FacebookTwitter LinkedIn

MedStart Connect Mixer

MedStart Connect Mixer

Join Us!

From start-up medical device companies to venture capitalists to biomedical researchers to clinicians to regulatory affairs experts and more, MedStart is connecting med tech and biomed resources in the Sacramento Region.  Join us on Wednesday September 25 in the beautiful lobby of Shriners Hospital for Children where we'll serve appetizers and treat you to wine, beer and exoctic soda tasting!

And it's not just a mixer! Join us in the adjacent auditorium for a quick "Snapshots" look at the exciting progress our med tech community is making! Emceed by News10 weekend anchor and reporter, Siemny Chhuon, this energetic and fast-paced program features rapid-fire presentations from four of the region's startup med and bio tech companies.  We'll also recognize our Succeeding in Sacramento organization for 2013. 

 Eventbrite - MedStart Connect Mixer

This event will be preceded by A Symposium on Innovation Ecosystems presented by The Ecosystem for Biophotonics Innovation Program at UC Davis. Learn more and register here for the Symposium.   

Succeeding in Sacramento -- BGI@UCDavis

BGI, the largest genomics center in the world, provides comprehensive sequencing and bioinformatics services for medical, agricultural and environmental applications. BGI and UC Davis recently established a partnership to create BGI@UCDavis. Come find out what this means for our region’s life science community!


Companies sound off in three minute Snapshots, sharing personal stories about med-tech innovations, start-up challenges, and milestones achieved.  Presenting companies include:

The Locking Cap
Combination lock for prescription medication bottles
Nathan Langley, Co-Founder, Co-Founder & VP of Sales

Optimal Tracers
Customized radiotracers for diagnostic and therapeutic development
Ruth Tesar, CEO

Performance ICU
Tele-ICU program to optimize care in the ICU
Muhammad Afzal , MD, FCCP, CEO

Tahoe Institute for Rural Health Research
Developing an automatic blood pathology system
James Hood PhD, Chief Operating Officer


Siemny Chhuon, Weekend Anchor and Reporter, News10


Wednesday, September 25, 2013
6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Shriners Hospital for Children
2425 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817


By September 20: General Admission:  $40, SARTA Member $20
After September 20: Late Registration/At the Door $50, SARTA Member $25

Eventbrite - MedStart Connect Mixer

For SARTA discount information, contact or call 916-231-0770

Click  for information on becoming a SARTA member

Wine, beer and exotic soda tasting provided by:

 Renwood Winery                      Story Winery                 Silk Road Soda  
 Hoppy        Speakeasy      


Sponsored by:



        Kaiser-Permanente.jpeg                        StemExpress

                          MedFORCE                UCD_HealthSystem_RGBsmall.jpg


Shriners Hospital for Children           TriNet HR             


City of Rancho Cordova
City of Roseville
Sierra Health Foundation
Stoel Rives
Weintraub Tobin


Registration for the 2013 MedStart Connect Mixer on September 25,2013

Online Ticketing for SARTA's MedStart Connect Mixer powered by Eventbrite