Did you know that nearly 30% of the European population outside of metropolitan areas is expected to be 65 years old or older by 2050? This is spotted by the OECD it is October 2020 report on “Rural well-being: geography of opportunities”.

SILVER SMEs held it fourth international seminar on September 2, 2020, to discuss Senior Tourism & Accessibility. This event was a source of inspiration to better adapt tourism experiences to the needs of older adults and to train SMEs to accessibility issues. You will find in this newsletter the full report as well as good practices from the event.

While partners are starting to design their Action Plans, we also invite you in this 9th newsletter to discover in details our regional contexts on ageing and innovation in our interactive infographics!


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The SILVER SMEs project aims to support regional policies in rural and mountainous areas by enlightening the potential for SMEs to develop new innovative products and services of benefit and joy for a senior population. By supporting the development of new SMEs in the Silver Economy, an intrinsic objective is to stimulate growth and competitiveness of rural areas and mountainous areas. Have a look at SILVER SMEs project’s brochure!

This 5-years Interreg Europe project was launched in June 2018. The project leader is the Spanish province of Teruel, and the other 8 project partners come from Ireland, Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, France, Sweden and Poland.