The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) addresses the issue of elderly care in a dedicated workshop called CARE Campus on May 25th and 26th 2016 in Strasbourg, France.
EIT: developing and promoting European innovation
The EIT is and independent organization of the European Union created in 2008 to support innovation and research throughout Europe. EIT favors partnerships between European companies, universities and research labs.
To address as many societal challenges as possible, the EIT is divided in several Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC). One of those KICs focuses on health: the EIT Health.
Among others health issues, the EIT Health address active ageing in Europe. Actors of the Health field and Silver Economy are invited to present innovative solutions to ageing issues during a two day CARE Campus workshop in Strasbourg, starting May 25th.
CARE Campus workshop: innovative solutions to ageing
Europe is bound to face a quick ageing of its population in the upcoming years. This demographic change is followed by a natural increasing demand for elderly care.
Unfortunately, this ever-increasing demand for care meets a constantly decreasing supply of caregivers, especially elder caregivers who are now caring for their elderly parents.
The EIT Health sees its CARE « Caregiving and Ageing Reimagined for Europe » Campus Workshop as an opportunity to prepare health professionals to the challenges to come, especially regarding ageing and home care support.
The two day workshop aims to educate all actors of healthcare and Silver Economy on every type of care: from new homecare technology to the more common nursing homes.
Hakisa is pleased to take part of the CARE Campus Workshop on May 25th 2016 at the Hôtel du département in Strasbourg. Hakisa believes that technology can and will improve homecare for the elderly. Thus, Hakisa presents Smart Care solution during the workshop, a solution for Silver Economy and healthcare professionals.