AGE-WELL National Innovation Hubs

The Honourable Lisa Harris, New Brunswick Minister of Seniors and Long-Term Care, at the launch of AGE-WELL’s first national innovation hub in Fredericton, NB in May 2017.

The Honourable Lisa Harris, New Brunswick Minister of Seniors and Long-Term Care, at the launch of AGE-WELL’s first national innovation hub in Fredericton, NB in May 2017.

The mission of AGE-WELL National Innovation Hubs is to engage a range of stakeholders in a specific location to advance innovation and adoption of technology-based solutions, policies and practices for healthy aging.

Using dedicated infrastructure and expertise at the local level, AGE-WELL hubs are places where industry, community, government, researchers, end users and others can interact and generate new ideas together. The aim is to foster more efficient development, testing and delivery to market of products and services that will benefit older people and caregivers across Canada.

Read about our national innovation hubs in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and Ottawa, Ontario. Another hub will be announced in early 2018.