WEST MICHIGAN - known for medical device design, development, manufacturing, and distribution - is centered around Grand Rapids’ Medical Mile, a Medtech hub near downtown. The region’s life science cluster reaches from there south to Kalamazoo and east to Detroit.

Job growth

Medical device manufacturers

Average earnings

$1 billion
Medical investments/expansions

$2 billion
Yearly life science R&D investment

4th in Midwest
Cluster of medical device suppliers

4th in Nation
High-tech workforce

Higher than national average for concentration of medical device manufacturers

Medtech company employment
Ranir – 500
MedPlast – 400
Aspen Surgical – 300
Oliver Healthcare Packaging – 265
MedBio – 185
Autocam Medical – 160
Skytron – 115

  • Only Michigan-based organization dedicated to medical device design, development, manufacturing, distribution
  • Works to speed growth, development of medical devices
  • Encourages collaboration to meet product lifecycle, supply chain needs
  • Builds collaboration around regions’ core competencies

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