The 2019 Innovation Awards of the Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l'innovation du Québec (ADRIQ) were awarded on November 21 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, as part of the 29th Gala des Prix Innovation. Click here to watch the hommage video.
"These two technologies will each contribute in their own way to the well-being of tens of thousands of people: the Myelin application will provide a reliable source of information on autism spectrum disorder to caregivers and families, while the SonX device, from EERS, will reduce the number of cases of occupational deafness," said Marie Lambert-Chan, Editor-in-Chief of Québec Science.
ÉTS is proud to announce that MITACS and NRC-IRAP Award for Commercialization have recognized Rachel Bouserhal, postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, for her contribution to occupational health and safety.
ISHN (Industrial Safety And Health News) every year hosts the "best of the best" for your workplace safety. Thousands of ISHN subscribers voted online in ISHN's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards and the results are in: EERS wins 1st prize in the category of Hearing Protection - Communication Headsets.
The Edison Awards, celebrating 30 years of honouring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced EERS was voted a Gold Winner for innovation in Voice and Hearing Technology Category. “Our judges recognized EERS as a true innovator out of the many products in its category,” said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards.
Canada's largest engineering school, ETS (École de technologie supérieure) honoured EERS, our research chair, CRITIAS (Chaire industrielle de recherche en technologies intra-auriculaires CRSNG-EERS), its major donator, de Gaspé Beaubien Fondation, and head of CRITIAS, Dr. Jérémie Voix.
Congratulations to the whole team for this well-deserved accomplishments!
EERS won first place and was recognized for its solution that aims to reduce hearing loss from workplace exposures that affects more than 22 million workers. "Entrepreneurs like these are an essential part of the occupational safety ecosystem as is engaging the inventor spirit to solve other occupational safety and health challenges," says NIOSH Director John Howard, M.D.