Friday, May 15, 2015

VA Launches Innovation Creation Series to Improve Quality of Life for Veterans Reaches out to Leaders in Technology and American Public to Help Innovate Solutions to Improve Care FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2015 WASHINGTON D.C. – Can you imagine losing the ability to use everyday objects like your phone, typing on a computer or even enjoying a beloved hobby like photography? These are a just a few of the challenges that Veterans and civilians with disabilities such as amputations and tremors face every day – and these are the challenges the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants to help solve. Through the launch of VA’s Innovation Creation Series for Prosthetics and Assistive Technologies, VA invites all designers, engineers, and problem solvers alike, to help us find creative ways to solve these challenges. The VA Innovation Creation Series aims to accelerate the development of personalized technologies to improve care and quality of life for Veterans. “VA has long been at the