Sylvain Moreno

Innovator Profile – Digital Health Hub

Dr. Sylvain Moreno | Director, Digital Health Hub | Simon Fraser University What inspired you to become a neuroscientist? The path to brain plasticity research, education and digital innovation I have pursued began with a car crash. At age 16 I was in an automobile accident, and my total recovery from the resulting memory loss…

Iron Soldier Global News

Global News – Soldier Takes First Public Steps at SFU

On September 17 at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus Trevor Green walked across the stage using a exoskeleton. The Canadian soldier who was debilitated in a vicious axe attack in Afghanistan is making remarkable progress in his recovery thanks to researchers at SFU and some futuristic-looking machinery. Watch the full Global News story here.

Conquer Mobile VR Demo Day Win

Conquer Mobile Wins VR Pitch Competition

Conquer Mobile, medical simulation training specialists, announced a first place win at the Boost VC on-stage pitch contest at the Upload VR annual VR Demo Day event last week. Conquer Mobile is based in the Health Tech Innovation Hub across from Surrey Memorial Hospital. The VR Demo Day event took place on July 13 at…

Dr D'Arcy at NeuroTech Lab

Vancouver Sun: Funding for New Brain Research Technology

Surrey is about to become the Western Canadian leader in brain imaging. Two pieces of state-of-the-art medical equipment that are coming to Surrey Memorial Hospital are game-changers, says Simon Fraser University neuroscience professor Ryan D’Arcy. “These are disruptive technologies when it comes to diagnosing and treating conditions such as epilepsy, brain tumours and brain injury,”…

Innovation Hub Opening April 2015 WEB

BIV Article and Video: Health Tech Innovation Hub Opening

A glance out of the second-storey window of the Health Tech Innovation Hub reveals a dozen or so doctors and nurses dressed in scrubs, heading across the street from Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH). Some are bound for the Starbucks in the hub’s foyer, while others have their sights on the hub itself. The hub, which…

Centre4Growth Tech Entrepreneur Meetup

Centre4Growth Tech Entrepreneur Meetup

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]April 1st 5pm-7pm Beta Collective – 13637 100 Ave Surrey BC Centre4Growth Tech Entrepreneur Meetup Deloitte’s Eugene Dautzenberg will provide practical advice targeted to young companies to prevent costly and time-consuming tax issues that happen too often, but could have been easily prevented. Eugene Dautzenberg has been in public practice for 8 years; 5 years…


Health technology moves into Metro Vancouver retirement homes

October 2014 (Vancouver Sun) – Surrey seniors home boasts lab for on-the-spot research As the population ages, researchers are increasingly looking at ways to help older people maintain their independence. And what better place to conduct that research than a retirement home? At the Innovation Centre for Healthy Aging, researchers and scientists have access to…


Technologies for Aging Well: Research to Innovation

March 2014 (WestGrid) – Technologies for Aging Well: Research to Innovation The aging of the population presents many challenges, not least how services can be improved in order to enhance the health and quality of life of older people in the context of limited financial resources. In this context, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have…

Community collaboration advances research on healthy aging

Community collaboration advances research on healthy aging

June 2014 (SFU) – Community collaboration advances research on healthy aging SFU researchers are partnering with one of B.C.’s largest retirement care-home companies, Retirement Concepts (RC), to improve the lives of seniors. Engineers and scientists are working in a spacious new research facility called the RC Innovation Centre for Healthy Aging, based at RC’s Guildford…


Innovation Boulevard Spurs Health Research

Innovation Boulevard Spurs Health Research October 2014 (Georgia Straight) – SFU Neuroscientist Ryan D’Arcy  is spearheading efforts to turn the area around Surrey Memorial Hospital into a hub for commercializing technologies to help neurological patients and people living in care homes. NEUROSCIENTIST RYAN D’ARCY likes to dream big. Sitting in the boardroom of the Neurotech Lab on…

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Surrey Launches Digital Health Hub

 Surrey’s effort to emerge as a hub for monetizing health-care ideas Under the direction of Dr. Maryam Sadeghi, a freshly minted Simon Fraser alum, Surrey has launched the Digital Health Hub, a proposed centre for Canada’s life sciences that could market digital health technology to physicians and patients around the world. The “hub” has been given the…

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Conquer Mobile Slated to be First Member of HTC

Conquer Mobile Will Join City of Surrey’s Innovation Boulevard as the First Member of the Health Tech Connex Incubator. Conquer Mobile will be Focused on Virtual Reality (VR) Simulation Solutions for Medical Education. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) – December 4, 2013 – Conquer Mobile, a mobile solutions specialist, announced that the company will be the first…