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06 Nov

Register now for the Frugal Innovation Workshop

by Benedetta Biffi

Frugal Innovation Workshop

“Saving the NHS costs – the frugal way”


Monday 06 November | 10.00 – 17.00 | Discover

Part One: Dr Prashant Jha will introduce the concept of the frugal innovation mindset during a one-hour introductory seminar. You will then begin the first two-hour workshop which will see you work in groups to ‘discover’ the unmet clinical challenges.

Wednesday 08 November | 14.00 – 17.00 | Define

Part Two: You will spend the ‘define’ day exploring your initial research ideas to gain a better understanding of the frugal innovation mindset and how it can be applied.

Friday 10 November | 09.00 – 12.00 | Design

Part Three: On the final day you will ‘design’ and build working prototypes, leaving the session with the knowledge and adaptive tools required to apply the frugal innovation mindset to your own research.


Dates: Monday 06, Wednesday 08 and Friday 10 November 2017

Location: UCL Bloomsbury campus, various locations

Registration deadline: Friday 20 October 2017, contact Rahima Begum

Further information: Institute of Healthcare Engineering website

Download a poster [pdf]


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