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AGE-WELL Pitch Competition: Technology to Support People with Dementia

AGE-WELL, in partnership with the Global Council on Alzheimer’s Disease (GCAD), Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.,  Aging2.0 Local | Toronto, the Ontario Brain Institute, and the Women’s Brain Health Initiative is proud to host a pitch competition this July in Toronto, ON Canada.

The AGE-WELL Pitch Competition: Technology to Support People with Dementia is a networking event for emerging ideas, products, and startups in the technology and aging space with a focus on dementia.  Ten finalists will present their business focus on stage in a rapid 5 minute presentation to a panel of expert judges. The event will provide an opportunity for participants to showcase their brands to potential partners and customers.  Entrepreneurs will have a chance to network with leading researchers, industry and investors at the reception. Members of the public will hear about new innovations in the technology to support older adults and caregivers.


  1. Braze Mobility Inc.
  2. Care Angel
  3. Centivizer
  5. KUBI – Revolve Robotics
  6. MotioSens Inc.
  7. Automated Vision System for Ongoing Pain Assessment and Monitoring in Dementia
  8. SingFit
  9. Ubimodo
  10. Winterlight Labs Inc. (Winner)

Read more about the finalists here.

Pitch Format: Each participant will give a 5-minute presentation (accompanied by slides) followed by a brief  Q&A session with the audience. Pitches will be recorded and may be posted online.

Prize Package for the Winning Pitch: 

  • One year free membership in the AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence, including access to more than 200 companies and research experts in the field of technology and aging
  • Consultation and mentorship from the Global Council on Alzheimer’s Disease (GCAD), which includes prominent experts and organizations in the Alzheimer’s field
  • Two passes to present and pitch at the Annual AGE-WELL Conference, October 17-19 in Montreal
  • Two passes to the Aging2.0 Optimize, October 12-14 in San Francisco
Sunday, July 24, 2016