The Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing (UICISA: E) at the Nursing School of Coimbra (Esenfc) is an active, innovative and creative centre! In its work processes, UICISA: E seeks to produce useful and meaningful knowledge for society. The unit wants to take the knowledge to the end-users, as nurses; or even to the citizen, through …

by Heather Smith

Cáritas Coimbra, represented by the Innovation Director, Carina Dantas, participated on October30th in the workshop “Sustainable Housing Supporting Health and Well-being”, on the 4th day of the digital conference “Sustainable Places 2020”. This workshop brought together a set of initiatives supported by the European Union (EU), which are drawing up innovative solutions to support the development and …

by Heather Smith

We are pleased to welcome Digital Health Portugal Ecosystem Watch the interview to Pedro Cid Ferreira and Paul Nunesdiam, Portugal ecosystem coordinators here:

by Heather Smith

The SHAFE Stakeholders Network is happy to release its Position Paper, developed in collaboration between SHAFE partners and the participants on the COST Action Net4AgeFriendly, to present recommendations that aim to promote healthier environments for all citizens and make environments accessible, sustainable and reachable for all, with the support of ICT. The Portuguese Ecosystem of the …

by Heather Smith

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