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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.

3D HEALS BLOG

Jan 13th, 2019

Our very own co-op student, Kelly Knights, published a blog through 3D Heals detailing our efforts in the healthcare community.

SEASIDE MAGAZINE

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 GLOBAL NEWS FEATURE

March 9th, 2017

A Global News feature to help spread the word of our achievement of being a top 10 finalist for the Google Impact Challenge.

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!

ULTIMAKER FEATURE

Nov 9th, 2016

A showcase article of what we accomplish using 3D printers made by Ultimaker!

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.

VIATEC WINNERS

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.

CAMBODIA NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

Jul 14th, 2016

Shortly after opening our Cambodia clinic, we were featured in a local news outlet after fitting our first patients in Cambodia!

CAMBODIA CLINIC RAN BY BROTHERS

May 26th, 2016

Our move into Cambodia was made possible by these two amazing brothers who took the initiative and delivered the very first devices to patients.

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.

2015

VHP UVIC FEATURE

Dec 1st, 2015

Dr. Nick Dechev and Josh Coutts narrate the purpose and powerful impacts our project has on students at UVic and during their first trip in Guatemala.

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

April 2015

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.