Great business opportunities in Canada for health tech companies – webinar!

15 February
14:00 - 16:00

Medical Growth House, Social zone

Norway Health Tech and Canada’s CABHI invite Norwegian health tech companies to apply for CABHI’s industry Innovation Partnership Program which offers funding, international market access, and test site connections!

CABHI’s Industry Innovation Partnership Program (I2P2) is being launched on February 15th and is intended to accelerate the evaluation and adoption of innovative products and services that address the needs of an aging population. To support this program launch, CABHI is inviting companies from Norway to apply and gain access to the Canadian market, test their solutions with leading seniors care organizations from Canada, and leverage up to $500,000 in matching-fund support.

The program will be launched in Norway through the webinar Thursday 15th of February at 14.00.

What is CABHI?

The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, CABHI, led by Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto, Canada, is a solution accelerator in the aging and brain health sectors.  Through a number of innovation programs, CABHI makes up to $500,000 in per project funding available to support the development, testing and validation of products, services and best practices that aim to improve the quality of life for older adults.  Since inception, CABHI has used funding of over a $124 million towards research and innovation for aging and brain health projects, and has funded over 90 innovation projects, many of which are levered by matching funds from CABHI’s 250+ partners and collaborators located around the world.

Webinar registration link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/8591880016662494210

Norway Health Tech will attend as well, and you are welcome to attend together with us in our premises.

The webinar will provide participants with the information needed to submit a winning proposal to the Industry Innovation Partnership Program. Topics that will be addressed:

  1. Defining innovation in simple terms
  2. Indicating the kinds of ideas that would qualify for funding
  3. Outlining who can apply
  4. Keys to a successful proposal
  5. How to submit a proposal through our online portals
  6. Funding allocation and responsibility for reporting
  7. Expected outcomes for the project
  8. Information about other funding programs available through CABHI
  9. Q and A

Ably, a member of Norway Health Tech, received a $600,000 donation through this program in 2017 after competition, – an amount Innovation Norway matched with $600,000.

If you need investments or help to enter the Canadian market, join the Webinar!

The CABHI Innovation Themes are:

  1. Aging in place: solutions that enable older adults with dementia to maximize their choice, independence and quality of life to enable aging in the most appropriate setting
  2. Caregiver support: solutions that support caregivers (formal and informal) in providing care to older adults with dementia
  3. Care coordination and navigation: solutions that help older adults, caregivers and healthcare providers coordinate care and transitions for older adults with dementia
  4. Cognitive health: solutions focused on health promotion, prevention, early diagnostics, and slowing the progression of cognitive impairment in aging adults