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Announcing Generator 9.0!

May 2nd, 2019 |

The Generator 9.0 Winners

Discovery Parks is pleased to announce the winners of the GENERATOR Challenge 9.0 Competition.

The GENERATOR Challenge awards premium, turn-key work-space for 12 months to early-stage technology companies that demonstrate a high likelihood of success. The Generator program is based on the concept that free-flowing ideas, minimal barriers and a belief in serendipity accelerate the growth and success of technology companies.

A joint initiative of Discovery Parks and the City of Vancouver, companies are evaluated and selected by a committee of representatives from the British Columbia Technology Association (BC Tech), LifeSciences BC, Vancouver Economic Commission and Discovery Parks Investments Ltd.

Six companies will make up the 9th cohort of the Generator.  With access to mentors and programming provided by Discovery Parks, BC Tech and LifeSciences BC, the companies will also have support available to thrive and grow.

For more information regarding the Generator Challenge competition, please visit http://www.discoveryparks.com/the-generator/competition-details/

Biointeractive Technologies – A Techstars company, is developing a novel digital (orthopaedic) health solution, TENZR, to help facilitate faster and more effective recovery from Hand, Wrist and Forearm Injuries like Wrist Fractures, Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow. TENZR, comprising a smart wristband and companion app, provides objective data and guidance on wrist, hand and forearm use and the quality/quantity of rehab exercises. www.biointeractivetech.com

Buddi: Your Cannabis Companion – Provides customer service, education, and advertising software for cannabis retailers & producers. www.buddi.io

LifeBooster –
A health and safety analytics company that has developed an injury risk analysis and reduction platform, Senz™, for the enterprise health and safety market. Operating at the intersection of data analytics, industrial IoT and insurtech, LifeBooster’s advances in predictive analytics paired with wearable technologies digitizes, automates, and scales proven health and safety practices to enable their large F500 industrial clients to pinpoint risks in a timely manner and intervene with at-risk workers early to prevent injuries from occurring. www.lifebooster.ca

MediMap – A digital health company dedicated to providing patients with innovative solutions that make it easier to get the care you need, when you need it. Their core product is currently used by millions of patients to look up wait times at walk-in medical clinics across the country and to check-in online. Since launching over 3 years ago they have expanded into 6 provinces and partnered with over 65% of the walk-in clinics in Canada. Last year Medimap were recognized by the BC Innovation Council as one of the top 3 most promising start ups in the province and named to the digital health Ready to Rocket list.  www.medimap.ca

Porton Health’s software solutions enable provider organisations to easily deploy virtual healthcare solutions. Care organisations can deploy branded telehealth solutions quickly and increase access for elderly and underserved populations in remote areas as well as reduce churn rate of patients by deploying branded patient engagement solutions. www.portonhealth.com

Woodseer (Investment Tools Ltd) – A fintech business using artificial intelligence to build a very accurate dividend forecasting platform.  Customers include investment banks, options traders and hedge funds.  Being a technology-first business, Woodseer is bringing efficiency and automation to an industry ripe for disruption.  www.woodseer.global