The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing will pursue a triple win for Europe:
1) Enabling EU citizens to lead healthy, active and independent lives while ageing;
2) Improving the sustainability and efficiency of social and health care systems;
3) Boosting and improving the competitiveness of the markets for innovative products and services, responding to the ageing challenge at both EU and global level, thus creating new opportunities for businesses.
This will be realised in the three areas of prevention and health promotion, care and cure, and active and independent living of elderly people. The overarching target of this partnership will be to increase the average healthy lifespan by two years by 2020.