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Assistive Technologies

Thursday 8th November 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm


The event will showcase the expertise of academics working in the area of assistive technologies focussing on the development of novel solutions to challenges faced by SMEs working in the field of assistive technologies. The workshop will begin with a series of presentations from experienced academics followed by an opportunity to network and discuss how industry can work with the Open University to address the challenges faced in the development, application and commercialisation of assistive technologies.

Topics that will be presented on:

– Assistive Technologies for active and healthy ageing
– Solutions for Assistive Technologies in the 21st Century
– What practitioners want?
– Tools to facilitate training and evaluation of Assistive Technologies
– Developing Assistive Technologies – an engineer’s perspective

This free to attend event is being held as part of the ACTIS programme – a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, click here to be re-directed to further information about the project.

Speaker Profiles
Delegate List

Dr Hannah Marston, slides not currently available
Firas Sarhan, Barnet Southgate College
Dr Tim Coughlan, The Open University
Dr Sharif Haider, The Open University
Jon Michaelis, Neater Solutions for the videos click here


Thursday 8th November 2018
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Becky Sharpe
0115 822 3154


Woughton House
Newport Road, Woughton on the Green
Milton Keynes, MK6 3LR
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