Senior Living Lab

Senior Living Lab

The Senior Living Lab is a laboratory dedicated to the quality of life and welfare of seniors and their caregivers.

Research project (2016)

The Senior Living Lab laboratory's aim is to involve seniors in their life context to the creation and development of new products, services and practices with high added value. It brings together professionals in the fields of health, design, engineering and management and is open to associations, companies, researchers, students and more generally to anyone interested by this topic.

Over a period of 2 years, the project aimed to :

Main applicant

ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne


Institut et Haute Ecole de la Santé La Source
Haute Ecole d’ingénierie et de gestion du Canton de Vaud HEIG-VD
Haute Ecole d’ingénierie et d’architecture de Fribourg HEIA-FR


Migros Vaud et Migros Valais
Les Transports Lausannois (tl)
Avivo Vaud
Pro Senectute
alter ego


december 2014 – february 2017

Supported by

Gebert Rüf Stiftung


The project resulted in the creation of the Senior Lab, an inter-institutional platform founded by the Institut et Haute Ecole de la Santé La Source, the Haute Ecole d'Ingénierie et de Gestion du Canton de Vaud and the ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne.


World café, Renens
World café, Renens