GDI Hub, World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Assistive Technology


Disability Innovation Lecture Series: Innovation for Inclusion

01 November 2023, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Headshot of Sujatha. She is wearing a sari and smiling at the camera

We are delighted to invite you to this lunchtime guest lecture and Q&A with Professor Sujatha Srinivasan of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

This event is free.

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Disability Innovation Lectures: Innovation for Inclusion

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 Srinivasan, as she discusses the development of home-grown technologies, alongside business models which support venture growth in low-resource settings.

Date: Wednesday 1 November, 2023
Time: 13.00 - 14.00 (GMT)
Duration: 1 hour (presentation with Q&A)
Format: Online (via Zoom)
Cost: Free to attend

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.

About this event

Live captioning will be available for all lectures throughout this series. Please contact us at gdihub.comm@ucl.ac.uk if you have any accessibility requests that you wish to notify the team about.

About the organiser

This event is hosted by Global Disability Innovation Hub which sits within UCLIC (UCL Interaction Centre) in the Department of Computer Science on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.


About the Speaker

Professor Sujatha Srinivasan

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Madras & Honorary Professor, UCL at Indian Institute of Technology Madras

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