法律 & General partners with Edinburgh University to launch £20M research centre

Increasing life expectancy is to be celebrated, but it poses major challenges for individuals, families and the public and private sectors. Legal & General’s partnership with the University of Edinburgh aims to address these growing societal issues. 法律 & General announces its long term partnership with the 爱丁堡大学 to establish the Advanced Care Research Centre (“ACRC”), the first of its kind in the UK. ACRC will offer a seven-year multi-disciplinary research programme designed to improve understanding of care in later life and to revolutionise how it is delivered.

ACRC’s vision is that its research can enable data-driven, personalised and affordable care that delivers independence, dignity and a high quality of life for people living in their own homes or in supported care environments. The 爱丁堡大学’s grant-funded, academic-led ACRC programme will operate in the public interest, forming a major new strand in 法律 & General’s drive towards Inclusive Capitalism.

The ACRC will work in partnership with other top tier universities to engage multiple public and private stakeholders, as well as individuals in later life, their families and communities. The ACRC will also include an Academy that will develop a new generation of enterprise-oriented leaders in later life care through a rigorous programme of cross-disciplinary research-based training. The partnership with 法律 & General marks the University’s largest industry investment, as part of the £661m Data-Driven Innovation initiative within the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal. 

我们的社会正在老龄化。今天,有超过1200万,在英国65岁以上,这一数字预计将在50%,在未来20年增加。预期寿命有所增加,但寿命更长目前不意味着生活很好。认识到影响健康的老龄化问题,政府有明确目标,以确保人们在这些目标上的平均五个额外年的健康寿命的享受2035年,该ACRC会带来学术研究领导重点了解和交付在以后的生活中适当的照顾。                                                                                                                           

ACRC will deliver a programme of seven thematic activities that combine research across multiple disciplines including: medicine and other care professions, life sciences, engineering, informatics, data and social sciences. This new research centre, which will receive £20m funding from 法律 & General, will put the 爱丁堡大学 and its partners at the forefront of research, development and collaboration to improve the academic understanding of later life.  All research findings made during this partnership will be publicly available. 

As the UK’s largest pension fund investor with £1.2 trillion of assets under management, and a leading provider of longevity risk solutions and retirement products to millions of customers, Legal & General has deep insight into ageing populations. Changing demographics around ageing will have a crucial impact on 法律 & General’s customers, making this one of the company’s long-term strategic growth drivers.

Legal & General works closely alongside and in support of UK academics, including through the Longevity Science Panel. In the last two years alone, it has formed the UK’s largest science and technology property partnership, Bruntwood SciTech, and announced a £4bn partnership with Oxford University to develop science and innovation districts within the region, together with homes for staff and students. 法律 & General’s long term partnership with Newcastle Council and Newcastle University continues to deliver at pace. Its Newcastle Helix scheme, which houses the UK’s National Centre for Ageing, brings together innovators in improving quality of life as people age, alongside a major new hub for scientific research and technology.

建立ACRC将彻底改变英国的理解和解决人口变化的巨大问题的承诺 - 一个全球性挑战的一部分,与显著的社会和经济影响。爱丁堡的学术主导,数据为基础和跨学科的方法将提供重要的积极变化老化和关怀,我们发现这是一个引人注目的和实际的愿景。我们与一流机构向上和向下的国家锻造,来自牛津大学和纽卡斯尔大学的合作伙伴关系,到巴斯大学,伦敦大学学院,现在爱丁堡有利于转变的科学,技术交付表盘和老护理对许多后代来。

博士尼格尔·威尔逊

We are delighted to host this ground-breaking collaboration with colleagues at 法律 & General. This exceptional partnership will re-imagine care for the mid-21st century. As our population ages, so we need to develop innovative new approaches to provide individually-tailored care. This is the big challenge that the partners will address, bringing to bear pioneering research from the brightest academic minds across multiple disciplines to deliver creative and trusted solutions to address real world problems.

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法律 & General Group

Established in 1836, 法律 & General is one of the UK’s leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with international businesses in the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia. With over £1.2 trillion in total assets under management at 30 June 2019, we are the UK’s largest investment manager for corporate pension schemes and a UK market leader in pensions de-risking, life insurance, workplace pensions and retirement income. We have also invested over £22 billion in direct investments such as homes, urban regeneration, clean energy and small business finance.

爱丁堡大学

爱丁堡大学在信息学世界领先地位(数据科学,人工智能,机器人技术,机器学习,自然语言处理和相关领域),医学,工程和社会科学。最近£661米资本投资由英国和苏格兰政府通过爱丁堡和东南苏格兰城市地区的交易,加速了爱丁堡的跨越10个行业,包括健康和社会保健提供可信的数据驱动的创新能力,在同行业的跨学科合作牢固接地和公共部门。在ACRC已被ncub GVS报告,其中强调了利益的企业和大学的合作伙伴关系对经济的影响。

 

ACRC研究

研究将解决跨部门主题内其输出为重点的项目,其中包括:

  • 公众和利益相关者参与活动的宽范围的塑造上延缓衰老,健康和保健,包括建设一个更好的了解全国辩论的老化背景下个人;
  • 新的数据的科学方法,以使在以后的生活有针对性的干预措施,包括更好地分析和洞察和预测提高了数据的应用;和
  • 开发投资的旁边,可扩展的技术,新的保健模式,以支持他们。
  • 创建一个学院,这将培养新一代学科带头人在以后的生活护理,由爱丁堡创新,大学的商业化服务支持的相关创业项目。

 

该中心主任将教授布鲁斯·格思里,一般的做法的教授和NHS研究苏格兰初级卫生保健研究的冠军。

 

法律 & General in later living

Through 公会生活 and 灵感的村庄, 法律 & General is providing a genuine option for older people who wish to leave their family homes and live in a unique environment as part of a thriving community.  This provision has the potential to have a significant economic impact - both on the housing market and health sector.

  • 灵感的村庄

年8月成立到2017年,启发村是全英国后生活用房的开发商和运营商。

灵感村庄的成立是为了解决供应不足特定年龄的住房 - 帮助解决不断上升的健康和社会保健支出导致因缺乏相应的更高生活住宿。

灵感的村庄目前有七村的方案,并在未来十年计划提供成千上万的家庭为12500个多居民。一个灵感的村庄不仅仅是砖头以上;这是一个机会,为广大居民提供一个更精神上,身体上和社会上积极的生活方式的环境支持它。

//www.inspiredvillages.co.uk/ 

  • 公会生活

Launched in 2019, 公会生活, 法律 & General’s specialist urban later living developer and operator, aims to deliver over 3,000 new homes in the next five years to meet the UK’s longevity and urbanisation needs.

公会生活正在努力使在英国城市的方式,我们的年龄产生真正的影响,结合美丽的建筑,并与地面内饰打破学术认可的保健方案和活动,支持快乐和健康老龄化。它目前拥有下充满活力的城市环境发展的三个方案中,有大量当地需要帮助的地区提供约800与年龄相适应的家园。

公会生活,已与英国巴斯大学合作开发一个多元化的研究主要集中在健康,独立生活的老一代和如何通过创新的架构和设计被采用到建筑环境。

//www.guildliving.co.uk/

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