Council Description and Benefits

The Sharp­Brains Coun­cil for Brain Fit­ness Inno­va­tion is the first glob­al cross-sec­tor com­mu­ni­ty and plat­form designed to sup­port inno­va­tors com­mit­ted to the cog­ni­tive health and brain fit­ness of their constituents/ clients/ patients/ employ­ees. Mem­bers of this invi­ta­tion-only Coun­cil will be able to learn, share, col­lab­o­rate and inno­vate lever­ag­ing a new mem­bers-only online plat­form. Coun­cil mem­bers who have already cre­at­ed a login can enter here:

If you and your orga­ni­za­tion are ‑or want to be- at the fore­front of devel­op­ing, test­ing and/ or imple­ment­ing inno­v­a­tive tools and ser­vices to enhance brain fit­ness for peo­ple of any age, please con­tin­ue read­ing, and con­sid­er request­ing an invi­ta­tion below. Coun­cil mem­bers will gain access to a new mem­bers-only online com­mu­ni­ty in order to access the fol­low­ing benefits.

Descrip­tion and Benefits

Access Online Library
Con­nect with Members
  • Meet oth­er inno­va­tors and deci­sion-mak­ers in a learn­ing envi­ron­ment, includ­ing Win­ners, Final­ists and Judges in the 2010 Inno­va­tion Awards
  • Ask for input and tips via chat, forums and groups
  • Nom­i­nate can­di­dates to join the Council


Par­tic­i­pate in month­ly briefings
  • Past briefs include: Take-aways from AARP Brain Fit­ness Col­lo­qui­um, Best Prac­tices at Wal­ter Reed Army Med­ical Cen­ter, The Reim­burse­ment Land­scape for Cog­ni­tive Interventions
  • Future briefs include: Con­ver­sa­tions with deci­sion-mak­ers and inno­va­tors at Intel, Lumos Labs, Brain Resource, Cogmed/ Pear­son, Cam­bridge Cog­ni­tion, AARP, Kaiser Permanente.
  • Sug­gest top­ics and experts for future briefings


Shape the agenda
  • Help shape the agen­da for 2012 Sharp­Brains Sum­mit, and oth­er initiatives
  • Share lessons learned and best prac­tices via blog posts and oth­er materials


Access oth­er benefits
  • Dis­count­ed reg­is­tra­tion fee (40% off) for 2012 Sharp­Brains Summit
  • Par­tic­i­pate in Local Inter­est Groups (Novem­ber 2011 events in San Fran­cis­co, Wash­ing­ton DC and New York City)


Mem­ber­ship in the Sharp­Brains Coun­cil is by invi­ta­tion only, per­son­al and non­trans­fer­able. If you haven’t received an invi­ta­tion, you can request one by explain­ing how your orga­ni­za­tion and your­self would con­tribute to and ben­e­fit from Coun­cil’s mis­sion and activ­i­ties. Annu­al mem­ber­ship fees are $395, due at the begin­ning of the 12-month mem­ber­ship cycle.

Request an Invitation

Cur­rent Coun­cil Mem­bers work at the fol­low­ing organizations:

  • AAA Foun­da­tion for Dri­ving Safety
  • AARP
  • Accen­ture
  • Age Mat­ters Clinic
  • Arrow­smith Program
  • Alzheimer’s Asso­ci­a­tion
  • Alpert Med­ical School of Brown University
  • Bay­crest
  • Bright­Star Learn­ing, Ltd.
  • Case West­ern Reserve University
  • Chor­at­e­ch
  • Cogmed
  • Cog­nic­i­ti
  • Cog­niFit
  • CFIT
  • Colum­bia University
  • Har­vard Med­ical School
  • LEAF Ltd.
  • Mem­o­ry Train­ing Cen­ters of America
  • Mon­te­fiore Med­ical Center
  • MaRS
  • Ore­gon Health & Sci­ence University
  • Oak­land Uni­fied School District
  • Proac­tive Age­ing Pty Ltd
  • Pear­son
  • Posit Sci­ence
  • ProG­evi­ty Neuroscience
  • Saint Luke’s Health System
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • SAR Foun­da­tion
  • Simon Fras­er University
  • The Neu­roDe­vel­op­ment Center
  • The Synapse Connection
  • UCLA Semeil Institute
  • UCSF
  • Uni­ver­si­ty Behav­ioral Health Care
  • Uni­ver­si­ty of South­ern Cal­i­for­nia Insti­tute for Cre­ative Technologies
  • Uni­ver­si­ty of South­ern California
  • Uni­ver­si­ty of Berke­ley Life­long Learn­ing Institute
  • Uni­ver­si­ty of British Colum­bia Nation­al Core for Neuroethics
  • The Uni­ver­si­ty of Toledo
  • Vig­or­ous Mind
  • Wal­ter Reed Army Med­ical Center