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AGE-WELL launches 2017 Catalyst Funding Program

Feb 08 2017

(Français) AGE-WELL is excited to launch its 2nd Catalyst Funding Program to support innovative research projects aimed at generating, promoting or accelerating economic and social benefit in the field of technology and aging. The Catalyst Funding Program represents the first stage in AGE-WELL’s innovation funding stream. Catalyst grants will support early-stage, scalable research projects including pilot studies, feasibility studies

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AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence and the Impact Centre team up to focus on entrepreneurship and startup support

Feb 08 2017

    (Français) Toronto, ON (February 8, 2017) – The Impact Centre at the University of Toronto has been named a new AGE-WELL core facility in entrepreneurship. This is the first new AGE-WELL core facility to be announced since 2015 when AGE-WELL was established with federal funding to support Canadian research and innovation in the

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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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