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AGE-WELL AgeTech Innovation Week

AGE-WELL is hosting an AgeTech Innovation Week from October 4-8, 2021, a unique new event for anyone with an interest in technology and aging. This free virtual event will feature curated public panels, workshops, networking opportunities and catalytic conversations that connect people and create change. Learn more and pre-register today. 

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August 17, 2021

2021 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge
AGE-WELL is pleased to announce the launch of the 2021 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge. This exciting competition recognizes top startups and supports entrepreneurship in Canada's technology and aging sector. Learn more and apply by September 20, 2021. 

July 29, 2021

Call for Papers: AGE-WELL | RATE Journal Special Collection
The Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering and AGE-WELL are collaborating on a special collecion to be published in Summer of 2022 on the theme of Robots to Support Caregiving and Promote Independent Living of Older Adults. 

July 28, 2021

Promoting the Health of Older Adults: The Canadian Experience
This newly published book takes a unique look at health promotion and aging in Canada. SFU STAR Director Andrew Sixsmith contributes a chapter on AgeTech: Technology-Based Solutions for Aging Societies.

July 07, 2021

Call for Papers: SFU STAR | Science and Engineering Ethics Journal Topical Collection
SFU STAR Institute and Science and Engineering Ethics Journal are collaborating on a topical collection on Ethical and Societal Implications fo AgeTech.