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Alberta Innovates and Baycrest-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) announce $500,000 investment for innovative dementia care in Alberta

Edmonton, AB – October 19, 2018 – Alberta Innovates and the Baycrest-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) today announced a new partnership agreement to accelerate the evaluation and promote adoption of innovative products and services that address the needs of older adults with dementia.  Up to $250,000 in matching funding per project, is available to be leveraged to test in Alberta market-ready innovations built by small and medium sized enterprises.

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Baycrest-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation and New Brunswick Health Research Foundation announce $1M available to support New Brunswick-based innovations in seniors’ care

Fredericton, NB – October 5, 2018 – The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), led by Baycrest, and New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) have announced the launch of round two of the Seniors’ Care Strategic Innovation Fund (SCSIF) – a program aimed at accelerating the evaluation and adoption of innovations in seniors’ care in New Brunswick (NB). 

Through SCSIF, up to $500,000 CAD in matching funding per project can be leveraged to support the validation testing of innovative products and services that address the needs of the aging population. In total, $1 million will be available through this program.

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The Baycrest-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation accelerates development of 31 new healthcare innovations for people with dementia

Toronto, ON – September 26, 2018 – The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), led by Baycrest, today announced support for the development and validation testing of 31 new innovations in aging and brain health care – driving forward opportunities for promising Canadian products and services aimed at improving the quality of life for those affected by dementia and their caregivers.

A total of $1.4 M in support has been leveraged through CABHI’s Spark program, which aims at fostering innovations from point-of-care workers who have grassroots ideas they want to develop into real-world applications for the aging population.

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Baycrest-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) announces partnership with National Bank to advance market-ready healthcare innovations

Toronto, ON – September 18, 2018 – The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), led by Baycrest and in partnership with National Bank, has today announced the launch of a new Mentorship, Capital and Continuation Program (MC2) to accelerate innovations for the aging population, from bench to bedside more quickly and efficiently.

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Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation to collaborate on innovations in aging and brain health

Halifax, NS – June 27, 2018 – The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) have signed a collaboration agreement to foster the development, testing and adoption of aging and brain health innovations in Nova Scotia.

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The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and four academic centres collaborate to invest up to $800,000 CAD in Quebec-based innovations in seniors’ care

Montreal, QC – June 18, 2018 – The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and four Quebec academic centres have collaborated to bolster the development, testing and adoption of aging and brain health innovations in seniors’ care in Quebec.

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Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation and CABHI announce $300,000 partnership investment for Saskatchewan-based innovations in senior’s care

Saskatoon, SK – June 14, 2018 – Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) and The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) today announced a new partnership agreement to bolster the development, testing and adoption of aging and brain health innovations in seniors’ care in Saskatchewan. A total investment of up to $300,000 will support aging and brain health solutions, with attention to research projects focusing on Indigenous and rural communities, new technologies, dementia care and caregiver support.

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President and CEO of Toronto’s Baycrest & Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation appointed to federal Ministerial Advisory Board on Dementia

Toronto, ON – April 23, 2018  – The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), led by Baycrest Health Sciences, today announced more than $7.6 million in funding to support the development and validation testing of 53 new innovations aimed at improving the quality of life of those affected by dementia and their caregivers.

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Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation announces funding to support 53 new innovations for people with dementia and their caregivers

Toronto, ON – April 23, 2018  – The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), led by Baycrest Health Sciences, today announced more than $7.6 million in funding to support the development and validation testing of 53 new innovations aimed at improving the quality of life of those affected by dementia and their caregivers.

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Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation announces up to $ 2 million in funding available to support researcher-clinician led innovations in the field of aging and brain health

TORONTO, ON— April 2, 2018The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), led by Baycrest Health Sciences, announced today the third round of funding available through its Researcher-Clinician Partnership Program (RCP2).

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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 – February 15, 2018 — The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), led by Baycrest Health Sciences, announced today the third round of funding available through its Industry Innovation Partnership Program (I2P2).

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Two Israeli Firms Selected to Test their Aging and Brain Health Innovations at Ontario Seniors’ Care Organizations

January 8, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – Two Israeli companies will have an opportunity to test their innovative aging and brain health solutions at two Canadian senior’s care organizations, after being selected for a joint partnership program operated by the Baycrest Health Sciences-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA).


 

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).

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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.

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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.

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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 – TheCentre 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.

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View the media release about the Knowledge Mobilization Partnership Program inFrench

View the media backgrounderabout the Knowledge Mobilization Partnership Program inFrench


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 backgrounderabout theResearcher-Clinician Partnership Program

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


Centre for Agingand 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 –TheCentre 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 ThroughCentre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation’s Spark Program to Fund New Innovations in the Field of Aging and Brain Health

September 7, 2016 — TheCentre 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 collaboratewith 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.