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AGE-WELL Supports Emerging Entrepreneurs

May 02 2019

(Français) Congratulations to Maziar Hafezi (UHN) and Chao Bian (University of Toronto) who have both been selected to receive AGE-WELL Emerging Entrepreneur Awards. This $25,000 award supports the development of emerging entrepreneurs to create and grow innovative startups with potential social and economic impact in Canada. “Successfully building and scaling a company is an extremely

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A new technology opens up a new world

Apr 24 2019

(Français) Richard Ratcliffe, 91, has had his life transformed over the past three years thanks to FamliNet.app, an AGE-WELL-supported communications platform designed to prevent social isolation by keeping older adults in contact with family and friends. Life had become lonely for the war veteran and career naval officer because of profound hearing loss from “being

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Startup competition will recognize top innovators in Canada’s technology and aging sector

Apr 09 2019

(Français) Winners to receive $15,000 in cash plus in-kind prizes AGE-WELL is pleased to announce a national competition for Canadian startups whose technologies or services can improve quality of life for older adults or their caregivers. The AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Startup Edition will recognize top startups in Canada’s technology and aging sector, and support

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How AGE-WELL makes unusual collaborations possible

Apr 01 2019

(Français) Vast distances and differences in expertise and experience separate Dr. Julie Robillard, a neuroscientist at the University of British Columbia, and Dr. Jesse Hoey, a computer scientist at the University of Waterloo. But the two AGE-WELL investigators are combining these diverse academic specialties in their shared determination to help older adults make better use

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