Thank you to all our Great Hatch 2019 winners!

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The Great Hatch 2019 Grand Prize Award went to Tractus, a mechanical traction device to achieved desired and sustained level of fracture site distraction for distal radius fractures.


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The UBC Faculty of Applied Science Award for Best Technical Innovation went to H4ptic, a non-invasive device that captures and transmits haptic sensation from a prosthetic limb to the user.


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The UBC Faculty of Medicine Catalyst Award for Interdisciplinary Collaboration went to ASAP Suction, a suction tool that allows for simultaneous suctioning and breathing tube placement in emergency intubation situations.


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The Joule Healthcare Innovation Award for Biggest Potential Impact went to DeMAR, which leverages Near-field communication (NFC) technology to empower the homeless population with their personal health information to improve coordination, continuity and quality of care they receive when interacting with the healthcare system.


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The GenomeBC Omix Award for Impact went to QuickER, an app that reduces overcrowding and long wait times at hospital emergency departments by redirecting non-urgent patients to nearby walk-in clinics.