The Partnership

8 Countries

  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Poland
  • Sweden

8 Countries

  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Poland
  • Sweden
Newsletter

Twice a year a newsletter concerning project activities is published. Read the newsletters.

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Contact

Lead Partner

Wirtschaftsakademie
Schleswig-Holstein
www.wak-sh.de

Hartwig Wagemester
hartwig.wagemester@wak-sh.de
+49 431 / 3016 – 138

Project Management and Communication

REM • Consult
www.rem-consult.eu

Hauke Siemen
bestagers@rem-consult.eu
+49 (0)40 657 903 78

 

Lead Partner

Wirtschaftsakademie
Schleswig-Holstein
www.wak-sh.de

Hartwig Wagemester
hartwig.wagemester@wak-sh.de
+49 431 / 3016 – 138

Project Management and Communication

REM • Consult
www.rem-consult.eu

Hauke Siemen
bestagers@rem-consult.eu
+49 (0)40 657 903 78

 

Three new Reports from the Theme Labour Market and Employment
BestAgers Project Fair

Hamburg, 15-16 November 2011 – Register as exhibitor now!

PROGRAMME - DOWNLOAD NOW!

Not only the Best Agers project partners work with the age group of 55+ and its involvement in business and skills development. There are many more organisations and networks throughout the Baltic Sea Region who utilise the potentials of the Best Agers in various ways.

The Best Agers Project Fair will give these organisations the opportunity to present their activities with an information stand and exchange experience and approaches with each other. Some presentations and panel discussions will give additional opportunity to discuss the Best Agers’ involvement in work life and business.

The Project Fair takes place next to the Final Conference of the project Baltic Sea Labour Network “Working together for Sustainable Labour Markets”.

For more information about the Best Agers Project Fair and its purpose, please refer to the information leaflet.

If your organisation is dealing with the improving the involvement of Best Agers in work life, mentoring or entrepreneurship and if you have good practice examples to present, you are welcome to participate in the Project Fair as an exhibitor. If you are interested in learning about other organisations' approaches, or if you are an active Best Ager yourself, we invite you to take part in the Project Fair as a visitor.

The Project Fair takes place next to the Final Conference of the project Baltic Sea Labour Network “Working together for Sustainable Labour Markets”. Whether as an exhibitor or visitor, you are welcome to take part in the conference.

Best Agers Project Fair Documentation

Best Agers Project Fair Exhibition Booklet

Hamburg, 15-16 November 2011 – Register as exhibitor now!

PROGRAMME - DOWNLOAD NOW!

Not only the Best Agers project partners work with the age group of 55+ and its involvement in business and skills development. There are many more organisations and networks throughout the Baltic Sea Region who utilise the potentials of the Best Agers in various ways.

The Best Agers Project Fair will give these organisations the opportunity to present their activities with an information stand and exchange experience and approaches with each other. Some presentations and panel discussions will give additional opportunity to discuss the Best Agers’ involvement in work life and business.

The Project Fair takes place next to the Final Conference of the project Baltic Sea Labour Network “Working together for Sustainable Labour Markets”.

For more information about the Best Agers Project Fair and its purpose, please refer to the information leaflet.

If your organisation is dealing with the improving the involvement of Best Agers in work life, mentoring or entrepreneurship and if you have good practice examples to present, you are welcome to participate in the Project Fair as an exhibitor. If you are interested in learning about other organisations' approaches, or if you are an active Best Ager yourself, we invite you to take part in the Project Fair as a visitor.

The Project Fair takes place next to the Final Conference of the project Baltic Sea Labour Network “Working together for Sustainable Labour Markets”. Whether as an exhibitor or visitor, you are welcome to take part in the conference.

Best Agers Project Fair Documentation

Best Agers Project Fair Exhibition Booklet

New publication

55+ people and entrepreneurship
- a study based on results from five partners in the Best Agers-project

 Written by Agneta Lundgren and Ewa Hedkvist Petersen

55+ people and entrepreneurship
- a theoretical framework and interview guide

Written by Ewa Hedkvist Petersen, Project manager, County Council of Norrbotten and Håkan Ylinenpää, Professor in Entrepreneurship, Luleå University of Technology

55+ people and entrepreneurship
- a study based on results from five partners in the Best Agers-project

 Written by Agneta Lundgren and Ewa Hedkvist Petersen

55+ people and entrepreneurship
- a theoretical framework and interview guide

Written by Ewa Hedkvist Petersen, Project manager, County Council of Norrbotten and Håkan Ylinenpää, Professor in Entrepreneurship, Luleå University of Technology

Webinar-sequence for business planning

Universities and research institutions generate many ideas in order to exploit research results. Potentially, a large number of academic and scientific ideas is qualified for a transfer into real business. However, specific approaches for an economical realization of those ideas exist in insufficient dimensions only.

A qualified business plan helps to view, to schedule and to structure an idea. Business plans provide profound information about potential of a product or service. Several aspects like market researches, marketing plans and financial issues will be discussed in those plans. They mainly address investors and potential business partners.

In order to provide substantiated know-how in writing a business plan the idea of a webinar program was born. A webinar is an online and interactively designed presentation or seminar.

Your find the webinar program business planning here.

The webinar program business planning is embedded into activity 5. 3. Education for Excellence – put ideas into practice within the Best Agers Project. It shall support the transfer of scientific and technological ideas into business. Best Agers spread their knowledge about developing a business within the seminar.

Our target groups are scientists and innovators who want to introduce their products or services onto the market.

Universities and research institutions generate many ideas in order to exploit research results. Potentially, a large number of academic and scientific ideas is qualified for a transfer into real business. However, specific approaches for an economical realization of those ideas exist in insufficient dimensions only.

A qualified business plan helps to view, to schedule and to structure an idea. Business plans provide profound information about potential of a product or service. Several aspects like market researches, marketing plans and financial issues will be discussed in those plans. They mainly address investors and potential business partners.

In order to provide substantiated know-how in writing a business plan the idea of a webinar program was born. A webinar is an online and interactively designed presentation or seminar.

Your find the webinar program business planning here.

The webinar program business planning is embedded into activity 5. 3. Education for Excellence – put ideas into practice within the Best Agers Project. It shall support the transfer of scientific and technological ideas into business. Best Agers spread their knowledge about developing a business within the seminar.

Our target groups are scientists and innovators who want to introduce their products or services onto the market.

Older Citizens in Modern Society: Economics, Education, Creativity

Mid–Term Conference of the project Best Agers, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 9 June –10 June 2011

Download Programme

Best Agers in short
Project Flyer in English: Promoting Generation 55+ (download)

Mid–Term Conference of the project Best Agers, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 9 June –10 June 2011

Download Programme

Best Agers in short
Project Flyer in English: Promoting Generation 55+ (download)

Best Agers Newsletter

The Best Agers project publishes a newsletter twice a year. Please download and read for news concerning best agers and the Best Agers project:

The Best Agers project publishes a newsletter twice a year. Please download and read for news concerning best agers and the Best Agers project:

Press Release
Project Activities

"Best Agers are a valuable resources for the Baltic Sea Region: They possess valuable experience, know-how and skills which we cannot afford to neglect"

"Best Agers defy the consequences of demographic change: Cities and regions of the Baltic Sea Region find creative ways of disclosing and utilizing the unused potentials of the age group 55+"

"The nineteen Best Agers partners work towards a cross-generational innovation environment in the Baltic Sea Region"

"Best Agers are well-educated, motivated and healthier than ever and can be mobilized to counteract brain drain and the loss of human capital in the Baltic Sea Region"

"Innovation is not an exclusive domain of young people - we support Best Agers’ entrepreneurship in the Baltic Sea Region"

Project Activities

Watch the "Best Agers" documentary film!

The film "Best Agers - Meeting Demographic Change" portraits four persons from four countries at the crossroads between working life and retirement. Watch the four episodes and see how exciting and full of important decisions life can be even when you think you have seen it all!

All Activities

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Watch the "Best Agers" documentary film!

The film "Best Agers - Meeting Demographic Change" portraits four persons from four countries at the crossroads between working life and retirement. Watch the four episodes and see how exciting and full of important decisions life can be even when you think you have seen it all!

All Activities

Click here