Centre of Excellence in Science and Technology for Healthy Ageing


The Project


In order to both solve the medical needs of ageing–populations in Europe, and develop an innovative ecosystem beneficial for the economy of Lithuania, it is proposed to foster the whole innovation chain in the area of healthy ageing – from fundamental research through to the introduction of new products and services to the market – by creating in Lithuania a world–class Centre of Excellence (CoE) in science and technology for healthy ageing, named HEALTH-TECH.

The HEALTH-TECH project is funded by Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (grant No. 664339).

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The long-term vision for HEALTH-TECH is to:

  • - Become the leading provider of innovative medical solutions for the improvement of the health of ageing-populations in Europe,
  • - Consolidate research and development, education and training, and networking and promotion resources activities in the area of healthy ageing,
  • - Coordinate, integrate and support research excellence and innovation development in Lithuania, the Baltic Sea region, and Europe,
  • - Support researchers, physicians, and entrepreneurs in the field of healthy ageing science, technology and biotechnology to produce innovations beneficial for the society and economy of Lithuania and beyond.

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Project coordinator Kaunas University of Technology (KTU)

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