New technology protects workers' hearing - EERS launches pre-commercialization phase backed by $3.05 million from Quebec government
EERS, a Quebec company that has developed a revolutionary new hearing protection, communication and monitory technology, has received backing from the Quebec government under its Creativity Quebec program in the form of a $3.05 million loan. This marks an important milestone for the company as it undertakes the pre-commercialization phase of this new technology, which won the U.S. Department of Labor OSHA Hear & Now competition. The company also announces the appointment of Charles Gauvin as president and CEO.
Nouvelle technologie de protection auditive - Le gouvernement du Québec attribue plus de 3 millions de dollars à l'entreprise montréalaise Les Technologies EERS 4.0
MONTRÉAL, le 24 mai 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Le gouvernement du Québec attribue, par l'entremise du programme Créativité Québec, un prêt de 3,05 millions de dollars à l'entreprise Les Technologies EERS 4.0 pour la réalisation d'un projet d'investissement évalué à plus de 3,8 millions de dollars.
November 3, 2016
NIOSH and OSHA Engage Entrepreneurs in Noise Safety Challenge
The results are in. After the first “Hear and Now” Noise Safety Challenge event last week, hosted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety Health Administration (MSHA), inventors were recognized for submissions that aim to provide solutions to reducing hearing loss from workplace exposures. The top ten finalists pitched their ideas to a panel of judges on October 27 in Washington, D.C.