NEWS & VIEWS
2018 & 2019
THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT
April 8th, 2019
Students at the University of Vermont completed a project to add functionality to the existing designs of the Victoria Hand. These students designed and fabricated a bike handle holder and utensil holder.
KEATING ELEMENTARY PRESENTATION
March 25th, 2019
Two of our amazing volunteers presented to a classroom at a local elementary school. The presentation helped teach youth of how everyone can benefit from technology, especially those in need.
June 29th, 2018
SeaSide featured us in their magazine. This write up details where were at with the project and includes a short interview with our COO, Michael Peirone.
THE NEW STACK
June 21th, 2018
Our efforts were published on The New Stack. Click the Read More button to read the article!
2017 & 2016
RICK MERCER VISIT
Oct 31st, 2017
Rick Mercer came to visit our lab and feature our organization on the Rick Mercer Report!
GOOGLE IMPACT CHALLENGE AWARD
April 21st, 2017
Back in 2017, we were in the top 10 finalists for the Google Impact Challenge Canada. This article details our success in winning $250,000 towards helping fit amputees!
VHP AT DISCOVER TECTORIA
Feb 26th, 2017
Once a year, Victoria hosts an event that highlights all of the cutting edge technology being created in Victoria. We attend this event every year and love to see what other innovators of Victoria are making!
CTV NEWS VICTORIA FITTING VIDEO
Oct 12th, 2016
In 2016, we fit one of our first local patients in Victoria with our device. The video shows some of the amazing things Chris can do with his new prosthetic.
Aug 23rd, 2016
Recently being awarded the VIATEC Technology Award for Creative Excellence, this Douglas Magazine feature details the origins of the design of the hand through an interview with the CEO of VHP, Dr. Nick Dechev.
VHP AT THE BC TECH SUMMIT
Jan 20th, 2016
This video features past co-op student, Alex Burden explaining the future plans for our project.
VHP GLOBAL NEWS FEATURE
Jul 1st, 2015
A video spot of the project in it's very early days while we were trialing devices in Guatemala and starting to look for funding to open clinics in Guatemala and Nepal.
OUR FIRST NEWS FEATURE
Shortly after receiving a Grand Challenges Canada grant, CEO, Dr. Nick Dechev was interviewed by our software sponsors, CMC Microsystems, to introduce the project and our plans to trial devices in Guatemala.