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ICICS Startup Brings Touchless Image Navigation to OR
Dr. Behrang Homayoon uses TIPSOTM Beam during an interventional radiology procedure at Surrey Memorial Hospital. The projected controls are within arm’s length of the doctor and can be used intuitively at the bed-side.

Tomorrow’s Technology Available Today: UBC Start-up Brings Touchless Image Navigation to the Surgical Theatre

The future of healthcare is changing for the better with novel medical technologies emerging at a record pace. One such technology developed by a UBC startup in recent years has made remarkable strides in bridging the gap between research and commercialization. UBC’s Institute for Computing, Information, and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) and entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) helped make […]

ICICS Research Cluster Exchange Day
ICICS Research Cluster Exchange Day

ICICS Research Cluster Exchange Day

On 1 October, the ICICS Bionics Network research cluster hosted a Cluster Exchange Day to further integrate Research Excellence Clusters at UBC. This event included talks by cluster leads, a poster session and technology demonstrations showcasing  advances in a variety of related fields. Attending the event were representatives from  Biomedical Imaging and Artificial Intelligence, Dynamic Brain Circuits, […]

“From the Lab to the Market”
ICICS Hosts Talk on Knowledge Translation

ICICS Hosts Talk on Knowledge Translation

On October 11, ICICS hosted a talk on translating technology from the lab into practice. Dr. David Zar presented “From the Lab to the Market: Bringing Solutions to People Who Need Them” to an audience of ICICS members and graduate students interested in commercializing novel medical and other devices. Abstract: Many great ideas are developed in […]

ICICS Hosts “The Future of Digital Innovation”
ICICS Hosts “The Future of Digital Innovation”

ICICS Hosts “The Future of Digital Innovation”

On September 17 and 18, ICICS hosted a networking event for research alumni from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg who now work in the USA or Canada. Under the theme of “The Future of Digital Innovation,” the event allowed these FAU Research Alumni members to meet each other, exchange ideas, and strengthen their affiliation with FAU, while learning […]

New HATCH Ventures Receive Early Sales Training
New HATCH Cohort Receives Sales Mentoring

New HATCH Cohort Receives Sales Mentoring

Entrepreneurship@UBC Managing Director Barry Yates took time out of his packed schedule in September to deliver a sales workshop to the latest cohort of HATCH ventures.  Additional workshops in team building, establishing company values, and messaging help prepare the new ventures for the very tough road to launching a successful company.