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2nd UK - Portugal Healthy Ageing

April 7th 2021 | ONLINE | FREE

The 2nd UK-Portugal Healthy Ageing Forum want to bring together policy-makers, researchers and businesses to discuss the impacts of an ageing society and promote the exchange of best practices in public Health policy, innovation and business in both countries, which enjoy a longstanding bilateral collaboration.


Opening Remarks | 09:45 – 10:00

Rowan Wilson

1st Secretary British Embassy

Cláudia Cavadas

Vice Rector for Research of the University of Coimbra

Design & Innovation in the Healthy Ageing Market | Keynote Speakers | 10:00 – 10:20

Andy Cripps

Design Age Institute

John Mathers

Healthy Ageing by Design

Covid-19 and active ageing - Change in behaviour | Keynote Speaker | 10:20 – 10:40

Céu Mateus

Lancaster University UK

Healthy ageing: a case study of the Coimbra Ecosystem with UK partners | 10:40 – 11:00

Jorge Figueira

Coordinator of R&D International Networks of the University of Coimbra

Workshop on UK/PT synergies in ageing and biomedical research: lessons and expectations | Open debate | 11:15 – 12:05

João Malva

Moderator Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra, Ageing@Coimbra Project Coordinator

Cláudia Cavadas

Vice Rector for Research of the University of Coimbra

Diana Breda

Chair of Executive Board of Hospital Arcebispo João Crisóstomo

João Pedro de Magalhães

University of Liverpool

Lefkos Middleton

Imperial College of London

Pedro Teixeira

Business Development Kinetikos

Building a future for Healthy Ageing | Keynote Speaker | 12:05 - 12:25

Sarah Harper

Professor of Gerontology, University of Oxford Founding Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing

Closing remarks | 12:25 -12:35

Chris Sainty

British Ambassador

Amílcar Falcão

Rector of the University of Coimbra
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