Strategic Investment Program (SIP) Accelerator Funding

Supports innovative post-discovery projects focused on the commercialization and/or knowledge mobilization of solutions (e.g. technologies, services or policies) aligned with AGE-WELL's mission and vision.

AGE-WELL is a pan-Canadian network of industry, non-profit organizations, government, care providers, caregivers, end-users, and academic partners working together using high-quality research to drive innovation and create technologies and services that benefit older adults. Our 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. We aim to help older Canadians maintain their independence, health and quality of life through accessible technologies that increase their safety and security, support their independent living, and enhance their social participation.


Agency Name: 
Age-Well (SSHRC)
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
Grant Amount: 
$40,000 over 12 months. There will be three (3) competitions per year. The first application deadline is April 28, 2017, 5:00 EST.
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External Deadline: 
Friday, April 28, 2017
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