January 4, 2022
Two New Education Partners Join the Light and Health Research Center for 2023
The Light and Health Research Center (LHRC) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is pleased to announce that BrainLit, a world leader in lighting designed to enhance human health and well-being, and Vantage Lighting, a leading manufacturer of specification-grade LED lighting products including vHealth® healthcare lighting, have joined the LHRC’s Lighting Education Partnership for 2023.
“Vantage Lighting is very happy to support the LHRC’s education partnership and we appreciate their ongoing contributions to the lighting industry,” said Steve Kaufman CEO of Vantage Lighting.
The LHRC’s Lighting Education Partnership is a collaboration among businesses, organizations, government agencies interested in promoting meaningful and effective education in lighting.
“BrainLit is pleased to join the LHRC’s education partnership and looks forward to working with them to spread the word about the important role that lighting plays in supporting human health and well-being,” said Kyle Harris, CEO of BrainLit.
The mission of the LHRC’s Lighting Education Partnership is to deliver high-quality education that expands understanding of the value of lighting among end-users. Part of that mission includes providing professionals with technical information on using light more sustainably — providing the greatest benefit to the health of people and the planet. “The support of BrainLit and Vantage Lighting as education partners will help us to expand our efforts in educating a wide range of people about the benefits that lighting can provide,” said Dan Frering, the education program manager for the LHRC. “We thank both companies for their funding and look forward to collaborating with them on future educational programming.”
BrainLit is a health-tech company that focuses on light system solutions to improve well-being, health and performance. The company was founded in Lund, Sweden in 2012 by Tord Wingren, one of the inventors of Bluetooth technology. Together with a dedicated team, BrainLit developed a lighting system focusing on human health and well-being. BioCentric lighting mimics natural daylight indoors, which forms the basis of BrainLit’s product families.
About Vantage Lighting
Vantage Lighting is a leading manufacturer of specification-grade LED recessed downlights, cylinders and low/high bays for commercial, institutional and residential applications. Featuring vHealth® downlights for healthcare facilities, Vantage offers a complete line of American-made (BAA Compliant), energy-efficient new construction and remodel luminaires with multiple control options, aperture sizes, aesthetic styles, mounting types, light distributions, and lumen packages.
About the Light and Health Research Center
The Mount Sinai Light and Health Research Center (LHRC) brings together a highly skilled group of researchers, educators, and designers who are passionate about what light can do to improve the lives of people and sustain a healthy planet. The LHRC works with a broad array of partners from industry, government, academia, and other communities to conduct groundbreaking, interdisciplinary research and provide innovative education in lighting.
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