Apical Instruments is a medical device company located in Redwood City on the SF Peninsula that handles all stages of the development process from conceptualization to production. We strive to enable our partners to focus their time and resources on the aspects of their business where they have the maximum leverage.

By contracting Apical to efficiently handle the design, prototyping and manufacturing eliminates your need to organize a staff to support these efforts. The benefits of utilizing Apical includes real dividends in production of effective product, reduced development time, lower overhead count, and quicker regulatory approvals - all to enable a delivered complete project
Apical Instruments is composed of a team of veterans with extensive experience within the medical device field.
  • Dr. Bruno Strul
  • Jim Ahlman
  • Kim Khoe
Dr. Bruno Strul
With over 30 years of executive management experience ranging across various engineering disciplines from semiconductors to medical devices, Dr. Bruno Strul is a leader within the Silicon Valley community with a longstanding history of advising, chairing and mentoring companies to successful acquisitions. Dr. Strul holds over 35 patents in the fields of RF Energy, tissue ablation apparatus, and semiconductors.
Jim Ahlman
Jim Ahlman has over 30 years of experience in the electronics industry, specifically the radio frequency industry. As Director of Engineering at Apical Instruments, Jim has successfully led numerous products from design concept to commercialization. As the leader for the hardware and software teams he ensures all FDA and International requirements are met. Jim’s combination of RF experience and design control expertise assures the release of a quality product.
Kim Khoe
Kim Khoe has over 25 years of experience in the medical device regulatory affairs and quality assurance fields. Kim’s quality experience includes setting up companies’ quality management systems, hosting FDA and 3rd party audits, as well as auditing medical device manufacturers, having been a lead auditor for a European Notified Body. In the regulatory arena she has filed several FDA 510(k) submissions resulting in clearances and obtained CE marks for various products.
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2971 Spring St., Redwood City, CA 94063