OC LIFe (Lifesciences Innovators Forum)

Concept through Acquisition featuring Sean White, PhD, Senior Program Manager, Medtronic.

Learn about the challenges and successes that accompanied bringing a medical device startup from concept through acquisition by Medtronic with Dr. Sean White.


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Biocom harnesses the collective power and experience of the most innovative and productive life science clusters in the world, with powerful advocacy and transformative programs to help companies in their quest to improve the human condition. Biocom provides the strongest public voice for research institutions and companies that fuel the California economy.


 

Event Speakers

sean white

Sean White, PhD

Senior Program Manager, Medtronic and Former Co-Founder and CEO of Laser Associated Sciences

Sean was a Co-founder and CEO of Laser Associated Sciences, Inc. (LAS), a medical device company specializing in the development of novel blood flow monitoring technology to improve diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care for patients with vascular disease. LAS's first FDA-cleared device, the FlowMet-R, is currently being used to provide real-time surgical feedback during procedures to treat peripheral artery disease. LAS was acquired by Medtronic is 2020, and Sean now manages the diagnostics and monitoring group in Medtronic’s peripheral and endovascular unit. Sean has more than 15 year of experience developing optical technologies, particularly in the area hemodynamic assessment. He received a BS in optics from the University of Rochester, and a PhD in biomedical engineering from the Beckman Laser Institute at the University of California, Irvine.

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The SBDC @ UCI Applied Innovation is a resource for any high-technology, high-growth, scalable venture from both the Orange County and UCI ecosystem that needs assistance with business planning, business development and funding-readiness. The center hosts several VC and Angel investors on site, as well as various ecosystem partners and industry professionals who work closely with the entrepreneurs.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

4:00PM - 5:00PM

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