Analyses | Innovation and technology development | 2017-07-03 | Sing Tao

Welfare technology: Innovative solutions to social challenges



Technology offers the promise of improving welfare services, in particular, replacing human support in certain care services. While governments are starting to take note, turning the idea into a policy is not simple. For example, even though technology can help seniors to age at home, concerns over research and development, cross-border cooperation, privacy and cyber-security need to be taken into account.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.