EBS continually invests in research, design and development to improve the performance and protective advantage of its products - an investment that has yielded approximately 325 patents to date. Our teams are able to leverage economies of scale and resources from throughout the company when creating new products. Design and engineering teams from across brands constantly examine how equipment can help boost an athlete’s performance and protection. In this way, new approaches in one sport lead to new insights in another.
Our culture of innovation is most highly visible at our Helmet Technology Center, the heart of research and development for EBS. The DOME is the largest helmet research and development center in the world. With facilities in Scotts Valley, California and Hong Kong, the Dome brings together the most experienced helmet experts to collaborate and design high performance head protection. We have 62 people dedicated to research and development with 410 combined years of helmet experience. Unifying helmet research across the brands leads to the best technologies being transferred across sports. Our brands have pioneered some of the most impactful innovations in helmet technology history in football, hockey, cycling, snow, power, baseball, softball, and lacrosse.
The Dome’s design and engineering teams from across sports come together with one thing in mind – the athlete. Our expertise and passion for success continues to set new standards for product performance, building trust and confidence from athletes around the world.