[White Book of R&D&i for people with disabilities and older people].
Original title: Libro blanco. I+D+I al servicio de las personas con discapacidad
Source: CEAPAT - IMSERSO :CEAPAT - IMSERSO.
Abstract: The objectives of the White book are: a) To define the priority lines to be considered in the Spanish National Plan of R&D&i, in the rehabilitation technologies sector; b)to encourage the cooperation between all the public institutions directly related with the exploitation of technological results;c) to increase social awareness about assistive technology; d) to stimulate the interest of economical and social groups associated with products and services for disabled people, in relation with the R&D&i. This book has been developed by a group of authours, with the support of a Consultative Group and the Coordination Committee, composed of various representatives of the relevant institutions in the disability sector, as well as research entities, profesional and users organizations. The content of the book is: Chapter 1. Introduction and objetives; Chapter 2. Introduction to the technologies for people with disabilities and older people; Chapter 3. R&D&i in the technological sector for people with disabilities and older people; Chapters 4-13. Lacks and opportunities in the R&D for the innovation in the following sectors: Assessment, treatment and rehabilitation techniques; Technical aids for personal mobility, and orthoses and prostheses; Technical aids for visual impairment; Hearing prostheses; Technical aids for information and communication; Architectural and urbanistic accessibility; Technical aids for daily living; Access to private and public means of transport; Furnishing; Accessibility to work places; and, Chapter. 14. Priority lines of R&D and complementary measures. For further information see Webpage of CEAPAT (URL below)
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