Vivametrica to present at the Banff Venture Forum

By | 2016-09-09T13:06:24+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Events, news, startup|

Vivametrica will be presenting at the Banff Venture Forum Sept 22-23. This forum, which will be held at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel hosted over 40 venture capital firms, 50+ presenting companies and 350 delegates last year. We are excited to be participating this year as a presenter alongside 13 other companies in the Health Technology [...]

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Vivametrica Winning Team at the Innovation Rodeo

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Events, news|

This year members of Vivametrica's team including Project Manager Sarah Akierman, Content & Community Manager Rosabel Bong, COO Dr. Christy lane and CFO Haydn Lane took part in Calgary's first Innovation Rodeo. This event was 5 days of education, collaboration, competition and celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship coinciding with "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth", the [...]

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Spine 10 x 25 Summit, Chicago

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:03+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Events, news, Uncategorized|

Vivametrica Founder and CEO Dr. Rick Hu to attend the Spine 10 x 25 summit tomorrow in Chicago, Illinois. This is the second annual event held by the Spine Foundation and the Spine 10 X 25 Coalition. This event will bring together international experts to discuss the #1 cause of disability in the United States: spine-related impairment. [...]

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Vivametrica Leaders Win Prestigious ISSLS Prize

By | 2016-07-14T14:50:09+00:00 May 20th, 2016|news, research|

This week the Vivametrica founding leadership team traveled to Singapore to attend Spine Week, an international meeting of minds in spinal medicine, research and innovation. Taking home the distinguished ISSLS award in the clinical category, Dr. Christy Tomkins-Lane, Dr. Matt Smuck and Dr. Rick Hu are recognized for their contribution and findings on spinal stenosis. [...]

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Spine Week in Singapore

By | 2016-05-16T10:25:50+00:00 May 16th, 2016|news, research, startup|

This week find Vivametrica founders Dr. Rick Hu, Dr. Christy Tomkins-Lane and Dr. Matt Smuck at Spine Week in Singapore (May 16-20). This event will bring together world leaders in research, medicine and spine to the beautiful Marina Bay Sands at the heart of Singapore's Financial and Central Business District. During the week Vivametrica founders will [...]

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Women in Tech: Young Leader Sarah Akierman

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:04+00:00 March 24th, 2016|news, startup|

Vivametrica is continuing to profile our diverse female talent to celebrate women in tech. Sarah Akierman has recently joined our team after completing her MSc. at the University of Calgary. Women in Tech As one of the U of C's most high profile students, Sarah served two terms as the Graduate Student Association president, both managing a [...]

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YYC Tech Gives Raises $184,815 For the Food Bank

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:04+00:00 December 18th, 2015|news, startup|

"YYC Tech Gives is the collective effort of Calgary tech companies ranging from small startups to big multinational corporations. This year, 24 organizations came together." -TechVibes As a start-up, Vivametrica was happy to be part of this year's YYC Tech Gives initiative, which raised a total of $184,815 for the Calgary Food Bank. This amount [...]

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Pebble Health co-developed by Vivametrica co-founders at Stanford University

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:04+00:00 December 16th, 2015|analytics, device manufacturers, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news, startup, Wearable devices|

Yesterday Pebble announced it's move into the health and wellness space with Pebble Health and a new firmware update. Now Pebble watches will have a built-in activity and sleep tracking function. Read more here. This is an exciting development for wearables, health and open source. "To create the most accessible wearable health platform, Pebble has partnered [...]

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Vivametrica and Siksika Team up for Better Health

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:05+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|news, Wearable devices|

Technology Startup Vivametrica Partners with Siksika Health Services to Improve Health & Wellness Siksika Health Services is world-renowned for their innovative approaches to improving and sustaining the well-being of nation members. Siksika Health Services provides a range of support to Siksikawa including healthcare, community outreach and education programs to address systemic problems such as high [...]

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Vivametrica “One to Watch” at TechRev Innovators 2015

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:05+00:00 October 8th, 2015|news, startup|

Congratulations to all 11 companies named as TechRev Innovators 2015! The 2015 TechRev Innovators event recognized some of the most exciting technology-based companies developed in Southern Alberta. Through the TechRev initiative, Innovate Calgary is proud to support and promote the local technology community,” says Peter Garrett, president, Innovate Calgary. “We are celebrating some important milestones [...]

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