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Research & development

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is an established healthcare network with a global reputation for excellence in care and innovation. Located on the campus of the Vancouver General Hospital, a level one trauma centre and quaternary care centre, and the main referral site for the province of British Columbia, the lab is ideally situated to access a range of clinical and operational expertise insights to support research and development of new PPE and PPE material.   Additionally, strong ties to the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, home to more than 1,500 nationally and internationally renowned research and health professionals, position the laboratory on the cutting edge of innovation in personal protective equipment and related materials.

Our partners chose to work with us:

  • To access a well equipped, state-of-the-art laboratory operating within in a strong quality framework

  • To access clinical, occupational health, research, and  engineering expertise

  • To access public sector funding for research and development

The services we provide:

  • Laboratory analysis of PPE and related material

  • New test development

  • Comparative studies

  • Collaborative research

  • Clinical validation of PPE

  • Expert consulting

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