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Digital healthcare start-ups building solutions for aging adults to watch for 2021

By Braze Mobility | 8 March 2021

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Baby Steps to a Better World…

By Pooja Viswanathan | 18 February 2021

This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week, and as I think of all the random acts of kindness I’ve witnessed in my life, one experience stands out. I had just started my graduate studies in the Computer Science department at UBC. I was on my way to some sort of networking event I think,…

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My Braze(n) Journey inventing Smart Wheelchairs: Welcome to IATSL.

By Pooja Viswanathan | 8 February 2021

It was the summer of 2006 and I had just joined the Intelligent Assistive Technology and Systems Lab (IATSL) at the University of Toronto run by Dr. Alex Mihailidis. I still remember a lab meeting where Drs. Geoff Fernie and Rosalie Wang were introducing one of their projects, an anti-collision wheelchair. As a lab that…

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Meet the Finalists of CABHI’s MC² Market Readiness Program

By Braze Mobility | 12 January 2021

In August 2020, the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) launched a Call for Innovations for its Mentorship, Capital and Continuation (MC2) program, presented in partnership with National Bank. MC2 Market Readiness sought early-stage companies creating solutions for aging adults in the healthtech space. The program addresses critical innovation gaps, not only by providing early-stage companies with…

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