Official launch of the Interreg Europe Project EU_SHAFE – Europe Enabling Smart Healthy Age-friendly environments

16th September 2019

The new project Europe Enabling Smart Healthy Age-friendly environments (EU-SHAFE) will be officially launched in Aarhus (Denmark) on 23rd September in occasion of the AAL Forum. The project, funded by the INTERREG Europe programme, is coordinated by the Provincial Council of Bizkaia and ECHAlliance is one of the partners together with Caritas Coimbra (Portugal), Campania Region (Italy), Development Centre of the Heart of Slovenia (Slovenia),Center for Assisted Living Technology – Aarhus Municipality (Denmark), Technological University Dublin (Ireland), University of Deusto (Spain), Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Ministry of Health and Consumer Protection (Germany) and Louth County Council (Ireland).

The EU-SHAFE project will improve policies and practices in 7 European regions by developing a comprehensive approach to Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments (SHAFE). Through a ‘learning by sharing’ methodology, this robust multi-disciplinary and intersectoral consortium will build a four-helix European community to exchange experiences and practices to improve multilevel policy instruments.The project will create a cooperative, inclusive ecosystem between public authorities, European networks and user’s associations, embedding their experience and skills with research & design knowledge from academia and SMEs for the growth of community-based services and “ageing at home” around Europe.

For more info about this project check the website.


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