The RAMCIP project was presented in the Mediterranean Alzheimer´s Alliance Meeting, with representatives from 17 countries: Algeria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Italy, Greece, Libya, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey.
RAMCIP participated in a workshop entitled “Trends and challenges of Cyber Physical Systems: Design, Architectures and Applications” at the ICT conference 2016 which was held in Thessaloniki, Greece. It was a full day workshop with a combination of invited talks and demonstrators from both industry and academia, jointly supported by RADIO, ARGO, and RAMCIP EU H2020 funded projects.
The fourth plenary meeting of the RAMCIP project was held in Lublin, Poland, in 3-4 March 2016, hosted at the premises of the Medical University of Lublin (LUM). During this meeting, the RAMCIP partners presented their advancements and progress with respect to the previous meeting, especially in the scope of the project’s technical developments on the algorithms and methods that are planned to be integrated on the first version of the RAMCIP robot, foreseen by the end of this year.
RAMCIP participated in the 8th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease Congress 5 (CTAD 2015), which was held on November 2015, in Barcelona, Spain. The following poster was presented by ACE: Carla Abdelnour et. Al., RAMCIP project: Robotic Research and Development to Help Alzheimer’s Disease Patients at Home.
RAMCIP participated in this year’s International Symposium on Companion Technologies, which was held in Ulm, Germany, on September 2015, through the invited speech: “Emotion recognition in service robots for Assisted Living Environments – the RAMCIP project approach”. The speech was given by Dr. Dimitrios Giakoumis from CERTH.
RAMCIP participated in the 5th EAI International Symposium on Pervasive Computing Paradigms for Mental Health (MindCare 2015), which was held on September 2015, in Milan, Italy. The following paper was presented: Kostavelis, I., Giakoumis, D., Malasiotis, S. and Tzovaras, D., “RAMCIP: Towards a Robotic Assistant to Support Elderly with Mild Cognitive Impairments at home”.
The third meeting of the RAMCIP project was held in Munich, Germany, in 14-15 October 2015; it was hosted by Technische Universitaet Muenchen – Chair of Information-oriented Control. The meeting gave to the RAMCIP consortium the opportunity to discuss their progress and the future directions of the project and plan the next steps and activities.
Fundacio ACE represented the RAMCIP consortium at the Responsible Research Innovation-ICT 2015 workshop, which was held in Brussels, on the 8-9th of July 2015. The workshop was a European Commission DG Connect initiative together with the RRI-ICT Forum Project.
The second meeting of the RAMCIP project was held in Barcelona, Spain, in 27-28 April 2015. The meeting, which was hosted by Fundacio ACE, gave to the RAMCIP consortium the opportunity to discuss their progress and the future directions of the project and plan the next steps and activities. Special focus was given to the design and deployment of the workshops and surveys for the analysis of the needs and requirements of the target RAMCIP end users.
The Information Technologies Institute of Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH/ITI) participated in the Human-Robot Hand-Over Workshop at the Robotics: Science and Systems Conference which was held in Rome, Italy from 13th to 17th July 2015. The following paper was presented in the workshop:
"Human-inspired object load transfer in hand-over tasks" authored by Efi Psomopoulou and Zoe Doulgeri.