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)

Funder: National Institutes of Health

Due Date: 4/5/2020

Budget: Negotiable

Opportunity: PAR-18-186

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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