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Kontrol Technologies to provide real-time air quality and viral monitoring for VfL Wolfsburg


Health & Safety

September 3, 2021
By Maryam Farag

Photo: Kontrol Technologies Corp.

Kontrol Technologies Corp. has been selected by German soccer team VfL Wolfsburg for the deployment of BioCloud in the training and club facilities.

VfL Wolfsburg is a German professional team owned by car manufacturer Volkswagen and will participate in the upcoming Champions League season.

“We are very pleased to make our entry into European professional sports, and the sport of soccer in particular, with such an accomplished partner as VfL Wolfsburg,” said Paul Ghezzi, CEO, Kontrol. “We look forward to showcasing BioCloud and its many advantages of monitoring training rooms and facilities for early viral detection. Ensuring the overall health and safety of athletes and employees is a critical priority for all athletic organizations, and we are encouraged by the increasing adoption of Kontrol’s technology on a global scale.”

“We are excited to have BioCloud as part of our plans and implementations to help safeguard the health and wellbeing of our athletes, guests and employees in our facilities,” said Michael Meeske, Managing Director, VfL Wolfsburg. “BioCloud is a very unique technology which fits well with our overall health and safety protocols. We look forward to sharing the BioCloud application to our VfL community and partner network as well as the broader soccer community at large to jointly create safer spaces within our ecosystem.”

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Kontrol and Wolfsburg will work together to advocate for the safe space technology and jointly market the BioCloud application globally and BioCloud will join VfL as an official partner for the 2021-2022 soccer season of their men’s and women’s team.