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Short takes: RESNA

Short takes: RESNA

Mary Ellen Buning, president of RESNA's board of directors, joined a range of experts in London to serve as a judge for Toyota Mobility Foundation's “Mobility Unlimited Challenge.” The $4 million challenge seeks to support “radical improvements in the mobility and independence of people with lower-limb paralysis through smarter assistive technology.” Five finalists will be announced in January with each receiving a $500,000 development grant. One winning team will be announced in September 2020, receiving a $1 million prizeÖRESNA has updated its procedures for the development and approval of position papers. “We hope this update encourages experts in the rehabilitation engineering and assistive technology field to submit a paper,” the organization says. Read about the procedures here.

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