Application Deadline: Leveraging 5G to reduce ER visits by the elderly, in partnership with The Ottawa Hospital

The initiative provides up to $50,000 in financial support to start-ups and SMEs to develop solutions that leverage 5G wireless technology to lower the number of hospital ER visits by elderly community members. In partnership with The Ottawa Hospital, OCI is seeking to support Ontario-based SMEs to provide a solution to the challenge above. This is an opportunity to have access to a private 5G testbed to develop and test your technology to solve a real problem for a hospital in Ontario. Up to $50,000 in grant funding is available through the OCI-ENCQOR 5G program and business advisory services from one of the three ENCQOR hubs (Ottawa, Waterloo and Toronto). Select applicants will have the opportunity to engage with subject matter experts from The Ottawa Hospital to inform the design of their solution. Application Deadline: February 3, 2021.