launch your start-up for ageing

The contest

Ageing population is one of the greatest challenges facing society this century. The increasing numbers of elder persons raises various questions about the way society can take care of them in an economical sustainable way. With a dense network of hospitals and rest homes, and one of the upcoming topics in the region being e-health, the Brussels-Capital-Region has a role to play in the evolution of care for the elderly.Therefore, wants to raise the awareness about opportunities that the so-called Silver Economy can raise, in collaboration with the European Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (EAHSA)


Date: 2015 February 27-28 & March 1st

Place: Transforma BXL, Perulaan 80, 1000 Brussels



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What is start-up Weekend?

It is a 54- hour event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build projects and launch start-ups.
One of the upcoming ones will be held in Brussels from 27 to 28 February and 1 March 205 and it will focus on active and healthy ageing.


  • What? Be part of a team developing an idea into a potential business. Work on product/ service design, business modelling, sales strategy, marketing,… using your knowledge of the field to create.
  • Who? Every one motivated to develop a project with a team. From tech persons to business people. Backgrounds do not matter. Of course, given the topic we encourage participation of persons from the field : rest home professionals, caregivers,


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