Silicon Valley StartupDigest Hardware – August 29, 2011by StartupDigest on August 29, 2011
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When: Monday, August 29th, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: The Commonwealth Club of California, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA, 94105
The emerging healthcare needs of the rapidly expanding Indian population require the development of novel, cost-effective medical technologies that are relevant for the needs of the Indian people. Doshi and Mairal will share their experiences in medical technology innovation for India and discuss the opportunities and challenges for medical technology innovation in the future.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) — Annual Strategic Planning Meeting
When: Wednesday, August 31st, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Industrial Studies Building Rm 117B, 398 E. San Fernando St., San Jose, CA 95192-0061
Come join the SME to plan their upcoming year. Last year included a number of plant tours and an innovation conference. Bring your ideas for what you would like to see to help you understand what is important for you as a startup that will manufacture physical things.
Home Brew Robotics Club 9th Annual Challenge: Tabletop Phase 2
When: Wednesday, August 31st, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Olympus Mons Tech Talk – Google Building CL4, 1400 Crittenden Lane, Mountain View, CA 94043
The Home Brew Robotics Club hosts the second phase of its annual challenge. Come view the action and meet the builders! Get pointers to make sure your robot is the one that wins next year.
Creganna-Tactx Medical Tour
When: Thursday, September 1st, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where: Creganna-Tractx Medical, 1353 Dell Ave. Campbell, CA 95008 (Campbell is just south of San Jose)
The Creganna-Tactx Innovation Centre provides innovative products, materials and technologies for minimally invasive delivery devices. The Innovation Centre team consists of experienced device design engineers, polymer scientists and metallurgists. The team’s pioneering innovations enable customers to develop new and innovative delivery devices.
September 7 – Magnetic Soft X-Ray Microscopy: Imaging Magnetism Down to Fundamental Length and Time Scales
September 8 – Bay Area Overset Network (BAON2011) Symposium
September 12 – California Water: Crisis or Crossroads?
September 14 – Telemedicine: New Technologies and Perspectives from the field
September 14 – SME North Bay Visits Micro-Vu Precision Measurement Systems