Focus on design and technology creates the future

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Developing products for elderly and citizen with disabilities, design and technology must be in focus. That is why one of the conferences on WHINN 2016 is devoted to this topic. Odense Municipality and the Nordic Council of Ministers are behind the conference, writes WHINN on their website.

WHINN 2016 frame some of Denmark larges organisations within eHealth and hospital care, which will prepare a range of initiatives that will attract stakeholders from all over Europe. These organisations are among other Odense University Hospital, Institute for Futures Studies, Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark, MedCom, and KL. Odense Municipality also supports initiatives, and this year has a special focus on aesthetics, ethics, and technology for citizens with special needs.

The importance of design and technology is often discussed, but when it comes to the assistive technology and products, which elderly and citizen with a disability use in their daily lives, it is essential that these products meet the challenges and needs of the citizens.

Therefore, Odense Municipality will host a conference, in cooperation with the Nordic Council of Ministers, with focus on design and technology for citizen with a disability, which take place at Thursday 6th October 2016 from 10.00 till 17.00 – here you can read more about the conference.

MedCom also invites you to an exciting conference, in collaboration with Local Government Denmark (KL), and Danish Region, where the topic of the day is integrating Health and Social care, the conference will take place at Wednesday 5th October 2016 from 09.30 till 17.00 – here you can read more about the conference.