ADVANCED SMART MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES FOR INDUSTRY 5.0
This Living Lab pioneers ergonomic innovation, offering a cutting-edge solution for assembly operators, particularly senior workers aged 50 and beyond. Within this visionary research hub, an adaptable assembly workstation, featuring a collaborative robot, caters to operators with or without disabilities. This fosters an environment where satisfaction, well-being, and productivity flourish. Imagine a workstation that adjusts its height to accommodate varying physical needs, tailored lighting for those with low vision, and an intuitive RGB system or interactive screen guiding assembly tasks for a fulfilling experience. The collaborative robot acts as a trusted co-worker, enhancing safety, efficiency, collaboration, and performance. The Living Lab invites entrepreneurs to explore the technology’s potential through our “Test Before Invest” program, offering firsthand insight into how it enhances workforce performance and well-being. This approach can boost technology acceptance in the workplace. Additionally, skill and training services are available for entrepreneurs and employees of all ages, ensuring everyone thrives in the future workplace.
FUTURECARE APARTMENT FOR ALL
Discover a groundbreaking initiative at the heart of Castelfranco Veneto (Treviso), where digital technology and innovation transform lives. Our Living Lab is more than just a smart home, it is a place of accessibility, inclusiveness, and empowerment for individuals with disabilities and older adults, as well as their caregivers. This Living Lab envisages the future of independent living. Here, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cutting-edge digital services converge to create an environment where everyday tasks become opportunities for autonomy and independence. Our mission is simple yet profound: to make private and working life more accessible and inclusive through the power of smart technologies. “Weekends of Autonomy” were scheduled in the last years, where people can experience firsthand the transformative potential of these innovations. Immerse themselves in a world where barriers are dismantled, and daily activities are made easier. Besides, the smart apartment is not just a place for exploration. Indeed, it is a resource for individuals, companies, and caregivers alike. We offer services like “Test Before Invest,” allowing businesses to assess the viability of these new technologies, and “Skills and Training,” empowering professionals and non-professionals to deliver the highest level of care.
INCLUSIVE AND ACCESSIBLE PARK FOR WELL-BEING AND ACTIVE AGEING
Nestled within Padova’s (PD) urban landscape, this novel and transformative Inclusive and Accessible Living Lab reimagines public spaces as havens of opportunity, welcoming people of all abilities to thrive, explore, and connect. This Living Lab is not just an urban park. It embodies the future, where every individual, regardless of their abilities, can independently and safely enjoy outdoor living and leisure time. Here, accessible and usable urban furniture and rides designed for adults and children with and without disabilities harmoniously coexist. Besides, state-of-the-art sports equipment supports well-being and active aging. The inclusive and accessible park is also a hub of inspiration for companies and public administrations. We can invite them to witness firsthand the transformative potential of inclusive urban planning and design. Indeed, the Living Lab offers a unique opportunity for these stakeholders to explore the future of urban development. Through “Test Before Invest” services, companies can assess the feasibility and impact of inclusive features, gaining invaluable insights to shape the parks of tomorrow. Public administrations can use this living example to enhance their urban spaces, fostering a sense of belonging and empowerment within their communities.