Impacto das tecnologias no combate ao isolamento

A project that tests the use of new technologies in the fight against isolation among seniors


Promoter: Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research 
Territorial reach: District of Porto 
Participating municipality: Porto 
Target group: Isolated seniors 
Duration2 years
SDG: 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure; 10. Reduced Inequalities

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The project uses simplified versions of smartphones and tablets and/or models designed specifically for older people or those who are not digitally literate to test their effectiveness in combating isolation.

It includes longitudinal follow-up and assessment to determine the impact of the intervention.

Sustainable Development Goals


This project contributes to the following SDG targets:


Target 9.1

Develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, including regional and transborder infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being, with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all.

Target 9.c

Significantly increase access to information and communications technology and strive to provide universal and affordable access to the Internet in least developed countries by 2020.

Target 10.2

By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status.

Updated on 18 september 2020

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