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SAPEA conference on Transforming the future of ageing – 21 May 2019, Lisbon

Lessons from the SAPEA report and its application to the Portuguese context

Co-organised by SAPEA, Portuguese Academy of Medicine and FEAM

21 May 2019

9:30 – 15:30

Hosted by Infarmed Autoridade Nacional do Medicamento e Produtos de Saúde, I.P.

Parque de Saúde de Lisboa Avenida do Brasil 53, 1749-004 Lisboa


About the conference

For its 2019 report Transforming the future of ageing, SAPEA brought together eminent European scientists to explore and respond to the question “What policies at the EU level could support member states in achieving inclusive, fair and sustainable systems of health and social care to promote the taking-up of innovation for ageing societies?”

This meeting will present the SAPEA report to the Portuguese public, researchers and policy stakeholders, and discuss the evidence it contains in the light of demographic, health and economic conditions in Portugal.

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Science Advice for Policy by European Academies (SAPEA) brings together outstanding expertise in engineering, humanities, medicine, natural and social sciences from over 100 academies, young academies and learned societies across Europe. SAPEA is part of the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism. Together with the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors, it provides independent scientific advice to European Commissioners to support their decision-making.

SAPEA is funded by grant 737432 from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme.

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