Life Sciences

  • Sadie Evans posted an article
    StarFish Medical CEO and Founder Scott Phillips named Chair of LifeSciences BC Board of Directors see more

    Author: Mike Camplin

    VICTORIA, British Columbia, October 11, 2019 – StarFish Medical today announced that StarFish CEO and Founder, Scott Phillips, has been appointed as the new LifeSciences BC Chair of the Board of Directors.

    “This is an important time in the industry. I‘m especially excited to be taking on the role with Wendy at the helm,” said Scott Phillips. “We are all working together to support and develop a growing and sustainable life sciences ecosystem in British Columbia.”

    Wendy Hurlburt, President and CEO, of LifeSciences BC, announced the appointment today along with names of new members to the LifeSciences BC Board of Directors appointed at the 2019 LSBC Annual General Meeting on October 3, 2019.

    Ohad Arazi, Anne Stevens, Jennifer Cudlipp, and Michael Martin were appointed to serve three-year terms on the LSBC Board of Directors. Ali Ardakani will remain Vice Chair Board of Directors.


    About LifeSciences BC

    LifeSciences BC is a not-for-profit, non-government, industry association that supports and represents the life sciences community of British Columbia through leadership, facilitation of investment and partnering, advocacy, and promotion of our world-class science and industry.

    Life sciences sectors, from biopharmaceuticals and medical technology, to digital health and medical devices, are integrated into our organization and all that we do, ensuring that no life sciences sector is working in isolation — and that all sectors come together in a comprehensive, complementary and coordinated fashion.

    Throughout the year, LifeSciences BC undertakes numerous programs and projects in support of these sectors. These include public policy initiatives, facilitating trade missions between global industry and our local organizations, raising the profile of our industry internationally and thus facilitating investment and global partnering opportunities, and helping nurture economic development in British Columbia through the life sciences industry.

    LifeSciences BC media contact:

    Susan Ogilvie
    Office: 604-669-9909 Ext 6


    About StarFish Medical

    Empowering Medtech Innovation ®
    StarFish Medical is a full service Medical Device Design company offering design, development, and manufacturing services based in Toronto and Victoria. We use our Pathfinder™ process to reduce wasted effort and increase success for medical device product definition, technical engineering, and product development. Prototype and volume production are delivered within an ISO 13485 certified Quality Management System and an FDA registered manufacturing and clean room facility.

    StarFish Medical media contact:

    Mike Camplin
    250.388.3537 x210

  • Tessa Bousfield posted an article
    HyperGrowth:Life program designed to support life sciences entrepreneurs and build BC's next gen... see more

    Source: BCTechAssociation 

    HyperGrowth:Life program designed to support life sciences entrepreneurs and build BC's next generation of anchor companies

    Application Deadline: August 30

    Building the next generation of BC’s anchor tech companies... HyperGrowth:Life is a six-month revenue and growth accelerator program that guides life sciences entrepreneurs to build BC’s next generation of anchor tech companies. The program is specifically designed for Health Tech, Clean Tech, Life Sciences, and Agritech entrepreneurs to build and run solid growth engines to scale their companies.

    HyperGrowth:Life is joint-initiative between BC Tech Association and Genome BC to launch and support commercial-ready life sciences companies in the province.

    Now accepting applications for HyperGrowth:Life 3.0

    Application Deadline: August 30