01 November 2023
13:00 UK / 09:00 EST
Disability Innovation Lectures: Innovation for Inclusion
[This event is now compete - please find the event recording at the bottom of this page]
The Disability Innovation Lecture Series by the Global Disability Innovation Hub is an opportunity to hear from leading global experts and thinkers, as they share unique insights into their fields of expertise. From research to success stories, challenges to breakthroughs - we'll see behind the research and find out what comes next.
About the lecture: Innovation for Inclusion
Join Professor Sujatha Srinivaasan, as she discusses the development of home-grown technologies, alongside business models which support venture growth in low-resource settings.
About the speaker
Sujatha Srinivasan is an honorary UCL Professor and heads the TTK Center for Rehabilitation Research and Device Development at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and the newly inaugurated National Center for Assistive Health Technologies. As a Professor in Mechanical Engineering, her translational research focuses on applying design and biomechanics to develop functional and affordable assistive/rehabilitation devices for people with movement disability, of which four have been commercialized with industry partners.