Assistive Technology (AT) is any product or service designed to enable independence for disabled and older people.
Search our database of UK Assistive Technology research projects here.
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Commissioned by the Department of Health and presented to Parliament each July, FAST reports on AT research and development activity across the UK. Providing a comprehensive report on all AT research being funded by the UK government, this is a valuable resource for the sector. Download the report from the Department of Health website, here [external link] or the FAST website, here.
FAST has undertaken a review of the Technology Strategy Board's Assisted Living Innovation Platform (TSB ALIP) projects looking at economic and business models for assisted living. Download the summary [link to pdf] or the full review [link to pdf]. Following requests for the market area diagram from Keren Down's presentation on 12th March, this can be dowloaded here.
Chart the global interest in UK assistive technology research and development activity.