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Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on April 19, 2021 in Research Funding

The AGE-WELL Emerging Entrepreneur Award supports the development of emerging entrepreneurs to create and grow an innovative start-up with potential social and economic impact in Canada. The innovation must address one of AGE-WELL's 8 Challenge Areas to shape the future of technology and aging research in Canada.

This $25,000 award is designed to give a new entrepreneur the financial resources to focus on making their ideas viable and rapidly deployable in service to our stakeholders.

For more information and how to apply, click here.


  • Students, post-doctoral fellows, or have graduated / completed a post-doctoral fellowship within the last three years.
  • Be over the age of 18 and residents of Canada.
  • Be able to commit 20+ hours per week towards developing or scaling their business.

Completed Applications Due: April 30, 2021

For application questions, please contact