As a consequence of an ageing population, the rising costs for (care) services and recent budget cuts, countries around the North Sea move from a care system whereby the state regulates, cares and pays to one that facilitates a civil society that is based on solidarity and community. Looking for new strategies, decision makers have directed attention to informal care and voluntary assistance.

In For Care aims to develop innovation in service delivery by optimizing informal and formal networks to address these challenges.
It will explore new cooperative ways in which the market, the public and the civil sector will provide answers to the social demands and strengthen the informal networks through new technologies.

In For Care is a project co-funded by the North Sea Region Programme 2014 - 2020.

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Latest Project News

Workshopping a new tool for volunteer managers

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Thinking Growth

In For Care organised a workshop with end-users of the volunteer manage system called Frida on Tuesday 4th September.

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The state of informal care and voluntary assistance in Europe

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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Download our overview of informal care and volunteering in the North Sea Region.

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A quadruple helix guide for innovations

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Download the In For Care guide to innovate together with SMEs, knowledge institutions, public administration and end-users.

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Innovation through quadruple helix in Flanders

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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Transnational cooperation and exchange of best practices is inspiring cities in Flanders to find new solutions in informal care and voluntary assistan…

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Volunteering organizations and students met at exhibition

Friday, May 18, 2018
Thinking Growth

On the 2nd of May University College South Denmark hosted an exhibition of volunteering organizations. It helped students at UC SYD become aware of th…

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