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Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF)announce recipients of the 1st New Brunswick Senior’s Care Strategic Innovation Fund (SC-SIF)

Fredericton, NB – November 30, 2017 –  Four New Brunswick-based teams of health researchers and private sector partners have been allocated more than CA$800,000 in funding to support the development and testing of their innovative solutions in brain health for seniors for completion within 18 months. The funding is being provided through the Senior’s Care-Strategic Innovation Fund — a joint partnership program between the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF).

View the media release about the 2017 SCSIF recipients in French


Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation announces flagship partnership with MaRS EXCITE to accelerate adoption of new health technologies in the seniors’ care sector

Toronto, ON – September 28, 2017 – The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and MaRS Excellence in Clinical Innovation and Technology Evaluation (EXCITE) announced today their first partnership dedicated to accelerating the adoption of new health technologies in the seniors’ care sector in Ontario.

View the media release about the MaRS EXCITE partnership in French


Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation invests $8.3 M in seniors care innovations

Toronto, ON – September 26, 2017 – Twenty-six new projects are receiving an investment of more than $8.3 million from the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI)  to accelerate solutions that can help improve the quality of life and care for older adults with dementia and cognitive health issues.

View the media release about the 2017 Innovation Investments in French

View a project description of the 2017 Innovation Investments


Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation launches 2017 Spark Program to fund grassroots ideas from point-of-care workers

Toronto, ON  – September 14, 2017 –  The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) is pleased to launch its second Spark funding program to support point-of-care workers in developing their grassroots ideas into real-world applications in the field of aging and brain health.  

The Spark program provides up to $50,000 (CAD) per project to selected applicants to support the development of early-stage innovative solutions. CABHI invites staff working at Canadian not-for-profit healthcare organizations and members of the Seniors’ Quality Leap Initiative (SQLI) to apply for funding.  In total, up to $1.25 million (CAD) is available to support up to 25 projects. 

View the media release about the launch of the Spark program in French

 


The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) sign partnership agreement to invest up to $1.8M in New Brunswick-based innovations in seniors’ care

Fredericton, NB – September 5, 2017 – The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) have signed a new partnership agreement to bolster the development, testing and adoption of innovations in seniors’ care in New Brunswick (NB).

The investment of up to $1.8M CAD over three years will support the priorities recently identified by the New Brunswick Council on Aging, including the development of a joint funding program offering support to selected NB-based researchers and clinician applicants for projects that show promise in driving innovation in seniors care and promoting economic development in NB.

View the media release about the Senior’s Care Strategic Innovation Fund in French

 


Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation announces up to $3 million in funding available to support industry innovations in the field of aging and brain health

TORONTO, ON – August 25, 2017 — The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) announced today the second round of funding available through its Industry Innovation Partnership Program (I2P2). This program is designed to enable successful applicant companies worldwide to accelerate the evaluation and adoption of their innovative products and services that can help to address the needs of aging adults. In total, up to $3 million CAD in funding will be available for solution testing and validation.

View the media release about the Industry Innovation Partnership Program in French

 


Centre for Aging & Brain Health Innovation announces new partnership agreement with the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation to match Spark Program funding for New Brunswick-based projects

Toronto, ON, April 26, 2017 – The Centre for Aging & Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) today announced a new partnership agreement with the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF). Through this partnership, NBHRF will match funds for up to two New Brunswick-based projects that are awarded funding under CABHI’s Spark Program Call for Innovations.

View the media release about the CC-ABHI/NBHRF partnership agreement in French

 


 

Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation announces up to CAD $ 1 million in funding available to support knowledge mobilization in the field of aging and brain health

TORONTO, April 03, 2017 – The Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) officially announced today the launch of its Knowledge Mobilization Partnership Program (KMP2). This program is designed to help clinicians, managers, researchers and academia in Canada drive adoption of best and next practices across stakeholder groups in the aging and brain health sector, nationally or across a province. In total, up to CAD $ 1 million in funding will be available through KMP2.

View the media backgrounder about the Knowledge Mobilization Partnership Program

View the media release about the Knowledge Mobilization Partnership Program in French

View the media backgrounder about the Knowledge Mobilization Partnership Program in French


Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation announces up to CAD $2.4 million in funding available to support collaborative innovations in the field of aging and brain health

TORONTO, February 16, 2017 – The Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) announced today the launch of its Researcher-Clinician Partnership Program (RCP2). This program is uniquely designed to greatly enhance the effectiveness of connecting point-of-care clinicians in the senior care sector with university-based researchers to collaboratively design, test and validate innovative products, services or health practices in aging and brain health in a real-world care setting. In total, up to CAD $2.4 million in funding will be available.

View the media backgrounder about the Researcher-Clinician Partnership Program

View the media release about the Researcher-Clinician Partnership Program in French


Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation awards $1.4 million in funding to health care innovators to support early-stage innovations for individuals with dementia

February 3, 2017 –The Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), in collaboration with Baycrest Health Sciences, announced today the thirty-one grant recipients of a total of $1.4 million in funding through its Spark Program. 

View media backgrounder – List of 2017 Spark Program recipients

View media backgrounder – List of 2017 Spark Program recipients (French)


Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation announces up to $1.5 million in funding available to support industry innovations in the field of aging and brain health

October 26, 2016 — The Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) announced today the launch of its Industry Innovation Partnership Program (I2P2).This initiative is designed to enable successful applicant companies worldwide to work with an eligible seniors’ care organization trial partner to test and validate their product or service in the field of aging and brain health. In total, up to $ 1.5 million CAD in funding will be available.


Up to $500,000 Available Through Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation’s Spark Program to Fund New Innovations in the Field of Aging and Brain Health

September 7, 2016 — The Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) announced today the launch of its Spark Program, an initiative designed to provide point-of-care workers in the healthcare delivery or service industry in North America with as much as $50,000 each in funding to further develop their grassroots ideas into real-world applications.


Baycrest Health Sciences Announces Signing of Agreement the Office of the Chief Scientist of Israel Promoting Israeli Healthcare Innovations in North America

May 16, 2016 — CC-ABHI and the Office of the Chief Scientist of the economy of Israel will collaborate in the field of aging and brain health solutions, toward the launch of new programs that will bring Israeli innovations in seniors care to Baycrest and other CC-ABHI affiliate organizations


Baycrest innovation leads to partnership with Johnson & Johnson

Cogniciti Inc., the Toronto-based developer of a 20-minute online cognitive test for adults concerned about memory changes, will collaborate with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to evaluate online screening strategies for early identification of dementia.


Baycrest to lead $100 million partnership in brain health and aging innovation

April 21, 2015 — This is one of the largest senior care investments globally, and creates a national centre dedicated to driving innovation in aging and brain health through CC-ABHI’s unique multi-faceted partnership.


Government Supports Launch of the Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation

May 22, 2015 — Finance Minister Joe Oliver today took part in an event celebrating the launch of Baycrest Health Sciences’ new Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation. The Centre will be a national hub for the development, validation, commercialization, dissemination and adoption of brain health and seniors’ care products and services—a cutting-edge institution and world leader in its field.