AGE-WELL, ONCAT announce funding for research projects


AGE-WELL and ONCAT have each recently announced investments in research projects at Canadian postsecondary institutions. AGE-WELL has collaborated with the Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) to fund 17 research projects through the inaugural Catalyst Funding Program in Healthy Aging. The projects will focus on technology-enabled solutions that will drive forward Healthy Aging Canada. The over $800K in funding will be distributed to 17 research projects being conducted by researchers and trainees that hail from 18 Canadian universities and research centres. ONCAT has awarded $560K to eight postsecondary institutions, which will use the funding to develop programs and supports for students impacted by the pandemic. Institutions receiving the funding include Cambrian College, College La Cité, George Brown College, Georgian College, Humber College, Lakehead University, Niagara College, and York University.

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