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AGE-WELL announces new funding for commercialization and knowledge mobilization initiatives

Dec 11 2015

AGE-WELL invites Canadian researchers and their teams to participate in its inaugural Strategic Investment Program competition. The new funding program supports post-discovery commercialization, business development and knowledge dissemination, mobilization, or translation activities. Successful projects should accelerate Canadian innovation and economic competitiveness, and improve the quality of life for older adults or caregivers. The maximum investment available

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Recipient of AGE-WELL – Mircom Graduate Student Award Announced

Dec 03 2015

AGE-WELL and Mircom are pleased to announce that the University of Toronto’s Zain Hasan has been awarded the inaugural AGE-WELL – Mircom Graduate Student Award in Technology and Aging. This 1 year award will support his master’s project, Artificially Intelligent Fall Predictive Computer Vision System, supervised by Dr. Alex Mihailidis. The project seeks to develop

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AGE-WELL 2015: JIM MANN’S JOURNEY

Nov 24 2015

(version française) Jim Mann was once a world traveller. But the most difficult journey of his life began in a mundane location in 2007. While walking through a small airport, he suddenly realized he had no idea of where he was or what to do next. Before long he was undergoing tests which led to

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Recipients of CRIUGM-AGE-WELL Scholarships Announced

Nov 24 2015

As part of a new, nationwide drive to promote research and innovation in technology and aging, AGE-WELL and the Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM) are pleased to team up to offer scholarships to two outstanding students. We are thrilled to announce that Nolwenn Lapierre and Dr. Maxime Lussier were

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