Research and analysis

Assistive technology: research and development

Annual reports on the research the government has funded to improve equipment for disabled and older people.

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These reports provide information about the wide range of government funded projects supporting the development, introduction and evaluation of assistive technology that might increase the range of activities and independence or wellbeing of disabled and older people.

Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 requires a report to be laid before Parliament each year describing the research activity the government has funded in order to improve equipment for disabled and older people.

Published 13 July 2013
Last updated 14 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added the research and development work relating to assistive technology report for 2016 to 2017.
  2. Added the research and development work relating to assistive technology report for 2015 to 2016.
  3. The Research and development work relating to assistive technology report for 2014 to 2015 has been added.
  4. added Research and development work relating to assistive technology report for 2013-14
  5. First published.