The Healthy Living and Active Ageing research group has been inspired by the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) and by Ageing@Coimbra Consortium (EIP on AHA Reference Site) to deliver innovative knowledge transfer on ageing research and good practices to support healthy living and better health care.
The key objectives of the research group are addressed the three inspiring questions:
The specific objectives enclose:
The research team is highly interdisciplinary and encloses fundamental and applied research, medical, nursing and pharmaceutical care, ehealth, health literacy and citizens empowering skills. The members of the team have been founders and coordinators of Ageing@Coimbra; members of EIT Health Knowledge Innovation Community (KIC); coordinators of RESOE (North-West Iberian regional cluster) task force on Demographic Changes and Ageing; members of coordination board of the Reference Site Collaborative Network; coordinators of relevant scientific societies (eg. Neuroscience, Internal Medicine (including Geriatrics), Rheumatology, Forensic Medicine, Atherosclerosis, among others).
ERA@UC – Enhancing Ageing Research at the University of Coimbra; H2020 Widespread-2014-2 ERAChairs; 669088 ERA@UC; 2.486.165€; 2015-2020 (PI João Malva)
MIA – Multidisciplinary Institute of Ageing; H2020 Widespread-2014-1 Teaming; 664628 MIA; 499.232€; 2015-2016 (PI João Malva)
SIMPATHY – Stimulating Innovation Management of Polypharmacy and Adherence in the Elderly; H2020 HP-PJ 2014; 663082 SIMPATHY; 123.906€ (UC budget); 2015-2017 (PI at UC João Malva; coordinator Scottish Government)
HeaLIQs4Cities - Healthy Lifestyle Innovation Quarters for Cities and Citizens; EIT Health Campus for Citizens project 18036; 67.000€ (2018-2018) (PI at UC João Malva)
CARE - Caregiving and Ageing Reimagined in Europe; EIT Health Campus for Executives and Professionals project 18256; 36.000€ (2018-2018) (PI at UC João Malva and Bárbara Gomes)