BC-Based Peer-to-Peer Social Health App Keeps Outpatients Healthy at Home and Connected to Community During COVID-19

Curatio enables a seamless pivot to online support for outpatients pre and post surgery in response to the pandemic For Barbara in Okanagan Falls, a big priority when it came to her joint replacement surgery was learning how to manage her pain without solely relying on medications. She was also looking for ways to deal…

SFU VentureLabs taps into P.P.E. produced by client company, Flextrapower

SFU VentureLabs client, Flextrapower (formerly Bonbouton), was founded to develop the world’s first smart insole system to help detect inflammation and prevent diabetic amputations. However, when the pandemic struck, founder Linh Le felt the need to respond directly to the crisis.  Flextrapower was born from the research that Le did while studying for his Ph.D.…

Women in business leading COVID-19 pandemic projects

Several female-led B.C. businesses are at the forefront of tackling challenges created by COVID-19, including SFU VentureLabs company, Curatio Networks Inc. Read this feature on SFU VentureLabs company, Curatio Networks Inc., originally published in Business in Vancouver. Careteam Technologies Inc. is leading a project that aims to deliver remote monitoring and virtual care to help…