Sept - SME's MedTech Tours & Happy Hour

Sept - SME's MedTech Tours & Happy Hour

The SME North Bay Chapter 431 presents "MedTech Innovation Tour" with Happy Hour at Trivascular, Inc.  

Please join us for presentations by and onsite tours of innovative area companies in the Medical Device industry.  We will begin with an onsite tour of SMC, Ltd's Santa Rosa division, followed by presentations from Claret Medical and Relucent Solutions Medical at Trivascular, Inc.  Next we will experience presentations about Trivascular with a tour of their facility.  We will conclude this informative and educational event with a Happy Hour hosted by Trivascular.


Registration begins at 2:30pm at SMC, Ltd, 3250 Brickway Blvd, Santa Rosa, Ca 95403.  From 3pm-4pm, SMC, Ltd will share innovative, best practices in molding and contract manufacturing including a tour of their facility. After this portion, participants will transport themselves to Trivascular, Inc., 3910 Brickway Blvd, Santa Rosa, Ca 95403 for the balance of the the program.

At Trivascular, starting at 4:15pm there will be presentations and Q&A from representatives of Claret Medical and Relucent Solutions.  Claret will discuss their novel endovascular technology focused in the exploding TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) segment.  Relucent will present cutting edge manufacturing processes and materials such as nitinol and stainless steel in medical applications.

Next, Trivascular will present on their AAA (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm) device, innovative approach to development, company history and provide a tour of their facility.  

We will conclude with a Happy Hour hosted by Trivascular until 8pm.  



SMC Ltd. is a contract manufacturer of devices supporting the health care industry. With a core competency of complex molding, SMC specializes in single use finished devices. With a team of dedicated engineers, quality and manufacturing services, SMC can work with you to reduce risk, accelerate lead-times, and increase speed-to-market on even the most challenging finished device.

Claret Medical

Claret Medical develops proprietary, platform endovascular technology designed to protect patients from the risk of stroke during left heart procedures and vascular interventions. The company is currently focused on addressing the problem of stroke during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a significant unmet clinical need.

Relucent Solutions

Relucent’s is based in Santa Rosa, CA, is vertically integrated to provide the technological resources to speed up product development and expand manufacturing complexity and capacity. Whether the medical device is for single use or an implantable, made from stainless steel or Nitinol, exists as a sketch or is a proven design, Relucent is ready to assist you to make your project successful.

TriVascular has pioneered numerous design and manufacturing technologies in pursuit of our commitment to providing optimal solutions for endovascular aortic repair (EVAR). TriVascular’s initial product offerings are novel endovascular grafts focused on significantly advancing EVAR. Building upon partnerships with thought leading clinicians worldwide, TriVascular’s products are designed to address unmet clinical needs and expand the pool of patients who are candidates for EVAR.

This event is part of  "North Bay Innovation Week" presented by the North Bay iHub Collaborative.