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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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Profile: Mackenzie Martin

Jan 12 2017

(Français) At age 22, Mackenzie Martin is casting a wide net in the hope that one day her research will improve the lives of aging populations in Canada and around the world. In the summer of 2016, the AGE-WELL trainee travelled to the Netherlands for a “life-changing” experience. Her destination: De Hogeweyk, a village for

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