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The Research Institute on Social Welfare Policy (POLIBIENESTAR) is one of the research institutes at Universitat de València. Well-known internationally, its main research areas are innovation in social technology, technical advising and training in the social policy field.

Polibienestar is made up of an interdisciplinary team led by Jorge Garcés Ferrer, who is Príncipe de Asturias professor at Georgetown University (Washington DC) and more than 100 researchers shape the team. They come from Universitat de València, another 9 Spanish and 3 international associate universities.

19 June 2024. World Walking Day

Today, 19 June 2024, is World Walking Day, also known as International Walking Day, which was established in 1979 to celebrate the fact that we can walk at a walking …

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CO-SECUR Project launches new website for social innovation in security

The CO-SECUR project: Co-creating urban security solutions in Europe, just launched its project website ( CO-SECUR is a 3-year Horizon Europe project (2023-2026) that aims to improve citizens’ security perception …

Polibienestar launches NAT:PD, the tool for chronnically ill patients in Europe

The Polibienestar Research Institute has presented the results of its InAdvance project, which improves the quality of life of patients with chronic diseases. EU funding is crucial for the advancement …

5 June, World Environment Day

Polibienestar joins World Environment Day by highlighting its commitment to the protection and sustainability of the planet through several research projects: Firstly, the U-GARDEN project aims to promote urban gardens …

Mind Inclusion 3.0 project trains trainers in Bucharest

In the framework of the Mind Inclusion 3.0 project, whose objective is the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in public and private places (cafes, gyms, museums, shops, etc.) involving …

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