The National Innovation Centre for Ageing

Bringing together world-leading scientists, businesses, the NHS, and the public, to improve quality of life as we age.

The Centre provides state-of-the-art facilities to help develop, build, test and market a broad range of new products designed to make our lives easier as we age. That includes everything from designing homes to rethinking transport and mobility.

The National Centre for Ageing and Data External
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It is also the home of Voice, a unique organisation made up of citizens who work with universities and other bodies to improve the focus, quality, relevance and impact of research and help make a positive difference to the lives of older people across the globe.


At a glance

  • £40m development
  • Inter-disciplinary eco-system, including design, computer science, engineering and health and social science
  • Close links with other major ageing research centres nationally and internationally

Established in 2014, the Centre will relocate to their new building in 2020.

Our logo is a live picture of Newcastle, right now.
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