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Researchers' mobility across Europe

The consortium brings together key expertise of different scientific sectors (legal, economic, humanities, engineering), working for academic and non-academic institutions.

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Winning ideas for inclusive citizenship

 Understanding cultural, psychological and societal factors that influence elderly attitudes, values and behaviour is a priority in GRAGE. The project investigates the impact of building and urban planning and organisation on elderly quality of life in cities.

 

Urbanisation, active ageing and green growth

Europe's population is living increasingly longer and in better health. Without a doubt this is a major achievement of the past decades. However, the demographic change in most of European societies poses major economic and social challenges.

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GRAGE is a 4 year Marie Skłodowska-Curie action that bring together researchers from all over Europe to work together on analysing trends and identifying possible solutions to the challenges related to active ageing and elderly living in urban settings.
GRAGE research focuses on developing winning ideas to promote an active, harmonious and inclusive citizenship for elderly people living in urban contexts.
In particular, the project aims at improving understanding of cultural, psychological and societal factors that influence elderly attitudes, values and behaviour, as the most important aspects in urbanisation and active ageing studies; placing the needs and rights of elderly citizens at the centre of the urbanization debate and policies and investigating the impact of building and urban planning and organisation on elderly positive rights.