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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 an aging population and an anticipated lack of medical and nursing staff. Technological innovation in the healthcare sector is therefore becoming a priority for this very rural region. Their innovation camp on this particular team will involve a broad range of relevant stakeholders.
The Dutch city of Nijmegen joins forces with the Belgian city of Ghent to tackle the issue of urban development by exploring future scenarios for specific neighbourhoods in both cities, cutting across spatial planning and social policies.