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Innovation for Healthy Brain Aging: VR, VC and Machine Learning

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Google Campus (98 Yigal Alon - 34th floor)

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Brain health is one of the top “Aging2.0 Grand Challenges”. Maximizing cognitive ability and brain health is increasingly a priority for aging societies as the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease, depression, and other cognitive issues continues to rise. This Aging2.0 Tel Aviv event* will explore innovative tech-based approaches, tools, and services that can increase awareness, reduce stigmas, improve prediction, speed diagnosis, enhance treatment and support caregivers.

*The event will be in Hebrew

AGENDA

18:00 Gather, snacks and drinks

18:30 Dr. Yael Benvenisti, co-CEO – Mediterranean Towers Ventures

Welcome and introduction: cognitive decline

18:40 Nimrod Madar, CEO – Intendu

Intendu’s machine-learning, personalized training program for brain rehabilitation

19:00 Prof. Miriam Reiner, Head of Virtual Reality and Neurocognition lab – Technion

Virtual Reality solutions for cognitive neuro-degenerative disease

19:20 Avi Yaron, CEO – Joy Ventures

Using technology to improve neuro-wellness

19:40 Panel and Q&A

Moderator: Dov Sugarman, Aging2.0 & co-CEO Mediterranean Towers Ventures

20:00 Talk, eat, drink and mingle

INTENDU offers a brain-training platform designed to treat cognitive impairments caused by various brain conditions, including traumatic brain injury, stroke, age-related cognitive decline, mental illness, and neurological disease. The Intendu solution is personalized, based on body-controlled, adaptive video games that target specific cognitive functions (e.g. multitasking, memory, attention).

THE VR & NEURO-COGNITION LAB AT THE TECHNION applies brain research to virtual and augmented reality to enhance human learning, training, communication and performance.

JOY VENTURES is a privately-owned incubator investing in scientifically-based solutions using neuroscience to reduce stress, increase mental and physical wellness (with no need for FDA clearance or medical guidance/supervision).


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