Market

Sonova announces strong growth across all businesses

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Results

Sonova has announced its results for the first half of fiscal year 2017/18.

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Eargo raises significant capital to fund innovative hearing technology

Direct-to-consumer

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Eargo, headquartered in Mountain View, California, recently announced the closing of the first tranche of a USD 45 million Series C investment round. The investment funds will be used for product innovation, market expansion, and branding.

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ReSound Wins Seven “Stevie” Awards

Award

Kim Lody
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GN Hearing announced that ReSound was recently awarded five Stevie International Business Awards, including a silver Woman of the Year award for Kim Lody, GN Hearing North American President, and a bronze award for Company of the Year.

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Oticon appoints new Vice President of Business Development and Strategy

Appointment

Rasmus Borsting Oticon USA
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Oticon, Inc. today announced that Rasmus Borsting has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development and Strategy.

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"A premium clinic is more important than a premium hearing aid"

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Susan Clutterbuck b.sc. (Hons), Outstanding Service Award from Audiology Australia in 2016, presents here a special preview of her lecture “Real world outcomes for basic and premium hearing aid technology: is there a difference?” at the EUHA congress, Friday 20 at 12:00.

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Charity welcomes decision to save hearing aid provision

Rationing

*Action on Hearing Loss UK
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Action on Hearing Loss has praised Enfield CCG’s decision not to cut hearing aid provision following its public consultation on health service proposals.

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BHealth debuts at the 4th Congress of European ORL-HNS

Brand

BHealth GAES
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The Spanish firm GAES has created a new brand to break into the international market with "global solutions for health professionals who respond throughout the process, from diagnosis to treatment".

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Design award for device intended to help the deaf

Award

Peri SUTD Singapore
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The 2017 James Dyson Award for Singapore has been granted to seven new graduates from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) for the device called Peri, which represents sound in the form of visual cues for deaf people.

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Sonova appoints Claudio Bartesaghi as new GVP Corporate HRM

Appointment

Claudio Bartesaghi
Claudio Bartesaghi

Sonova announced the appointment of Claudio Bartesaghi, currently Head of Corporate Human Resources Management (HRM) North America, to the position of Group Vice President Corporate HRM and member of the Sonova Management Board, effective October 1, 2017.

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Active noise reduction technology for hearing protection

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In industries with very high noise levels causing potentially hazardous exposure of workers, working times are limited to prevent damage to team members’ hearing. Now, a new “triple hearing protection” solution may change perspectives.

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