Our Research Innovation programme

Our innovation team want to identify and develop new solutions to help everyone affected by dementia to live well.

Life with dementia can come with challenges. We believe innovation can help people to live well with dementia by taking on these challenges.

Join the Innovation Hub

Be part of the conversation on the Alzheimer's Society Innovation Hub. Our team will focus on the most important issues facing people affected by dementia and innovate to find solutions that can change lives.

  • Share the challenges you face – big and small
  • Vote on the important issues 
  • Comment on ideas for solutions.

Calling all innovators: Do you have an idea that could change lives?

  • Apply to our Accelerator Programme 

We are investing in innovations to improve the lives of people affected by dementia through our Accelerator Programme. We’re offering bespoke business support and investment up to a value of £100,000, along with a 12-month partnership.

By backing passionate people with innovative ideas we’ll bring change to people affected by dementia faster. 

Make your innovation a reality

Our Accelerator Programme can provide financial and business support

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  • Consider partnering with us

We partner with companies and organisations that have specialist skills and knowledge to support and run innovation projects.

If your organisation is interested in partnering with us, please contact our Innovation team.

Current innovation projects 

This fantastic team - supported by our Accelerator programme - are helping people affected by dementia to live at home, independently for longer using a simple smartphone application.

Inspired by his grandmother, Lewis  developed bite-size sweets made of 90% water to tackle dehydration, a common issue in dementia. Our team are supporting the Jelly Drops team to continue developing this product through our Accelerator programme.

Alzheimer's Society and the Dementia Friendly General Practice Team have developed a new 'toolkit' to aid GPs in being as dementia friendly as possible.

Previous innovation projects