Members of the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT Lahti, Finland) team are (from the left) Senior Researcher Lea Hennala, PhD; Senior Researcher Satu Pekkarinen, PhD; Postdoctoral Researcher Outi Tuisku, PhD and Professor (Service Innovations) Helinä Melkas, D.Sc. (Tech.).
LUT Lahti brings into the ORIENT project expertise in, for example, socio-technical transition, user-driven innovation, service innovation, use of wellbeing technologies and human-computer interaction.
LUT Lahti’s role in the project is related especially to orientation at the meso-level (e.g. for care organisations, municipalities, technology companies, service providers) as well as project management and coordination, and stakeholder engagement and interaction.
Members of the Mälardalen University (Sweden) team are (from the left) Senior Lecturer Rose-Marie Johansson-Pajala, RN and PhD, and Associate Professor (Care Sciences) Christine Gustafsson, RNT and PhD.
The Mälardalen University team brings into the ORIENT project expertise in elderly care, eHomecare, dementia care and caring sciences. Additionally, our regional and national networks give the ORIENT project access to important stakeholders in Swedish municipal and county councils working with welfare technology (care robots).
The Mälardalen University’s role in the project is related especially to orientation at the micro-level (e.g. older people, their relatives, professional caregivers and care managers) and stakeholder engagement and interaction.
Members of the Paderborn University (Germany) team are (from the left) Professor (Organizational Behavior) Kirsten Thommes and PhD candidate Julia Amelie Hoppe.
The Paderborn team brings into the ORIENT project expertise in teamwork, human-machine interaction and its influence on employees at work as well as expertise in economic experiments. The team focuses especially on the macro-level (e.g. research agencies, politicians and the general public opinion).
JPI MYBL is supported by J-Age II. J-Age II is funded by Horizon2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under Grant Agreement nr 643850.