European Innovation Partnership on Active & Healthy Ageing: 32 star cities and regions across Europe rewarded for their innovative ideas

Brussels, 1 July 2013

Star cities and regions have been rewarded for putting innovative ideas into practice to help older people.

Award-winners have been implementing innovative technological, social or organisational solutions to enhance the efficiency of health and social care systems, and foster innovation and economic growth.

"Reference sites" from 12 EU countries received their diplomas at a ceremony hosted by Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Agenda and Paola Testori Coggi, Director General for Health and Consumers.

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Personally speaking by Commissioner Borg