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€1.5 million Intel funding for Irish Centre for Social Gerontology

Jan 2007

The Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at NUI Galway has been awarded €1.5 million from the Intel Corporation with the support of the IDA for the development of an ethnographic gerotechnology research team within the ICSG.

This team will inform the design, application and usability of new technologies to enhance the quality of life and independence of older people as a part of the newly launched Technology and Research for Independent Living (TRIL). TRIL is a virtual centre, established as a part of Intel’s European Health Research and Innovation Capacity and involves cross-collaboration among the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), University College Dublin and Trinity College.

For more information, read the press release >>