The third SIRENE Expert Hub Workshop united experts across various fields to explore social innovation, healthy aging, and independent living. With a focus on ecosystem dynamics, finance, and funding, the workshop delved into emerging trends and challenges in Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments (SHAFE) in Europe. Professionals from diverse backgrounds discussed key priorities and shared insights for future initiatives.
Experience the captivating insights of the 1st SIRENE Science Café! We invite you to watch the recorded video of this remarkable event, where we delved into the world of social innovation and its profound impact on Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments (SHAFE) in Europe. The SIRENE project, dedicated to fostering eco-friendly and sustainable community-based services, combines […]
European Commission Launches New Innovation Initiatives, Advancing the New European Innovation Agenda
One year after the adoption of the New European Innovation Agenda, the European Commission is making significant progress in positioning Europe as a leader in deep tech innovation and start-ups. At a conference on deep tech entrepreneurship in Stockholm, Sweden, Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager highlighted the achievements and future plans outlined in the Agenda. The delivery of 25 actions is well underway, with nine already implemented and 16 ongoing, including initiatives such as the Regional Innovation Valleys and the EIC Scale Up 100 program. The collective effort of Member States and countries associated with Horizon Europe is driving this innovation agenda, with a strong focus on funding for deep tech scale-ups and talent development.
Register for the 1st SIRENE Science Café, an online event aimed at increasing awareness of social innovation for eco-friendly and sustainable community-based services. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from renowned speaker Blanca Herrero de Egaña Muñoz-Cobo, Spain’s leading Social Innovation expert, and participate in an engaging discussion on “What is Social Innovation.” Register now!
Social innovation is crucial for our global society. Collaboration and networking are essential for knowledge sharing and implementing changes quickly. SIRENE consortium has successfully onboarded experts to its SIRENE Expert Hub, which gathers experts from all relevant spheres of social innovation. SIRENE has been featured in several events, such as “Implementing SHAFE” and “Projects under the European Innovation Ecosystems Work Program.” Cross-collaboration is crucial to SIRENE’s success, as it works towards cultivating new ecosystems to unite social innovators, architects, environmentalists, policy makers, professors, doctors, entrepreneurs, community leaders for a real change in independent living, smart and healthy aging.
Learn about the challenges and opportunities of ageing in Europe presented at the COST Connect event. SIRENE Coordinator Carina Dantas shared insights on SIRENE’s roots with the SHAFE movement and the NET4Age-Friendly COST Action.
Looking for insights on the SIRENE project’s co-design phase? Read on for expert recommendations on social innovation frameworks, societal integration, and the role of municipalities and construction in building a socially innovative future in Europe. Led by Dr. Matteo Zallio, the Living Lab’s co-design phase progresses with the help of the expert hub’s contribution.