At its meeting of 7 November 2011, the high level Steering Group, set up by the European Commission to assist with launch and implementation of the pilot partnership, adopted the Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP). The SIP outlines a common vision and a set of operational priority actions to address the challenge of ageing through innovation. The high level Steering Group invites the European Commission, the Council of the EU and the European Parliament, as well as other key stakeholders, to support the plan.
The Commission has adopted its Communication "Taking forward the Strategic Implementation Plan of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing". Through this Communication, the Commission welcomes the Strategic Implementation Plan and affirms its commitment to the Plan's implementation. The Commission's Communication (in all EU languages).
The initial Invitation for Commitment was launched upon the adoption of the Commission Communication on the EIP's Strategic Implementation Plan (29th February 2012) and closed on 3 June May 2012.
Further to the invitation for Commitment, six Action Groups were formed, made up of universities and research groups, public authorities, health providers, industry, non-governmental organizations representing citizens, older people and patients, and others.
In December 2015, at the annual Conference of Partners, the six Action Groups produced State-of-play publications highlighting the achievements of their groups both at individual and collective level, key messages to be taken home and lessons for the future. The publications present both the Action Groups in their ways of working as well as the tangible results in this first phase of implementation of the EIP on AHA for the Action Groups on adherence to medical plans 1.2 MB , falls prevention 4.4 MB , frailty and functional decline 1.8 MB , integrated care systems 1.3 MB , ICT solutions for independent living 1.1 MB and age-friendly environments 1.2 MB .
The new Action Plans (covering 2016-2018) were adopted in February 2016:
Please also check below the presentations done at the Conference of Partners 2015 for an outline of the proposed new priorities: