We appreciate the recognition, awards and accolades bestowed upon us by these communities and extend our own congratulations to those who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in the areas of business, life sciences, design, and technology.
2016 VIATEC Team of the Year
Our InnovoSciences Surgical Instrumentation project team was recognized as Team of the Year for developing a family of one-time use products that have low manufacturing costs while delivering truly revolutionary smoke and fluid evacuation for Operating Room environments. Read the complete press release here.
2016 BE Technology Business of the Year
StarFish was named Technology Business of the Year at the 16th Annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards. Read the complete press release here.
2016 Innovation company of the year finalist
StarFish was chosen as an Innovation company of the year finalist in the 2016 Greater Victoria Business Awards. Read the complete press release here.
2015 PROFIT 500 ranking for 2nd consecutive year
Canadian Business and PROFIT today included StarFish Medical on the 27th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Read the complete press release here.
2015 VIATEC Employer of the Year Finalist
StarFish Medical was selected as an Employer of the Year finalist for the 14th annual Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC) awards. Read the complete press release here.
2011 LifeSciences British Columbia Medical Device Company of the Year
StarFish Medical was recognized as 2011 Medical Device Company of the Year by LifeSciences British Columbia (LSBC)
2011 VIATEC Executive of the Year
Scott Phillips was recognized as Executive of the Year by the Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC)
2010 I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review Honorable Mention
StarFish was recognized by I.D. for their outstanding work on the VisionAid AMD treatment system.
2010 Red Dot Award Honorable Mention
StarFish received an honorable mention in the prestigious Red Dot awards for innovative design of a medical product with the OsseoPulse™ bone regeneration system. Read the complete press release here.
2010 Nomination for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Scott Phillips was nominated in the Life Sciences category for British Columbia.
2009 VIATeC Team of the Year
Our interdisciplinary Boreal Genomics team was recognized as Team of the Year for delivering an alpha-prototype for a complex genome technology in three months. Read the complete press release here.
2006 VIATeC Technology Company of the Year
StarFish was recognized for their extensive growth in 2005 and for maintaining their position as one of the largest contract medical device companies in Canada.
2004 VIATeC Technology Partnership of the Year
The StarFish partnership with Portable Ophthalmic Devices, Iowa, and Heidelberg Engineering, Germany, resulted in the successful creation of the IOPac, a hand-held ultrasound pachymeter for glaucoma screening.