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

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
October 17, 2016

Active Aging 2.0 is present in Age-Well conference

The conference is held in Montreal (October 18-20, 2016)
October 17, 2016

The start up SWAF joined Active Aging 2.0

SWAF is a young start up dedicated to help hydratation of elderly people
October 17, 2016

Silver Valley awards announcement

A new challenge for students interested in innovation for aging
October 16, 2016

Call for projects in “Sport, Health and Well-being” by the Carnot STAR institute

Active Aging 2.0 can promote projects for the call for projects of the Carnot STAR institute.
October 16, 2016

The start-up V@SI joined Active Aging 2.0

V@Si is a company in the field of e-health created in November 2012. It markets the benefits of Physical and Adapted Sports Activities by intervening in the […]
October 16, 2016

The start-up ESPHI joined Active Aging 2.0

ESPHI is a French company founded in 2008 specializing in the design, creation and development of connected solutions for the health sector, welfare and sport. Their […]
October 12, 2016

Emerging tendencies in innovation for aging: lessons from OPTIMIZE

Jean-Jacques Temprado reported on the things seen and heard in San Francisco, at the meeting OPTIMIZE.
October 5, 2016

Workshop on innovation in Marseille

Thirty participants attended to the workshop on innovation for aging organized by our network in the Faculty of Sport Sciences in Marseille
October 1, 2016

Active Aging 2.0: strategic and organizational considerations

Jean-Jacques Temprado presents Active Aging 2.0.

Contact
and address

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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