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Tori Koelewyn, R&D Engineer

Zennea Technologies: Putting the Zen Back into Sleep

Twenty-five percent of adults snore, disrupting their own and their partner’s sleep, with negative effects on health, relationships, and work performance. Chronic snoring can be a symptom of OSA, a precursor to Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), or an independent condition with a similar mechanism of action. Although not all snorers have OSA, a noticeable symptom […]

Entrepreneurship and Innovation on Full Display at the 2021 Investor Showcase

Entrepreneurship and Innovation on Full Display at the 2021 Investor Showcase

The 2021 Investor Showcase presented by HATCH, entrepreneurship@UBC and ICICS happened on May 26, featuring 20 ventures pitching across 3 categories ranging from “Ones-to-Watch”, “Ready-to-Raise” and those “Preparing-for-Liftoff”.  We welcomed over 300 individuals across our innovation ecosystem. From investors and funders to industry partners and connectors, our entire community showed up to support and witness our impactful group […]

Investor Showcase May 26, 2021

Investor Showcase May 26, 2021

Entrepreneurship and innovation thrive at UBC. From the incredible research and discoveries happening across campus to ideas and trends emerging from the university’s population of transformational thinkers, UBC is home to a rich community of early-stage ventures set to shape the future of our world. entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC)in partnership with ICICS have leveraged UBC’s innovation and entrepreneurial drive, […]

School of Biomedical Engineering Annual Symposium

School of Biomedical Engineering Annual Symposium

The School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) Annual Symposium will take place on June 8-9, 2021, 9:00am-1:00pm (PDT). The Symposium will be a virtual event this year and showcase industry panels, research presentations, poster sessions, and keynote talks from Dr. Ali Khademhosseini and Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff.    View the full agenda and register here: https://www.bme.ubc.ca/events/event/sbme-annual-symposium-2021/ by May 24, 2021.

Blockchain Technology Symposium June 1-4, 2021

Blockchain Technology Symposium June 1-4, 2021

Blockchain Technology Symposium 2021 (BTS’ 21), is a forum where academic researchers, industry professionals, and decision makers come together to present recent advancements, discuss adoption barriers, tackle common challenges, and explore future roadmaps surrounding blockchain and its related technologies such as consensus algorithms, smart contracts, cryptocurrencies, and distributed ledger technologies. As a follow-up to BTS’18 & […]

Applied Science Summer Technology Development & Entrepreneurship Program

Applied Science Summer Technology Development & Entrepreneurship Program

The Faculty of Applied Science and the HATCH accelerator are pleased to offer the APSC Summer Technology Development & Entrepreneurship Program. The program provides support to students and teams wishing to advance ideas for novel technologies that could have an impact on the world. The program also helps teams position themselves for Phase 1 of […]

Blockchain Summer Institute May 10-21, 2021

Blockchain Summer Institute May 10-21, 2021

Blockchain@UBC is pleased to offer our fifth annual Blockchain@UBC Summer Institute, an intensive program designed to provide undergraduates and graduates from UBC or eligible universities under the Western Dean’s Agreement studying in any discipline with advanced and specialized training in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLTs). The two-week program combines case-based and protocol-focused training workshops with […]

CAIDA Open House May 6, 2021

CAIDA Open House May 6, 2021

LOCATION: Please register to receive the virtual platform links DETAILS Register Here Join us for our virtual open house.  The day will include: Virtual Lab Tours Keynote Talks A Panel A Social Hour We look forward to connecting with you and showcasing some of the work being done within our centre! Please note that all […]

Drone Test Flight Shows Potential of 5G Networks to Support Essential Services and Accelerate Innovation

Drone Test Flight Shows Potential of 5G Networks to Support Essential Services and Accelerate Innovation

[This story first appeared on the UBC News site] Canada’s first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flights over a 5G network took place at UBC last week, showcasing some of the future potential applications of 5G-enabled autonomous flight. Two UAVs—standard quad models fitted out with a 5G signal transmitter receiver—were put through their paces by Vancouver […]

APSC/HATCH Workshop: The Secrets of Project Management Revealed

APSC/HATCH Workshop: The Secrets of Project Management Revealed

Managing projects, whether as a consultant, in a job, or maybe as a HATCH intern, can be a daunting task. But it doesn’t need to be. The APSC-sponsored HATCH workshop on project management will take you through the ins and outs of setting up, managing, and closing a project in a professional manner that leaves […]