversees the monitoring and final assessment of COST Actions.

NET4Age-Friendly was one of the Actions selected to be presented based on its excellent intermmediate results and expected short- and long-term impacts. Carina Dantas is the chair of The of NET4Age-Friendly, whose main aim is to establish an international and interdisciplinary network of researchers from all sectors to foster awareness, and to support the creation and implementation of smart, healthy indoor and outdoor environments for present and future generations. In this regard, Carina presented some of the SHAFE (Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments) related projects, including AFECO, which aims to promote the empowerment of older adults to apply affordable age-friendly and eco-friendly solutions to age in place.

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