News & Press Releases

  • Michael Harding exemplifies Keep Calm and Carry On Award

    Michael Harding, ViVitro Customer Support Trainer, and Heidi Giesbrecht, StarFish Project Manager and PMO, were joint recipients of the Keep Calm and Carry On Award on December 5, 2015.  The award honors an employee who rises to challenging times with compassion and grace making employees, customers, and leadership feel more confident, positive, and well looked after. It […]

  • 2015 Festival of Trees entry is a winner

    Congratulations to Mike Harding, DeAndra Chmelyk, Debbie Gould, Hayley Young, Nathan Muller and Kimberly Nguyen for creating a magical (and award winning) tree  for the 2015 Festival of Trees fundraiser.  Our theme was “It’s in our blood. ”  Our tree featured an LED heartbeat designed by Mike Harding and a tree topper combining elements of ViVitro and […]

  • Fall issue of ViVitro Labs Vnews now online

    The Fall 2015 edition of ViVitro Labs Vnews – Your source for Cardiovascular Device Testing news – is now online.  Highlights include: ISO 17025 Interview with Dr. Bassil Akra Rob Fraser joins ISO/TC Working Committee Introducing our new N.A. Major Accounts Manager TCT 2015 Maralidhar Padala on new mitral valve disease technologies and solutions New […]

  • ViVitro Labs appoints Douglas Bigrigg as North American Major Accounts Manager

    VICTORIA, B.C., September 22, 2015— ViVitro Labs announces sales veteran, Douglas Bigrigg B. Eng., has joined the company as North American Major Accounts Manager. He is responsible for engaging with customers in North America including Heart Valve development, Heart Repair Device development and Heart Research organizations within Academia. “Having worked with Douglas previously, I am confident that […]

  • ViVitro Labs Rob Fraser joins Standards Council of Canada as Cardiovascular Working Committee member

      VICTORIA, B.C., July 28, 2015— ViVitro Labs Rob Fraser, Msc., has been accepted and registered as a Standards Council of Canada (SCC) Member to ISO/TC 150/SC 2 – Cardiovascular implants and extracorporeal systems (ISO 5840) committee. The company’s Lab Manager, Mr. Fraser is one of only two Canadian members on the committee. “I joined […]

  • Summer issue of Vnews ViVitro Newsletter

    The Summer issue of Vnews ViVitro Newsletter is now available online and includes: Interview: Dr. Sharan Ramaswamy ProtomedLabs new regional product sales agent Interview: Karim Mouneimne Medtec Europe Training in your facility Occluder and closure device testing New Transfemoral and Transapical Accessories Training Tips: Creating Valve Holders Meet Dev at TVT Chicago   Published on a  tri-annual basis, Vnews keeps […]

  • Medtec Europe iPad Air 2 drawing results announced

    Congratulations to Mr. Tom Lavrijsen in Eindhoven, Netherlands for winning the iPad Air 2 in our Medtec Europe drawing.  ViVitro celebrated its first  Medtec Europe show by giving away a free iPad Air 2 via a show/newsletter raffle to enable everyone in our community to participate regardless of attending the show. Vnews newsletter readers entered by clicking a newsletter email link with an additional […]

  • ViVitro Labs Inc. and ProtomedLabs SASU enter into a sales agency agreement for Europe, Israel and Africa

    (Victoria, Canada and Marseille, France) 13 April 2015- ViVitro Labs Inc. and ProtomedLabs SASU today announced agreement to expand ViVitro Labs product distribution and support in Europe, Israel and Africa. ProtomedLabs becomes the Europe, Israel and Africa sales agent for the following ViVitro Labs cardiovascular device testing products: ViVitro Labs SuperPump pulsatile pump, ViVitro Labs […]

  • ViVitro contributions up 5% to 2015 Food Bank Challenge

    The results are in for 2015: ViVitro Labs and StarFish Medical raised $4080 for VIATeC‘s 2015 Food Bank Challenge in support of the Mustard Seed foodbank.  Congratulations to all the StarFish and ViVitro employees who participated in the event. The VIATeC Food Bank Challenge has been running for 12 years. With over $1,589,457 value of […]

  • Spring issue of ViVitro Labs Vnews now online

    The Spring issue of ViVitro Labs Vnews is now available online and includes: Interview with Dr. Arash Kheradvar Function Tester previews Debubble tips and video ISO 5840 Updates New Cited Papers ViVitro at MedTec Europe History Wall   Published on a  tri-annual basis, ViVitro Labs Vnews keeps you up to date on ViVitro Labs products, activities and events.

  • MD&M West iPad Air 2 winner announced

    Congratulations to Kwonsoo Chun, PH.D, and instructor at Baylor College of Medicine for winning the iPad Air 2 in our MD&M West drawing. ViVitro celebrated its return to the MD&M West show for the first time since 2011 by giving away a free iPad Air 2 via a show/newsletter raffle to enable everyone in our community to […]

  • Data sheet released: Operating the SuperPump AR pulsatile pump with customized waveforms

    A major advantage of the ViVitro Labs SuperPump AR pulsatile pump is its ability to accurately follow user-defined and customized waveforms. The system can provide accurate flows for a wide variety of applications. Our new data sheet explains this in detail.  Here are some highlights: There are four options for running our fluid pump with waveforms: […]

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