Instituto de Robótica para la Dependencia (Robotics Institute for Dependency) is a non-profit private foundation in Sitges, Spain. It was created in 2014 by Fundació Ave Maria (Ave Maria Foundation) to separate caregiving activities from innovation activities, after 30 years of experience, to specialize the institute and make it an international reference. The aim of the Institute is to improve quality of life among people with disabilities, their families and the care professionals providing them support, through the use of the most advanced technologies, obtaining innovative products that transform the way things are done today, transferring our knowledge, working efficiently, with quality, safety and sustainability. To that end, IRD has collaborates with the industry associations in Spain to collect and prioritize the needs of the dependency sector and also to start the projects that will provide solutions to most relevant needs.

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Institute of Robotics for Dependency
  • Salvador Olivella 17-19 (local 80), 08870 Sitges (Barcelona)
  • Incorporated Entity, Research and Technology Organisation (RTO)