Events and programmes

On this page you will find links to info about our past and upcoming events

TIDAL Accelerator to Support Early Career Researchers in Commercialising Innovative Technologies

A pioneering initiative aimed at propelling early career researchers towards commercial success starting 1 May 2024. This  program will support four promising innovators in turning their research outputs into commercially viable solutions, marking a significant leap forward in bridging the gap between academia and industry.

Two Consensus workshops on Assistive Products Repair

Two in-person consensus workshops to explore the complexity of repair and maintenance of Assistive Products (AP) in the UK, and how it relates to the rest of the value chain – from the industry, commissioners and users under-represented by current repair strategies, to the barriers to optimising AP provision. May 16th in Salford (theme: P&O and mobility devices) and 21st June 2024 in London (theme: wheelchairs)

Building a roadmap for Assistive Technology innovation 7th September 2023

An in-person event at Salford University, MediaCity Thursday 7th September 2023 from 1.00pm to 4.15pm. You will hear from leading edge researchers who are testing new ideas to radically improve AT - from prosthetics to wheelchairs to hearing aids and more.


TIDAL Doctoral Colloquium 23rd March 2023

The TIDAL Doctoral Colloquium is open to all UK-based PhD students with an interest in Assistive Technology, but there are only 30 places. Register now so you don't miss out.  


Current themes in AT research: Introducing TIDAL N+ feasibility projects 16th March 2023

Webinar Thursday March 16th 2023 from 12.00 midday to 1.00pm. This meeting will give you an insight into where some of the latest lines of research inquiry in AT research.