Friday, August 28, 2009

Report on Robots in Healthcare

Robotics for Healthcare, a report sponsored by the European Commission (EC) is available online.

The main aim of this study is to provide key research policy recommendations for the application of robotics in healthcare. Another objective of the study is to raise awareness about these important new developments among a wider audience. To this extent, a roadmap of promising applications of robotics in healthcare and associated R&D was developed, taking into account the state of the art as well as short and long-term future possibilities with a time horizon ending in 2025.

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