About LILY -> About Us

The Joint NTU-UBC Research Centre of Excellence in Active Living for the Elderly (LILY) is a world-class research centre focused in the design of computing technologies that help the elderly enjoy an active and independent lifestyle. The LILY centre was set up in August 2012 with support from the Interactive Digital Media Programme Office (IDMPO), National Research Foundation (NRF), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and The University of British Columbia (UBC).

LILY aims to be one of the world’s first incubators of inter-disciplinary research ideas to promote an active and independent lifestyle for the elderly, and to establish Singapore as a hub in designing and building technology enabled age-friendly communities.

LILY Vision

Towards an ageless aging society.

LILY Mission

To research and develop technology empowered ageless aging that will enable the elderly lead an active, independent and dignified lifestyle.

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This research is supported by the National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore under its IDM Futures Funding Initiative, Nanyang Technological University and The University of British Columbia.