Local Dissemination Event, Belfast (Northern Ireland) 19 October

A local SUNFRAIL dissemination event will take place in Belfast on 19 October 2017. The event will comprise of two separate sessions; 1. an International Focus Knowledge Exchange Session and 2. a Local Beneficiaries event. The first session will gather NI stakeholders, including policy makers, healthcare managers, clinical staff, geriatricians and other healthcare professionals, and […]

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2016 European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing

The European Summit took place on 6-7 December and gathered around 2000 participants in 2 days. This year the event concentrated on the topic “Digital transformation of care”. In his opening speech, Roberto Viola, Director-General, DG Connect, insisted that this transformation delivers more opportunities since the cost for healthcare is constantly increasing, gradually overtaking the […]

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27 October, SUNFRAIL workshop “Toward a Bio-Psychosocial model of frailty”

On 27 October, SUNFRAIL partners and externally invited speakers gathered in Naples for the 2nd transnational workshop “Toward a Bio-Psychosocial model of frailty”, hosted by Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Federico II. The full day event included presentations of the preliminary results of the SUNFRAIL project, as well as the debates around the applicability of the identified Model […]

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ICFSR2017 (International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research) Barcelona, 27-28 April, 2017

The seventh International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR2017) will take place in Barcelona on 27-28 April 2017. Keynote speakers include: Marco Pahor (Gainesville USA) : “Clinical interventions to avert inflammation, Sarcopenia and frailty” Leocadio Rodríguez-Mañas (Getafe, Spain): “Frailty in the clinical scenario: challenges and opportunities” Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft (Madrid, Spain): “Overview of Sarcopenia definitions” Stephen […]

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Presentations from SUNFRAIL Transnational Workshop, 22 March, Bologna

All presentations from the SUNFRAIL Transnational Workshop (22 March, Bologna), are now available following the below links: SUNFRAIL Methodology and discussion, M. Barbolini SUNFRAIL Objectives and Challenges, M. Barbolini How to Identify Good Practices on Frailty and Multimorbidity, L. Calzà Synergies with the EIP AHA Initiative – A3, A. Cano Existing Tools for the Identification […]

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SUNFRAIL Transnational Workshop 22 March

The SUNFRAIL Transnational workshop took place in Bologna on 22 March. The full-day event had a busy schedule with experts from the project partner organisations, as well as externally invited speakers, gathering to discuss the scientific definitions and models of frailty and multimorbidity, as well as how the scientific knowledge can be appropriately translated into effective […]

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EU Falls Festival 2016

The SUNFRAIL Project participated in the EU Falls Festival 2016, which took place in Bologna, Italy on 23-34 February on the theme “Implementation of Innovation into Policy and Practice”. The event was a great success, gathering more than 200 people from all over the EU. All the material presented during the festival, including the SUNFRAIL […]

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Meet the Partners

Regione Emilia-Romagna Aster – Societa Consortie per Azioni Given the ageing population and the related need for assistance, Emilia-Romagna Region is implementing strategies and interventions shifting from a passive-services’ approach to a pro-active community based approach. In this context, the Emilia-Romagna Region has adopted the following strategies: Development of a model of proactive care for […]

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