Winners of 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation Announced

July 30, 2021

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation, an award that recognizes organizations in Asia that are pioneering innovative approaches to supporting older people. The award is an initiative of JCIE and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) as part of our work to promote cooperation and information-sharing on the important challenges posed by population aging, which is carried out under the auspices of the Asia Health and Wellbeing Initiative (AHWIN).

For the 2nd year of the Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation (HAPI), we have selected four Grand Prize Winners and three Second Prize Winners from around East Asia. In addition, in light of the unique challenges posed by COVID-19, particularly for older people, we are recognizing an additional three organizations with a Special Prize for COVID-19 Response. Each of the awardees was chosen because they have developed a uniquely innovative program, service, or product that addresses a challenge facing aging societies and is worthy of being emulated in Asia and around the world.

You can learn more about all of the prize winners on the AHWIN website.

2021 Grand Prize

2021 Second Prize

National Taiwan University Hospital Yunlin Branch | Taiwan

Houston Apollo Model—Sustainable Intelligent Community Health Service for Older People in Remote Areas

Taiseikai Group | Japan

“Taiseikai-Style” Care to Improve Problematic Behaviors Associated with Dementia and Let People Live True to Themselves

WheeLog | Japan

WheeLog! —An Accessibility Map Application Created by Everyone

2021 Special Prize for COVID-19 Response

Matsudo Project Consortium | Japan

New Urban Model of Long-Term Care Prevention for the Post-COVID-19 Era

Malaysian Research Institute on Ageing | Malaysia

Contactless Deliveries using Indoor Autonomous Robots during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Indonesia Ramah Lansia West Java Chapter | Indonesia

Accompanying the Elderly to Face the COVID-19 Pandemic