About Us

Express to Connect (E2C) is a development projectfunded by the European Commission under theAmbient Assisted Living (AAL) Joint Programme.The project started in March 2010 and will run for36 months.The Express to Connect project addresses theEuropean-wide challenge of ageing. It is estimatedthat by 2050, the number of people over the age of80 will double in Europe. Being old increases the riskof becoming lonely and isolated.Researches show that recollection increases the mentalwellbeing of senior citizens. Express to Connect aimsto boost remembrance with a new innovative servicethat encourages elderly people to capture theirpersonal history, memories and stories - and sharethem with others.The end-users and the SMEs will be integrated into allsteps of the project, either directly present or indirectlythrough ethnographic research and the business‘idea market’ and commercialisation.