Projects

UBC's CIC is a public-private collaboration between UBC and Amazon. A CIC tackles problems or opportunities that matter to the community, and provides subject matter expertise and CIC leadership to drive innovation and provide digital solutions. UBC’s CIC focuses on Community Health and Wellbeing.

EC2Ensemble: Multi-Regional EC2 Instance Launcher

  1. EC2Ensemble: Multi-Regional EC2 Instance Launcher

    The UBC Cloud Innovation Centre, in collaboration with the Pacific Chamber Music Academy, has developed EC2Ensemble, a multi-regional EC2 instance launcher that facilitates JackTrip, an open-source music technology that enables low-latency audio transmission across the internet. View Project

    View Project Nov 2021

Empowering Nonprofits to Make Decisions for Good: Unlocking Census Data

  1. Empowering Nonprofits to Make Decisions for Good: Unlocking Census Data

    The UBC Cloud Innovation Centre (UBC CIC) and Imagine Canada collaborated to develop a tool for charities and nonprofits to visualize Census Canada datasets in a user-friendly way. View Project

    View Project Oct 2021

Leveraging the Cloud to Improve Hospital Occupancy Planning

  1. Leveraging the Cloud to Improve Hospital Occupancy Planning

    Trillium Health Partners (THP) Institute for Better Health (IBH) develops a prediction algorithm to improve hospital capacity forecasting and better match bed supply with patient demand. View Project

    View Project Oct 2021

The Sea Around Us In The Cloud

To improve data access, avoid time delays, and provide a better user experience to enhance meaningful analysis and research, broadening the impact of this valuable dataset. Sea Around Us in collaboration with UBC Cloud Innovation Center (UBC CIC), developed a solution that uses Jupyter notebooks, SAU data, and AWS services using a server-less architecture. View Project

  1. The Sea Around Us In The Cloud

    To improve data access, avoid time delays, and provide a better user experience to enhance meaningful analysis and research, broadening the impact of this valuable dataset. Sea Around Us in collaboration with UBC Cloud Innovation Center (UBC CIC), developed a solution that uses Jupyter notebooks, SAU data, and AWS services using a server-less architecture. View Project

    View Project Aug 2021

  2. The Sea Around Us in The Cloud – Phase 2

    Sea Around Us seeks to broaden the impact of their geospatial functionality and allow users access to additional analyses and data filtering options. Sea Around Us in collaboration with UBC Cloud Innovation Center (UBC CIC), developed a solution that uses Jupyter notebooks, SAU data, and AWS services using a server-less architecture View Project

    View Project Nov 2021

UBC Okanagan: Student Connect Application

  1. UBC Okanagan: Student Connect Application

    The University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO) builds a prototype that can connect first-year university students to their preferred activities, clubs, and campus news feeds, tailored to each student's interest. View Project

    View Project Aug 2021

Digitizing Medical Forms

  1. Digitizing Medical Forms

    The IBD Centre of BC has automated data ingestion from dictated consultation letters, improving the efficiency of the digitization process. View Project

    View Project Aug 2021

Virtual Communication for Remote First Responders

  1. Virtual Communication for Remote First Responders

    The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) increases critical care support for first responders in remote areas by creating a new communication platform to provide medical and logistical assistance in emergencies. View Project

    View Project Jul 2021

Vaccine Distribution Supply Chain Prototype – UBC/MCG

  1. Vaccine Distribution Supply Chain Prototype – UBC/MCG

    The UBC CIC worked with faculty members in the Faculty of Applied Science at the University of British Columbia and start-up MCG to develop a prototype that demonstrates how distributors could review information from a dashboard and decide to take action if a vaccine batch begins to exceed its temperature requirement. View Project

    View Project May 2021

Virtual Assistant Tool: E-Comm Connect

  1. Virtual Assistant Tool: E-Comm Connect

    E-Comm Connect is a virtual assistant tool that provides real-time recommendations to call takers, enabling them to be more efficient and engaged when taking non-emergency calls from the public. View Project

    View Project May 2021

People Density Meter: UBC Orchard Commons Residence

  1. People Density Meter: UBC Orchard Commons Residence

    The University of British Columbia Food Services builds a prototype that demonstrates how live queue information could be captured so that student residents could plan their visits to the dining hall. View Project

    View Project Apr 2021

Preparing a Pandemic Response: The Open Virome

  1. Preparing a Pandemic Response: The Open Virome

    “The Open Virome” is preparing the global medical and research community with the tools and knowledge to better anticipate and respond to the next pandemic. View Project

    View Project Apr 2021

Antimicrobial Dashboard

  1. Antimicrobial Dashboard

    The UBC Department of Medicine partnered with the University of British Columbia Cloud Innovation Centre to create a prototype enabling clinicians to efficiently prescribe antimicrobials. View Project

    View Project Mar 2021

Automating Large-Scale Data Extraction from Archival Documents: University of Toronto Mississauga Department of Economics

  1. Automating Large-Scale Data Extraction from Archival Documents: University of Toronto Mississauga Department of Economics

    Researchers at the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Department of Economics build a database of trade information with the help of automatic data extraction. View Project

    View Project Dec 2020

CIC-NET : A platform for UBC CIC alumni students

  1. CIC-NET : A platform for UBC CIC alumni students

    Current and previous UBC Cloud Innovation Centre (UBC-CIC) student employees, with a passion for innovation, can now stay connected and up to date with CIC updates, challenges and events. The UBC-CIC has launched the Cloud Innovation Centre Network (CIC-NET), a platform designed to keep student alumni engaged with CIC challenges and activities after their co-op work term is over. View Project

    View Project Dec 2020

Automatic Zoom Transcriptions

  1. Automatic Zoom Transcriptions

    As classes transition online for the fall, universities are working to lessen the impact on students’ learning and the strain on instructors working to adapt to these new circumstances. Accessibility is one of the major areas disrupted by this change, and the UBC CIC investigated this challenge with the tools and solutions available to us. View Project

    View Project Nov 2020

BC Smart Access to Guide Emergency care

  1. BC Smart Access to Guide Emergency care

    The BC Smart Access to Guide Emergency Care (SAGE) is a result of a collaboration between the Rural Coordination Centre of British Columbia (RCCbc), the BC Emergency Medicine Network, and the UBC Cloud Innovation Centre. The purpose of SAGE BC is to provide emergency workers with important logistical, medical, and regional information when treating and transporting individuals in rural BC communities. This repository allows healthcare services in these communities to be delivered in a more efficient and time-effective manner. View Project

    View Project Oct 2020

Vancouver Coastal Health MRI Project “CAN’T WAIT”

  1. Vancouver Coastal Health MRI Project “CAN’T WAIT”

    The Lower Mainland MRI Central Intake Advanced Neural Network for Triage and Waitlist Management of MRI Exam Scheduling. View Project

    View Project Aug 2020

Serratus: Ultra-high throughput discovery of new coronaviruses

An Open Science project for ultra-rapid discovery of known and unknown coronaviruses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by screening all public RNA-sequencing data. View Project

  1. Serratus: Ultra-high throughput discovery of new coronaviruses

    An Open Science project for ultra-rapid discovery of known and unknown coronaviruses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by screening all public RNA-sequencing data. View Project

    View Project Jun 2020

  2. Serratus: Ultra-high throughput discovery of new coronaviruses – Phase 2

    Serratus is an Open Science project for ultra-rapid discovery of known and unknown coronavirus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. View Project

    View Project Oct 2020

Open Source AI Model for COVID-19 CT Diagnostics and Prognosis

Project phases View All Projects COVID-19 has become an international pandemic that has put incredible strain on healthcare systems around the world. One of the primary causes for concern is that the existing gold standard for testing has a 30% false-negative rate. That is, 3 in 10 people who have the disease will test negative […] View Project

  1. Open Source AI Model for COVID-19 CT Diagnostics and Prognosis

    Project phases View All Projects COVID-19 has become an international pandemic that has put incredible strain on healthcare systems around the world. One of the primary causes for concern is that the existing gold standard for testing has a 30% false-negative rate. That is, 3 in 10 people who have the disease will test negative […] View Project

    View Project May 2020

  2. Demo – Version 1 | Open Source AI Model for COVID-19 CT Diagnostics and Prognosis

    Project phases View All Projects This demo displays the predictions from our 2D UNet model on a random sampling of our test set after they have been processed using an automatically generated mask. This mask is calculated by finding the two largest connected components in the predictions for the entire scan, which correspond to the […] View Project

    View Project Jul 2020

  3. Version 1 – Upload Your Own Data | Open Source AI Model for COVID-19 CT Diagnostics and Prognosis

    Project phases View All Projects IMPORTANT NOTES Your study must consist of only DICOM files. We are currently not accepting NIfTI files at this time. The online viewer also only accepts one series at a time. Please put all the DICOM files in a folder, and then zip that folder. The files and folder do not need to […] View Project

    View Project Sep 2020

  4. Version 2.0 (Current) | Open Source AI Model for COVID-19 CT Diagnostics and Prognosis

    Project phases View All Projects ABOUT L3-NET VERSION 2.0 The beta model has been trained with more data from other sites and machines. This model was also trained using more confirmed COVID cases. This resulted in a significant change compared to the predictions. It is no longer just a binary prediction of ‘Yes this is […] View Project

    View Project Dec 2020