Fusion Genomics: Using Next-Generation Sequencing for Early Virus Detection

In late December, the first high-quality genome map of SARS-CoV-2 became available, and it was this availability that jumpstarted global efforts to effectively diagnose and treat the virus. Now imagine if you could obtain this genome map for any infectious disease for every patient without waiting weeks or months and costing no more than current…

Short Term Business Survival Strategies and Government Initiatives

The Global fight against the Coronavirus has created a sudden and severe economic shock which is only beginning to make its way through the economy. There will be more economic impacts to follow.   Thank you to David Gregory, CPA, of Gregory, Yick & Associates for this insightful article. (Original article – March 24th. Latest Update May 20th.)…

Using sound data to identify COVID-19 with Bio Conscious’ Endobits

Last year, Bio Conscious released Endobits, an innovative remote patient monitoring system for physicians that automatically prioritizes high-risk patients and allows for remote consults. Endobits is a companion to Bio Conscious’ flagship diabetes management platform Diabits, which predicts an individual’s blood sugar levels up to an hour in advance. Now Bio Conscious is working on…

Bio Conscious Technologies Launches Endobits Smart Patient Management Platform

Bio Conscious Technologies Inc. is announcing the launch of its Endobits™ platform. The Endobits platform is a secure web portal that provides doctors with real-time patient information and prioritizes those patients by medical risk for more effective care.

SFU professor’s invention to help recovery of ventilator patients approved for emergency use in U.S.

A Simon Fraser University professor’s invention submitted for patents 13 years ago has been granted approval for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration during the COVID-19 pandemic to help wean critically ill patients off ventilators.

Remote Medication Monitoring & Alerting in a Time of Distancing

CuePath is on a mission to help seniors and other vulnerable individuals stay healthy and independent with the support of their circle of care SFU VentureLabs is home to many technology companies not only building next-generation solutions to business challenges, but also ramping up efforts to make a difference in the COVID-19 environment. Victor Lesau,…

Ready to Rocket Celebrates BC’s Tech Growth Leaders

Each year, Rocket Builders showcases the Revenue Growth Leaders of Tomorrow by identifying British Columbia’s top private companies with the greatest potential with their Ready to Rocket List. Congratulations to the twenty-four SFU VentureLabs current and alumni companies for making the 2020 list! “Ready to Rocket” companies, on average, have exceeded a 50% annual growth revenue growth rate and have significantly…

Medimap Brings Virtual Care to Canadian Physicians and Patients

It’s a strange time for individuals and businesses as we all determine the best strategies to navigate through our new global reality. At VentureLabs, a number of client companies are fast-tracking their solutions to tackle some of the many challenges COVID-19 brings. This week, we were fortunate to catch up with Medimap CEO and founder…

Making a difference in the COVID environment

SFU VentureLabs supports numerous life science, digital health, and technology companies solving real world problems for physicians, patients, and health systems – including solutions available today that can help Canada, and the rest of the world manage the COVID-19 environment. We’d like to highlight the following great companies: Agartee Technology provides a real-time, remote symptom…

How Agartee Technology is working in the fight against COVID-19

Other than skeleton crews to keep essential services running, the 30+ entrepreneurial companies who are part of SFU VentureLabs are now working remotely. They are still working on cutting-edge technology solutions, meeting virtually with customers, communicating with their team members and investors, all the while supporting their loved ones and families at home. Like all…