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In 1996, our organization was founded by  Prof. Dr. Dr. Kollmeier from the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg and the Protestant Hospital (Evangelisches Krankenhaus) in Oldenburg. Today, it is a model for transferring  technology between university research and the industry. Notable companies such as Siemens, GN ReSound, Phonak, AudioService, Sennheiser and Kind are among our international clients.

In the very beginning, 4 Hörzentrum members rented an office trailer located on the university campus in Oldenburg. On June 12, a total of 220 guests witnessed the official take-off at a ceremony in the university's auditorium. With no more and no less than cooperative support from the Department of Medical Physics at the University of Oldenburg, the Hörzentrum launched 11 projects during its first year. The majority encompassed hearing aid field tests or basic research and development endeavors. We enabled the testing of industry prototypes with persons suffering from substantial hearing loss in controlled and realistic conditions. In this manner, the industry gained valuable information about how well their most modern devices perform. The insight we elicited was exclusively for clients, but occasionally it was published on request. To our fortune, this lead to the emergence of an unofficial seal of quality:  "Tested by Hörzentrum Oldenburg".

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Meet us from 16.-18.10.2019 at EUHA

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Represented at the "EUHA" from 16.-18.10.2019 HörTech gGmbH and the Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all will present current research results and user-oriented applications for hearing acoustics and the hearing system industry at the 64th International Congress of Hearing Professionals from 16 to 18 October 2019 in Nuremberg. The focus this year will be on products that support the hearing care professional in the consultation with the customer and a short, varied programme of lectures at the exhibition stand.

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Oldenburg goes Nyborg - ISAAR 2019

Once again this year, Oldenburg scientists from HörTech, Hörzentrum Oldenburg and Excellence Cluster Hearing4all are represented with numerous contributions at the "International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research (ISAAR)".

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