Opportunity Knocks: Designing solutions for an ageing society

This report by the International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK), in conjunction with the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the University of Cambridge's Engineering Design Centre, warns that without technological innovation over the next decade, health and care cost could be higher than currently projected by the Office of Budget Responsibility.

It points out that predictions for the growth in healthcare productivity are very optimistic given historic trends and, citing examples of new and emerging technology, that technological innovation will be vital to fill the gap.