18 May 2015, EU Workshop on Dietary Strategies for Healthy Ageing, EXPO – Milan (It)

PERFORMANCE coordinator Matthias Kück (Biozoon) is invited as speaker to the EU Workshop on Dietary Strategies for Healthy Ageing.

Date: 18 May 2015, 11.00-14.00

Location: European pavilion (1st floor), Milano, Italy

Registration for the workshop is now open and the agenda available!

The proportion of elderly people over 65 years in Europe is predicted to increase from 25% to 40% by 2030, making it one of society’s greatest upcoming challenges. How to prevent functional decline and prolong quality of life? What is the effect of diet on ageing?

We need to understand the beneficial and harmful dietary factors as well as the specific needs and habits of the elderly population group. The workshop will present past and future EU funded research projects that contribute to a better understanding of nutritional needs for a better quality of life while ageing.

A roundtable discussion will follow for stakeholders to exchange ideas on dietary strategies and innovation potential.

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Funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, FP7 – Knowledge based Bio-Economy, Collaborative Project,
Grant agreement number: 312092, KBBE.2012.2.3-04 – Personalised approaches to food production and distribution.
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