Ad van Berlo
Ad van Berlo is biomedical engineer and gerontologist. He did his Ph.D in blood purification. He has been working in smart houses, smart living, e-health and integrated care since 1992. Currently he is manager R&D at Smart Homes, an expert centre and SME for developing smart home and health technologies.
His contribution is about experiences with international R&D projects and EU funding. The presentation will give some general and personal experiences in acquiring, working and managing of EU funded research and innovation projects. Aspects of cross-border and multi-cultural cooperation, multi-disciplinary teamwork and exploitation will be covered. Both positive aspects and negative aspects will be mentioned. Overall, the balance is positive, both from a business point of view as from personal experiences.