Japan funds research into robots for senior care

05/3/2013 | Senior Housing News · Japan Daily Press, The

Japan is providing government subsidies of 50% to 60% of R&D costs for research into robotics to help develop mechanized care for its aging population. Among the practical things envisioned are a robotic suit to lift non-ambulatory patients and a robot that can assist the elderly in walking.

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Senior Housing News · Japan Daily Press, The

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