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AWRC Winter Networking Meeting

Date: Tuesday 23 January 2018
Time: 08.30 AM to 10.00 AM
Venue: Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Crescent, Sheffield S10 2LX

Have you heard about the new Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC)? Are you a Sheffield City Region SME interested in health, wellness or sport research? Want to become one of our partners alongside Toshiba Medical, Parkrun and Westfield Health? If this is you, then come join us for breakfast, talk with world-leading experts and hear about our work.

The Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre and Centre for Sports Engineering Research at Sheffield Hallam University are running a breakfast networking event for SMEs within the Sheffield City Region in sport, health and wellbeing.

Who is the event for?

This event is relevant to companies that wish to find out more about AWRC and its plans towards opening at the Olympic Legacy Park in Spring 2019. It is also a chance to hear about the role AWRC can play as an 'Emerging Technologies Hub' in sport, health and wellbeing. Included in the event is a tour of the university facilities as well as a networking opportunity with other businesses over breakfast.

Draft agenda

8:30am – Arrival and breakfast

8:45am – Introduction to the AWRC and CSER

9:00am – AWRC and CSER lab tours

The Lab tours include

  • EIS (English Institute of Sport) area: iTaekwondo, iDive, iBoxer
  • wearables, smart floor and 'follow the light'
  • tennis tracking and gait analyser
  • rugby stud impact rig and impact rig
  • morphology lab and 3D imaging systems
  • wrist guard test rig

9:20am – Q&A and networking

10:00am – Close

Book your place now.


What is the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC)?

The AWRC is a new development at Sheffield Hallam University that brings together a wide range of research disciplines to focus on technical innovations in sport, health and wellbeing. Our research professionals have great experience in working with businesses on research and product development projects.

Our clients include Adidas, Decathlon, Ping, the FA, English Institute of Sport (EIS), International Tennis Federation, GB elite sports teams and Westfield Health. We also have a long and successful track record of working with local and regional SMEs.


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