Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERCs)--Techniques for Successful Aging With Disability

Submission Date: August 29, 2008

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $950,000

The purpose of the RERC program is to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, by conducting advanced engineering research and development on innovative technologies that are designed to solve particular rehabilitation problems or remove environmental barriers. RERCs also demonstrate and evaluate such technologies, facilitate service delivery system changes, stimulate the production and distribution of new technologies and equipment in the private sector, and provide training opportunities.

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