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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
Saxony-Anhalt is facing a major challenge: demographic change is currently at its peak in this region. An aging population with increased health care service demands meets a growing shortage of medical and nursing staff, especially in the vast rural areas. Technological innovation in the health care sector is therefore becoming a priority for this region. Their innovation camp on this complex issue will involve a broad range of relevant stakeholders.