On the occasion of the Greek Presidency, the European Commission (DG CNECT) in collaboration with the Smart Specialization (S3) Platform organize on 29/4/2013 an international conference that will be hosted by the Region of Central Macedonia. The title of the conference is "Digital Innovation for Regional Growth" and it will take place at the Science Centre and Technology Museum "NOESIS" in Thessaloniki Greece on 29th April 2014. Please find attached detailed information of the event and the letter of invitation.
AAL selected success stories of AAL JP projects that are already finished in Calls 1, 2 and 3. These projects have shown to have fulfilled their goals and to have set promising and ambitious objectives of the future. Some of them already went to market. See more at: http://www.aal-europe.eu/success-stories/#sthash.2R8ZchLg.dpuf
The project encourages elderly people (65+) in Europe to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle, which includes a healthy diet, physical activity, moderate alcohol consumption and social engagement. HASIC supports elderly people by educating professionals and mentors, creating peer groups and online platform. Together with supporting older people on an individual level, HASIC aims to develop the quality and cost-effectiveness of services of older people by underlining peer-support, by promoting cooperation of regional service providers and by producing policy recommendations.
In this video representatives of the Action Groups and Commission officials present the first achievements as well as the delivery targets for 2014/2015 of the six Action Groups and of the Partnership at large. To see the video click on the following link
Parliament noted that equal access to high-quality universal healthcare is recognised as a fundamental right, but that access to a healthcare system is in many cases restricted as a result of either financial or regional constraints. eHealth systems can play an important role in improving these health inequalities. More info on http://www.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/summary.do?id=1332262&t=e&l=en