Research Programs and Projects

Catalyst Funding Program in Healthy Aging

The Catalyst Funding Program in Healthy Aging supports innovative one-year research projects with a focus on technology-enabled solutions or novel technologies that support healthy aging across the older adult life course, through to end of life.

Read about the Catalyst research projects funded in 2023.



Core Research Program

The Core Research Program supports large-scale projects and multidisciplinary teams of researchers and stakeholders. Core research projects focus not only on innovative technology-based solutions, but also include objectives and deliverables related to the practice, policy, and service delivery models that are needed for the solution to be effective.

Read about the core research projects funded in 2020.


Platform Project Program

The Platform Project Program supports projects that propose methodologies or solutions that will support initiatives across the entire network. Like core research projects, platform projects must be holistic in their approaches to developing and implementing solutions.

Read about the platform projects funded in 2020.



Strategic Investment Program 

The Strategic Investment Program (SIP) supports innovative post-discovery projects focused on the commercialization and/or knowledge mobilization of solutions.

Read about the strategic investment projects funded in 2020.



AIR Program

AGE-WELL’s AgeTech Implementation Response (AIR) Program supports post-discovery projects focused on implementing solutions.

Read about the AIR program projects funded in 2022.




Interested in learning more about projects funded in AGE-WELL’s first five years? Visit Research Themes and Projects (2015-2020)

Check out our media release, “AGE-WELL invests over $10-million in 22 new research projects”.