Senior Eco-Nect

Horizon Europe Project

The Project

Preparation of a joint action plan to support the emergence and growth of silver ECOnomy European ECOsystems and strengthening their efficiency, capacity, interconNECTivity and inclusivity.

Project summary

Senior Eco-Nect project will prepare a joint action plan to support the emergence and the development of European ecosystems dedicated to silver economy as well as ensuring the inclusivity and interconnectivity between all the key innovation stakeholders of the sector and cross-sectors.

Six partners representing innovation ecosystems and sectoral networks will join forces and strategies toward the strengthening of European innovation ecosystem in silver economy: Eurasanté in France, Munster Technological University in Ireland, Slovenian Innovation Hub in Slovenia, Cluster Saude de Galicia in Spain, the European Platform for Sports and Innovation, and the European Network for Accessible Tourism. Their effort will be supported by the engagement of 32 associated partners representing key innovation ecosystems members of the quadruple helix (industry, academia, public authorities and civil society across Europe.

General Objectives

  • Support the emergence, growth, efficiency, and interconnection of at least 4 European ecosystems dedicated to silver economy.
  • Unlock the full potential of silver economy sector by integrating key transversal areas targeting the ageing population beyond the scope of health and care.
  • Ensure inclusiveness and interconnectivity between the key innovation players from across the quadruple helix around the sector of silver economy at the local, regional, national, and European level and beyond
  • Increase the efficiency and innovation potential of silver economy innovators and projects by addressing key challenges and exploiting the opportunities offered by silver economy
  • Encouraging synergies and complementarities between Senior Eco-Nect Joint Action Plan and the innovation programmes of public authorities

Full List of Partners

  • Slovensko inovacijsko sticisce, evropsko gospodarsko interesno zdruzenje
  • EPSI

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