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Wednesday 28th September 2022 - Hybrid event

Participants listened to a number of excellent key speakers speak from a variety of perspectives on the challenges around robotic assistive systems and frailty. The project team also contributed with detail around the context of the EMERGENCE network, the work completed to date and next steps.

The EMERGENCE network was also delighted to announce the first Robotics for Frailty Challenge funding call.

EMERGENCE Trailblazers Event: Future Innovations in Robotics

Tuesday 12th September 2023 - Online event

The EMERGENCE Healthcare Technologies Network+ held a webinar featuring a number of key speakers to complement the themes of the trailblazer projects funded by the first Robotics for Frailty Challenge funding call. Each trailblazer project team presented the challenges, opportunities, aims and objectives of their projects along with an update of their progress to date. 

October 2023

Sponsored by The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) and the EPSRC Network EMERGENCE (Tackling Frailty: Facilitating the Emergence of Healthcare Robots from Labs into Service) and hosted by the CARE Group from the National Robotarium at Heriot-Watt University, the Robotics + Care Mashup returned in October 2023 to bring together students, academics, end-users, care providers and technologists to develop solutions that could help people live more independent lives.

February 2024

The Emergence Network held an event for the whole community to come together and consider the challenges associated with the deployment of assistive robotics for people living with frailty.