Work packages

The GUIDed project was composed of five work packages:

WP1 Project management and scientific coordination

This work package focused on project coordination, aiming at accomplishing all strategic targets of the project. Its activities ensured management and coordination of the research and development work, definition of the quality qontrol and assurance plan, reporting on project progress as well as management of all financial and administrative tasks of the project.

WP2 End-user involvement and experimental evaluation

This work package defined the process and procedures for the recruitment and continuous involvement of older adults, as well as secondary and tertiary beneficiaries in the project activities, especially evaluation. This included also establishing a consortium ethics board to monitor compliance with national and European rules and regulations.

WP3 Smart kit assembly and platform development

This work package is about development, integration and optimisation of the GUIDed platform, including assembly of the hardware devices to create the smart kit itself, adaptation of existing services and development of extra services that will form the middleware, software platform integration to ensure that services are fully deployable and operational on the end user’s device, and finally platform optimisation.

WP4 Scenarios and demonstrators

This work package defined the scenarios based on the needs and wishes of the end-users. Furthermore, it performed the platform setup, test that the services were fully operational, resolved issues faced during the tests in older adults’ home sand, finally, made it possible to educate and train the end-users on how to adopt and use the services for their wellbeing.

WP5 Dissemination, outreach activities and commercialisation plan

This work package implemented the dissemination and outreach plans of the project. It defined communication channels for the diffusion of the project’s results at local and international levels, as well as contributed to the exploitation plan of GUIDed.