...combines the expertise of three research groups at the University of Sheffield: Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Group (RAT Group), the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) and the Telehealth and Care Technologies theme of CLAHRC YH (http://clahrc-yh.nihr.ac.uk/)
Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Research Brokerage: Arctic Style
Jack in Skelleftea
Two Research Associates from the RAT
group, Katherine Easton and Jack Parker, recently completed a study trip to
Sweden as part of ongoing research
brokerage for the RICHARD Project(Regional ICT based Cluster for Healthcare Applications and R&D Integration).
The RICHARD Project is a €2,750,000 European Commission Seventh Framework Programme funded
partnership between 15 partners involving industry, academia, the health
service and local government across 4 European clusters: Italy, United Kingdom,
Sweden and Poland. The project has been established in order to promote new, or
enhance already existing sustainable ICT-based territorial clinical models,
applied to the management of chronic
Katherine in Skelleftea
The event, held in Skelleftea, was
hosted by RICHARD partners Umea University and Explizit AB and focused on
developing research proposals around the theme of Serious Gaming for long term conditions. Discussion and debate at
the event was stimulating and ultimately extremely productive, as Katherine and
Jack left as part of a new consortium on Serious Gaming.
Keep your eyes peeled for a research
brokerage update very soon as we hold the UK Research Brokerage event on the 17th
and 18th April, 2013 in Sheffield.