The EIP on AHA scaling-up ambition can be defined as follows: To mobilise
sufficient resources and expertise, which, combined with the collection of
good practices and Reference Sites experiences, will ensure implementation
of innovative solutions for active and healthy ageing on a European scale.
The Scaling-Up Strategy 184 KB constitutes another step in the development of the EIP on AHA. However, this Strategy is not limited to the partners of the EIP on AHA itself, and is thus open to engagement of actors outside the EIP on AHA with the common aim of scaling up relevant good practices in the area of active and healthy ageing.
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
Additionally, the A3 Action Group presented the decalogue on frailty prevention 2.8 MB which constitutes a milestone of the group in the attempt to raise awareness on stressing the importance of frailty prevention.
report ( 1.1 MB) was carried out by an independent expert group under the
chairmanship of Esko Aho, the former Prime Minister of Finland. It provides
recommendations on improvements in the current EIPs and conditions for
further EIPs. The main conclusion of the group is that EIP is the right
approach to help enable future European economic growth and welfare, and
that there is a need to strengthen the approach by securing committed
high-level political leadership and effective governance. The
recommendations of the report outline how the group considers that this
could be achieved.
The Commission is now reflecting on these recommendations and discussing the findings with EIP stakeholders.