AgeTech startups contribute during COVID-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, older adults and their caregivers are seeing significant impacts on their health, overall wellbeing and ability to stay connected. Canadian startups in the AgeTech sector are joining other companies in doing their part to contribute to mitigating the effects of this unprecedented crisis.

If you are a startup in AgeTech providing solutions that can help older adults and caregivers during the COVID-19 crisis, please reach out to startups@agewell-nce.ca.

Able Innovations

Developing an effortless patient transfer solution while also working with partners on PPE supply Developing a hands-free and self disinfecting patient transfer technology that protects healthcare professionals

AIH Tech
Providing automated facility security and possible health monitoring solutionsComputer vision-guided infrared sensor array for high-throughput precision-based non-contact temperature screening

Altum View
Offering access to low cost fall detection for older adults and their caregivers

Offering access to low-cost fall detection with built-in privacy features for older adults and their caregivers

Amintro

Social platform that brings people together to reduce isolation and increase support of older adults

Centivizer
Helping older adults in LTC stay more active during increased activity restrictionsHelping older adults in LTC stay more active during increased activity restrictions

Curovate
Allowing physiotherapists and those recovering from ACL and total knee replacement to do rehab at home

Allowing physiotherapists and those recovering from ACL and total knee replacement to do rehab at home

FamliNet
A platform that helps older adults easily connect with family and friends. Co-created with older adults

A platform that helps older adults easily connect with family

HomeEXCEPT
A privacy-protecting home monitoring system with safe self-install options

A privacy-protecting home monitoring system with safe self-install options

Marlena Books
Digital and physical books for persons living with dementia

Digital and physical books for persons living with dementia

Novalte
"Remotely-supported smart technology that increases at-home autonomy for those with mobility issues"

Remotely-supported smart technology that increases at-home autonomy

Quantum Robotics Systems

qrs_logo_square A stairclimbing service robot to move heavier objects for home-isolated seniors without outside assistance

Social Robots Inc.

Helping families and LTC facilities leverage companion robots and mobile apps to engage older adults.

VitalTracer

VitalTracer300 A wrist band that monitors vital signs including SPo2, heart rate and body temperature and alerts caregivers.

Welbi
Providing recreational activity management during increased isolation within retirement communities

Helping senior living communities reduce social isolation during COVID-19

WeTraq
Developing population and geographic COVID-19 risk-assessment tools

COVID-19 remote alert solution to enhance safety during self isolation & support risk assessment