Independent living

Primetime Partners get ready for Longevity primetime

New VC firm seeks start-ups who are working to solve the “urgent problems” facing today’s aging society. This summer, a new venture capital firm was...

Insurance and home modifications key to independent living

While they may not be the most exciting factors to consider as we enter later life, choosing the right health insurance and making home...

AgeTech investment: “there is everything to play for”

AgeTech Accelerator's Lorraine Morley on market disconnect, helping investors take the plunge and shaping the AgeTech market. Continuing our series of interviews with our Advisory Panel...

Tonus seeks early-stage funding for exoskeleton tech

Company spawned by London start-up generator targets middle-aged recreational athletes with exoskeleton leggings powered by soft robotics. Back in November, we brought you the story...

VC enters Longevity market with K4Connect deal

We talk with VC investor Forte Ventures about its first foray into AgeTech, COVID-19 and the Longevity investment opportunity. Longevity agetech company K4Connect has announced...

Amazon and K4Connect demonstrate scalability for agetech

Covid-19 has been difficult for everyone, but particularly for people over the age of 65 who may spend months shut away from loved ones...

L&G escalates investment into research for social care

UK's fragile social care system gets an essential boost from Legal & General. The UK has been facing a social care crisis for some time,...

Home alone: extend life while saving life

Most of us are at home right now - what will it be like when we're older? And what is being done to improve...

Time banking: helping others to help yourself

Time banking is an opportunity for everyone in an aging society but also a lesson for everyone at times of global epidemic: help others...

AI home monitoring tech wins Home of 2030 award

With things looking increasingly grim out there, some good news arrived in our inbox from one of the companies we covered recently: Kemuri takes...

An operating system for senior living

K4Connect aims to create a smart OS for senior living with a single interface for all technologies. Technology adoption among older adults has been consistently...

AI and machine vision addresses falls prevention

VirtuSense uses machine vision and AI to address the multi-million falls prevention market opportunity. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls...

VR for brain training and tracking cognitive health

Virtuleap currently fundraising to build headcount and capitalise on cognitive illness detection algorithms. Ever since the US Federal Trade Commission fined Lumosity $2 million for...

New Longevity event to debut in Croatia

Aging2.0 announces inaugural VOLTAGE event, connecting entrepreneurs and innovators to build a single market for active and healthy aging in Europe. This April, Aging2.0 will...

Brain health firm triples revenue in 2019

Cambridge Brain Sciences brings cognitive function assessment into the 21st century - as biomarkers become more integrated with Longevity cognition is key. Monitoring and assessing...

Meet the Startup: TCARE addressing caregiver burnout

Addressing the root cause of caregiver burnout before it happens is becoming an imperative as health systems struggle with growing numbers of older people...

Singapore agetech – ones to watch in 2020

Singapore thrives on its prime location at the crossroads of Asia's biggest markets, low business tax and great IT infrastructure; it is well-positioned to...

Agetech start-ups: UK market players

Senior living done as well and as independently as possible will save governments billions - this is why the Agetech sector is ripe for...

Meet the Startup: CUSH Health – data-driven fall prevention

Grant-funded AI start-up CUSH Health targets falls that cost the NHS £2 billion annually. The impact of falls on the elderly population is significant. In...

Supercentenarians: Super in more ways than one

It turns out that love really may be all you need when it comes to living longer. Oh, and a “super” immune system. We’re all...

Latest articles

Epigenetic regulation of protein homeostasis following DNA damage

Recent study identifies critical regulator of protein biosynthesis recovery and homeostasis required for Longevity. Unresolved DNA damage caused by intrinsic and environmental factors accumulates during...

Deep Longevity and Longenesis collaborate to clock aging

Start the clock to stop the clock – centralised data will aid Longevity research.  Deep Longevity, which engages in the development of explainable AI systems...

Big Brother approach to accelerate preclinical studies

Tracked.bio develops AI computer vision system that tracks flies and mice to reduce man-hours and increase data collected in Longevity studies. A Danish start-up aims...

Astellas to acquire iota Biosciences

Following an R&D collaboration that began last year, Japanese pharma Astellas has announced it will acquire bioelectronics firm iota in $304m deal. Last year's R&D...