Deadline To Apply: March 12, 2018

Program Details:

The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) is excited to launch its third round of the I2P2 program. This program is an opportunity for companies around the world to accelerate their disruptive senior care innovations by testing them in a real world environment. I2P2 gives companies an opportunity to obtain the evidence and user validation required for widespread procurement and adoption of their products. Successful applicants will be partnered with one or more seniors care organizations (trial sites) and receive up to $500,000 (CAD) in matching fund support. Trial sites are drawn from a registry of leading healthcare organizations from across Canada and the US, including long-term care, community care, hospitals, memory clinics, day programs and other healthcare service organizations from both public and private sectors. CABHI will provide project management, applied research and other resources to maximize project benefit for selected companies. Projects must last between 12 – 15 months and commence by August 2018. Interested companies must submit their online application no later than 5 p.m. (EST) on March 12, 2018.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Applicant must be a for-profit company
  2. Applicant must have good financial standing and have sufficient resources to complete an operational trial for 12-15 months
  3. Solution must clearly address at least one of the CABHI innovation themes
  4. Solution must have all licensing and certifications necessary for trial prior to project start
  5. Solution must be ready for use in an operational setting in its current form
  6. Applicant must intend to make the solution commercially available once the trial is completed.
  7. Solution must be innovative in that it:
    • displaces existing solutions
    • significantly enhances the effectiveness of existing solutions or
    • involves revolutionary technology that substantially alters care delivery
  8. Project must focus on generating evidence required for procurement and adoption
  9. Initiative cannot involve basic research, primarily academic goals, capital investment in a portfolio of intellectual property, pharmaceutical clinical trials or incubators for startups

Critical Dates:

  • Program Announcement, February 15, 2018
  • Applicants submit online application, March 12, 2018 by 5 pm EST
  • CABHI invites shortlisted applicants for Pitch Day, March 19, 2018
  • Pitch Day. April 20, 2018
  • CABHI notifies selected applicants, April 27, 2018
  • Sign agreements, July 31, 2018
  • Start project, August, 2018

Organizer Name: I2P2
Contact Name: None