Assistive and healthcare technologies -
design, adoption and service best practice

Date: Friday 23rd May 2013 9.30am - 13.30pm

Venue: Daresbury Laboratory, Keckwick Lane, Daresbury, Cheshire, WA4 4AD

Inventya Ltd invites you to a free workshop, exploring key factors affecting new product and service innovations for health and care technologies. These include design factors, adoption and user behaviour, drivers in statutory provider markets and emerging b2c models. We'll also cover future UK and EU funding opportunities for SMEs keen to develop and bring to market new technologies for users in the health, care and ageing sectors.

Who this event is for: telecare, e-health and assistive technology SMEs, local authority adult social care providers, voluntary and charitable service providers, Health & Wellbeing Board members.

What you'll get from it: best practice guidance on making user behaviour and needs central to technology and service design, and challenging perspectives from the commercial, public and social enterprise sectors.

Buffet Lunch included: Inventya will contact you regarding your dietary requirments.

Free Parking will be available.

Register for the event

Event programme
09:30 Registration and coffee
10:00 - 11:15 Panel discussion and Q&A
  'Telecare as a suite of tools for living: project findings & best practice'
Professor Sue Yeandle, Aktive project director, University of Leeds
  'Domesticating e-ALT: personalisation, inclusivity, design, and accessibility in making assistive technologies human'
Richard Haynes, The Community Gateway CIC
  Who benefits and who pays for telecare: finding new ways of working'
Doug Hopkins, 5050 Partnership
11:15 - 11:30 Break and refreshments
10:00 - 11:15 Panel discussion and Q&A
  'Evolving markets & customers for digital health & care'
Radka Bartosova, Inventya Ltd
  'Digital health and care'
Charles Lowe, DHACA Interim Director
  'Future ageing & healthcare sector priorities; R&D funding opportunities for SMEs'
Michael Holroyd, Inventya Ltd
12:20-13:15 Buffet lunch & networking
13:15 Close

Do you have questions about Assistive Technologies - Design, Adoption and Service Best Practice? Contact Fiona Barker, Inventya Ltd at:


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