The demographic development, result of increasing life expectancy and decreasing fertility rate in more or less all European countries, produces a higher health consumption. Health systems face more and more challenges and pressure deriving from this situation. Therefore, it is important to put in place strategies and explore innovative solutions to ensure the older population can benefit from the best possible care.
Since 2012, HOPE is a partner of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, the main objective of which is to increase the average healthy lifespan of EU citizens by 2 years by the year 2020. In particular, HOPE is involved in the Action Group on Functional Decline and Frailty.
ICT services for Life Improvement for the Elderly
Network for the Market uptake of ICT for Ageing Well
Operations Management and Demand-based Approaches to Healthcare Outcomes and Cost-benefits Research