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Nurturing future leaders: AGE-WELL announces 22 funding awards for emerging researchers

Aug 23 2016

(Français) Twenty-two young researchers from 10 institutions across Canada have been selected to receive 2016 AGE-WELL Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Awards in Technology and Aging. “Training the next generation of researchers and entrepreneurs in the fast-growing field of technology and aging is core to AGE-WELL’s mission,” says AGE-WELL Scientific Director Dr. Andrew Sixsmith. “We are absolutely

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Canadian Technology that Uses Speech to Track Alzheimer’s Captures First Prize at AGE-WELL Pitch Competition  

Jul 26 2016

(Français) Toronto, July 26, 2016: A new technology that analyzes a person’s natural speech to detect and monitor Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive disorders has won the AGE-WELL Pitch Competition: Technology to Support People with Dementia. The new tablet-based assessment tool records short samples of a person’s speech as they describe a picture – even a

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First Annual AGE-WELL Technology Pitch Competition To Showcase Solutions To Support People With Dementia

Jul 19 2016

Toronto ON, July 19, 2016: Ten innovators from Canada and around the world will participate in the first-ever AGE-WELL Pitch Competition: Technology to Support People with Dementia. The competition will showcase a wide range of technology solutions that address the many challenges faced by people living with dementia. Each finalist will deliver a fast-paced, five-minute

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Partner Profile: CrossWing Inc.

Jul 1 2016

(Français) Robotics company CrossWing Inc. is like a lot of Canadian startups. It has promising technology and it’s looking to make the leap to a marketable commercial product. AGE-WELL is helping to bridge the gap by giving the Markham, Ont., company access to world-class research, practical testing opportunities and potential business partners. “AGE-WELL’s mission is

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Creation of critical health technologies at heart of international agreement

Jun 13 2016

(Français)                                            June 13, 2016 Simon Fraser University University Communications 778.782.3210   www.sfu.ca/university-communications Contacts: Marianne Meadahl, SFU University Communications, 778.782.9017; Marianne_Meadahl@sfu.ca Olver Lum, City of Surrey communications manager, 604.591.4519; OWLum@surrey.ca Gratianne Daum, Consulat de Vancouver, 604.637.5285; gratianne.daum@diplomatie.gouv.fr Creation of critical health technologies at heart of international agreement The global need

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