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Catalyst Awardee

Digital Nutritional Assessment tool – DNA-tool

Jenni Connelly, PhD | University of Stirling; Anna Whittaker, PhD; Nidia Rodriguez-Sanchez, PhD; Kevin Swingler, PhD
Competition Sponsor: United Kingdom Research and Innovation
Awardee Year: 2022 Malnutrition (or insufficient nutrient intake) is a significant issue for older people in the UK, and is strongly associated with poorer quality of…


Catalyst Awardee

A Brand New Sense

  Maria Kapsali, PhD | University of Leeds; Antonis Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou, PhD; Nikos Stavropoulos, PhD
Competition Sponsor: United Kingdom Research and Innovation
Awardee Year: 2022 A Brand New Sense (BraNeS) aims to test and develop further echome, a movement sonification prototype, for use by older adults in intergenerational settings. Movement sonification…

Catalyst Awardee

Revolutionising lymphoedema treatment -Developing a wearable MedTech device to improve the quality of life in lymphoedema patients

  Katherine Wang, PhD | University College London
Competition Sponsor: United Kingdom Research and Innovation
Awardee Year: 2022 Lymphoedema is a chronic, debilitating, and incurable disease, caused by damage to the lymphatic system (the “plumbing” of the body), resulting in excessive swelling from fluid build-up to the affected area. This…


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Nurolight

Lesley Palmer, MSc | RIBA, RIAS, National Academy of Social Sciences; Dr Junjie Huang
Competition Sponsor: UK Research & Innovation
Awardee Year: 2022   One of the many physiological processes affected by AD is the circadian system with 45% of people with Alzheimer’s experiencing sleep disturbances. Poor sleep exacerbates…




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