Marie Curie Assistid EU Cofund Programme
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|ASSISTID (Assistive Technologies for people with Autism and Intellectual Disability)|
|The Marie Curie ASSISTID EU COFUND programme was formally launched on may 15th 2014 by the European Commissioner for Research and Innovation Máire Geoghegan Quinn.
ASSISTID (Assistive Technologies for people with Autism and Intellectual Disability) will promote research into the development and application of assistive technologies to enhance the quality of life of people with intellectual disabilities and autism, their carers and families. ASSISTID is the first structured research programme of its kind in Europe and the most significant investment into assistive technologies research to date. Assistive Technologies refers to practical tools that can support the functional needs of people who experience difficulties associated with disability or ageing.