The Project

Council of Coaches is a research project funded by the European Commission under the EU Horizon 2020 Framework. The project was selected for funding based on a proposal submitted in January 2017 to the call for proposals topic “Personalised coaching for well-being and care of people as they age” (PM-15) under the Societal Challenge “Health, demographic change and well-being” (SC1). The project will run for a period of three years, from September 2017 to August 2020 and will be executed by an international Consortium of research and industry partners.

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The Project At a glance…

Despite the proliferation of ICT solutions for personalized healthcare, there is still no easy way to provide older adults with integrated coaching services. Council of Coaches (COUCH) introduces a radically new virtual coaching concept based on multiple autonomous, embodied virtual coaches, which form together a personal council that fulfills the needs of older adults in an integrated way…

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The Council of Coaches project will innovate on a number of key technologies. You can find more details about the project’s features below.

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Work Plan

Council of Coaches is a European Horizon 2020 project and follows a detailed work structure in order to achieve our ambitious objectives.

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Public Documents

Many of the results of the project are open to the public, and we aim to provide easy access to those results for the public.

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The Call

Council of Coaches was among the 8 out of 187 submitted proposals that was awarded the Grant (Grant Agreement No. 769553) within the Horizon 2020 call for proposals. The call SC1-PM-15-2017 titled “Personalised coaching for well-being and care of people as they age“, opened in September 2016 and closed on January 31st, 2017.

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