Startup Weekend

Build a startup in 54 hours! Startup Weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend. Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.  Beginning with Friday night Read more about Startup Weekend[…]

User Interface Design Talk with Shopify

uOttawa SESA and CREATE-BEST are proud to bring the first of its kind, design talk to the University of Ottawa. Learn about design systems, creating engaging user interfaces and discovering user needs. The speaker at this event was Andy Fang, a UX Systems Front-End Developer at Shopify. He works on Shopify’s design system, helping teams design Read more about User Interface Design Talk with Shopify[…]

Mobile App Development Course

The first Mobile App Development course targets participants that have basic experience in mobile app programming. The course, given by Dr. Hussein Al Osman at the University of Ottawa, is divided into four 3-hour modules: 1:00pm-4:00pm on Thursday Sep 28, 2017: Module 1 – Introduction to Android Recorded session 1:00pm-4:00pm on Thursday Oct 5, 2017: Module Read more about Mobile App Development Course[…]

Healthcare Research Ethics Session

CREATE-BEST organized a talk and discussion tailored for engineers and scientists with basic medical background, and are interested in working in the medical field. The title of the session is “Research Ethics and Healthcare” and was given by the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute guest speakers: Edward Lemaire, PhD Professor, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine Senior Read more about Healthcare Research Ethics Session[…]

“Design of Cloud Applications” by Klipfolio’s Director of Software Development

A short talk and discussion was given by guest speaker, Dr. Ali Pourshahid from Klipfolio. Talk title: How to architect cloud applications for scalability, performance, and resiliency When: 5:30pm on Wednesday October 4, 2017 Where: University of Ottawa, SITE (800 King Edward Ave.) room C0136 The talk focused on challenges of building software in the cloud Read more about “Design of Cloud Applications” by Klipfolio’s Director of Software Development[…]

Call for participation in a biomedical/mechanical masters research experience

Recognition and Classification of Aggressive Movements Using a SmartWatch A new research project is being done at The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre (TOHRC) which involves developing a smartwatch app that can recognize aggressive movements. The project team is looking for participants to help with this study. As a participant in this study, you would perform Read more about Call for participation in a biomedical/mechanical masters research experience[…]

MDII and CREATE-BEST Poster Day

CREATE-BEST and the Medical Devices Innovation Institute (MDII) organized a research poster day on September 14, 2017. This was meant as an opportunity for students, researchers and industry in the area of eHealth, mHealth, well-being and medical devices to interact and to learn about each others with the hope of finding mutual interests to start Read more about MDII and CREATE-BEST Poster Day[…]

Talk: Smart Sensing and Pervasive Computing for Healthcare

Dr. Octavian Postolache, Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, and Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE IMS, will be giving a talk about Unobtrusive Smart Sensing and Pervasive Computing for Healthcare. Dr. Postolache received the PhD degree in 1999 from the Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, and university habilitation in 2016 from Read more about Talk: Smart Sensing and Pervasive Computing for Healthcare[…]

uOttawa Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research and Innovation

The University of Ottawa’s Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Ali Abbas is organizing a conference on Biomedical Engineering Research and Innovation. Graduate students will be presenting their research and projects in a conference fashion where everyone is welcome! The conference will take place on: When: Sunday August 6th, 2017 (12:00pm to 6:00pm) Where: University of Ottawa, SITE Read more about uOttawa Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research and Innovation[…]

Talk: EMG Control of Powered Prostheses

Dr. Kevin Englehart, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Biomedical Engineering Institute at the University of New Brunswick, will be visiting Carleton University in Ottawa to give a talk on EMG Control of Powered Prostheses: State-of-the-Art and Clinical Challenges. Dr. Englehart is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He Read more about Talk: EMG Control of Powered Prostheses[…]