Breakout 01. Collaboration for an ageing population

A combination of improved longevity, improved health at old age, and declining birth rates is causing the world population to age. STPs/AOIs are ideally placed to build collaboration models necessary to create the innovative products and services that support active and healthy ageing: this session will explore structures that support wellness research and commercialisation, health innovations for older people, and initiatives to enable the elderly to continually develop their skills and remain active participants in society.

Session moderated by Agnes Von Matuschka (Germany). Speakers:

Main megatrend pillars: People & society and Technology & science.

Key trends and sub-trends: an ageing world, improved longevity, improved health at old age, focus on health, commercialisation of personal health, expansion of the concept of health, biotech revolution, medical technology, AI & automation, nanotech, composite materials, manufacturing technologies, network economy, service economy, economic growth, growth in non-monetary wealth, concentration of wealth, decreasing wealth at the disposal of governments.

Call for Contributions is now open!

Join speakers and experts from around the globe at the 41st IASP World Conference hosted by Konza Technopolis, Nairobi (Kenya), to discuss the impact changing demographics can have on entrepreneurship and technology, exploring ways to combat the global challenges the world is facing today.