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Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research

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Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency:
Assistance Type: Project Grants.
Popular Name: Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
Assistance Listing Number
93.929

Objectives: To stimulate, coordinate and support research and training in the area of impairments, disabilities, and handicaps resulting from illnesses, injuries, or developmental processes. The focus is on health-related improvement in human functioning: physical, cognitive, behavioral, and social. Medical rehabilitation research explicitly includes the application of new knowledge to the development of medical, behavioral, psychological, social, and technological interventions designed to optimize functioning after impairment, disability, or handicap. The field encompasses research in broad ranges of disciplines in the biological, social, behavioral, psychological, and allied health sciences. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program: To expand and improve the SBIR program; to increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from Federal research and development; to increase small business participation in Federal research and development; and to foster and encourage participation of socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns and women-owned small business concerns in technological innovation. Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program: To stimulate and foster scientific and technological innovation through cooperative research development carried out between small business concerns and research institutions; to foster technology transfer between small business concerns and research institutions; to increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from Federal research and development; and to foster and encourage participation of socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns and women-owned small business concerns in technological innovation.

 
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