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Past Accomplishments

Events, Conferences & Competitions

Exploring the Intersection of Biology, Engineering, and Sustainability

March 19, 2023 – Kingston, ON  

In partnership with QGEM, QBiT organized and held this conference in which students got the opportunity to learn from various speakers involved in research and industry and ask questions to a group of amazing panellists. 

Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference (SB3C) 

June 4-8, 2023 – Vail, CO 

QBiT had the opportunity to participate in the SB3C as a Poster Presenter for our Ultraportable ECMO and CogniGuard innovations. 

Rice360 Annual Global Health Technologies Design Competition

April 21, 2023 – Houston, TX 

We showcased our Ultraportable ECMO device prototype to Houston, Texas, on April 21st and competed in this design competition, placing as a Semi-Finalist! 

Makers Making Change Design Sprint 

March 26, 2023 – Kingston, ON  

QBiT partnered with Makers Making Change to hold a Design Sprint where students worked to design products catered to real patient needs. 

Queen’s Women in Science and Engineering Workshop 

March 25, 2023 – Kingston, ON  

QBiT had the opportunity to present our innovations to future female scientists and engineers at Queen's Women in Science and Engineering workshop. Some of our members discussed their interests in science and engineering with the goal of inspiring these young girls to pursue an education in STEM!

Queen’s University Design Team Showcase 

March 22, 2023 – Kingston, ON  

QBiT placed 1st in the Queen's University Design Team Showcase!

Queen’s Global Biomedical Design Conference 

March 11-12, 2023 – Kingston, ON   

QBiT was involved in the development of the Queen's Global Biomedical Design conference. We help a workshop on Mental Health Disorders and Treatments to prepare students for the design competition that followed. 

Queen’s Healthcare and Business Conference 

March 10, 2023 – Kingston, ON  

QBiT participated in the Queen's Healthcare and Business Conference Design Team Booth. 

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