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Georgia Institute of Technology Awarded $4.625 Million Grant
Funding supports R&D of wireless technologies for people with disabilities
October 10, 2016 – Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP) has been awarded a $4.625 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). The grant funds the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Inclusive Technologies (Wireless RERC). The center will create research and development of wireless devices and technologies for a transformative future where individuals with disabilities achieve improved quality of life and enhanced community inclusion. Read more
"To integrate established wireless technologies with emerging wirelessly connected devices and services for a transformative future where individuals with disabilities achieve independence, improved quality of life, and enhanced community participation. Through an agenda of research, development, training and outreach activities, successful innovations will engage, connect and accelerate access to a dynamic inclusive wireless ecosystem."