The Open Call launched by the EU-funded project Gatekeeper targets mid-caps, SMEs, start-ups, universities, research and technological centres and European industry. It offers up to 600,000 EUR to fund 10 projects focusing on Artificial Intelligence & Big Data applications, tools or components to help ensure healthier independent lives for older adults.

The Gatekeeper project is an EU-funded initiative under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. Its main objective is to create a Gatekeeper that connects healthcare providers, businesses, entrepreneurs, elderly citizens and the communities they live in.

Under the open call, the proposals may address one of the following 6 challenges:

  • Dynamic API injection
  • Risks detection and timely response
  • Informal care coordination system
  • Increasing insights from EHR’s unstructured data (risks prevention)
  • Robot companions against social isolation
  • Embedded ML in Smart Devices

Budget: 600.000€, with a maximum of 10 projects funded (up to 60.000€ each project)

Closing date of the call: 28 February 2021 at 17:00 CET

If you wish further information on the Gatekeeper Open Call registration please follow this link.  For more details on the Gatekeeper project please visit the project’s website.

Source: European Commission