Keep up to date with all the latest CATCH news and developments

Join us at our Technology for Healthy Ageing and Wellbeing (THAW) event on Thursday 9th June

Healthy ageing within your reach. Shaping new technologies to support mental wellbeing for older people.

12 April 2016

Join us on 21.4. at our Life Festival event on Sight Loss

Our Sight: Improving Detection and Support for Older People with Sight Loss

11 April 2016

Discover the research areas of CATCH on our new website

The Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) has launched a new website.

8 April 2016

Digital specialists rise to healthcare design challenge

More than a dozen design agencies have entered the ‘Yorkshire and Humber Digital Health Design Challenge’ and are currently working with healthcare providers to devise prototype solutions to real-life patient care issues identified by NHS trusts.

7 April 2016

First annual review of IN LIFE in Brussels

Independent Living support Functions for the Elderly (IN LIFE) is a 3 year multidisciplinary European project that is funded by Horizon 2020.

6 April 2016

Technology is failing to meet the needs of older people with hearing and sight problems, report finds

Sense report launchAssistive technology developers and service providers need to do more to meet the diverse needs of the rising number of older people with both hearing and sight problems, according to a new report launched at the University of Sheffield today.

22 March 2016

CATCH Innovation Voucher Application Details

The CATCH innovation vouchers are designed to kick-start short-term R&D projects between CATCH academics and industry partners. The industry partner must match this voucher with £5K cash. We have one last voucher to allocate and welcome applications by 21 October 2016.

21 March 2016

CATCH workshop at the British Science Week 2016

The UK's largest grassroots celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths takes place from March 11th – 20th 2016. On March 15th a workshop was hosted by Dr Mahnaz Arvaneh, Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University Of Sheffield – also a CATCH researcher.

21 March 2016