Salvador Llas is a product development engineer. He studied Industrial and Materials Engineering. For the last 10 years he has been working at Neos Surgery as the Head of Product Development, bringing from concept to market implantable medical devices. He is expert on advanced manufacturing technologies and smart materials such shape memory alloys and reinforced materials. During this time, Neos Surgery has received many international awards on Innovation and Design. He is co-inventor of several patents on the medical field. Additionally, he is involved on the worldwide product approval (CE mark, FDA and others) and on regional, national and EU funded projects related with medical devices.