£98m Healthy Ageing Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

Wed, Nov 21, 2018, 5:00 PM (GMT)


As part of the UK Industrial Strategy, UK Research and Innovation will soon launch a £98m fund which will focus on driving innovation for healthy ageing.  This is a fantastic opportunity for researchers, innovators and businesses of all sizes to develop innovative new products and services focused on improving lives within an ageing population.  At this event Prof Mike Catt, Director of the National Innovation Centre for Ageing, will discuss the fund and the work that he and his colleagues from Newcastle University and beyond are doing that aims to place the north at the heart of the activity.  Come along and get involved.

Keynote Speaker

  • Mike Catt

    Mike Catt

    National Innovation Centre for Ageing


    Mike Catt is Director of the National Innovation Centre for Ageing and a Professor of Practice in the Faculty of Medicine, Newcastle University.

    Mike is also a member of the senior leadership team for the NIHR Innovation Observatory at Newcastle University.

    Prior to moving to Newcastle University under MRC funding in 2009, Mike was Head of the ‘Healthy Ageing’ programme at Unilever…

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Wednesday, Nov 21
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM (GMT)


TusPark Newcastle Eagle Labs, Level 1 Maybrook House
27-35 Grainger Street Newcastle upon TyneNE1 5JE

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