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Healthy Ageing

Healthy Ageing means healthy living from cradle to coffin. It is therefore one of the main research themes of the University of Groningen. Please see below for articles concerning Healthy Ageing

Caring for prevention
Posted on:14 March 2017

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Living Lab concept leads to real innovation
Posted on:13 December 2016

The successful Living Lab concept (‘Proeftuin’) is the main lead to long term innovation in the Northern Netherlands states the Innovation Report 2016 Northern Netherlands. The investigation has been carried out by Prof. Dries Faems, Innovation & Organization, UG. A living lab is a user-centered, open-public private innovation ecosystem.

The Northern Netherland strenghtens its status on Healthy Ageing
Posted on:13 July 2016

The Northern Netherlands leads Europe in the field of healthy ageing according to the European Commission that will present today a list of European model regions in the field of Active and Healthy Ageing. When the EC press release is available you can find it here.

Listening, Reflecting, Cooperating, Innovating
Posted on:12 July 2016

As of 1 September 2016, Marian Joëls, presently Professor of Neurobiology at the University Medical Center in Utrecht, will be the new Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University of Groningen/UMCG. Joëls is looking forward to come to Groningen. ‘I can’t wait to take up this new challenge.