StarFish Medical named 2018 Strategic Life Sciences Partner of the Year

VICTORIA, BC – February 21, 2018 – StarFish Medical is pleased to announce that LifeSciences BC has selected the company as Strategic Life Sciences Partner of the Year.  The award is determined by the LifeSciences BC board of directors as part of the 20th Annual LifeSciences BC Awards. The annual awards recognize talented individuals and organizations that represent the life sciences ecosystem in B.C. which includes; academia, health institutions, government and industry.

The Strategic Life Sciences Partner of the Year award acknowledges the outstanding contributions of corporations that significantly impacted the British Columbia life sciences sector in 2017.

Scott Phillips, CEO and Founder of StarFish Medical notes, “We’re delighted to win and be recognized in this category. We believe BC medtech is just hitting critical mass and are excited to be a part of it. LSBC is the critical glue that connects everything in the sector. This award is endorsement for our efforts to build community.”

Dr. Lesley Esford, President & CEO, LifeSciences BC said, “We are very pleased to see StarFish Medical win the award for Strategic Life Sciences Partner of the Year! They have done a superb job in growing their market not only here in B.C., but around the world. We are extremely proud of this made in BC success story!”

The 2018 LifeSciences BC award winners will be recognized at this year’s annual dinner presented by FARRIS, held on April 19, 2018 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.



About LifeSciences BC

LifeSciences BC is a not-for-profit, non-government, industry association that supports and represents the life sciences community of British Columbia through leadership, facilitation of investment and partnering, advocacy, and promotion of our world-class science and industry.

Life sciences sectors, from biopharmaceuticals and medical technology, to digital health and medical devices, are integrated into our organization and all that we do, ensuring that no life sciences sector is working in isolation — and that all sectors come together in a comprehensive, complementary and coordinated fashion.

Throughout the year, LifeSciences BC undertakes numerous programs and projects in support of these sectors. These include public policy initiatives, facilitating linkages between global industry and our local organizations, raising the profile of our industry internationally and thus facilitating investment and global partnering opportunities, and helping nurture economic development in British Columbia through the life sciences industry.

Susan Ogilvie |LifeSciences BC |604-669-9909 Ext. 106 |

About StarFish Medical
StarFish Medical is an ISO 13485 certified product engineering firm with offices in Victoria, British Columbia, and Toronto, Ontario. 100% dedicated to the medical device and life science marketplace, StarFish partners with innovative companies to create and manufacture breakthrough products for a full range of medical specialty areas including: Cardiovascular, Digital Health, IVD, Ophthalmology, Optics, and Ultrasound. StarFish expertise includes electronics, mechanical, human factors, usability, and software systems engineering. For more information, please visit

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