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Join us for a fascinating insight into the 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 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 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

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

*please note that the agenda is subject to change

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