PARTNERS OF THE ACTIMENTIA PROJECT
The Actimentia project is developed by the following institutions.
The Institute of Sport and Exercise Sciences (IfS) is part of Department 07 – Psychology and Sports Sciences at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Being comprised of seven areas of operation, about 60 employees and around 1600 students, the IfS is one of the largest sports science facilities in Germany. The main focus of the IfS lies on excelling in research resulting in acquisition of funds and PHDs, as well as formidable teaching in school related and non-school-related degree programs. To achieve these goals, there are many partnerships on the international and national level.
BFI – Institute for vocational advancement (www.bfi-ooe.at) is an Upper Austrian vocational training institution that meets the new requirements of the 21st century’s labour market. It has become a market leader in all variations of re-entry into the job market, second chance education and vocational qualification in health, social and other service jobs. It provides an integrated spectrum of education and training covering all qualification levels – including university degrees – for both professional and occupational applications for single participants, organisations, companies or special interest groups and stakeholders.
Association Generations (Bulgaria)
Association GENERATIONS – is a not for profit organization, located in Sofia, Bulgaria. Our association works for people aged 50+, building social bridges by implementing intergenerational practices, variety of topics related to the workforce adaptation – developing and realizing of soft skills trainings, incl. diversity management, enhancing work-life balance and the compatibility of work with care-giving responsibilities. We try to assist the process of managing the differences in the light of the demographic and social changes.
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences at the Wingate Institute (Israël)
The Wingate College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences (WIN) is an accredited academic institution devoted to the exercise sciences and physical education. It offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, providing students with theoretical and
applied knowledge in the many areas of sport, exercise and human movement sciences, such as exercise physiology, motor learning,
sport pedagogy, biomechanics, kinesiology, and philosophy of sport, as well as in related sciences such as health and nutrition. In addition to the areas of specialization offered at the College such as cardiac rehabilitation, adapted physical activity, posture cultivation and sports management, the College offers a unique program in health and physical activity in advanced age. The program has been operating for over 20 years and has gained a worldwide reputation.
European Advisors’ Association PLinEU is a pioneer non-governmental organization from Krakow, which elaborates, promotes and implements innovative methods of vocational education training for unemployed people and lifelong learning programmes based on Life Balance idea. We have assisted more than 2000 persons, 500 organizations and businesses. We have successfully completed many social projects mainly in the area of Life Balance assistance. In our work, we continue to search for the best ways to activate and support those who are eager to be active in the labour market or in their environment and are in the process of long life learning.
Interactive 4D (France)
Since 2010, Interactive 4D designs and develops serious games and gamified e-learning tools to meet the growing needs in the fields of:
- Professional training: learning games, LMS plateforms and gamified e-learning modules.
- Smart cities and smart territories that want to promote their cultural and natural heritage and raise awareness among citizens towards environmental and security issues.
- E-health (health assessment tools, telemedicine, health education of patients, training of healthcare professionals).
For the Actimentia project, INTERACTIVE 4D is responsible for the design and the development of the online gamified e-learning plateform which includes a program of physical exercices based on videos created by the project partners.
Interactive 4D is also in charge of the design of the website and its periodic updates.
Wohlfahrtswerk für Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
Wohlfahrtswerk für Baden-Württemberg is one of the biggest providers of services for the elderly in Baden-Württemberg, caring for around 2,000 elderly people with a team of 1,500 employees. We offer a range of residential options from sheltered housing to in-house residential care, residential communities for the elderly and a generation house, as well as a wide range of services for assisted living in ones own home. For more than 200 years the foundation incorporated under civil law and its predecessors has been following two fundamental functions: to maintain social services and facilities and to encourage and implement innovation in the social sector.This becomes evident throgh the fact that since 2006 the R&D department of Wohlfahrtswerk is involved in various research and model projects, regarding i.e. the implementation and integration of digitization into the housing and care offers for seniors.
“FRODIZO” is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization for the provision of social care services to elderly and disabled people in order for them to retain their maximum level of autonomy and well being. FRODIZO aims to the organization and participation in social prone initiatives and actions that promote active ageing, independent living and social inclusion of elderly and disabled.
EGREPA is the European Group for Research into Elderly and Physical Activity. The research area of Physical Activity for the elderly is a rapidly growing field. The European Group for Research into Elderly and Physical Activity (EGREPA) was born during the Third International Conference on Physical Activity, Aging and Sport, held at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, in 1992. At this meeting it was recognized that there was a need for a European international scientific organization which would deal with these concerns. Since that moment EGREPA has organized and collaborated in a series of events aimed at achieving its founding objectives.