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2nd European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing

Start date: 05.12.2016

End date: 08.12.2016

Location: Brussels

Country: Belgium

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This Summit will look at how digital technology will transform the way we think about delivering health and care in Europe. Areas covered will range from health (medical treatment) to prevention and healthy lifestyles and other areas of the Silver Economy (Silver Tourism, Age Friendly Homes and Living Environments etc.). Participants will help to the define a shared vision on how innovation can transform demographic change into an opportunity for Europe"s ageing society and the Silver Economy.

The event, entitled "Transforming the future of health and care in Europe", is not reserved to European organisations, and specific sessions will be dedicated to the global dimension (with guests from Japan, Canada, China and the USA) - and as a follow-up to the G7 declaration on how digital innovation can support the needs of an ageing population.

The expected participation is 1500 – 2000 participants. It will be both a Conference (with a series of workshops) and also an exhibition  (where EC-funded technology solutions developed for digital health and connected care will be showcased). The event is free of charge.

More information will follow soon. For updates visit the event website.


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