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OPEN DAYS Grenoble (France) - Europe in our Region

Tuesday, November 26, the General Council of Isere and Medic@lps, in collaboration with the TASDA organized a session under the banner "Europe in our Region", in Grenoble. The theme was "Horizon 2020": active and healthy aging, new opportunities for EU funding for your projects. 36 Participants (companies, universities, local authorities) attended the event. The main topics discussed were:

INNOVAGE on AAATE2013 conference thanks to TNO

September 2013 the 12th European AAATE Conference took place, an initiative from the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe. During the conference TNO presented the results of a study after the implementation of telecare technology from an innovation system perspective. The presentation of the study by TNO was part of a special session called: ‘The development and implementation of “Care at a Distance”

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The Regional Management of Social Services of CYL and INTRAS on AAL Forum

Mr. Carlos Raúl de Pablos Pérez, General Director of the Regional Management of Social Services of CYL and Mr. Pablo Gómez Conejo, Exectutive Manager of INTRAS Foundation represented both institutions and SIVI Cluster (brand new cluster created under INNOVAGE project centered on Innovative Solutions for Independent Living) on AAL Forum.

INNOVAGE project on the Open Days

The workshop, moderated by Ms Roos Galjaard (advisor, Bureau PAU), included key persons on excelent actions on active ageing sector: Mr. Tomasz Pactwa (Director of the Projects and Social Affairs Department, The City of Warsaw), Ms. Maria Kleine (Project manager, City of Stockholm), Mr. Juha Jolkkonen (Head of Division, City of Helsinki), Mr. Jo Vandeurzen (Minister for Welfare, Health and Family, Flemish Government), Mrs. Gisèle Perez (1ère Vice-présidente, Conseil général de l'Isère (General Council of Isere), Mr. Robert Stewart (Director of NHS Eastern and Coastal Kent),Ms.

INNOVAGE GP Poster Session on the Liaison Agency Flanders-Europe (VLEVA)

Within the framework of the Thematic Programme Capitalisation initiative of the Interregional Cooperation Programme, the projects INNOVAge – CASA – DAA that relate to the Demographic change thematic area, put together their efforts in organizing a jointly initiative during the Open Days 2013: a workshop on “Innovative policies and solutions for active ageing” that will take place at VLEVA in Brussels on October 8th. The GP poster session designed for the 3rd Interregional Workshop of Valladolid (April 2013) will be displayed during this event.

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