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Assisting people with memory loss

Joint Artificial Intelligence Network “JAIN” provides assistance to people with memory loss to improve quality of life.

JAIN Challenge 2023 

Live pitches: 23 Juni 

Award Ceremony: 29 Juni

Who has the best product and/or prototype for people with dementia?

JAIN is a demand-driven program for the development of knowledge and innovations, to:

  1. Live at home in the familiar environment for as long as possible;
  2. Increase the self-reliance, co-reliance and quality of life of people with memory loss;
  3. Improve support for relatives, informal carers and healthcare professionals;
  4. Make healthcare costs more efficient and effective.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) contributes to the; 

self-reliance of people with memory loss and there
love-ones and caregivers in real time. This AI is delivered by a smart combination of algorithms, data analysis, smart sensors, situational awareness, location-based technology, virtual reality, voice bots, social media, personal wiki and information from the internet.

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Message from Minister Conny Helder

Conny Helder has been chosen as the new Minister of Long-term Care and Sport at the Ministry of Health and as a healthcare professional; Conny Helder has deep, extensive experience and understanding of healthcare systems.

In close collaboration with INTERDEM, Alzheimer Nederland and Alzheimer Europe, JAIN has organized the World JAIN Challenge (WJC) on the 23rd, and the 24th of March 2022.

The winners CeCe, best prototype, and Genus Home Care, best full-fledged product, have been announced on the 6th of April 2022 by our Dutch Minister of Long Term Care Conny Helder.

Quote of Conny Helder, Minister of Long Term Care, about the JAIN Challenge: "All product developers who participated in this World JAIN Challenge are in the premier league with regard to producing products for people with dementia".

In the category best prototype, the winner is DeepVibes, by Frederico Allegro and his team from the UK. 

In the category best product, the winner is Genus Home Care by Marie-Christine Vierhout and Jill Mulder from Holland. 

You can review the World JAIN Challenge 2022 live on our YouTube Channel 

JAIN Challenge NL 2023

The aim of the JAIN Challenge is to gather as much knowledge as possible about promising assistive technology in dementia. JAIN sees healthcare technology as a tool to combat the negative impact of dementia and memory loss.

The JAIN Challenge is a biennial competition for developed technical products and services based on artificial intelligence, which support the quality of life and self-reliance of people with dementia and their carers and reduce the workload for professionals, relatives and carer. Prof. Erik Scherder, Prof. Catholijn Jonker, Prof. Dick Swaab and Marco Blom (Alzheimer Netherlands) were participating in the first national JAIN challenge.

 The first national JAIN challenge was organized in the spring of 2021, the World JAIN Challenge followed in March 2022, See our YouTube Channel. The next JAIN Challenge NL will take place in June 2023. 

By subscribing at JAIN you will be kept up to date with valuable JAIN content and you can track virtual events. More: on LinkedIn

You can review the World JAIN Challenge 2022 live on our YouTube Channel 

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