Hackathons are a fantastic environment for networking between academia and industry, and a real opportunity for students and young professionals to showcase their skills. On the last weekend of September 2018, the Victoria Health Hackathon was hosted by the University of Victoria’s Centre for Biomedical Research in downtown Victoria. The event brought together esteemed professionals […]
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Each year the team at StarFish Medical takes part in the Festival of Trees, a community event that raises funds for B.C. Children’s Hospital. This year was no exception and the StarFish team (comprised of Steve, Christian, Ted, and Debbie, plus a host of StarFish advisors ;- ) went all out with their creative skills […]
Guest post, written by Annelies Tjebbes, Junior Biomedical Engineer at StarFish Medical In the summer of 2012 I had the privilege of working as a co-op student with StarFish Medical. As a UBC student in Electrical Engineering with a Biomedical option this was a fantastic opportunity to apply the skills I had been developing in technical […]
You won’t often find me posting on this blog. I am usually behind the scenes, working on the website or engaging in public relations efforts. Recently, one of those efforts resulted in a wonderful story in the Globe and Mail about our client, ChestMaster. The ChestMaster device is a vest that aids in percussive therapy for individuals […]