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First recipient of the AGE-WELL Emerging Entrepreneur Award program announced

Nov 19 2018

(Français) Congratulations to Dr. Pooja Viswanathan for being the inaugural recipient of the AGE-WELL Emerging Entrepreneur Award program. The new salary award is dedicated to students, postdoctoral fellows and recent graduates seeking to turn their innovation into a viable business through a startup company. The funds go directly to the innovator so that they can

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Changing the Conversation: Third issue of YouAreUNLTD Magazine published

Nov 16 2018

(Français) AGE-WELL welcomes the third issue of YouAreUNLTD Magazine, published this week. It’s another content-rich issue with a fascinating cover story called “Words Matter” about how language and symbols can shape culture and instigate change. AGE-WELL is the lead institutional sponsor for YouAreUNLTD. The new publishing brand is designed to disrupt and redefine what it

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AGE-WELL launches Canada’s technology and aging research agenda at science policy conference

AGE-WELL launches Canada’s technology and aging research agenda at science policy conference

Nov 13 2018

(Français) “We have accomplished much in the first three and a half years of our mandate but we are always looking forward,” said Mimi Lowi-Young, AGE-WELL Board Chair, as she announced eight Challenge Areas that will drive AGE-WELL’s research and innovation agenda for 2020 and beyond. The announcement was made on November 7 at the

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Rakuten Kobo’s Michael Tamblyn named Chief Entrepreneur of AGE-WELL

Nov 08 2018

(Français) Rakuten Kobo President and CEO Michael Tamblyn has been named the inaugural Chief Entrepreneur of AGE-WELL, Canada’s Technology and Aging Network. “We are delighted that Michael will be sharing his tremendous entrepreneurial knowledge and experience with the AGE-WELL network,” said Dr. Alex Mihailidis, Scientific Co-Director and CEO of AGE-WELL. “It’s an honour that Michael

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AGE-WELL releases its fourth annual report

Nov 06 2018

(Français) Every day, AGE-WELL teams across Canada are turning ideas into reality—to make a meaningful difference in the lives of older adults and caregivers. Our 2017-2018 Annual Report showcases a wide range of projects that are producing real-world technologies, services and policies/practices. It includes startup success stories and profiles some amazing trainees who have benefited

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