Healthy Boost

Urban Labs for Better Health for All in the Baltic Sea Region – Boosting cross-sectoral cooperation for health and well-being in the cities

Healthy Boost is a project about cross-sectoral cooperation within cities and between city administrations, city residents and SMEs and other relevant stakeholders. The project is funded by Interreg Baltic Sea Region. Together with 14 partners from seven different countries, it seeks methods and tools to do cross-sectoral cooperation better for more holistic approach to health promotion.

Here you can find information regarding the project news, materials and partners.

Healthy Boost news

"Healthy Boost for Your Cross-sectoral Cooperation – Piloted Practices and Novel Tools" online conference coming soon!

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 17:08

"Healthy Boost for Your Cross-sectoral Cooperation – Piloted Practices and Novel Tools" online conference coming soon! Save the date: November 16, 2021, 9:00-15:00 (CET)!


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Videos and online articles cheered up during the Covid-19 epidemic in Turku

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 15:25

The Valoa Turkuun (Light to Turku) series told hopeful stories that looked for an optimistic future during an exceptional time at the Covid-19 epidemic. The series consisted of ten videos and online articles with photographs.

Idea Born in Co-Creation Workshop in Turku: Pink Benches to Spark up Conversations

Wed, 10/06/2021 - 15:54

One of the goals of the Turku pilot is to reduce loneliness and exclusion. They have a vast impact on the experience of inclusion and participating.

To beat loneliness and exclusion Turku pilot has teamed up with other organizations and projects. City of Turku, Parish of Turku and Kaarina and NGO Tukenasi ry coordinates together campaign called Tykkää turkulaisesta! (Like Us in Turku) that aims to reduce loneliness. 

“Chronicles C-19”: the new AR space to share experience from pandemic

Wed, 09/29/2021 - 11:27

The City of Poznan developed a new mobile application, which was created to give citizens a space to share their stories related to COVID-19 pandemic experience. The whole pilot of Poznan was dedicated to assess the changing situation, help health professionals on the first front in the fight with the disease and evaluate the cross-sectoral cooperation during lock-down.