Life with dementia can come with challenges. We believe innovation can help people to live well with dementia by taking on these challenges together.
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.
- Sign up to receive innovation updates
- Share the challenges you face – big and small
- Vote on the important issues
- Comment on ideas for solutions.
Our innovation projects
We work at speed through our innovation process to understand the challenges faced by people affected by dementia and work together to design and test solutions in the real world.
Current innovation projects
Banking and dementia
Developing a specialist helpline to support Santander customers living with dementia with day-to-day banking.
Improving hospital discharge
Building a hospital journey tracker to enable families to plan for their loved one’s discharge from hospital.
Exploring solutions to challenges around continence and going to the toilet
We partner with companies and organisations that have specialist skills and knowledge to support and run innovation projects.
A response to isolation caused by the COVID crisis for people affected by dementia, in collaboration with Association for Dementia Studies at University of Worcester and the UK Dementia Research Institute’s Care Research and Technology Centre (UK DRI CRT) at Imperial College.
A range of tactile wooden tools to help provide meaningful activity for those living with dementia. Developed in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and manufactured by Active Minds.
Alzheimer's Society Accelerator Programme
Calling all innovators: Do you have an idea that could change lives?
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.
Current Accelerator Partners
A highly secure, pre-paid debit card and app designed to help families living with dementia to safely manage their daily spending.
Konnect by Kraydel
A device that enables easy video calling through the TV.
HUG by Laugh
A soft comforter designed to be cuddled by people living with advanced dementia.