OCTANe Adds Nine Influential Leaders in Orange County to Board of Directors

New board members will help mold the entrepreneurial landscape in Orange County 

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., August 3, 2015 – OCTANe, the Orange County business development accelerator dedicated to driving technology industry growth and innovation by connecting ideas and people with resources and capital, today announced nine new members to the organization’s already prestigious board of directors. In their new positions, these leaders will be helping to grow the …

Live Coverage of OC Ophthalmology Technology Summit


In this week’s EyewireTV, the FDA allows Aerie Pharmaceuticals to change the primary endpoint range of its second phase 3 registration trial of glaucoma candidate Rhopressa; and Lensar receives CE Mark approval in Europe for its Streamline application upgrades. In the feature, some of the industry’s top business leaders at the Orange County Ophthalmology Technology Summit in Costa Mesa, California, share their thoughts on what they believe are the …

Bioniz Appoints Pharmaceutical Industry Legend David Pyott to it Board of Directors

June 17, 2015 (Irvine, CA).  Bioniz, a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of first-in-class multiple-cytokine inhibitory therapeutics to address immuno-inflammatory diseases and cancer, announced today the expansion of its Board of Directors with the addition of David Pyott, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allergan, Inc.  Mr. Pyott, a leader in specialty pharmaceutical markets and a medical aesthetics pioneer, brings more than thirty years of international business

PhageTech, LLC. Licenses Radical New Diagnostic Technology from University of California, Irvine

Revolutionary Technology Will Power Tiny Biosensors for Early Detection of Cancers, Chronic and Infectious Diseases

Irvine, CA (June 5, 2015) – PhageTech, LLC today announced that it has signed the final agreement with the University Of California, Irvine for the worldwide patent rights to break-through technology that will radically transform the way cancers, chronic and infectious diseases are detected. PhageTech bio- Sensors will make possible a new generation of hand-held

OCTANe Announces Bill Carpou as New President and CEO

ALISO VIEJO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 12, 2015) – The Orange County Technology Action Network (OCTANe) today announced that Bill Carpou has been selected as the next President and CEO of OCTANe.

Carpou will be integral in helping OCTANe to connect people and resources to drive technology industry growth enabling new company creation and new jobs in Orange County. Through its LaunchPad™ SBDC accelerator, programs and signature events, OCTANe is also …

BioPhotas, Inc. Announces Product of the Year Award

TUSTIN, Calif. – January 16, 2015 – BioPhotas, Inc., an FDA registered medical device manufacturer selling light energy products which use proprietary photo-therapeutic technologies to treat skin, muscle and joint conditions, today announced that its flagship product, the Celluma PRO, has been named Product of the Year for 2015 in the Light Therapy category by Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa Magazine, a major international trade publication in the spa industry.

Orange County, Calif.’s Most-Networked Man, OCTANe’s Matthew Jenusaitis Talks to MassDevice.com About OCTANe’s 2014 Medical Device Investor Forum

Orange County, Calif.’s most-networked man, OCTANe’s Matthew Jenusaitis talks toMassDevice.com about OCTANe’s 2014 Medical Device Investor Forum.

OCTANe's Matthew Jenusaitis

OCTANe, the industry council responsible for promoting the innovation climate in Orange County, Calif., existed before Matthew Jenusaitis arrived, but he has put his mark on the organization’s impact on one of the world’s largest med tech clusters.

Jenusaitis’ medtech pedigree, which includes 15 years at Boston Scientific(NYSE:BSX) in …

BioPhotas, Inc. Announces the Launch of the CellumaTM ELITE to the Aesthetic Physician Market

Sodrec Medical Solutions, Inc. to Partner for US Sales

TUSTIN, Calif. – August 28, 2014 – BioPhotas, Inc. today announced the launch of the Celluma ELITE for sale to the Aesthetic Physician Market. The LED therapy device is stand-mounted and able to be precisely positioned over an area of treatment via an articulating arm and a patented shape-taking light panel. Sodrec Medical Solutions, Inc. will be responsible for all US

OCTANe and the Southern California Center of Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics Announce Partnership Supporting Pediatric Research and Technology Commercialization

ALISO VIEJO, CA and LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – Jul 28, 2014) – Southern California innovation catalyst, OCTANe, has partnered with the Southern California Center of Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP), a pediatric medical device consortium operated by Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA), to support product development and commercialization of innovative pediatric healthcare technologies, with the expressed goal of providing greater access to the CTIP’s life-saving innovations for

OCTANe Taps Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe to Keynote Technology Investor Forum


OCTANe Taps Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe to Keynote Technology Investor Forum

Iribe to provide insight into $2 billion Facebook deal at Southern California’s largest investment, high growth and innovation conference

Aliso Viejo, Calif., May 5, 2014 – OCTANe, the Orange County startup accelerator dedicated to connecting people and ideas with capital and resources to fuel technology growth, is pleased to announce CEO of Oculus VR, Brendan Iribe, …

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