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2023 Pathfinder Projects

2023 Pathfinder Projects

Meet 11 projects supported through our Pathfinder Innovation Programme, aiming to enable people to stay active and joyful life at every age.

Tech Futures Toolkit

Tech Futures Toolkit

A toolkit to explore and discuss scenarios for emerging technologies shaping the future of ageing societies.

Virtual Masterclass: 11-13 Sept

Virtual Masterclass: 11-13 Sept

Discover how to design services, products and environments with and for older people for at this online Masterclass with Colum Lowe, 11-13 Sept 2024.

Design.Different Vol.4

Design.Different Vol.4

Explore inclusive design research, projects, reflections, and provocations from across the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design in Design Different magazine, Vol. 4

Pathfinder Pop-up

Pathfinder Pop-up

Explore the latests projects and prototypes from Design Age Institute's Pathfinder Innovation Programme at this Pop-up event on 15 February.

Out of Office

Out of Office

Design Age Institute commissioned researchers to explore the challenges and opportunities of working from home as we age.

Meet the speakers

Meet the speakers

Meet the team delivering our upcoming Masterclass in Designing for An Ageing Population on 27-28 November at the Royal College of Art.

Design Age Ideas

Design Age Ideas

Dive into our latest report, Design Age Ideas, and get inspired by the role we each have to play in designing better for an ageing population.

Design Age Masterclass

Design Age Masterclass

Colum Lowe, Director, Design Age Institute, invites you a Masterclass in designing with and for an ageing population this November.

New Pathfinder Awardees

New Pathfinder Awardees

Meet our newest Pathfinder Innovation Programme Awardees, who will be investing in good design to bring new products and services towards market.

WATCH: Design.Wisdom

WATCH: Design.Wisdom

Watch our webinar on wisdom with Dr. Dilip Jeste, an expert on wisdom, Colum Lowe, Director of DAI, and Carly Dickson, DAI Knowledge Exchange Fellow.

Healthy Ageing 2023

Healthy Ageing 2023

The UKRI Healthy Ageing Challenge returns with its conference this 13-14 November, showcasing innovation and impact being delivered across the UK.

Autumn Garden Assembly

Autumn Garden Assembly

Pop into the Dame Sylvia Crowe Garden at the Design Museum on 22 October for some autumnal bliss and horticultural shared knowledge.

Design.Wisdom Webinar

Design.Wisdom Webinar

A free webinar on 17 Aug 4pm, exploring the intersection of wisdom, age, and design with Dr Dilip Jeste and Colum Lowe. 

#RCA2023

#RCA2023

Our Institute Manager, Melanie Smith, explores some of the design and age related projects being presented in this year's RCA Graduate Exhibition.

WATCH: Money Well Spent

WATCH: Money Well Spent

Watch our webinar exploring the barriers which stop us from spending the way we want to as we get older, and launching a joint report.

Summer Garden Assembly

Summer Garden Assembly

Visit the Design Museum on Sunday 6 August for an afternoon of green bliss in the garden: enjoy short talks, tours and creative activities for all ages.

New Report: Money well spent?

New Report:  Money well spent?

Explore the findings from our latest collaborative research project with the International Longevity Centre - UK in a new report: Money well spent?

#SummerScience

#SummerScience

Join us at the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition, to explore the power of age-inclusive design to help everyone age happier and healthier.