ENGAGED

Community for an age-friendly society

Turning Demographic Ageing in Europe into Opportunities - A Report by Silas Olsson

the report covers:

 

  • Meeting with demographic ageing challenges and seize opportunities
  • Overview of EU key policy in the context of innovation linked to demographic ageing
  • ICT – Information and Communication technologies (eHealth/mHealth - ITHealth) as a key enabling resource for innovations
  • Innovative initiatives, politically supported, to meet challenges and seize opportunities with demographic ageing in 12 EU municipalities/regions/countries and Norway and Japan

[municipalities/regions/countries covered: The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, UK, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and outside EU, Norway and Japan]

  • Key messages from the municipalities/regions/countries in the context of demographic ageing regarding:
    • Economic & financial and sustainability matters
    • Policy related initiatives & actions
    • Services, technology and innovations
    • Industry and markets
    • European perspectives
  • Overview of EU & European level 2014-2020 R&DI programmes and initiatives, innovation partnerships, and EU regional development and social funds, relevant in the context of demographic ageing
  • Synergies for more impact and less fragmentation – by jointly and strategic use of different programmes and resources for innovations in the context of demographic ageing

 

The aim with the report is to inspire, amongst others, regions in Europe and private and public stakeholders, to initiate strategic collaborations and cross-using EU/European R&DI programmes, funds and initiatives for innovation, synergies and more impact and less fragmentation – to meet with challenges and seize opportunities with demographic ageing, including business, markets, new jobs, exports and growth