The RAate conference works closely with the “Health Design & Technology Institute” which is located at Coventry University. This institute works mainly on supporting the development of new healthcare products that are being developed locally.
HDTI works with many external businesses including academics and healthcare practitioners in order to fulfil their key areas of study which go as follows:
- The design of products required to improve healthcare locally
- Research with practitioners within the industry
- Training of local health-care professionals, carers and patients that care for themselves
- Providing courses in design and healthcare