Wisdom of the Crowd

Co-Creating A New Community Culture

Retiring from work does not mean retiring from life. In this project, a group of design students from Eindhoven University of Technology aspired to creating a new community culture for elderly people by bridging multiple parties with collaborated wisdom. Read more

Pass The Line

By Gijs de Boer

A concept to prevent elderly from social isolation by keeping them engaged in society. Pass The Line brings together three generations of neighbours - students, adolescents and elderly - through the medium of a dog.

Sterke Verhalen

By Stef Arends

Isolated elderly are not participating in social activities around the neighborhood because they have the feeling that they are a burden to others. What is needed to solve this problem is a concept that boosts the self-confidence of elderly.

Hûske, Bûmke, Biske

By Jessica Apeldoorn, Tom Verbong & Thomas Wamsteker

A tree that enlivens the elderly’s living room and subtly invites the elderly to ask for help. Our concept offers them a non-verbal way to communicate their needs and in this way makes asking for help easier.

Note+

By Jack Janes

Note+ is a design solution to attract more elderly people to use the service of Lokaal+ with extra mural help for their home on a social level and to create more learning experiences for students to be more actively involved.

Workshop+

By Thomas de Haan

Workshop+ is a tool consisting a handbook and a website, which enables the elderly guests at Lokaal+ to give workshops to each other, guided by Summa students.

Module DOIS

By Tijmen van Gurp, Kyra Frederiks, Theodora Kyrgia, Lloyd Alberts, Fan Chen

Open innovation is a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology.

SED learning cards

By Alice van Beukering, Victor Donker, Marlou van der Lee, Rico Sabel and Marije Willemsen

SED learning cards facilitates a social learning process wherein; both students and elderly experience the value of new technological products.

Grey and still Active

By Martijn Peeters

Lowering the participation threshold of engaging in social activities for the more socially passive elderly in the neighborhood of Lokaal+

SED learning cards

By Alice van Beukering, Victor Donker, Marlou van der Lee, Rico Sabel and Marije Willemsen

SED learning cards facilitates a social learning process wherein; both students and elderly experience the value of new technological products.

Grey and still Active

By Martijn Peeters

Lowering the participation threshold of engaging in social activities for the more socially passive elderly in the neighborhood of Lokaal+

Pass The Line

By Gijs de Boer

A concept to prevent elderly from social isolation by keeping them engaged in society. Pass The Line brings together three generations of neighbours - students, adolescents and elderly - through the medium of a dog.

Sterke Verhalen

By Stef Arends

Isolated elderly are not participating in social activities around the neighborhood because they have the feeling that they are a burden to others. What is needed to solve this problem is a concept that boosts the self-confidence of elderly.

Hûske, Bûmke, Biske

By Jessica Apeldoorn, Tom Verbong & Thomas Wamsteker

A tree that enlivens the elderly’s living room and subtly invites the elderly to ask for help. Our concept offers them a non-verbal way to communicate their needs and in this way makes asking for help easier.

Note+

By Jack Janes

Note+ is a design solution to attract more elderly people to use the service of Lokaal+ with extra mural help for their home on a social level and to create more learning experiences for students to be more actively involved.

Workshop+

By Thomas de Haan

Workshop+ is a tool consisting a handbook and a website, which enables the elderly guests at Lokaal+ to give workshops to each other, guided by Summa students.

Module DOIS

By Tijmen van Gurp, Kyra Frederiks, Theodora Kyrgia, Lloyd Alberts, Fan Chen

Open innovation is a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology.

Yuan Lu

With her joint PhD in engineering science at both TU/e and the National University of Singapore, Lu Yuan is currently an Associate Professor at the Business Process Design research group of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Her researches focus on researching how to create business opportunities by means of field probing to initiate open and dynamic multi-stakeholder innovation.

Hilde Meijs

Hilde Meijs started her career as a physical therapist with interest in the field of management and organization as well. Since 1993 she has been working as managing director in different health sectors, e.g. psychiatry, hospital care and care for elderly. In 2010, she became principal of a school for vocational training, where around 3000 students are trained each year to become nurses and other professional care providers.