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Housing & Health Thematic Innovation Ecosystem

February 24 @ 1:00 pm 2:30 pm


13:00 – 13:10 Welcome
Andy Bleaden, Communities Director at ECHAlliance

13:10 – 13:20 Introduction to the “Housing & Health” Thematic Innovation Ecosystem and to the 4 main pillars: “Smart Building”, “Green Approach to Building & Design”, “Innovative Social Models” and “Finance, Economic Sustainability & Governance”
Oscar Zanutto, Faber Director at ISRAA

13:20 – 13:30 Session 1: How to Create Smart Healthy Neighbourhoods?
Deirdre Ferguson, City Innovation Broker at Belfast City Council
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Check here the Belfast Urban Innovation Framework 2022-2027

13:30 – 13:40 Session 2: The Needs around Retrofit to keep people in their own homes longer
Nicola Contarin, European Project Officer at ISRAA
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RemoUrban project Report on retrofit for better homes

13:40 – 14:00 Session 3: A European perspective
Silvia Urra Uriarte, Senior Researcher at TECNALIA Research & Innovation
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Find out more here about the European project Homes4Life and watch the promotional video of the project

14:00 – 14:20 Break-out rooms
Break-out room 1: What does good look like? Co-design
Break-out room 2: Where is the cash?

14:20 – 14:30 Plenary Session and conclusion: Gathering of inputs and results from the two break-out rooms and summary of the three sessions

Watch the recording of the session here: