Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare
The Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) at the University of Sheffield is a translational research centre. We harness new technology to enable people to live well and age well.
Areas of work
Daily living and mobility (including care robotics)
Self-management and wellbeing
Healthcare and rehabilitation delivery
Our academic credentials speak for themselves
We have won over
for us and our partners since the centre was launched in 2013. These include public funding bodies such as NIHR, EPSRC and EU Horizon2020 and internal University of Sheffield funding.
"Our vision is to transform the ways in which people are enabled to live well and age well through the application of ubiquitous and personalised technology."
Professor Mark Hawley, Director of CATCH
Our innovations have got people talking.
"Working with CATCH has brought a wealth of experience to our projects and it has undoubtedly improved our capability, knowledge and expertise in developing healthcare apps for the elderly, vulnerable and people with long-term conditions."
Nicola Tiffany, Managing Director at HMA