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European Week of Healthy and Active Ageing 2021

18th October 2021 @ 8:00 am 20th October 2021 @ 5:00 pm

We had the opportunity to participate at the event speaking at the following sessions: “How are Health Ecosystems planning for using Resilience Funds for Healthy Ageing” on Monday 18 October at 14:00 CET , and “Future of smartwork: older workers and health in the post-covid19 world” on Tuesday 19 October at 14:00 CET.

THE European networking & exchange platform for innovation support and inter-disciplinary cooperation for active & healthy ageing

About our sessions:

How are Health Ecosystems planning for using Resilience Funds for Healthy Ageing

Monday 18th October at 14h CET

Description: The panelist explored how EU Health Ecosystems are planning to utilise funding from the Next Generation EU and Resilience funds to bring around digital transformation in active and healthy ageing

  • Andy Bleaden, ECHAlliance
  • Karolina Mackiewicz, ECHAlliance
  • Magali Scelles, Pôle TES – France
  • Oscar Zanutto, ISRAA – Italy
  • Gregor Cuzak, HealthDay.si – Slovenia

Future of smartwork: older workers and health in the post-covid19 world

Tuesday 19 October at 14:00 CET

Description: The session brought together four H2020 and AAL projects, which are developing innovations for better working for the older population, supported by digital technologies. 

  • Karolina Mackiewicz, ECHAlliance – SmartWork project
  • Charalampos Vassiliou, Byte Computer – SmartWork project
  • Sara Comai, Politecnico di Milano – WorkingAge project
  • Monique Tabak, RRD – BIONIC project
  • Johannes Kropf, ProSelf – Age Well project
  • Andreas Triantafyllidis, Information Technologies Institute, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas Ageing@Work project

About The European Week of Active & Healthy Ageing

The European Week of Active & Healthy Ageing aims to become THE European networking & exchange platform for providing innovation support and inter-disciplinary cooperation for active & healthy ageing. It brings together collaboration partners from around Europe (from industry and academia to care providers and the older people themselves), who have a stake in promoting & supporting healthy ageing to innovate new service models, such as in health & care, lifelong learning and employment. 

Its second edition will take place between 18 and 21 October 2021, online, consisting of interactive workshops, discussions, plenary sessions, exhibitions and match-making activities. The event will build on 10 years of legacy of the AAL Association’s AAL Forum, sharing knowledge and showcasing innovation at all levels in the active and healthy ageing sector. 

This year, the event is promoted and sponsored by the AAL Programme, and it is organized in conjunction with the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, Region member of the AAL Association. To make the event a truly international place for learning, networking and sharing the AAL Association has invited some of the key actors of ageing healthy and well in Europe and at the global level, such as the Joint Programming Initiative More Years, Better Lives (JPI MYBL) and the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region. More partners to be announced !

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