Innovating for sport, physical activity and cognitive stimulation in older adults

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What is Active Aging 2.0?

Promoting participation, health, wellbeing and quality of life of aging people is a a crucial issue for industrialized societies facing the longevity revolution.
Active Aging 2.0 is specifically dedicated to research and innovation for sport, physical activity and cognitive stimulation in healthy seniors. It gathers researchers, companies, start-up, medical structures and end-users into a specific ecosystem.
Active Aging 2.0 is a joint initiative of the Institute of Movement Sciences and the Faculty of Sport Sciences in Marseille. Supported by Carnot STAR institute, FastSpor’In and DUHNE, it includes core partners and adherent members. It brings together local, regional, national and international partners to form dynamic and agile networks.

Goal and impact

Active Aging 2.0 connects researchers and entrepreneurs to stimulate innovation for sport, physical activity, cognitive stimulation and smart environments. By focusing on Active Healthy Aging (AHA), it covers a different and wider spectrum than that of classic gerontechnologies.
Active Aging 2.0 aims to become a new player of the silver innovation ecosystem  by attracting companies that want to diversify their activities and mainstreaming aging in the design of products and services they develop.
Thanks to the different services offered to entrepreneurs, Active Aging 2.0 gives them the opportunity to rely on research knowledge, methods and equipment for conceiving, testing and validating their products or services. It also supports research groups interested in collaborative projects that may have both theoretical value and strong applications in the field of innovation and technology.

A quick tour of Active Aging 2.0

Why

Active Aging 2.0-Marseille

For the growing number of older adults, active life expectancy is a critical challenge. According to the World Health Organization, Active Aging is the process of optimizing opportunities for health, participation, quality of live and wellbeing thourough the life course. Active Aging can be supported by the use of innovative technologies, the adoption of neuro-protective habits or the adaptation of living environment. However, there is a need for specialized structures to bring together different actors and propose adapted services. Active Aging 2.0 aims to connect researchers and entrepreneurs to stimulate the development of age-friendly objects, products, services and environments that may help older people remaining active and aging gracefully.

Who

Active Aging 2.0 is a joint initiative of the Institute of Movement Science and the Faculty of Sport Sciences of Aix-Marseille University. It associates core local, regional and international partners, namely: Filière FastSpor’In, Institut Carnot STAR3, Age-Well Canadian Network, SATT-SE, Protisvalor, and the Faculty of Sport Sciences of Nice. Active Aging 2.0 also includes adherent members from research organizations, academic and medical institutions, public organizations and collectivities, or existing networks and structures related to aging.

Where

Technosport-Active Aging 2.0

The headquarter of Active Aging 2.0 is located in Marseille, on the campus of Luminy, in the Technosport of Aix-Marseille University. The Technosport is a meeting place between education, research, training and industry to create knowledge and innovation in sport. Active Aging 2.0 benefits from equipment of the Technosport to support its activities in the domain of aging.

 Blog and newsletter

November 16, 2016

The Silver Economy: What is the reality of the market?

Europeans aged 65 and over have a cumulative purchasing power of 3 billion euros.
November 12, 2016

Rompre avec la sédentarité : quelles stratégies pour l’innovation ?

Innovons pour motiver le plus grand nombre à la pratique de l’activité physique, plutôt que pour mesurer l’(in)activité ! par Jean-Jacques Temprado.
November 11, 2016

Dix règles de bonnes pratiques pour les applications santé

La HAS propose un référentiel pour favoriser le développement d'objets connectés surs, fiables et de qualité.
November 11, 2016

L’inactivité physique coûte 67 milliards d’euros par année

C'est la conclusion d'une étude parue dans The Lancet (source La Presse)
November 11, 2016

Colloque Médias et Santé

Le colloque sera consacré aux relations entre Sport et Santé. Plusieurs prix seront décernés.
November 11, 2016

Une start-up stéphanoise développe une canne connectée

Nov’in a décroché un « CES 2017 Innovation Award » (source Le Progrès)
October 28, 2016

AA2.0 will be present at the I2ML meeting on digital health

The digital health creative will or will not be! Innovation and appropriation: the keys of the mobile health success
October 28, 2016

Sesin, a company specialized in solutions for e-Health joined Active Aging 2.0

Since its creation in 1976, the research is central to the development of Sesin.
October 28, 2016

Statistics of Active Aging 2.0

Two months after its creation, Active Aging 2.0 has good statistics.
October 28, 2016

SR Conseil joined Active Aging 2.0

SR Conseil is a company that offers council in innovation and research fundings
October 21, 2016

Défi AUTON : autonomie et maintien de l’inclusion sociale

Date limite de dépôt des candidatures : 21 Décembre 2016
October 21, 2016

Perform: a research platform dedicated to active aging at Concordia University

Active Aging 2.0 visited Perform center in Montreal

Contact
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Postal correspondence

Réseau Active Aging

Faculté des Sciences du Sport -163, avenue de Luminy – BP 910 – 13288 Marseille, France

Phone & e-mail

Jean-Jacques Temprado

+33 (0)4 91 17 22 72

+33 (0)6 11 83 72 88

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