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Spanish Reference Sites; Working together to scale up innovation


On the 6th December 2016, by occasion of the second European Summit on Digital Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing, the Spanish Reference Sites of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, met with Miguel Gonzalez Sancho, Head of Unit "e-Health, Well-being and Ageing", European Commission, DG CONNECT, to discuss potential joint strategies that contribute to scaling up of digital health and care innovation.

The participants discussed the political priorities that are relevant in terms of the digital innovation agenda and its application to health and active and healthy ageing (eg. Big Data, mHealth and Smart homes for ageing). They also revisited some of the funding instruments available to support scaling up of digital innovation for active and healthy ageing (notably public procurement of innovation).

A more detailed summary of the meeting (in English and Spanish) as well as the agenda and participants list is available below:

reference sites, action groups
Related action groups: 
A1 Adherence to prescription, A2 Falls prevention, A3 Lifespan Health Promotion & Prevention of Age Related Frailty and Disease, B3 Integrated care, C2 Independent living solutions, D4 Age friendly environments