AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Awards

AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Awards recognize members who have made long term and substantial contributions to research and/or innovation in the AgeTech sector, as well as a significant contribution to AGE-WELL. Up to two Honorary Fellows may be named annually.

Read about past recipients of the AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Award here.

The 2023 AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Award nomination process is now closed. 

Nomination Process:

Nominations are invited through an annual invitational process within the network.

Nomination packages must include: 1) a cover letter from the nominator outlining why the nominee is deserving of this award referencing the award requirements, 2) the nominee’s curriculum vitae or bio and 3) two letters of support from AGE-WELL members (e.g. researchers, stakeholders, HQP, partners).

Recommendations for new Honorary Fellows will be put forward to the AGE-WELL Board of Directors by the Scientific Director and CEO. New Honorary Fellows will be acknowledged publicly. Nominations may be submitted in English or French.

AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Award Requirements/Nomination

The nominee must have been an AGE-WELL member for at least three years.

The nominee must have made extraordinary contributions (above and beyond normal responsibilities and expectations) to the AgeTech sector, such as:

  • Teaching and education
  • Communication and public awareness
  • Recognized research
  • Design and development
  • Technology transfer
  • Clinical practice
  • Service provision
  • Manufacturing or production
  • Public policy
  • Mentorship and/or counsellorship
  • Advocacy

The nominee must have also made significant contributions to AGE-WELL through comprehensive leadership activities, like:

  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Lead, Co-Lead, or member of an Advisory Committee
  • Lead or Co-Lead of a Workpackage, Crosscutting Activity or Challenge Area
  • Other service positions and/or leadership activities
  • Volunteerism