Aix-Marseille Université and SFU’s Innovation Boulevard to collaborate on aging research [fr]
French Professor Jean-Jacques Temprado from Aix-Marseille Université (AMU) came to Vancouver from May 2-6, 2016 to discuss partnerships with City of Surrey/SFU’s Innovation Boulevard. Both universities wish to collaborate on innovation research in the field technologies for the elderly’s motricity and aging.
Prof. Jean-Jacques Temprado, motricity and movement sciences specialist, met with SFU’s Innovation Boulevard "Aging and Technology Innovation" Chair. The purpose of the visit was to :
- build the bases of a scientific research program on aging and physical activity, with post doc/PhD student exchanges
- build the bases of a consortium to apply to call for projects (e.g. European), in particular in the domain of applications, connected technologies, serious games, etc. dedicated to well-being and health for the elderly
- present and discuss the future extension of the smartphone application « Move&See » to canadian cities, especially Vancouver.
He also presented his Coord-Age project during the Age-Well conference, a network dedicated to the improvement of seniors and caregivers’ lives, broadcasted live across Canadian universities.
In the news (in French):
M. Temprado was interviewed live on CBC-Radio Canada’s Boulevard du Pacifique radio show. You can listen to the recording here.
In the news (in English):
Donwload the PDF version of the article published in Business in Vancouver, Sep. 13th, 2016.