Mario Drobics is Thematic Coordinator for Active and Assisted Living at AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH. He received his PhD in applied mathematics in 2005 at the Johannes Kepler University Linz in Austria. Since 2007 he is working at AIT at the Safety & Security Department, where he initiated his research group in 2011. His research focuses on applying ICT for the benefit of older adults in the areas of lifestyle monitoring and health prevention. Currently, he is technical coordinator of the FP7 project iStoppFalls, board member of AAL-Austria and head of a working-group at OVE-GIT.