Questions were asked to speakers of the session (Wytse Miedema, City of Almere, the Netherlands; Peter Raeymaekers, FlandersCare and Mario Romao, Intel) on the current barriers and opportunities in developing innovative solutions in the field of active and healthy ageing, the lack of support on innovation in order to bridge the gaps between public and private actions and instruments, the lack of or scattered evidence in sufficient quality and quantity of innovative solutions and the existence of good practice cases, etc