Research Projects

This database contains information on EU funded dementia research projects, undertaken since 2007. It is the product of a mapping exercise of European funding programmes for dementia research conducted by Alzheimer Europe in 2020. This database is not an exhaustive resource of information. It contains information about European projects that are funded by European programmes including FP7, H2020, IMI, JNPD, AAL and EU Health.

Filters

(Clear all)

A blood based biomarker identifying early Alzheimer Disease's pathology

VERDAD

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) poses an unbearable impact in patients’ life, through progressive loss of cognitive capacities and overall quality of life. In Europe alone, there is currently a €280 bn yearly expenditure related to AD and ~10% of the population above 65 years old is currently affected by the disease, a figure that is expected to triple in...
Funding Programme
Start Date
End Date
Total Funding
€ 3 365 416
European Countries Involved

A HOME-based Spousal caregiver-delivered music Intervention for people living with DEmentia: A Randomised Controlled Trial

HOMESIDE

Our project aims to address the need for improved informal care by training cohabitating spouse caregivers to implement music interventions that target behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia, and the quality of life and wellbeing of people with dementia, and of family caregivers. Our international randomised controlled trial involving...
Funding Programme
Start Date
End Date
Total Funding
€ 2 400 000
European Countries Involved

ACces to Timely Formal Care

ACTIFcare

In the absence of a cure for dementia, most research is aimed at an early diagnosis as it opens the way to timely future care and treatment, and can help people take control of their lives and plan ahead. However, people with moderate to severe dementia and their carers are often not receiving services of the type, quality and timing that they need...
Funding Programme
Start Date
End Date
Total Funding
€ 2 396 428
European Countries Involved

Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.

BIOMARKAPD

Neurodegenerative disorders, represented mostly by Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD), are characterised by progressive neuronal impairment and death. In spite of the brain's known capacity for regeneration, lost neurons generally cannot be replaced. Therefore, drugs aimed at inhibiting neurodegenerative processes are likely to...

Funding Programme
Start Date
End Date
Total Funding
€ 449 066

Consortium on Health and Ageing: Network of Cohorts in Europe and the United States

CHANCES

CHANCES aims at combining and integrating on-going cohort studies in order to produce evidence on ageing-related health characteristics and determinants in Europe, and their socio-economic implications. 15 cohorts participate, covering populations from 18 EU Member States, 4 associate countries, and 3 additional countries. The combination of these...

Funding Programme
Start Date
End Date
Total Funding
€ 15 410 903

Early Warning (by lifestyle monitoring) Accompanies Robotics Excellence

eWare

The AAL project eWare “Early Warning (by lifestyle monitoring) Accompanies Robotics Excellence” is focused on improving the lifestyle of people with dementia and their caregivers considering the extreme impact of this disease in the world. Caring for a person with dementia (PwD) can be a significant personal and emotional challenge for informal...
Funding Programme
Start Date
End Date
Total Funding
€ 2 200 000
European Countries Involved

Generalised EMF Research using Novel Methods – an integrated approach: from research to risk assessment and support to risk management

GERONIMO

The EU population is increasingly exposed to new physical and chemical agents in the environment, some of which may be detrimental to public health. Of these, electromagnetic fields (EMF) are one of the most ubiquitous, with new EMF technologies and novel applications being actively developed and commercialised. To address pertinent questions on...
Funding Programme
Start Date
End Date
Total Funding
€ 7 853 407

HOME-based ICT solutions FOR the independent living of people with DEMentia and their caregivers

Home4Dem

The overall objective of Home4Dem is to address the challenge of dementia care that is a major burden for industrialised societies, through the large-scale deployment in the market of an innovative ICT platform to enable people with dementia to live at home independently and to maintain an active social life, thus improving their quality of life...
Funding Programme
Start Date
End Date
Total Funding
€ 3 352 100
European Countries Involved

How to best meet the needs of people with dementia with severe behavioural disturbances. Toward a respectful and cost-effective model

RECAGE

The RECAGE project will tackle one of the most challenging problem arising during the clinical course of dementia: the so-called Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). The current state-of-the-art of the treatment of these symptoms is still unsatisfactory and there are many unmet needs in this area. The major objective of the...
Funding Programme
Start Date
End Date
Total Funding
€ 2 824 038
European Countries Involved
 
Acknowledgement
Alzheimer Europe's database on research projects was developed as part of the 2020 Work Plan which received funding under an operating grant from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014–2020).