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We believe that age is not a barrier to adopting technology.

Living an active life as we get older is one of society’s biggest challenges. That’s why more needs to be done to engage over 60s and to develop tech solutions that meet their living needs and ambitions.

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So at Centrica we’re creating a global start-up challenge, offering a prize fund of £100,000 for start-ups to help understand the role that technology can play as we age. Our challenge will launch later in December.

We want to collaborate, explore and find solutions to help people thrive as they get older.  We want to partner with the start-up community and experts to address some of the biggest issues facing older people such as remaining independent, loneliness and health issues like dementia.

We will define the key issues and how technology can enhance the lives of older people so they can thrive, stay active and connected.

Do you want to help us shape the future of active ageing? Have you got an idea that might change the way technology can help older people?

Application forms will become available early December but for now tell us your idea and a bit more about yourself:

Active Ageing Challenge

We will only use your information to get in touch with you when the competition launches.

Technology and the over 60's