The healthcare sector needs innovative new ideas in order to deal with the challenges of an ageing population, ever increasing costs of new treatments and pressure on government finances globally. Companies in the healthcare supply chain therefore need to respond to this challenge by bringing new ideas to market which enhance diagnosis, treatment or hospital environment and infrastructure whilst increasing efficiency, reducing costs to the healthcare system and maintaining or improving their own competitive position.

The TRC is working in the fields of automation & vision systems specifically but are also helping to transfer new technologies from other industries which may have real-life benefits in the healthcare system and supply chain.