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LIFEtool gemeinnützige GmbH
R&D | Innovation Management

 Contact data
StreetHafenstraße 47-51 
ZIP, City, Region Linz - 4020 (Upper Austria) 
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 Contact person

Isabel Karlhuber (R&D | Innovation Manager)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 11-50  number of researches: 9

 Central aim of organisation
innovative ICT solutions for people with special needs, innovative AAL-solutions for elderly people

 Briefly describe your organisation
LIFEtool is a non-profit research organisation and has its seat in Linz (Upper Austria). It is dedicated to research and development in the fields of assistive technology and special needs (inclusion), and is responsible for the non-profit consultation network in Austria, Serbia and the Czech Republic. Moreover LIFEtool concentrates on Selection, Development, Distribution and Evaluation for innovative, barrier-free, electronic, digital and technical information- and communication devices as well as special-needs and therapeutic software systems for children, adults and elderly with physical, mental or psychic impairments. LIFEtool´s interdisciplinary team combines educational, psychological and social expertise with technical and programming know-how of researchers and developers.

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
   - E-Inclusion     
   - E-Learning     
   - Ambient Assisted Living (Services for the Elderly)     
   - ICT Applications for Health      
   - Usability Engineering     
   - Man-Machine Interaction     
   - Speech Technology     
   - Sensor Technology     
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
Ambient Assisted Living (Art. 169)

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Non-cooperative Projects (Single projects)        
Cooperative Projects

 RTD Experience
LIFEtool has worked in several successful research projects as partner and coordinator (AAL JP, FP7, national programmes) and can draw on broad experience in project and network management as well as in software development and end-user evaluation. Our core competencies cover: user requirements analysis, pilot evaluations, usability, user experience, interdisciplinary development of learning-, training-, therapeutic software & Apps, user centered design, innovation management and cooperative networks.

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2014-02-24 / 2014-02-24