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The technological improvement of environment and living spaces is paramount to the regional development, in base of the Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy ( S3 ) within the “Smart Health” area and pursued through the support and participation in technological innovation initiatives and projects.

La Regione sostiene e finanzia progetti di ricerca e di sviluppo in collaborazione tra imprese, università e altri organismi di ricerca per realizzare prodotti, processi o servizi innovativi da introdurre sul mercato. Nel 2018 si prevede la conclusione dei progetti standard del primo bando 2016 e l’approvazione e l’avvio di nuovi progetti riferiti al bando approvato nel 2017.

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The Region takes part in the Programme Ambient Assisted Living, in order to create better life conditions for older people and to foster economic industrial development opportunitiesin aged care sector on an international scale, too.

Il Consiglio e la Giunta regionale in collaborazione con il JRC hanno organizzato, come programmato, un evento che ha coinvolto il Sistema regionale della ricerca e rappresentanti di altri Consigli regionali italiani. L’evento si è sviluppato nell’ambito delle azioni previste dal Protocollo di intesa tra Regione e JRC e ha rappresentato il seguito delle iniziative realizzate con l’edizione 2016 “Science meets Regions” (La Scienza incontra le Regioni) che ha portato all’adozione della Carta regionale sull’Invecchiamento attivo.

L’edizione del gennaio 2018 è stata l’occasione per presentare la metodologia ed i primi risultati del lavoro sinergico tra Regione, Enti di ricerca e JRC in merito a qualità di vita della popolazione anziana e invecchiamento attivo, focalizzandosi sul tema dell’Alzheimer.

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  • Carta regionale sull’Invecchiamento attivo
  • Il Centro Comune di Ricerca della Commissione Europea (JRC) fornisce un sostegno scientifico e tecnico alla progettazione, allo sviluppo, all’attuazione e al controllo delle politiche dell’Unione europea. E’ direttamente finanziato dall’Unione europea.

The Portal was designed to make more visible initiatives, activities and interventions which are implemented in the Region to promote Active Ageing and to create networks of people, bodies and associations operating in the sector at any level.

Furthermore, the Portal aims to publish all information about the Region’s participation in national and European networks and in EU’s projects and initiatives.

Active Ageing Index is used to measure and monitor useful data and information to frame intervention policies and strategies in the Region.

News / Eventi in evidenza


Bilbao,  from 22 September 2018  to 28 September 2018
Region FVG

The week before the International Day of Older Persons, at the end of September from 22nd to 28th September , the Bay of Biscay will wash the key reflections of ageing industry, experts, institutions devoted to it and older persons, themselves.

Bizkaia Silver Week gathers in Bilbao-Bizkaia, the heart of the Bay of Biscay, major events on Silver Economy, Active & Healthy Ageing and Demographic Change, to establish a real dialogue on the future of ageing societies in Europe, so that we make ageing just one contextual element of new inclusive prosperity.


  • from 22nd to 23rd September -  “Hack4Elder advantAGE”, hackathon and brainstorming event, focused on developing technological and/or non-technological solutions, services, new economic models and/or new pathways to help the elderly release their full potential;
  • from 24th to 26th September: AAL FORUM “AGEING WELL IN THE DIGITAL AGE: A growing community of change makers”, is the motto for a major event that brings together every year more than 600 international congress participants, who will be able to find out the latest AAL products and services from exhibitors, 26 workshops and various keynote speakers;
  • 26th September: General Assembly of the European Covenant on Demographic Change.”, The Covenant gathers local, regional and national authorities, and other stakeholders, that commit to cooperate and implement evidence-based solutions to support active and healthy ageing as a comprehensive
    answer to Europe’s demographic challenge
  • 27th to 28th September: Second International Seminar on the Active Ageing Index, the Second International Seminar on the Active Ageing Index (AAI) will bring together researchers, civil society representatives, policymakers and other stakeholders, turning to be a multidisciplinary forum for those interested in the use of AAI to enhance the knowledge about ageing and older people and lead to the development of better policies.

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