The Matia Gerontological Institute is the unit of Matia Fundazioa dedicated to creating applicable knowledge and its dissemination in society (R+D+i). A unique centre in the Basque Country, with 10 years of experience.

The objective of this Institute is to collaborate in the definition of new models of prevention, care and health, as well as in providing support during the changes associated with ageing and the development of business projects that add value and quality to ageing, creating new solutions based on the knowledge of each of the members of the foundation.

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 Año: 2022 - Estado: In progress

This longitudinal study will monitor the Basque population aged 70 and over residing in the community. It will examine the same people over an extended period of time to analyse the ageing process, assess changes, and understand the differences between the different groups.

 Año: 2022 to 2024 - Estado: In progress
 Profesionales: Elisa Pozo Menéndez, Paula García, Maria Francesca Cerdó i Pasqual, Penélope Castejón, Cristina Buiza, Álvaro GarciaGeneral coordination: Gerardo Amunarriz, Marian Hernández, Raquel Lázaro, Gorka Alías, Kristina Etxeberria

This project aims to generate an itinerary for the transformation of residential centers towards Person-Centered Care.

 Año: 2022 - Estado: In progress

Care ecosystems are based on the development of local experiences that help to create more personalised, flexible and community-based care models, based on social innovation, promoting care at home and improving synergies between the social and health systems. 

 Año: 2022 - Estado: In progress

BabeSarea is a research and social experimentation project created to develop and design Day Centre services integrated within a global logic of local ecosystems of long-term care.

 Año: 2022 - Estado: In progress

Population ageing is a great social achievement that poses challenges to ensure the welfare of this population in conditions of equality and sustainability, even more so after the COVID-19 crisis that has had such an impact on the elderly.

 Año: 2022 to 2024 - Estado: In progress

Helduak Zabaltzen is an initiative promoted by the Basque Government and Euskofederpen, to facilitate the transformation and adaptation of the model of Social Centres for the Elderly, as well as to accompany them towards digitalisation.

 Año: 2021 - Estado: In progress

The Routes of Advancement in Person-Centered Care project is a joint initiative of Matia Fundazioa and ACP Gerontología that arises from the journey made by Matia Fundazioa in the progress towards a person-centered care (ACP).

 Año: 2021 - Estado: In progress
 Profesionales: Nerea Etxaniz, Erkuden AldazAinhoa Arrillaga

More and more people in Gipuzkoa are deciding to become volunteers and accompany those in need, contributing to their wellbeing.

 Año: 2021 to 2023 - Estado: In progress
 Profesionales: Cristina Buiza, Miren Iturburu

New technological solutions for the optimisation of indoor air quality and minimisation of airborne transmission of pathogens

 Año: 2021 to 2022 - Estado: In progress

An initiative of the Adinberri Foundation and the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa, SIA is an open platform for the exchange of information and knowledge on ageing in Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Country and in the societies around us, in its biological, psychological, social, socio-health, physical and