10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Connected Health Ecosystem – Digital Transformation & Ageing in GM

Online event

The third Connected Health Ecosystem of 2021 will be held virtually on Monday 26th July, 10.00-12.00.


The Ecosystem event will feature presentations from the projects, and will offer a networking-style session to answer questions and facilitate connections between potential research partners.



10.00 – 10.10 Introduction (Ben Bridgewater, Health Innovation Manchester)


10.10 – 10.15 ECHAlliance – Connecting the dots across the rest of the 70 Ecosystems (Andy Bleaden, Director Ecosystems and Membership, ECHAlliance)


10.15 – 10.35 Deploying Digital Interventions in Care Homes – Response to Covid-19 (Jay Hamilton, Associate Director of Health & Implementation/Patient Safety Collaborative Lead)


10.35 – 10. 55 Support for companies in digital health and aging – R&I accelerator, SME voucher scheme and UKRI £12m healthy-ageing challenge (Daniel Zamora, Commercial Programme Manager, Health Innovation Manchester)


10.55 – 11.15 ARC (Speaker TBA)


11.15 – 11.25 GMCA (Speaker TBA)


11.25 – 11.35 How the digital healthcare revolution leaves the most vulnerable behind (Dr Omer Ali, Lecturer in Public Health, University of Manchester)


11.35 – 11.45 Falls prevention in a digital age: addressing the digital divide (Prof. Chris Todd, Deputy Director Healthy Ageing Theme NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Greater Manchester)


11.45 – 12.00 Networking and Q&A Session


12.00 Close


Registration for the Connected Health Ecosystem is now open – tickets are limited, so we recommend securing your place now.

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