Spring 2022 Pilot Grant Competition Launched

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MassAITC is pleased to announce that the Spring 2022 pilot grant competition has now opened. An overview of the MassAITC pilot grant program is available at https://massaitc.org/grants. The request for proposals is available at https://massaitc.org/rfps22. An introductory webinar will be held in conjunction with the a2 Collective on January 18th, 2022 at 3:00pm ET (registration is required). Pilot project proposals are due February 18th, 2022 and can be submitted through the a2 Pilot Awards common application site. Questions about the MassAITC pilot grant competition can be sent to pilot-info@massaitc.org.

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UMass Amherst, Brigham and Women’s Hospital to Lead New Center on AI, Aging and Alzheimer’s, Funded by $20 Million NIA Grant

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst and Brigham and Women’s Hospital announced today the launch of the new Massachusetts AI and Technology Center for Connected Care in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (MassAITC), which seeks to improve in-home care for older adults and individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, thanks to a grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award is expected to total approximately $20 million over five years. MassAITC is a collaboration between the Commonwealth’s premier institutions of education and health—including UMass Amherst, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brandeis University and Northeastern University. The center will be housed at UMass Amherst and will leverage extensive expertise, access to patient cohorts and resources of the other partner institutions from around Massachusetts. It is co-led by Deepak Ganesan,…

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