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Located in the hub of Medical Alley, the #1 Health Tech Cluster in the world

THE WORLD'S #1 HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CLUSTER

  • 30,000+ employed in the medical device industry including companies like Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Abbott, 3M, Ecolab, Coloplast and Upsher-Smith Laboratories and more.
  • Home to 1,000 healthcare companies employing more than 500,000 Minnesotans and millions worldwide.

HOME OF MAYO CLINIC

  • #1 hospital in the world and the world's Destination Medical Center
  • World-recognized leader in point-of-care manufacturing

A VAST ECOSYSTEM OF MEDICAL INNOVATION

  • Including contract manufacturers, device testing companies, designers, and regulatory and product development consultants.

HOME TO THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE

  • Startups and spinoffs are born here, supported by accelerators and development funds

A NATIONAL RESEARCH POWERHOUSE

  • ‚ÄčUniversity of Minnesota and Mayo's Center for Regenerative Medicine partnership, and many other game-changing companies

Minneapolis Convention Center is less than 20 miles from the Top 15 Medical Device Companies