Presentation on theme: "CORAL and Regions for Smart Living What can CORAL do for you and what can you do for CORAL?"— Presentation transcript:
CORAL and Regions for Smart Living What can CORAL do for you and what can you do for CORAL?
Smart Health Programme and CORAL Brabant Region of Smarth Health Edwin Mermans Senior policy officer Province of Noord-Brabant and co iniator of CORAL firstname.lastname@example.org/health www.coral-europe.eu www.engaged-innovation.eu
CORAL is the Community of Regions for Assisted Living. An informal European network about regional policy for Active and Healthy Ageing www.coral-europe.eu What is CORAL?
Everything what a community is doing: Connect Exchange Cooperate Meet Join What is CORAL doing?
The Community of Regions for Assisted Living (Coral) is an informal community of regions, aiming to improve regional policies for Active and Healthy Ageing. Above all Coral is a learning community working on the implementation and up scaling of innovative solutions for Active and Healthy Ageing. Network of mutual learning and co-creation in a process of open innovation. The strength of Coral is the trust between partners. What is Coral about?
Coral is about strengthening connectivity between the regions and their innovation clusters in Europe. Member regions of Coral consist of quadruple helix clusters of stakeholders in the sectors of research, entrepreneurship, government & civil society. Coral connects regions to other European counterparts and networks. Gives the regions a position in the fast growing European community of innovators in the field of Active and Healthy Ageing What is Coral about?
Makes connection between the supply and the demand side. Because innovative companies, service providers and buyers - users and care institutions - are part of the regional clusters. Most regions in Coral developed integral regional policies in which all aspects – such as economical, social and spatial - are included. In line with the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP AHA), Coral contributes towards the following goals: What is Coral about?
Enabling citizens to lead healthy, active & independent lives while ageing, through the promotion of inclusion & independent life for elderly and chronically diseased people. Improving the sustainability and efficiency of social and health care systems: from pilot projects to rooted services and scaling up projects. Boosting the competitiveness of markets for innovative products and services and creating new opportunities for businesses, through solving barriers for the deployment of assisted living solutions on a large scale. What is Coral about?
learning community for the implementation and up scaling of innovative solutions for Active and Healthy Ageing platform for the exchange of knowledge and experience comprising most European front line innovators. dynamic community for capacity building and mutual learning. Ambitions of Coral
The network contributes and gives input - from a regional perspective - to the agenda of the European Commission among others through the participation in the action groups of the EIP AHA, events, projects, consultations and other initiatives. Most of the 2* and 3* Reference sites of EIP AHA The community raises awareness of and activates stakeholders in the regional networks and innovation clusters on Active and Healthy Ageing. Ambitions of Coral
Coral mobilises other regions in Europe to connect and participate in the process of innovation and upscaling of smart solutions for Active and Healthy Ageing. By doing this Coral bridges the distance between the cutting edge innovators in Europe and those regions having just started. Coral
Contactdetails of partnerregions at: http://www.coral-europe.eu/33-2/ Fill in this Google form if you look for specific partners, have specific questions or remarks for Coral regions: http://bit.ly/1m5WYqX Do you want to connect?
Video message of European Commissioner Neelie Kroes from the Digital Agenda specially made for talkshow with regional politicians at AAL Forum 2013 in Sweden about the role of the regions in European networks like Coral and EIP AHA. http://youtu.be/hN0d98CJ-fc What is CORAL doing?
Part of CORAL is: the Interreg IVC project CASA www.casa-europe.eu Twitter: @casa_eu The CIP ICT PSP Thematic Network ENGAGED www.engaged-innovation.eu Twitter: @ENGAGEDinEurope Projects of CORAL
Brabant Region of Smarth Health Edwin Mermans Senior policy officer Province of Noord-Brabant and co iniator of CORAL email@example.com/health www.coral-europe.eu www.engaged-innovation.eu