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NINDS Neuroscience Funding Announcements

Robotics Technology Development and Deployment [RTD2] (R43)

Funding Contact(s): Daofen Chen, Ph.D., Stephanie Fertig, Office of Translational Research
Funding Categories: Repair and Plasticity, Small Business, Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience, Translational Research

Brief Description:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), National Science Foundation (NSF), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Homeland Security encourage applications for the development of technologies that will advance the field of robotics. Scientific interests for this joint-agency FOA include, but are not limited to, research directed towards innovations or advancements in robotic technologies and devices for: Robotics for Home Healthcare, Personalized Care for Special-needs Populations, and Robotic Wellness/Health Promotion; Robot-Assisted Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Behavioral Therapy; High-throughput Robotics Technologies; Better Than Biology Actuators; Patient Mobility and Rehabilitation Robotics; Dexterous Manipulators with Tactile Feedback; Multi-Agent Command, Coordination, and Communication; Robotic Co-Worker Assistive Technologies; robotics to render improvised explosive devices safe; and robotics for cross border tunnels. Specific areas of interests under this FOA are described under Section I.

Grant Mechanism: R43
NIH Guide: PAR-10-279
Release Date: 2010-09-14
Expiration Date: 2010-12-21