The Basque Country and Scotland share their experiences of scaling up video consultation in health and care services during the COVID-19 pandemic

By |2020-12-16T15:45:12+01:0016 December 2020|

In 2019, the Basque Country and Scotland regions were awarded Reference Sites with four stars and also a special “Recognition of Excellence” by the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA). This partnership has contributed to transfer knowledge on digital solutions for Active and Healthy Ageing between both regions since 2012. [...]

ADLIFE project to apply an early warning system for early detection of disease progression

By |2020-09-03T08:06:32+01:002 September 2020|

Early detection of any sign of deterioration in the state of health can be crucial, especially in the case of patients with advanced chronic diseases.  ADLIFE (“Integrated personalized care for patients with advanced chronic diseases to improve health and quality of life”) was born from the need to face healthcare challenges when trying to achieve [...]

Promoting mental well-being through an increase of resilience in adolescents

By |2020-09-03T07:56:41+01:0017 August 2020|

The UPRIGHT project aims to create a culture of mental well-being for adolescents, their families, and the educational community.   During adolescence, teenagers have the chance to acquire different abilities and strategies that will help them better understand themselves, their families, their future, and society. Learning these abilities will increase their resilience levels, while applying them [...]

Second plenary meeting for the Gatekeeper European project

By |2020-09-03T07:06:36+01:0019 June 2020|

The meeting was held online on 26 and 27 May 2020 due to the travel restrictions established in European countries because of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Gatekeeper seeks to create an open, standard-based, interoperable, and safe platform offering innovative solutions and a broad selection of digital health services that allow for the improvement of early [...]

Gatekeeper project holds its first technical workshop with its consortium members

By |2020-04-02T16:34:21+01:0030 March 2020|

The meeting was held in person from 26 to 28 February at Milton Keynes, Great Britain, and online for those members who could not attend due to travel issues generated by COVID19. The workshop was structured in different parallel sessions where they addressed issues and themes related to the development of the platform, design of [...]

Bilbao hosts the 4th plenary assembly of the UPRIGHT project

By |2020-03-16T12:13:22+01:0016 March 2020|

Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Barakaldo, the Kronikgune headquarters, hosted the meeting of the nine project partners on 4 and 5 February.   At this meeting the attendees undertook a complete revision of the tasks and milestones of the past months and shared the experiences of each of this intervention’s pilots. UPRIGHT (Universal Preventive Resilience [...]

An Andalusian delegation visits the Basque Country to learn about the political framework and experiences regarding social and healthcare

By |2020-01-27T09:53:34+01:0014 December 2019|

This partnership has contributed to transfer knowledge on innovative solutions for Active and Healthy Ageing between both regions. In 2019, the Basque Country was  awarded a Reference Sites with four stars and was also granted the “recognition of excellence” by the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA). The European Commission [...]

Kronikgune starts cooperation in a new European project: Gatekeeper

By |2020-01-16T12:56:16+01:008 November 2019|

The start-up meeting took place in Madrid from 23 to 25 October. The Gatekeeper consortium includes 43 partners from 13 Member States, featuring technological companies, research institutes or universities, healthcare suppliers and European and international networks focusing on technological innovation. Kronikgune, Osakidetza and Biocruces Bizkaia will represent the Basque Country. Funded by the Horizon 2020 [...]

Basque Country awarded the Seal of Excellence by the European Commission for fostering regional innovation in active and healthy ageing

By |2020-01-16T14:29:08+01:004 October 2019|

This award recognises the coordination and consistency of Basque institutions and organisations when meeting people's needs and improving their quality of life. The European Commission has given the Basque Country the highest possible rating, four stars, and the “Seal of Excellence” as a Reference Site for their outstanding work fostering regional innovation and active and [...]

UPRIGHT project presented at IPPA, the international positive psychology congress

By |2020-01-16T14:50:34+01:008 August 2019|

The sixth edition took place from 19 to 21 July at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Australia.  The main theme of this international congress, renowned within the field of positive psychology and positive education, was "Nexus", i.e. connection. Its scientific programme, aligned with the UPRIGHT project, included presentations about positive education programmes and [...]