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21 Mar
innovAGEING partners with KontentLabs to foster open innovation
innovAGEING partners with KontentLabs to foster open innovation
Category: Media
Aged care professionals will be able to collaborate, share ideas, and gain knowledge in real time with the development of an online open innovation lab. The initiative was launc...
09 May
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Applications Open For innovAGEING Challenge Competition
Category: Media
innovAGEING, Australia’s innovation network for age services, has announced Australia’s first ever innovAGEING Challenge—a national aged services hackathon—and applications are ...
15 Jan
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Trends We’re Following In 2018
Category: Blog
Before the year gets ahead of us, here’s a quick list of initiatives that we’re keeping an eye on at innovAGEING. Augmented reality goes mainstream with live apps th...
08 Mar
Robotic pets, Uber-like services in aged care’s future
Robotic pets, Uber-like services in aged care’s future
Category: Media
Driverless cars for those in aged care are among the current innovations in the sector, and the federal government wants to get on board. On Wednesday, Minister for Aged Care Ke...
28 Apr
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IRT searches for cutting-edge business models
Category: Blog
Competitive challenge creates pathway for those who are passionate about improving the lives of older people. Innovation is the buzzword of the aged care sector, and with the Tu...
21 May
Robots can fix loneliness_innovAGEING
Even If Robots Can ‘Fix’​ Loneliness, The Question Remains – Should They?
Category: Blog
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness...
01 Apr
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Design In Aged Care Can Solve Your Problems: And Why Repackaging Orthodoxies Should First Piss You Off!
Category: Blog
“It is difficult to get someone to understand something when their salary depends upon them not understanding it.” — Upton Sinclair, The Jungle Strip the colourful post-it notes...
03 Apr
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Ageing in Place with Companion Animals
Category: Blog
Ageing in Place with Companion Animals: designing care networks that support the role of companion animals in the lives of older Australians Over the next few decades, around th...
19 Apr
LASA’s Merlin Kong with Assoc Prof Damith Herath Uni Canberra
Disruption is dead, long live disruption
Category: Blog
A ‘business-as-usual’ approach can become untenable for those who are not attuned to capitalising on opportunities. The science fiction writer, William Gibson, once offered that...
07 May
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If You Build It, Why Wouldn’t They Come?
Category: Blog
The American writer, Mark Twain, once wrote that: “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you in trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’...