The Healthy Ageing Expert Mission travelled to Beijing and Shanghai in March 2019.

Innovate UK’s Global Missions Programme is one of its most important tools to support the UK’s Industrial Strategy’s ambition for the UK to be the international partner of choice for science and innovation. Global collaborations are crucial in meeting the Industrial Strategy’s Grand Challenges and will be further supported by the launch of a new International Research and Innovation Strategy. The Global Expert Missions, led by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), play an important role in building strategic partnerships, providing deep insight into the opportunities for UK innovation and shaping future programmes.

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The UK and China healthy ageing markets share key similarities as both countries have a growing population of senior citizens with increasingly complex needs, decreasing human resources to provide support, an increasing need to upskill the existing workforce, and increasing demand for better dementia care.

The Healthy Ageing Expert Mission travelled to Beijing and Shanghai in March 2019 and in the publication, KTN share the information and insights gathered during the delegation’s time there.

Read the latest Global Expert Mission Report “Healthy Ageing in China 2019” here.

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