Healthy Ageing: Research to Application

July 9, 2019

Wellcome Collection,
183 Euston Road

Join us for a fascinating insight into research and products that are being developed to promote healthy ageing. 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. Plus, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to network with like-minded people, opening up the posssibilities for future discussion and collaboration.

With speakers from across the EIRA network 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 agenda* for the event will be as follows:

10:30am – Arrival, refreshments and networking

11:00 – Opening Speech

11:15 – Keynote Speaker: Prof Alex Freitas

11:45 – Keynote Speaker: Prof. Anne-Marie Minihane

12:15 – Lunch

13:15 – Keynote Speaker: tbc

13:45 – Insights from business partners

14:15 – EIRA – case studies and funding opportunities

14:30 – Innovate UK- presentation on funding opportunities for businesses

14:45 – Questions

15:00 – End of session, networking

*please note that the agenda is subject to change

Members of our team attending

Dr Kirstie Cochrane
EIRA Director
Lisa Gibbs
Engagement and Communications Officer
Don Shaw-Case
Knowledge Exchange Lead – Artificial Intelligence
Sarah Birch
Knowledge Exchange Lead - Biotechnology
Dr Karen Smith
Relationship Manager for Medical and Life Sciences and EIRA Team Manager