Aspect Biosystems Recognized as BC & the North Regional Winner of the 2015 Startup Canada Award for Innovation

Oct 02, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - October 2, 2015 - Aspect Biosystems was recognized by Startup Canada as a BC & the North Regional Winner of the Startup Canada Award for Innovation. Aspect will be presented with the award November 4 at the Imperial Theater in Vancouver during a special grassroots event featuring a reception, ceremony, and fireside chats with winners.

“It’s an immense honor for us to be selected as the winners of the Startup Canada Award for Innovation. Our team has really worked incredibly hard to innovate and push the boundaries so the recognition is very impactful and will help drive us further,”  said Konrad Walus, CEO of Aspect Biosystems.

“Startup Canada Award winners and runners-up are architects of a better future for Canada for entrepreneurs,” said Victoria Lennox, CEO of Startup Canada. “As champions of the entrepreneurship movement, they deserve to be celebrated to the highest degree. Thank you and congratulations to all nominees and winners for elevating the efforts, ambitions, and standards of success for the entrepreneurship community across Canada.”

The Startup Canada Awards can be likened to the Oscars for the Canadian entrepreneurship community - celebrating and recognizing the individuals, communities and institutions that have demonstrated innovation, excellence, outstanding achievement and impact in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship. As a regional winner, Aspect will be pushed forward to the National Adjudication Committee and the national winners will be celebrated at the Startup Canada Awards Grand Finale at the CN Tower in Toronto on Dec. 1. 

About Aspect Biosystems  

Aspect Biosystems is a Canadian biotechnology company specializing in 3D bioprinting and tissue engineering. We bring together a multi-talented team of individuals to develop cutting-edge custom human tissue technology for use in the life sciences. We are focused on enabling our customers to advance their scientific and commercial objectives by providing them with unique and customizable 3D tissue constructs that exhibit the greatest level of physiological relevance available on the market. We have a bold vision of revolutionizing drug development, personalized medicine, and regenerative medicine by becoming the global leader in providing human tissues on demand. Learn more at

About Startup Canada 

Startup Canada is a grassroots network of entrepreneurs working together to build an environment for entrepreneurship in Canada. Through online platforms, grassroots Startup Communities and cross-sector initiatives, Startup Canada is advancing entrepreneurial momentum and a culture of entrepreneurship, as the voice of Canadian entrepreneurs. Learn more at

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