The Silver Economy and Ageing Well International Awards will take place in Paris on the 29th of March 2018 during the biggest Silver Economy French event: the Silver Night! More than 1.500 professionals and business stakeholders will meet to exchange and discover the best ageing-well and Silver Economy innovations.
Tecnisa decided to create the first private building dedicated to receive elderly people in São Paulo in Brazil. This building, called “Senior living” will be part of “Jardim das Perdizes”, a real estate project inaugurated in 2013 by the company.
Jerome PIGNIEZ, CEO and founder of SilverEco.eu and SilverEco.fr, was recently interviewed by the Spanish online magazine, EIOVA, in order to present the way Silver Economy developed itself in France, and how the Government and Business shareholders played a major role.
“Growing the EU Silver Economy: a workshop on policy recommendations” is a free one-day workshop which will take place at the European Commission premises in Brussels on the 8th March 2017, from 10 am to 4 pm. The workshop is organised as part of a European Commission project on the Silver Economy.
On June 15th, the International Silver economy meeting took place in Paris. Focus on the second edition of the Business France competition and its winners. [Read more…] about International Silver economy meeting 2016 : focus on the Business France competition results
Read SilverEco.eu editor Jérôme Pigniez’s guest column, published in the latest issue of La Revue du Trombinoscope, a French parliamentary periodical widely read among the French media, policy makers and economic leaders. [Read more…] about Silver citizenship: Jérôme Pigniez’s guest column
Silver Economy impacts all sectors, including the Food industry and farming. Indeed, the world is ageing as two billion people will be over 60 years old by 2050.
Many of them are living in rural areas, and generally they are older women who survive predominantly by farming. As the younger generations are no longer interested by the farming traditions, Japan is willing to implement a strategy to meet the food demand: robots.
The ageing phenomenon is a worldwide phenomenon. It is however particularly present in some countries such as China; in 2014, people aged 60 and over made up to 15.5% (212.4 million) of the population, according a study published by the XINHUA Chinese press agency. [Read more…] about In China, elderly people represent 15.5% of the population
Business France organises several Business Meetings focused on different fields of activity with the aim to promote French companies abroad. Regarding Silver economt a two-day meeting will take place on October 1st and 2nd of 2015, in Toronto and Montréal. [Read more…] about Business France: a Silver Economy meeting in Canada
In Europe, Silver Economy is a challenge. The population is ageing and by 2025 more than 20% of Europeans will be over 65, with a particularly rapid increase of the proportion of people over 80. Nevertheless, the European Union makes consistent efforts so that silver economy markets can be seen as true growth opportunities. [Read more…] about EU: a call for study in Silver Economy
The world is ageing. Those demographic changes present many challenges, but also opportunities. Silver Economy ought to give the rights answers regarding the respect and wellbeing of the 60+.
HelpAge Asia and the European Union’s collaboration is a concrete example of what Silver Economy is, that is working together for a better care of the elderly.
On October 15th, the first International Health and Wealth Conference (IHW) will take place in Algarve, Portugal. It will be the first European conference to link Healthcare and Wellbeing with other complementary sectors, like Tourism, ITC, Corporate Finance and Real Estate. [Read more…] about Portugal: 1st International Health and Wealth Conference
The Second Edition of the International Silver Economy Business Meeting (RISE in French) will take place on Wednesday, 24th of June in Paris.
The main objective is to establish a first contact with potential foreign buyers/investors, in search of new products, services or innovating solutions in the field of the Silver Economy. [Read more…] about June, 24th – International Silver Economy Business Meeting – 2nd edition
Over the last few years, Silver Economy has gained in popularity, especially through Europe and Asian countries. However, Canada is also rather attentive to the matter, as the ageing process is also affecting their population.
In 2010, the country held the first summit on the matter, followed by a second one in 2013.
BNP Paribas Cardif has been aware of the ageing population challenge and the implicit rise of Silver economy for a while.
The infographics “The Silver Economy: challenges for tomorrow” aims to provide key figures, which sectors will be impacted by Silver economy (home, transports, communication, health, etc.) but also the wider range of products and services for the elderly. [Read more…] about The Silver Economy seen by BNP Paribas Cardif
On September 16th and 17th, Ubifrance is organizing the 1st International Meeting about Silver Economy in Paris.
Ubifrance has signed the Silver Economy’s industry contract and is committed to the French government to assist companies in international development. [Read more…] about September 16th and 17th, 2014 : first Silver Economy International Meeting in Paris