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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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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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Second SUNFRAIL Transnational Workshop and Steering Committee Meeting, Naples

On the 27th of October,  Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Federico II will host SUNFRAIL’s 2nd Transnational Workshop: “Toward a Bio-Psychosocial Model of Frailty: the SUNFRAIL model to improve health outcomes and sustainability”. The workshop will take place in Naples, Italy, gathering all project partners, members of the Advisory Board and invited external experts to discuss common […]

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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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