An opportunity to share your insights and experience on the opportunities and challenges of ageing.
VentureFest North East is the region's innovation conference. It is a free, full-day event focussing on how businesses can grow through innovation.
As part of the conference, the National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) will be leading a workshop on the opportunities and challenges of ageing, to come up with new solutions in re-ablement, assistive technology and care.
VOICE members are invited to join the workshop to share their insights and experience to lead to a better understanding of unmet needs and the products and services which could help.
Anyone can take part in the workshop.
The session will last 1.5 hours. There will be presentations from different organisations followed by questions and 15-20 minutes for discussion.
VOICE members can contribute by:
After the workshop there will be opportunities to contribute online to the issues discussed and to participate in a series of further workshops to develop business ideas collaboratively.
This workshop is the first of a series of workshops (supported by NICA and Innovation SuperNetwork) to turn business ideas on innovation in ageing into a reality, with new businesses being created in Spring 2019.
VentureFest North East 2018 will take place on Wednesday 14th November at St James' Park, Newcastle. The workshop will be held from 11:15-12:45.
If you are interested in attending the whole day, click here for more information and to register.
Lunch will be provided.
You will also be able to: