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Creating an innovation ecosystem

Feb 06 2017

 (Français) Creating an innovation ecosystem The development of technologies that promote healthy aging “doesn’t just happen by chance,” says Dr. Josephine McMurray, an assistant professor in the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Brantford, Ont. Instead it benefits from close collaboration between universities, industry, policy makers, clinicians and end users

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AGE-WELL’s first Innovators of Tomorrow

Jan 11 2017

 (Français) Eighty-seven trainees are the first to earn AGE-WELL Innovators of Tomorrow Certificates—a major step for emerging researchers and young professionals in their journey to become the next generation of leaders in the field of technology and aging. “Congratulations to the trainees who have obtained these certificates, which demonstrate their transferable skills and comprehensive knowledge

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AGE-WELL startup tests “smart” glove that reduces hand tremors

Dec 14 2016

(Français) As a student of civil engineering, Mark Elias learned how to stabilize buildings against earthquakes and wind vibration. Now, he’s applying that knowledge to a problem that affects millions of people worldwide: hand tremors. Elias and colleagues have developed a glove that uses the same ‘vibration damping’ technology that he studied at university and

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AGE-WELL partners support early career researchers

Nov 23 2016

(Français) Nine early career researchers have been selected to receive financial support and graduate and postdoctoral awards in technology and aging from AGE-WELL and six industry, not-for-profit, and post-secondary partners.  Myant, UBER, Ontario Telemedicine Network, OCAD University, CRIUGM, and VHA Home Healthcare are our partners who have made these awards possible. Dr. Abdul Qadir Javaid

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