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Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

European funding

We are keen to build partnerships for Horizon 2020, the EU framework programme for research and innovation.

Under 'health, demographic change and wellbeing' we have particular expertise in understanding health, ageing and disease, and advancing active and healthy ageing:

  • Fall prevention and ICT
  • Active ageing
  • Ageing and technology
  • Manchester mHealth Ecosystem
  • Frailty, resilience and wellbeing
  • Dementia, cognitive impairments and mental health
  • Workforce, retirement and later life working
  • Geriatrics and clinical gerontology
  • Musculoskeletal and bone health
  • Sensory impairment and disability
  • Regenerative medicine and stem cells
  • Skin ageing, tissue repair and wound healing
  • Cellular and molecular biology of ageing
  • Systems biology and -omics
  • Sexual function and reproductive endocrinology
  • Immune senescence

European success in ageing research

  • European Male Ageing Study: Manchester lead, 8 partners across 8 countries
  • Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination (ProFouND): Manchester lead, 21 partners across 10 countries plus 15 associate members
  • Fall repository for the design of smart and self-adaptive environments prolonging independent living (FARSEEING): Manchester partner, 10 partners across 5 countries
  • Use of a European Medical Information Framework to develop markers for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease: Manchester partner, 25 partners across 10 countries
  • Improving health services for European citizens with dementia (RightTimePlaceCare): Manchester partner, 8 partners across 8 countries
  • Marie Curie Fellowship - Promoting active ageing: developing age friendly cities
  • European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP-AHA) Action Group A2: Personalised health management, starting with a Falls Prevention Initiative Commitment, coordination team and lead for action area 3: awareness, information and education to underpin the implementation of an integrated and person-centred pathway

Further details

For further details about collaboration and partnering opportunities email Dean Jackson or Jo Garsden: