VICTORIA, British Columbia, May 7, 2014 – ViVitro Labs Inc., global provider of cardiovascular device testing equipment and laboratory services, announced its parent company, StarFish Medical, has been selected as an Employer of the Year finalist for the 13th annual Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC) awards. The Employer of the Year award recognizes a company that has demonstrated its commitment to staff and provides a pleasant workplace.
Finalists are chosen from a survey given to current staff including all ViVitro Labs employees. The awards celebrate the achievements of technology companies responsible for making Greater Victoria the fastest growing technology region in B.C.
Gerry Wight, General Manager of ViVitro Labs: “It’s exciting to run a team within the StarFish culture. Everyone is talented and works together on services and equipment which literally saves lives. ViVitro employees thrive in this environment and our customers recognize the benefits. In fact, they list Employee Flexibility and Ease of Doing Business alongside Professional Approach and Very High Quality as ViVitro hallmarks.”
Scott Phillips, President of StarFish Medical adds: “We’re particularly honored to be listed as an Employer of the Year finalist because we work hard to create a unique culture and environment. The number one thing employees like about StarFish is the culture.”
VIATeC serves as the one-stop hub that connects people, knowledge and resources to grow and promote the Greater Victoria technology sector. This year, 49 companies and individuals are finalists in ten categories. The awards will be handed out at a gala evening June 20 at the Victoria Conference Centre. The finalists were selected from a total of 108 nominations.