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Five government agencies combine to fund a long list of robotic research

September 19, 2010

The Whitehouse Office of Science and Technology believes that “robotics is at a tipping point in terms of its usefulness and versatility” and is backing their belief with a fund to spur small business research.
Companies can apply for up to $100,000 to aid research on a long list of areas of interest which include:
  (1) Home care, personalized care for special-needs populations, and robotic wellness/health promotion
  (2) Robot-assisted recovery, rehabilitation and behavioral therapy
  (3) Surgical and interventional robots
  (4) High-throughput robotics technologies
  (5) Dexterous manipulators with tactile feedback
Click to see the detailed funding announcement.

Frank Tobe
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Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.

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