BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TOMI™ Environmental Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB:TOMZ) ("TOMI" or the "Company"), a global bacteria decontamination and infection prevention company, has accepted an invitation from The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. Agency for International Development ("USAID") to present at the "Innovation on the Edge: Accelerating Solutions in the Fight Against Ebola" discussion at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, on April 2, 2015.
The full-day event will convene White House and USAID staff, field practitioners, Federal agencies (including CDC and DOD), entrepreneurs, and the philanthropy community to discuss innovations in data, technology, and science as well as reflections about progress, challenges, and opportunities in the fight against Ebola.
Representing TOMI™, Elizabeth Battaglia, TOMI™'s Executive Vice President, will discuss how the Company's SteraMist™ Mobile Decontamination Chambers can make a difference to protect healthcare workers and stop the transmission of Ebola. Three versions of the chamber are under development, all using TOMI™'s proprietary Binary Ionization Technology® (BIT™).
TOMI™ was recently granted an award in the Fighting Ebola: a Grand Challenge for Development in the category "Improving the Safety of Health Care Workers" by the USAID. The Company's proposal, "SteraMist™ Mobile Decontamination Chambers," was one of 15 proposals selected out of over 1,500 submissions for an award by the USAID in the global fight to eradicate Ebola and to strengthen local healthcare systems.
Commenting on the upcoming discussion in Washington, DC, Elizabeth Battaglia stated, "I am optimistic about the opportunities that the SteraMist™ Mobile Decontamination Chambers offer to better protect healthcare workers who are risking their lives to care for others fighting this deadly disease. This event exemplifies both public and private partnerships focused on rapidly bringing the best technology forward to solve global problems."
About TOMI™ Environmental Solutions, Inc.
TOMI™ Environmental Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB:TOMZ) is a global bacteria decontamination and infectious disease control company, providing eco-friendly environmental solutions for indoor surface decontamination through manufacturing, sales and licensing of our premier platform of Hydrogen Peroxide based products that uses Binary Ionization Technology (BIT™) , a state of the art technology for the production of its six-log mist represented by the TOMI™ SteraMist™ brand.
TOMI™'s products are designed to service a broad spectrum of commercial structures including hospitals and medical facilities, cruise ships, office buildings, hotel and motel rooms, schools, restaurants, for food safety in meat and produce processing facilities, military barracks, and athletic facilities. TOMI™'s products and services have also been used in single-family homes and multi-unit residences.
TOMI™ also develops training programs and application protocols for its clients and is a member in good standing with The American Biological Safety Association, The American Association of Tissue Banks, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, The Restoration Industry Association, Indoor Air Quality Association and The International Ozone Association. For additional product information, visit www.tomiesinc.com or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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