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Healthcare. Advanced.

October 28-29, 2021

AV Irvine, Irvine CA

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Healthcare. Advanced.

In a year that changed the perception of health and technology and resulted in innumerable breakthroughs across the field, MedTech Innovation Forum is poised to help you discover the wide-ranging impact of these innovations and what they mean for your medtech business.

MedTech Innovation Forum will feature industry experts, including Barry Arbuckle, MemorialCare President and CEO, strategics, physicians, and entrepreneurs who have made major headway and continue to make massive strides towards an accelerated future.

The conference will also host an all new feature, Fast Pitch! This is a series of quick pitches from emerging medtech startups.

Join us for this year’s event, October 28 – 29 at the AV Irvine, in Irvine, California. 

MedTech Innovation Forum Health & Safety Policy

As we are all very excited to be together again, Octane would like to introduce our Health & Safety entry requirements for MedTech Innovation Forum so that you may plan accordingly.

Prior to the event, all attendees will be required to:

(1) Provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. In order to be considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in time for the MedTech Innovation Forum, you’ll need to have received your last Moderna or Pfizer (or single Johnson & Johnson) dose by October 13th.


(2) Provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test. The test must take place within 72 hours of the MedTech Innovation Forum and must be a PCR test.

Please upload proof of vaccination or negative covid test. 

There are several testing options available:

At-Home Testing is available from Ambry Genetics, based in Aliso Viejo, and an Octane partner. This is free to Orange County residents, please enter your zip code on the landing page to receive. Register to receive at-home test here.

In order to have this completed in time, you must request the testing kit by October 21st and the last day to return it is October 25th.

Other Testing Options Available:

CVS Testing – Click the link to the CVS testing site and book an appointment at a CVS location near you.

California Health Department – Click this link to find all California testing sites available.

Please note that Orange County and AV Irvine guidelines require all unvaccinated persons to wear masks while indoors.

Our health & safety requirements are subject to change at any time. Should these protocols change, guests will be notified immediately.

Introducing Fast Pitch! Rapid-fire pitching, plus our annual LaunchPad presentations. 25+ Presenting Startups! 

Who Attends Octane’s MedTech Innovation Forum

Start Ups & Entrepeneurs

Through pitching or interacting with the SoCal ecosystem at MedTech Innovation Forum, Startups and Entrepreneurs are the focus of medtech innovation at the conference.

Industry Leaders

Industry experts and leaders share their expertise and knowledge as panelists, keynotes and Breakfast with Experts.


Participate in 1:1 meetings with vetted companies leading innovation in Southern California. This is the best place to see the next best company in your backyard.

Support MedTech Innovation at MedTech Innovation Forum 2021

Want to get visibility for your company among top entreprenurs and investors in Southern California? We offer a variety of packages to fit your companies needs and maximize your visibility at your event.