The third call initiated by the JPI More Years Better Lives with the topic Ageing and place in a digitising worldwas launched in January 2017 and closed on the 3rd of April. 30 proposals were succesfully submitted, involving 121 researchers. In total 11 funding organisations from 10 different countries participated in the call. The Peer Review Panel meeting, where the proposals are assessed by experts, will take place on 6-7 September 2017 in Madrid. Decisions about successful projects shall be made by the end of September. The research projects selected for funding will start at the beginning of 2018.
Content of the call
The third call is concerned with the ways in which the wellbeing of older people, at all stages of later life, is supported and promoted through the design of the physical environment, the use of technologies of all kinds, and access to opportunities for learning. The objective is to attract innovative investigations which cross the boundaries of conventional academic disciplines, giving preference to proposals which explore the potential of interactions between the themes of place, learning and technology.
JPI MYBL activities
The JPI MYBL supports research through joint calls for proposals. Projects are expected to be multi-disciplinary and to cross the traditional boundaries of Government, departments and sectors.