Oral Communication

MACVIA-LR: Against Chronic Diseases for Active Ageing


a CHU Montpellier

MACVIA-LR® (Against Chronic Diseases for Active Ageing in Languedoc-Roussillon) is a European Partnership Reference site of Innovation for Active Ageing and Good Health.

He answered all of the Action Plan EIP on AHA (Health - European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing: EIP on AHA, A1, A2, A3, B3, C2, D4) by 12 vertical projects which were grouped into transversal activities as Living Labs MACVIA-LR® interactive and networked:

Living Labs "Medicine and Health" grouped into 4 main areas:

1- Set active aging and healthy by i) the promotion of active and healthy ageing during life; ii) Ageing well with a rare genetic disease (cystic fibrosis); iii) Ageing well with cancer; iv) Preventing and treating fragility,

2- The falls with the specific problems of balance and stroke,

3- Chronic Diseases in general but also the chronic infectious diseases and hepatitis, dental health, emergency care in chronic diseases, telemedicine in medical deserts of Languedoc Roussillon,

4- Handicap.

Living Labs "health and autonomy": L'Etape, CCAS Lattes, I2ML, Spa Balaruc ...

Living Lab "Health and Research" with Kyomed.

The presentation will aim to recall the history of the MACVIA-LR action plan in a regional dynamic creation of Living-Labs and its prospectives in terms of innovation for the patient.


Bousquet J, al. Living Lab Falls-MACVIA-LR: The falls prevention initiative of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) in Languedoc-Roussillon. Eur Geriatr Med (2014),

Keywords : Living labs, chronic disease, ageing