The increasing demand for new solutions that promote well-being and active ageing is the point of departure for the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) StarDust project Active for Life. The aim is to create and provide innovative, as well as globally competitive service models and business concepts to maintain or improve the quality of life of the ageing population by boosting cooperation in research, service development and service provision in the Baltic Sea Region.
The pilot project involves expertise in health care, wellness, social services, living concepts, experience business, digital content business, food, ubiquitous computing and health biotechnology. Active for Life catalyses new transnational businesses and service models through a holistic view of users and their needs.
Some of the identified objectives for Active for Life are to:
The long term goal of Active for Life is to make the BSR a major innovation and well-being business hub, a springboard for accessing global markets and attractive for foreign investment, expertise and industry.
Partners in the Active for Life Pilot project are Culminatum Innovation Oy Ltd (Helsinki), Aalborg University and the department of Health Science and Technology (North Denmark region), BioCon Valley GmbH (Meckenburg-Vorpommern), Community Relationship Consultants NGO (Vilnius) and New Tools for Health (Linköping).
Culminatum Innovation Oy Ltd|
Culminatum Innovation is a development company owned by the cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa, the Uusimaa Regional Council, the universities, polytechnics, research institutes and business community of Helsinki region. Its main function is to manage the Finnish Centre of Expertise Programme within the Helsinki Region over the current third programme period 2007 - 2013. This programme promotes the use of the highest international standard of knowledge and expertise in business, job creation and regional development.
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