Development of Socially-Assistive Robots (SARs) to Engage Persons with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD), and their Caregivers (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Opportunity ID: 299051
Opportunity Number: PAR-18-186
Opportunity Title: Development of Socially-Assistive Robots (SARs) to Engage Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD), and their Caregivers (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Optional)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.866
Eligible Applicants: Small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility: Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply. Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply. Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, may be allowed.
Agency Code: HHS-NIH11
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
Posted Date: Nov 28, 2017
Close Date: Apr 05, 2020
Last Updated Date: Nov 28, 2017
Award Ceiling: $0
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: The purpose of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) FOA is to encourage small businesses to develop assistive robotics and related technology that would enhance health and reduce illness and disability in older Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), AD-related dementias (ADRD), and other comorbidities. In addition, this FOA encourages small businesses to develop assistive robotics addressing the needs and conditions of caregivers to older Americans suffering from AD and ADRD.
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