PULSE Lifesaving, The Forge client, has secured a $60,000 Mitacs Accelerate grant to support continued prototype development and applied research. Mitacs Accelerate is a research grant that offsets research internship and fellowship costs. The Mitacs project is being undertaken in collaboration with partners at McMaster University, Mohawk College and EON Reality to develop and test an augmented reality first aid training program.
“This announcement comes at an exciting time for our organization as progress towards our remote training solution continues to move forward,” Dawson Lucier, CEO and co-founder of PULSE.
PULSE Lifesaving is a training solution for business managers of remotely located industries and distributed workforces who struggle with delivering government-mandated first aid training to their employees. PULSE Lifesaving delivers training remotely using augmented reality headsets making it a convenient, economical and efficient solution.