Help create the future of aging in Canada
Earlier this year AGE-WELL launched a nationwide search for great new ideas for technology-based solutions that will improve the quality of life of older Canadians and/or their caregivers.
Applicants were asked to submit 5 minute videos explaining their idea and the positive impact it could have on older Canadians and caregivers. Eight (8) finalists will be selected from among the 60 submitted videos to pitch their idea in person at the AGE-WELL Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC for a chance to win cash and in-kind services prize packages.
As part of the selection process, AGE-WELL wants your vote on which idea you think has the potential to have the greatest impact. You can vote once a day for your favourite innovation between now and August 17, 2018.
Click here to visit AGE-WELL’s website to view the videos and lend your voice today!
As you view the videos keep in mind that applicants were asked to showcase:
- The problem being addressed and how the problem was identified
- What their solution is (or may be) to the stated problem
- How the solution is unique and its key aspects and features
- How the solution has been (or will be) developed
- The impact and value that the solution will provide to older adults and/or caregivers
- What is meant by impact and value (and how these are determined) as relevant to the solution being developed
- How impact and value has been (or will be) determined
- A technology-based solution, including service delivery, education, policy, etc.
AGE-WELL NCE Inc. is a pan-Canadian network of industry, non-profit organizations, government, care providers, end-users, and academic partners working to drive innovation and create technologies and services that benefit older adults and caregivers. Its vision is to harness and build upon the potential of emerging and advanced technologies in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), e-health, information communication technologies (ICTs), and mobile technologies to stimulate technological, social, and policy innovation. AGE-WELL is funded through the federal Networks of Centres of Excellence program.