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BREAKING: Kontrol Receives Approval for Government Grant to Accelerate the Development of New COVID-19 Testing Technology
- Received approval for an initial government grant of $50,000 from the National Research Council of Canada to accelerate its new Covid-19 testing technology, the Kontrol BioCloud® analyzer
- Kontrol is developing a new technology designed to detect and alert for COVID-19, in real-time, through rapid on-site air sampling and detection of aerosol and droplet encapsulated viruses in indoor and outdoor environments
- Kontrol has developed its initial prototype and has commenced lab testing of the detection chamber
- The lab will spend the next 4 weeks testing the detection chamber and the applicable interactions with COVID-19
Chairman, President & CEO
Mr. Benson has been President of Nordic Management Ltd. since 1982, President and Director of Desoto Resources Ltd. since 1996 and Chairman and CEO of Western Warner Oils Ltd., since 1989.
Mr. Palka has been Secretary-Treasurer of Chayse Oils Inc. since 1998. From 1995 to 1998, he was Vice-President of Western Warner Oils Ltd.
Mr. Mann joined the Board in March 2002. He has been President of Michael Mann & Associates Limited since 1994, and has been actively engaged for many years in performing wellsite supervision for major oil companies.
Mr. Silverstone is a Calgary-based geophysicist with nearly 30 years' experience in the oil and gas industry. He has spent 9 years as President of his own Exploration Consulting firm
Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Strong, CGA, CAE, CIM is the former Manager of the Winnipeg Office of the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Strong, who holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Hons) from the University of Manitoba, provides a range of financial services, along with regulatory guidance. He has over 11 years’ experience as a senior regional manager in the finance sector and has held leadership roles in diverse areas, including accounting, information technology, human resources, management, marketing, business development and public relations.
Mr. Peterson has been Secretary-Treasurer of Nordic Management since 1989, and also serves as Secretary-Treasurer and a Director on the Board of Western Warner Oils Ltd.