Project Progress

The full picture since starting out the project


Project Timeline

PHASE 01

User Needs

This 1st phase needed to include the launch of the website, creative workshops & setting up the requirements.

PHASE 02

Development

The next stage included platform development, AI algorithms, internal testing and end-user testing.

PHASE 03

MVP

At this phase, the MVP release was scheduled for mid 2022, with internal testing and end-user testing as well.

PHASE 04

Validation

The penultimate phase should validate the long-term sustenability and include more end-user testing.

PHASE 05

Commercial

The last stage should include final validation for commercial version of the platform

Publications

2021

Doina PISLA, Laurențiu NAE, Calin VAIDA, Eduard OPREA, Adrian PISLA, Bogdan GHERMAN, Tiberiu ANTAL, Katja RIESSENBERGER, Nicolae PLITEA: Development of a Learning Management System for Knowledge Transfer in Engineering, Acta Technica Napocensis, Series Applied Mathematics, Mechanics and Engineering, 64(3), pp. 361-368, 2021. WOS:000729656100002, ISSN: 1221-5872


Calin VAIDA, Laurentiu NAE, Michel DERIAZ, Adrian PISLA, Eduard OPREA, Bogdan GHERMAN, Andreea MIRCEA, Leen STULENS, Doina PISLA, User Needs and Requirements Analysis for a Seniors Dedicated AI Driven Knowledge Transfer Platform, Acta Technica Napocensis, Series Applied Mathematics, Mechanics and Engineering, 64(4), pp. 813-820, 2021. WOS:000740057300029, ISSN: 1221-5872


Bogdan GHERMAN, Laurentiu NAE, Adrian PISLA, Eduard OPREA, Calin VAIDA, Doina PISLA: WisdomOfAge: Designing a platform for Active and Healthy Ageing of senior experts in engineering In: Pissaloux, E., Papadopoulos, G.A., Achilleos, A., Velázquez, R. (eds) ICT for Health, Accessibility and Wellbeing. IHAW 2021. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1538. Springer, Cham.

2022

Adrian PISLA, Laurențiu NAE, Calin VAIDA, Eduard OPREA, Bogdan GHERMAN, Michel DERIAZ, Doina PISLA: Modern Project Approaches in Shortening the Lead Time in Innovation for Young Emerging Companies Based on the Experienced Seniors Knowledge, International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, COMA 2022, 9-11 March 2022 – presented at the conference, in press


Gabriela Rus, Laurentiu Nae, Bogdan Gherman, Calin Vaida, Michel Deriaz, Eduard Oprea and Doina Pisla: An Innovative Recommendation System for a Knowledge Transfer Matchmaking Platform, IC-IHAW 2022 (Second International Conference on ICT for Health, Accessibility&Wellbeing), 5-7 December 2022, Larnaca, Cyprus, under review


Gabriela Rus, Elvetian, Calin Vaida, Laurentiu Nae, Bogdan Gherman, Eduard Oprea, Adrian Pisla, Belgian, Doina Pisla, An experimental evaluation of the performance and key factors of intelligent recommendation system, The Joint International Conference of the 13th IFToMM International Symposium on Science of Mechanisms and Machines (SYROM 2022) and the XXV International Conference on Robotics (ROBOTICS 2022), November 17 – 18, 2022, Iasi, Romania – under review


Rießenberger, K. A., Hüsler S., Bruggmann A., Eicher S., Stulens L., Misoch S. (2022). WisdomOfAge: Developing a Seniors Digital Platform for Knowledge Transfer through Participatory Design. Position Paper accepted at the ICT4AWE conference. [Best Position Paper Award]


Kevin Guyard, Michel Deriaz, Jonathan Bertolaccini: Scalable recommendation system approach for a companies – seniors matching Artificial Intelligence for Industries 2022 (https://www.ai4i.org), September 19-21, 2022, California, USA (Accepted paper)

2023

Gabriela, R. et al. (2023). Fuzzy Logic Systems: From WisdomofAge Mentoring Platform to Medical Robots. In: Tarnita, D., Dumitru, N., Pisla, D., Carbone, G., Geonea, I. (eds) New Trends in Medical and Service Robotics. MESROB 2023. Mechanisms and Machine Science, vol 133. Springer, Cham.


A. Pîslă, Samira-Salomé Hüsler, Mihai Ciupe, F. Schittenhelm, Süleyman Torasan, L. Stulens. WoA - Wisdom of Age: Collaborative Learning using Human-Computer Interaction. 2023 5th International Congress on Human-Computer Interaction, Optimization and Robotic Applications (HORA).


K. Rießenberger, S. Misoch, S. Hüsler, D. Hedinger, L. Stulens, B. Gherman, S. Broeder. Information and Communication Technologies for Aging Well and e-Health. Springer Nature Switzerland, 2023. G. Rus, C., Vaida, B., Gherman, A., Pisla, L. Nae, P., Tucan, M., Ciupe, D., Pisla. On the development and validation of a matchmaking mentoring platform, International Conference on Production Research, to be published.


APA: Guyard, A., & Yumy, M. (2022). A scalable recommendation system approach for a companies - seniors matching. In 2022 5th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Industries (AI4I) (pp. 1-6). IEEE.

Conferences

2022

Katja Antonia Rießenberger, Anja Bruggmann, Leen Stulens, Simone Eicher, Samira-Salomé Hüsler, Sabina Misoch: Co-Creation with Older Adults in Early-Stage Online Platform Development, 24th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI 2022, 26 June – 1 July 2022


Katja Antonia Riessenberger, Anja Bruggmann, Leen Stulens: WisdomOfAge – Co-Creating a Digital Platform to Build Mentorships between Professionals 60+ and Companies, Trager Institute, 23-26 April, 2022


04/2022 Presentation: “WisdomOfAge: Developing a Seniors Digital Platform for Knowledge Transfer through Participatory Design.” at the ICT4AWE conference.


07/2022 Presentation “Inclusion of Older End-users in the Development Process to Counter the Grey Digital Divide” at the European Sociological Association Mid-term Conference on “AGEING IN EUROPE: Towards more Inclusive Societies, Research and Policy”


07/2022 Presentation “De-scripting of Age in Co-designing Techno-Futures with Older Adults” at the EASST 2022 – Politics of technoscientific futures Conference

2023

Broeder, S. et al. (2023, February 10-11). Innovatie in de zorgsector vanuit het perspectief van ouderen, Oostende, Belgium”, 46ste BVGG Wintermeeting, 10/02/2023


Development of a Digital Workplace for Seniors and Companies” at EGen (European Conference on Aging & Gerontology) London, UK, EGen, organized by IAFOR (International Academic Forum), 16/07/2023


WoA - Wisdom of Age: Collaborative Learning using Human-Computer Interaction, 5th International Congress HORA 2023, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 8/06/2023


On the development and validation of a matchmaking mentoring platform, 27th International Conference on Production Research, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 26/07/2023

Consortium Meetings

2022

WisdomOfAge Consortium Meeting Geneva, 5-6 April

2022

WisdomOfAge – Consortium Meeting Bucharest, 27-28 June

2023

WisdomOfAge – Consortium Meeting Bucharest, 26-27 July

Platform Launch

2023

WisdomOfAge – Launch Press Conference Bucharest, 26 July

Newsletters, blog posts, press releases

May 2021

Press release regarding the launch of WisdomOfAge published on the webpage of the Digital Twin.

May 2021

Press release regarding the launch of WisdomOfAge published on the webpage of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

June 2021

Press release regarding the WisdomofAge project published on the OST/IAF website.

September 2021

LinkedIn profile has been launched

September 2021

Newsletter regarding WisdomOfAge project published on the website of the Belgium partner.

September 2021

Blog post on the In4care website.

October 2021

October 2021

Newsletter regarding the co-creation event for the identification of the seniors needs.

November 2021

Project dissemination within the IC-IHAW 2021 conference in Cyprus 

November 2021

Project dissemination within the QIEM 2021 conference in Cluj-Napoca

December 2021

Blog post – The launch of the WisdomOfAge platform alpha version 1.0

April 2022

Happy Aging Newsletter regarding the project meeting in Geneva – Happy Aging Nieuws (mailchi.mp)

May 2022

Happy Aging Newsletter, regarding the business model survey for mentors – De zorgproeftuin van In4care

May 2022

Publication of a presentation film of the Wisfomon of Age platform and social media promotion – Youtube

May 2022

Presentation: “Re-launch your business with WisdomOfAge” – Space and Security for Eastern Europe 2022 Conference and Exhibition

July 2023

Press release: “WisdomOfAge Launch” – Bucharest, Press conference

Co-creation Workshops

Date & Location
Organizer
Workshop
08.09.2021      St. Gallen Switzerland

Institute for Ageing Research IAF

University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland

Co-creation workshop with senior end-users from Switzerland

Presentation of the WisdomOfAge concept General structure of the platform Main requirements

15.09.2021 BioVille Belgium

Happy Aging

In4care

Co-creation workshop with senior end-users from Belgium Presentation of the WisdomOfAge concept

General structure of the platform

Main requirements

28.09.2021 Bucharest Romania

Digital Twin

Co-creation workshop – end-user feedback analysis

Analysis of workshops held in Switzerland and Belgium

Grouping requirements into different priority groups

Requirements ranking

Update platform specifications

03.11.2021       St. Gallen Switzerland

Institute for Ageing Research IAF

University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland

Co-creation workshop with senior end-users from Switzerland Second round of discussions with senior end-users regarding WisdomOfAge

MoSCoW analysis

Needs definition

Matchmaking and availability

Relationship with clients

WoA mockups

09.11.2021  BioVille Belgium

Happy Aging

In4care

Co-creation workshop with senior end-users from Belgium

Second round of discussions with senior end-users regarding WisdomOfAge

MoSCoW analysis

Needs definition

Matchmaking and availability

Relationship with clients

WoA mockups

22.11.2021      Cluj Napoca Romania

Technical University of Cluj Napoca

Co-creation workshop elaboration of technical Specifications for WoA platform realization

Analysis of end-user feedback (after the second co-creation workshop session)

Structure and functions included for the first functional version of WoA

Needs analysis and prioritization

25.11.2021 Bucharest Romania

Digital Twin

Workshop validation and completion of technical specifications for MVP (Minimum Viable Product)

End user feedback analysis

Complete MVP specifications

Data models for AI referral systems

Main requirements for the WoA platform version Alpha v1.0