She obtained her PhD in industrial engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and now works at the Biomechanics Institute of Valencia, a technology centre that studies the behaviour of the human body and its relationship with the products, environments and services people use. She has extensive experience in the development of products and services designed to consider the functional and cognitive characteristics of elderly people and which incorporate in their design all those aspects that ease their acceptance and use by this population group. She worked as a researcher on national and international projects from 2005 to 2015, when she became head of the Occupational Health and Wellbeing Unit of the Biomechanics Institute, the post she currently holds.
Mercedes Sanchis Almenara
Head of Innovation Occupational Safe and Health Promotion of IBV (Valencia, Spain)