Ideable will pitch zocaalo in the first AAL2Business Venture Academy (Vienna, 6 June 2018). Ideable, in its Kwido Department, focused on eldercare and technology, is developing zocaalo with other European partners under the AAL Programme. Ideable will be presenting zocaalo in Vienna as a marketplace of certified apps for the elderly people. It is a way to help to build accessible and usable apps for these end-users and certify that they fulfill with the basic requirements for this sector. What are the goals for the zocaalo marketplace? To facilitate the widespread uptake of accessible and easy-to-use apps for elderly users and/or caregivers. These apps are certified as suitable for the needs and requirements of elderly people To provide eldercare sector
Ideable has presented zocaalo in the Ageing Fit event that was held in Coimbra (Portugal, October 2-4). Ideable presented the zocaalo project in its stand, receiving feedback from many companies, especially from: Public organizations interested in certified apps for the elderly users. Startups that need a certified seal of accessibility for the eldercare sector. End users’ organizations willing to be a part of our testing and co-creation ecosystem. In addition, Iñaki Bartolomé, CEO at Ideable, participated as a speaker in the innovation area that took part in the second day of the event, talking about the present and future features of zocaalo platform: We presented the coming webinar that will take place in April for all stakeholders interested in participating in zocaalo.
Ideable has presented zocaalo in the last AAL Forum 2017 that was held in Coimbra (Portugal, October 2-4). Ideable presented the zocaalo project in its stand, and received interesting feedback about the project, especially from: Public organizations interested in certified apps for the elderly users. Startups that need a certified seal of accessibility for the eldercare sector. In addition, Iñaki Bartolomé, CEO at Ideable, participated as speaker in some of the workshops of the meeting, talking about present and future features of zocaalo platform: Participated in the first workshop, the opening day, dedicated to business coaching for AAL projects. Presented zocaalo in the “How to build a viable business model in an AAL project” workshop. Finally made some networking too in
Ideable will be present at the next AAL Forum to be held in Coimbra (Portugal, October 2-4) featuring platforms zocaalo and kwido in its own stand. The Active and Assisted Living (AAL) programme funds projects in public-private partnership in the field of information and communication technology (ICT). AAL involves all European countries and regions, including some from outside Europe, whose aim is to improve the quality of life of older people by developing and using sustainable innovative solutions based on information and communication (ICT) that truly respond to their needs with a multidisciplinary point of view. AAL Forum is an annual meeting that gathers a presentation of the latest advances in terms of ICT technologies applied
Partners of zocaalo project received Business Coaching Session (AAL2BUSINESS) last 4th of May with the coordination of Pasi Pussinen, Business Renewal in Organizations and Networks expert in VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. The workshop was focused on the business model design, value proposition design and business model testing of zocaalo. Some important aspects were explained for a success model like routes for commercialization where understanding options for commercialization of project results and identify preferred commercialization route were main objectives for the partnership. Different business tools were applied to define zocaalo results like a preliminary zocaalo Canvas Model, ownership identifications, commercializations channels and income models. Partners collaborate to define initial business roadmap and received different guidelines