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UVic Biomedical Technology Industry Partnership Day

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Michele Pujol Room, Student Union Building

University of Victoria

Saanich, BC V8P 5C2

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Biomedical Engineering and Biomedical Research at the University of Victoria generate strong connections between university research and local business. We are the home of the first accredited undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering in Western Canada and this event is designed to showcase our innovative research and industry partnerships in biomedical research occurring in Victoria and the lower mainland. Our first ever Biomedical Technology-Industry Partnership day is open for the community, including students, faculty, local industry, and other interested parties.

Keynote Speakers

Terry Thomas, Chief Scientific Officer, StemCell Technologies
Scott Phillips, Founder and CEO, Starfish Medical

Join us for industry talks, panel discussions, a showcase of Biomedical Research projects, and a speed-networking session that will create new connections and spark collaborative project ideas with funding options available between researchers and industry.

9:30 – 10:30 Optional Lab tours

10:30 – 11:00 Registration with muffins, fruit and coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Keynote Speakers

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch with short presentations by UVic representatives about research centres and undergraduate programs and co-op

1:30 – 2:30 Grant Opportunities Panel for collaboration between academic and industry

  • RickWarner, NSERC
  • Ivana Cecic, GenomeBC
  • Nolan Beise, Mitacs

2:30 – 3:00 Coffee break with posters

3:00 – 4:00 Careers in Biotechnology Panel

  • Tia Sojonky, StemCell Technologies
  • Nigel Syrotuck, StarFish Medical
  • Amanda Malone, Eupraxia Pharmaceuticals
  • Stefan Fletcher, Rebalance MD

4:00 – 4:30 Speed Networking

4:30 – Wine and Cheese with networking featuring posters and industry booths

Vender tables will be available throughout the day!

Call for Abstracts now open.
Poster Prizes
Please submit abstract (less than 250 words)
Name, Department and Title to cfbr@uvic.ca

Registration open!

For more information on attending, participating or sponsorship – contact:
Dr. Stephanie Willerth, Director of the Centre for Biomedical Research
(cfbr@uvic.ca)

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University of Victoria

Saanich, BC V8P 5C2

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