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Healthy Ageing Grand Challenge Regional Engagement Event - Northern Ireland

The Knowledge Transfer Network

Friday, 4 October 2019 from 13:00 to 16:30 (BST)

Healthy Ageing Grand Challenge Regional Engagement...

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Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Healthy Ageing Trailblazers £40 million Competition is Now Open!


The session is hosted by Belfast City Council’s Innovation team in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network. It is part of a series of regional events being held to provide local partners with the opportunity to hear from Healthy Ageing Challenge leads from UKRI which is investing up to £1.5 million in stage 1 of this 2 stage competition.

The fund aims to encourage businesses and public sector led collaborations, including social enterprises, to develop and demonstrate how products, services and business models which support people as they age can be adopted at scale.

Stage 1 of this competition is now open and provides a grant of up to £100,000 to conduct research and develop a business plan.

In Stage 2, the delivery stage, UKRI will invest up to £36 million. This is to develop and implement products, services or business models, with individual eligible project costs up to £6 million.

The Stage 1 competition closes on 27th November at midday.

For competition details click here.


Draft Programme

1.00 Arrival & Registration (networking lunch)
1:30 Welcome Address
1:45 Introduction to UK Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund
2:00 Healthy Ageing - opportunities for Local Economic Growth
2:20 Healthy Ageing – opportunities for older people
2:35 Overview of the UKRI Healthy Ageing Fund
3:05 Q&A
1-1 Sessions with UKRI
4:30 Close


Do you have questions about Healthy Ageing Grand Challenge Regional Engagement Event - Northern Ireland? Contact The Knowledge Transfer Network

When & Where

Belfast City Hall
Donegall Square North
BT1 5GS Belfast
United Kingdom

Friday, 4 October 2019 from 13:00 to 16:30 (BST)

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The Knowledge Transfer Network


The Knowledge Transfer Network is the UK’s innovation network. We bring together business, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services.

We can help you develop ideas, expertise and technologies, that have the potential to be world-beating products. Central to what we do is the initiation and building of collaborations.

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