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New Age (part 2)

Duration:
25 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 16 February 2010

This week on Global Business Peter Day explores how companies all over the world are looking at the grey-haired world as a big business opportunity. He examines the strategies being devised by large companies like GE Healthcare and small spin-outs from universities that are working on innovations and technologies that will keep the workforce healthy and productive for longer.

  • Contributors to this programme:

    George Magnus
    Senior Economic Advisor, UBS Investment Bank and author of 'The Age of Ageing'

    John Dineen
    Chief executive, GE Healthcare

    John Fisher
    Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds

    Anthony Odell
    Chief executive officer, TissueRegenix

    John Egan
    Managing Director, BITECIC

    Vincent Duporque
    Chief executive, Robosoft

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