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IIT-D, AIIMS establish CoE for 'Disability & Assistive Technology'

30 October 2021 | News

This new CoE will open new avenues in design, development and clinical validation of novel products for Neuro Assistive Technologies in Stroke Rehabilitation

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image credit- shutterstock

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) and AIIMS New Delhi, have jointly set up ‘Centre for Advanced Research and Excellence in Disability & Assistive Technology (CARE-DAT)’, a Centre of Excellence (CoE) created under the aegis of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

The Center was recently inaugurated by Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi and Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS, New Delhi in the presence of senior functionaries from both sides.

The mandate of the Centre is to encourage comprehensive research on an identified problem with the aim of generating new knowledge and improving the holistic understanding of neurological diseases such as stroke and provide assistive technology solutions for rehabilitation of patients.

It is established with the vision - to design novel technological solutions, therapeutic protocols & clinical validation for the solutions in Neuro-assistive technology and thereby providing commercial-ready technology under the “Make in India” initiative of the Government of India.

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