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NVIDIA Talk on Deep Learning in Medical Image Analysis

NVIDIA Talk on Deep Learning in Medical Image Analysis

Dr. Fausto Milletari from NVIDIA gave a talk in ICICS on June 14 on “Advancement and Trends in Medical Image Analysis Using Deep Learning.” Fausto Milletari is a Senior Solutions Architect at NVIDIA and a Ph.D. graduate from the Technical University of Munich. His major research topic is the segmentation of medical images. The talk […]

HATCH Company Embrace Going to MedTech Accelerator
Embrace Orthopaedics to Participate in MedTech Innovator Accelerator

Embrace Orthopaedics to Participate in MedTech Innovator Accelerator

HATCH company Embrace Orthopaedics is one of 25 companies selected out of 700 applicants to participate in the MedTech Innovator 2018 Accelerate program in San Francisco. Representatives from the company will spend the week of June 18 in San Francisco at the MedTech Innovator Summit, where they will work with the other selected companies and […]

ICICS at 2018 BCTECH Summit
ICICS at 2018 BCTECH Summit

ICICS at 2018 BCTECH Summit

ICICS was well-represented at the this year’s BCTECH Summit, held from May 14 –16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Technology leaders, industry executives, investors, senior government officials, researchers and students were among the roughly 9,000 attendees. ICICS Director Rob Rohling was on hand throughout the conference to discuss ICICS research clusters and HATCH with interested […]

Blockchain@UBC Students on Global News

Blockchain@UBC Students on Global News

Students from ICICS research cluster Blockchain@UBC demonstrated their blockchain-based HyperVote online voting software on Global News at the 2018 BCTECH Summit.

ICICS Research Cluster Bionics@UBC Hosts Workshop at Emerging Technologies Conference

ICICS Research Cluster Bionics@UBC Hosts Workshop at Emerging Technologies Conference

Under the leadership of ECE Professors John Madden, Karen Cheung and Konrad Walus, the Bionics@UBC ICICS research cluster brought together many of its international collaborators for a workshop entitled “Advanced Prosthetics and Soft Robotics”  at the 2018 Emerging Technologies Conference, held from May 9-11 in Whistler, BC. ET-CMOS (Emerging Technologies-Communications, Microsystems, Optoelectronics, Sensors)  is a conference dedicated […]

ICICS Women in Tech Student Workshop

ICICS Women in Tech Student Workshop

On Saturday, April 28, 20 high school and first-year university students (16 women, 4 men) participated in a Women in Tech workshop in ICICS led by two second-year biomedical engineering students. They wanted to see if they could build a heart-rate sensor from scratch. The group divided up into groups of 3-4, and within 4 hours had […]

HATCH Featured in BCBusiness

HATCH Featured in BCBusiness

A recent story in BCBusiness focuses on prototyping work being carried out in HATCH by CarboNet Nanotechnologies and  Embrace Orthopaedics that could have a major impact on society.

BC Tech President and CEO Jill Tipping Visits HATCH

BC Tech President and CEO Jill Tipping Visits HATCH

  On April 18, the BC Tech Association’s President and CEO Jill Tipping took time out of her busy schedule to tour HATCH. As the former VP Operations and CFO of Schneider Electric Solar, Jill knows the technology industry intimately, and is committed to growing the BC tech ecosystem. The BC Tech Association is a trade […]