Why not? Charity as a motivational factor to innovate sustainable solutions for elderly

Research output: Contribution to journalOther journal contributionScientific

Abstract

The aim of the study was, firstly, to draw attention to sustainability in the society and to create possibilities for citizens to discuss societal problems in relation to sustainable development. Secondly, the study aimed at innovating new sustainable services for the ageing population. In addition, a new approach for participatory design was tested: The participants were able to donate money for charity work on the basis of their activity rate in the innovation process.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-142
JournalGerontechnology
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
MoE publication typeB1 Article in a scientific magazine
Event9th World Conference of Gerontechnology, ISG 2014 - Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
Duration: 18 Jun 201421 Jun 2014

Fingerprint

Charities
Conservation of Natural Resources
Sustainable development
Population
Innovation
Aging of materials

Keywords

  • life-based design
  • co-design
  • ethical design

Cite this

@article{b7a7e2cfca44484083cb5641ba826418,
title = "Why not? Charity as a motivational factor to innovate sustainable solutions for elderly",
abstract = "The aim of the study was, firstly, to draw attention to sustainability in the society and to create possibilities for citizens to discuss societal problems in relation to sustainable development. Secondly, the study aimed at innovating new sustainable services for the ageing population. In addition, a new approach for participatory design was tested: The participants were able to donate money for charity work on the basis of their activity rate in the innovation process.",
keywords = "life-based design, co-design, ethical design",
author = "P{\"a}ivi Heikkil{\"a} and Jaana Leikas",
note = "Project code: 79918",
year = "2014",
doi = "10.4017/gt.2014.13.02.083.00",
language = "English",
volume = "13",
pages = "141--142",
journal = "Gerontechnology",
issn = "1569-1101",
number = "2",

}

Why not? Charity as a motivational factor to innovate sustainable solutions for elderly. / Heikkilä, Päivi; Leikas, Jaana.

In: Gerontechnology, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2014, p. 141-142.

Research output: Contribution to journalOther journal contributionScientific

TY - JOUR

T1 - Why not? Charity as a motivational factor to innovate sustainable solutions for elderly

AU - Heikkilä, Päivi

AU - Leikas, Jaana

N1 - Project code: 79918

PY - 2014

Y1 - 2014

N2 - The aim of the study was, firstly, to draw attention to sustainability in the society and to create possibilities for citizens to discuss societal problems in relation to sustainable development. Secondly, the study aimed at innovating new sustainable services for the ageing population. In addition, a new approach for participatory design was tested: The participants were able to donate money for charity work on the basis of their activity rate in the innovation process.

AB - The aim of the study was, firstly, to draw attention to sustainability in the society and to create possibilities for citizens to discuss societal problems in relation to sustainable development. Secondly, the study aimed at innovating new sustainable services for the ageing population. In addition, a new approach for participatory design was tested: The participants were able to donate money for charity work on the basis of their activity rate in the innovation process.

KW - life-based design

KW - co-design

KW - ethical design

U2 - 10.4017/gt.2014.13.02.083.00

DO - 10.4017/gt.2014.13.02.083.00

M3 - Other journal contribution

VL - 13

SP - 141

EP - 142

JO - Gerontechnology

JF - Gerontechnology

SN - 1569-1101

IS - 2

ER -