Open Evidence in partnership with empirica have been awarded a service contract with the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT) for procuring support services for the management and utilization of the Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing – MAFEIP tool.

The tool aims to monitor the process and outcomes of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA), the initiative launched by the European Commission to tackle the societal challenge of the ageing European population. The partnership’s overall objective is to add, by 2020, two healthy life years (HLY) to the average healthy life span of European citizens. In addition, it pursues a triple win for Europe by seeking to improve the health status and quality of life of European citizens, supporting the long-term sustainability and efficiency of health and social care systems, and enhancing the competitiveness of the EU industry through business and expansion of new markets.