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SUNFRAIL presented to the European Parliament at the 22 Nov workshop “Limits and Potential of the Third EU Health Programme”

On 22 November, SUNFRAIL was presented in Brussels to members of the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament at the workshop “Limits and Potential of the Third Health Programme”. The SUNFRAIL Project was elected to present at the workshop as an example of a success story among projects funded by the Third Health Programme.  The […]

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Interviews with SUNFRAIL Partners

During the last SUNFRAIL Steering Committee meeting, we took the opportunity of interviewing two of the experts involved in the project to hear about their views on the achievements of the project and some of the ongoing activities during the last months of project implementation leading up to the SUNFRAIL Final Conference on 7 February […]

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SUNFRAIL Local Dissemination Event 19 Oct, Portadown, Norhern Ireland

On 19 October, the SUNFRAIL project consortium presented the project during a one-day event in Portadown, Northern Ireland (NI) attracting a variety of healthcare professionals working with older people across Northern Ireland. The event was organised by the Health and Social Care’s eHealth and External Collaboration Directorate. Between March and August 2017, the NI Southern […]

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Final Conference

The SUNFRAIL Final Conference will take place in Bologna, Italy, on February 7th. SUNFRAIL Final Conference is dedicated to present the main results obtained during the 34 months of the Sunfrail project. It aims to propose recommendations for the replicability and sustainability of the model and of the tools identified. Furthermore, the conference focuses on programs and […]

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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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SUNFRAIL Seminar in Brussels, 5 April 2017

On 5 April, in relation to the EIP-AHA B3 Action Group meeting, the SUNFRAIL project team held a seminar to present preliminary project results and good practices in the early identification of frailty and multimorbidity using the SUNFRAIL tool. The event in Brussels gathered almost 50 participants representing a wide range of regional offices and […]

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27-28 April, the 7th International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research will take place in Barcelona

The 7th International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR) will be hosted in Barcelona on 27-28 of April, 2017. The event will gather distinguished representatives from national centres for health, research institutes, industry, and researchers from academia to share their expertise. This year, ICFSR will focus on topics such as the biology of frailty […]

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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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