With more than 180 members, the Silver Valley is a non-profit organization relying on both private and public funding with a 50/50 ratio.
The members are distributed into 3 colleges :
- The PROVIDERS OF GOODS AND SERVICES answering elders’ needs (startups, SMBs and multinational companies producing solutions for elders)
- The PARTNERS OF INNOVATION which support those companies (academics, investors, service providers, development agencies…)
- The REPRESENTATIVES OF THE USERS who are in direct link with the seniors (public authorities, retirement houses and service apartments, home services, group of users…)
Our ambition :
To boost the development of innovative economical activities meeting the elder’s uses to favor ageing better and to create growth and employment in the Ile-de-France region.
Our missions :
1. Strengthen and animate an ecosystem to generate the conditions favorable to the development and commercialization of solutions for well-ageing
2. Develop the awareness of public, private and academic players on the opportunities generated by population ageing
3. Support the silver economy players in their innovation strategy and understanding of the needs and uses of senior
4. Develop the territorial attractiveness of the Ile-de-France region and promote French solutions on an international level
Not only give more years to life : also give more life to the years.
Our service offer :
- Animating the network : connecting qualified contacts, business meetings, thematic sessions, animation of the award winners of the “Bourse Charles Foix” Club.
- Offering Expertise : project selection method, innovative projects’ diagnosis, consulting in innovation management, thematic trainings, conferences, introductions to foreign markets workshops.
- Pooling resources : notoriety, financing, studies, office building, service provision (design, marketing, technology watch).
- Our expertise is recognized on a national and international level : we helped develop similar clusters in Canada and in the Normandie Region in France. Contact us for more information