project . 2022 - 2025 . On going

EMERGENCE: Tackling Frailty - Facilitating the Emergence of Healthcare Robots from Labs into Service

UK Research and Innovation
  • Funder: UK Research and InnovationProject code: EP/W000741/1
  • Funded under: EPSRC Funder Contribution: 708,125 GBP
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Feb 2022
    End Date
    31 Jan 2025
Description
The EMERGENCE network aims to create a sustainable eco-system of researchers, businesses, end-users, health and social care commissioners and practitioners, policy makers and regulatory bodies in order to build knowledge and capability needed to enable healthcare robots to support people living with frailty in the community. By adopting a person-centred approach to developing healthcare robotics technology we seek to improve the quality of life and independence of older people at risk of, and living with frailty, whilst helping to contain spiralling care costs. Individuals with frailty have different needs but, commonly, assistance is needed in activities relate...
Description
The EMERGENCE network aims to create a sustainable eco-system of researchers, businesses, end-users, health and social care commissioners and practitioners, policy makers and regulatory bodies in order to build knowledge and capability needed to enable healthcare robots to support people living with frailty in the community. By adopting a person-centred approach to developing healthcare robotics technology we seek to improve the quality of life and independence of older people at risk of, and living with frailty, whilst helping to contain spiralling care costs. Individuals with frailty have different needs but, commonly, assistance is needed in activities relate...
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