The Social Science Department has worked with welfare technology for several years. We are concerned with the welfare technology in the provision of service from the perspective of the municipal government, the use of welfare technology in the home as seen from the users’ perspective, and the development of welfare technology as seen from the vendor’s perspective.
Over the course of 2016, we have used these perspectives when we studied the implementation of welfare technology, sometimes referred to as “welfare technology” (see NOU 2011:11 Innovation in care).
We are an active member in the Norwegian Smart Care Cluster. In addition, we participate in the European Union network The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA), both as a member, as part of the Stavanger region's Reference Site, and as an active participant in the Independent Living Solutions action group.