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Our Next Event is:

Trends and Opportunities for Life Sciences Companies
Manufacturing and Design of Medical Devices and Products
Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport
18800 MacArthur Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA  926120, (949) 833-3331
7:30am - Registration/Networking, 8 - 9am Breakfast/Program
Cost:  $30 - Members, $40 - Non-Members
Parking:  Self - Free, Valet - $9 per car

  • Strategies to control and manage:  the costs, time and delivery requirements, quality assurance and intellectual property

  • Domestic vs. foreign opportunities

  • How entrepreneurial companies can successfully use outsourcing and even create a virtual company

  • Current trends in outsourcing for large life sciences companies


  • Elaine R. Levin, Partner in the Life Sciences Group of the Law Firm of Preston Gates & Ellis LLP.


  • Charles R. Atlas, Chief Executive Officer of OxyTec Medical
    an entrepreneurial respiratory products company.  Formerly, Mr. Atlas was an engineer and senior level manager in Cardinal Health, a Fortune 500 respiratory care company.  Mr. Atlas has more than 20 years experience in medical and respiratory care products has been responsible for R&D, Marketing and Manufacturing operations.

    Large Life Sciences Company representative to be confirmed. 

    Foreign Manufacturing Operations for Life Sciences Companies representative to be confirmed.

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Who we are

The Life Science Industry Council (LINC) is an organization committed to raising the profile and promoting the growth of the life science industry in Orange County.  With a diverse membership that includes leading companies in the medical device, bio-tech, biomedical, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, LINC is an invaluable resource for corporate and individual advancement.

Our vast network of service providers specializing in life science issues puts you and your organization in contact with expert legal, financial, real estate, architectural, marketing, insurance and recruiting support.  Additional assistance in the form of manufacturing, R&D and distribution outsourcing are also available.   And our close association with local colleges, universities and related associations and chambers gives your company access to new talent as well as influential decision-makers in the region.

Benefits of Membership

  • Individual and Corporate Exposure to the Marketplace

  • Knowledge Sharing

  • Growth Catalyst Opportunities

  • Access to High Caliber Resources

  • People, Facilities, Services

Events and Services Provided

Bi-monthly informative breakfast meetings
Lecture Series Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Genomics
  • Engineering
  • Insurance/Reimbursements
  • Biotechnology
  • Education
  • Special Interests

Quarterly CEO Roundtables
Quarterly Regulatory Roundtables
Idea Exchange Forums
Access to Professional Service Providers
Access to Other Life Science Organizations

Strategic Affiliations

  • UCI

Learn more and get involved . . . Call our Chairpersons today!

 Membership                                Programs
   Mick Gallagher                 Charles H. Troe
  (714) 270-8968                 (310) 979-9009

LINC thanks its corporate sponsors...

Beckman Coulter Life Sci Technologies
Sheppard Mullin Stradling, Yocca, Calrson & Rauth
Ernst & Young Rutan & Tucker
CB Richard Ellis Sage Executive Search
Morrison & Foerster LLP West Ridge Associates
Jones Day Oracle
Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP Turning Point Consultants, LLC
Community Savings Bank Netsuite
Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP Digital Persona, Inc.
Technology Integration Group Overland Storage
Citrix Systems BakBone Software, Inc.
OCTANe Advanced Medical Optics
Aubrey Group

Contact Information:
Association Manager: Debra Van Der Weide
25283 Cabot Road, Suite 112, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone:  (949) 830-9338
Fax:       (949) 830-9515
Electronic Mail:

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