At the end of June, Cáritas Coimbra saw the project ACTIVAS approved, financed by Portugal 2020. This project integrates others from the Portuguese Network on Smart, Healthy and Age-Friendly Environments, of which Cáritas Coimbra is the coordinator, in partnership with the Coimbra Nursing School (ESEnfC). This new initiative aims to promote Built Environments for an …

by Heather Smith

The NET4AGE-FRIENDLY COST Action – International Interdisciplinary Network on Smart Healthy Age-friendly Environments was approved, in a call led by Cáritas Coimbra in a joint collaboration with AFEdemy, connecting researchers from 47 countries, as a follow-up of the work of these organizations coordinating the Stakeholders Network on SHAFE. Carina Dantas, Innovation Director at Cáritas Coimbra reports that “this action aims …

by Heather Smith

The third participatory meeting of the Portuguese Ecosystem on SHAFE – Smart Healthy Age-friendly Environments, that Cáritas Coimbra coordinates with the Nursing School of Coimbra (ESEnfC), took place on December 10th, at the Congress Center of Lisbon (CCL), included in the “Portugal Social Economy 2019” – Portuguese forum on Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation. This Portuguese Network has more than 70 organizations officially registered as …

by Heather Smith

The 2nd national event of the Portuguese Network on Smart, Healthy and Age-Friendly Environments was held in Faro, Algarve, on June 28. This meeting included international guests and thematic workshops to work on the actions planned by the Network for 2019. The event had over 60 participants from the general public and members of the …

by Heather Smith

The Portuguese Network on Smart, Healthy and Age-Friendly Environments will hold an INTERNATIONAL EVENT + WORKSHOP on June 28th, at CCDR Algarve, in Faro. The meeting will be attended by Joan Martin, Executive Director of the Louth County Council (the first age-friendly county in Ireland) and President of the European Covenant on Demographic Change (affiliated …

by Heather Smith

Launched in June 2018, the Portuguese Network Healthy, Intelligent and Friendly Environments, held its first face-to-face event on October 11 in Coimbra. The Portuguese Network brings together a wide range of Portuguese organizations committed to the promotion of a joint agenda for the implementation of Inclusive Environments for all ages, with particular emphasis in the areas of …

by Heather Smith

Our network is growing with the launch of two ecosystems just a few days ahead ! On October 4th the Digital Health Ecosystem Serbia will be launched in Serbia. Serbia has already witnessed the launch of the ecosystem Working Group in June (link) now followed by an ecosystem gathering. The event will take place in the EU …

by Heather Smith

Portuguese Ecosystem on Smart, Healthy and Age-Friendly Environments brings together a wide range of Portuguese organizations committed to the promotion of a joint agenda for the implementation of Inclusive Environments for all ages, with particular emphasis in the areas of Health, Social Support, TICE and Infrastructures. Led by Cáritas Coimbra (Carina Dantas) and Coimbra Nursing School …

by Heather Smith