Johanniter Österreich Ausbildung und Forschung gGmbH

Johanniter Österreich Ausbildung und Forschung gemeinnützige GmbH is part of Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe in Austria. JOAFG aims to provide health related knowledge to the broad public (First Aid Lectures) as well as training and education to medical professionals in care and emergency medical services. In 1974, the Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe in Austria was established to provide professional emergency care and follow the principals of a Christian organization and care provider. Since 2012, JOAFG has its own research facility with a demo apartment for AAL technologies in the Johanniter senior residendy. JOAFG is active in research projects from regional to international level in the field of Active and Assisted Living (e.g. AAL JP, benefit), Health related topics (e.g. H2020) as well as Security Research (e.g. H2020, KIRAS). The expertise from an academic perspective is given as the personal of Johanniter Research and Innovation Centre is well established by communication and social science, psychology, philosophy, care science, public health, jurisdiction and socio-economics. Johanniter has a high expertise in methodologies of empirical social science. User involvement with ethical considerations and technological foresight is a main topic of Johanniter.