Are you an Ontario-based healthcare professional or a senior-focused organization with a great idea to improve the lives of older adults and their caregivers? The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) is inviting you to apply to Spark-ON, a unique funding opportunity to help frontline healthcare professionals test and validate their aging and brain health solutions. Solutions must be designed to make a positive impact in the following key areas:
- Social connectedness
- Caregiver wellbeing
- Infection prevention and control
- Training unregulated care providers
CABHI recognizes that frontline healthcare professionals are uniquely positioned to solve the aging and brain health challenges facing older adults and people living with dementia, especially throughout the pandemic. That’s why we are offering successful applicants up to $50,000 to develop, test, and scale their solutions, as well as coaching and mentorship by CABHI’s network of experts over a 12-month period.
Interested in applying? Watch this video and learn more about Spark-ON and how you can submit a successful application. You’ll also hear answers to common questions, such as:
- Who is eligible to apply to Spark-ON?
- What kinds of problems should your solution aim to solve?
- How will projects be selected?
- When will projects be awarded?
Applications close on Monday December 21, 2020.