National Impact Challenge 2024
Solutions for Healthy Aging 

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Are you an entrepreneur or startup with a technology-based solution that can support the health and quality of life of older adults and/or caregivers?

The AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge is back for 2024! This year’s competition – the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Solutions for Healthy Aging – will be held on October 24 in Edmonton, Alberta as part of the AGE-WELL Annual Conference.

The AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Solutions for Healthy Aging recognizes top startups and supports entrepreneurship in Canada’s AgeTech sector. Applicants from across the country will participate in a pitch competition where they will be challenged to explain how their solution can positively impact older Canadians and/or caregivers.

This year’s winner will receive $25,000 in cash plus in-kind prizes. A runner-up will be eligible for a $5,000 cash prize. The Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) is the key sponsor of this year’s National Impact Challenge: Solutions for Healthy Aging, with additional support from Bereskin & Parr.

There will also be a People’s Choice award that will be open for public voting online. You can get involved by watching videos from our finalists and voting for your favourite. Stay tuned for more information on how you can cast your vote for People’s Choice.

The deadline to submit an application for the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Solutions for Healthy Aging is September 6, 2024, at 11:59 PM EST.

Audience members help make this competition even more exciting and engaging. You can register to attend by adding a National Impact Challenge ticket to your AGE-WELL Annual Conference registration. The AGE-WELL Annual Conference takes place October 23-24. For details visit the conference webpage.

Alternatively, you can choose to attend only the National Impact Challenge pitch competition by registering here.