Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing – 6-8 December 2016

The second European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing will take place in Brussels from 6-8 December 2016

This year’s event will look into how digital innovation will “Transform the future of health and care in Europe” and will unveil a shared-vision on how the Digital Single Market can turn demographic change into an opportunity for social development and economic growth in Europe.

The 2016 Summit will build on the achievements of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA), the Active and Assisted Living Programme with Member States (AAL P) and the EIT-KIC on Health and Active Ageing.

What’s on offer?

A programme of workshops and plenary sessions designed to co-create a “shared vision” amongst stakeholders and policy makers. The goal is to exchange views on what needs to happen in the next 5 years to effectively transform health and care in Europe.
One of the largest European exhibitions of innovative technology solutions for active and healthy ageing. Showcasing some of the most advanced innovative solutions on-the-market or close to market launch in areas such as independent living, age-friendly smart homes and living environments, social robotics and integrated health and care solutions.
A unique networking opportunity to meet policy makers, established industrial players, innovative start-ups, investors, health and care organisations, civil society organisations, public procurers and global leaders coming from the EU, Japan, USA, Canada and other regions.
Who will attend?

The 2016 Summit will also include an international audience (guests from Government of Japan, Canada and USA) building on the 2016 G7 Ministerial (ICT Ministers), representatives from the World Health Organisation and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The 2016 Summit will be preceded by an International Innovation Forum on Active and Healthy Ageing), building on the 2016 G7 Ministerial meeting of ICT Ministers In Japan. The associated international audience is expected to also join the European summit, including guests from Governments, Industry, international organisations and NGOs.

The event is free-of-charge but on invitation only.

About the European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing

The Summit is organised by the European Commission with
European Parliament (MEP K.H. Becker)
European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA)
Active Assisted Living Programme (AAL)

Strategic Partners:
AGE Platform Europe
Digital Europe
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