Action plan

(1st September 2016 – 30th August 2020)

SEAS 2 Grow has 3 main Work Packages to reach its objective of accelerating innovation in Silver Economy within the 2 Seas area.

Build and disseminate a 2 Seas common strategy for Silver Economy

  • Identify the needs of Silver Economy stakeholders
  • Produce cross-border market and regulatory studies
  • Co-create a Strategic Guide and a Strategic Action Plan in Silver Economy

800 compagnies targeted
40 local authorities involved
1 Strategic Guide to innovate on the Siver Economy market

Build a cross-border Accelerator to co-create and test Silver Economy innovations in France, Belgium, England and the Netherlands

  • Organize co-creation sessions with end-users
  • Test innovations in lab environment with experts
  • Experiment innovations by senior in real life environments with cross-border panels of users
  • Assist companies to sell their innovations on the 2 Seas Silver Economy market

10 to 15 tested innovations
30 experts involved
200 senior citizens testing innovative products

Design and test methods to fund a cross-border Silver Economy innovation accelerator and innovations for independent living

  • Test the viability of a cross-border Accelerator incorporating Living Labs
  • Explore new funding models for adopting innovations into the population

4 new economic models
to finance Silver Economy
in a sustainable way
4 cross-border workshops

Build and disseminate a 2 Seas common strategy for Silver Economy

  • Identify the needs of Silver Economy stakeholders
  • Produce cross-border market and regulatory studies
  • Co-create a Strategic Guide and a Strategic Action Plan in Silver Economy

800 compagnies targeted
40 local authorities involved
1 Strategic Guide to innovate in the Silver Economy market

Build a cross-border Accelerator to co-create and test Silver Economy innovations in France, Belgium, England and the Netherlands

  • Organize co-creation sessions with end-users
  • Test innovations in lab environment with experts
  • Experiment innovations by senior in real life environments with cross-border panels of users
  • Assist companies to sell their innovations on the 2 Seas Silver Economy market

10 to 15 tested innovations
30 experts involved
200 senior citizens testing innovative products

Design and test methods to fund a cross-border Silver Economy innovation accelerator and innovations for independent living

  • Test the viability of a cross-border Accelerator incorporating Living Labs
  • Explore new funding models for adopting innovations into the population

4 new economic models
to finance Silver Economy
in a sustainable way
4 cross-border workshops

These 3 Work Packages will be linked together in an interdependent way to inspire and feed each other during the entire duration of the projet (2016-2020)

Funded by European Regional Development Fund