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Event to explore how research and technology can help our ageing population live longer, healthier and fuller lives

Posted on 27/06/2019

Get an insight into the research and products that are being developed to promote healthy ageing. London, 9th July.

This event will give you a valuable understanding of the cutting edge research into the technology being utilised to help our ageing population live longer, healthier and fuller lives.
If you are an academic or business working in this field, this event will give you the chance to learn more about the various funding streams available to you that are aligned with healthy ageing and the opportunity to network with like-minded people, opening up the possibilities of future discussion and collaboration.

With speakers from across the EIRA network (Enabling Innovation: Research to Application) plus businesses who are advancing research into the fields of healthy ageing, the EIRA Healthy Ageing: Research to Application event will discuss research, case studies and opportunities for businesses of all sizes to engage in this key issue. The event is at the Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, on 9th July.

Agenda

10:30am – Arrival, refreshments and networking
10:45 – Opening Speech by Phil Ward, Director of Eastern Arc
11:00 – Keynote Speaker: Prof Alex Freitas (University of Kent)
11:25 – Keynote Speaker: Prof. Anne-Marie Minihane (University of East Anglia)
11:50 – Keynote Speaker: Dr Adrian Clark (University of Essex)
12:15 – Lunch
13:00 – EIRA and the KTN: Funding Opportunities
13:15 – Keynote Speaker: Alistair Moir, Archive Collections Manager, History of Advertising Trust
13:35 – Colin Capper, Head of Research Development and Evaluation, Alzheimer’s Society
14:00 – Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers
14:45 – Questions
15:00 – End of session, networking

Register here (registration closes 5th July)