Healthy Longevity

Vision

The overarching goal of healthy longevity research and innovation at the University of Zurich is to understand and foster the development and maintenance of functional ability and quality of life in older age.

Identifying Challenges

As the current coordinator of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center Network for Healthy Ageing, UZH, with its University Research Priority Program (URPP) Dynamics of Healthy Aging, Center for Gerontology, and the recently established UZH Healthy Longevity Center (HLC), is in a unique position to identify current and future societal challenges and help set the international research and innovation agenda in the field of healthy longevity for years to come.

Decade of Healthy Ageing

With the United Nations declaring 2021-2030 as the Decade of Healthy Aging, there has never been a better time to promote healthy longevity research and innovation. The University of Zurich is committed to further strengthening its position as a world leader in this area.