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Multiple Helices as Agents of Change? The Case of the Neighborhoods of the Future Project and the Development of Direction for Policy and Practice on Health, Happiness and Wellbeing for the next Generation of Older Adults

Stone, Merlin, Aravopoulou, Eleni and Spero, Ian (2017) Multiple Helices as Agents of Change? The Case of the Neighborhoods of the Future Project and the Development of Direction for Policy and Practice on Health, Happiness and Wellbeing for the next Generation of Older Adults. Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy, 5 (1). pp. 97-117. ISSN 2392-8042

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Abstract

This article describes a case study on a project to create cooperation between international (EU) and national governments, small and large enterprises, universities and non-governmental charitable and social organizations. It explains the nature of the project and investigates the implications of the project for the discourse concerning the Triple Helix. The project, still in progress at the time of writing, required the stimulation of large scale and pervasive innovative responses to the challenge of aging populations in European countries, particularly as regards the creation of appropriate homes and neighborhoods that will enable the new generation of older adults to live well, happily and healthily. People in this new generation is conventionally referred to as baby boomers, the largest, longest lived, healthiest, wealthiest, longest working older generation that Europe has ever seen. The paper describes the first stage of the project - the creation of an inclusive dialogue between the different parties. Then it presents a discussion of the learnings from the case study for organizers of other similar dialogues, based upon an in-depth interview with the initiator of the project, who is also one of this article?s co-authors. It also proposes a new configuration of Triple Helix model. We conclude this paper by presenting a question that Triple Helix participants as agents of change will have to answer in the future.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Triple Helix, public service, health, social care, aging, university, innovation.
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Item ID: 13920
ISSN: 2392-8042
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/13920
Official URL: https://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/1470/

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Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2021 10:30
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2021 10:30

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Author: Merlin Stone
Author: Eleni Aravopoulou
Author: Ian Spero

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Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism > School of Business

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