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Online Seminar on Emerging AT for Cognition

“Many of these innovations will be adapted for use in a wider array of consumer products in the coming years. This means increased commercialization of assistive tech applications for a wider consumer base.” On 23 April, AAATE together with WIPO held an online seminar focused on the challenges associated to cognitive disabilities and the way […]


2nd AAATE online Aperitivo – new vision, new mission and updates from AAATE members in Denmark, Austria, the US, Lithuania and Croatia

AAATE introduced the new online Aperitivo format to create a platform for our members to stay in touch, exchange news, get updates from the associations and find opportunities for collaborating and working together. In this 2nd edition held on 25 February, our president Katerina Mavrou shared AAATE’s new vision and mission statement, which completed by […]


Online Seminar Series on Emerging Assistive Technology

The Association for the Advancements of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), with the support of the Global Alliance of Assistive Technology Organizations (GAATO), invite users and professionals, as well as researchers, innovators and developers around the world to explore how emerging technologies are shaping the landscape of the […]


RESKO Conference in Korea

Both Luc de Witte and Evert Jan Hoogerwerf participated in the annual conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of Korea (RESKO). Luc represented the AAATE and Evert Jan the recently established Global Alliance of Assistive Technology Organisations (GAATO). RESKO is the Korean ‘sister organisation’ of AAATE and both AAATE and RESKO are among the initiators […]


From International to Global; 1st General Assembly of the Global Alliance of Assistive Technology Organizations (GAATO)

27 July 2019 Bologna, Italy: “Never has there been so much attention on assistive technology than right now.” With these words Roger Smith, past president of RESNA opened the first official General Assembly of the Global Alliance of Assistive Technology Organizations (GAATO). The seeds for GAATO were laid in 2000, when 4 organizations (AAATE, ARATA, […]