Medical Alley Association – Elevating Medical Alley as the global epicenter of health innovation and care

Welcome to the Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care

Medical Alley
Powering the Evolution of Healthcare

Medical Alley's Global Influence Interactive Map

The technologies and therapies developed by Medical Alley member companies improve lives all over the world, but did you know the companies themselves cover the globe as well? Here's your chance to explore the world and find all the places Medical Alley member companies are located, spreading the region's influence and innovations.

Medical Alley member companies can be found in 672 cities, 42 U.S. states and 103 countries.

Medical Alley is home to the world's

#1 Health Technology Cluster
Annual Innovation Report, 2015

#1 Hospital
US News Health

#1 Place to Work for Millennials

Medical Alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care. Medical Alley is where healthcare leaders call home.

Medical Alley is home to the world's #1 health technology innovation cluster that includes Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Smiths Medical, Abbott, 3M, Ecolab, Coloplast, Cantel Medical, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Upsher-Smith Laboratories. Medical Alley is home to Mayo Clinic, the #1 hospital in the world and the world's Destination Medical Center. 

Medical Alley is home to UnitedHealth Group, the world's largest private health insurer, and home to Be the Match, the National Marrow Donor Program. Medical Alley is home to more than 1,000 healthcare companies, employing more than 500,000 Minnesotans and millions worldwide.

Medical Alley has history. It is the birthplace of implantable medical technology and innovative health plan models and Medical Alley is recognized as one of America's "Great Places of Invention" by the Smithsonian, the only place designated for healthcare invention and innovation.

Medical Alley is the future. Medical Alley is home to the companies that are transforming healthcare like Bright Health, Sansoro, Zipnosis, Learn to Live, Bind.

Medical Alley is where regenerative and personalized medicine are being pioneered by the University of Minnesota and Mayo's Center for Regenerative Medicine partnership, one of the nation's leading Genomics Centers and game-changing companies like Stemonix, Rebiotix and OneOme.

If you want to know what's going to change healthcare tomorrow, visit Medical Alley today.

Special Report


Medical alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care

The Medical Alley Association, led by its Board of Directors and executives from all sectors of the Medical Alley healthcare community, convened two Working Groups to lead the development of a 10-year strategy plan for Minnesota to realize the vision of Medical Alley being recognized as the global epicenter of health innovation and care. Specifically, the two Working Groups focused on

Minnesota Competitiveness 


 Early-Stage Ecosystem

"Realizing the Vision" delivers recommendations for both private and public sector solutions. With a new Governor of Minnesota taking office in 2019, this report is a blueprint for policy and industry leaders to adopt this vision and act to make it a reality.

2019 First Half Investment Report

Investors backed Medical Alley companies at a near-record pace to start 2019, pumping over $260 million into Minnesota’s early-stage ecosystem.

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Reach decision makers through our sponsorship, advertising, and content creation opportunities.

Medical Alley Is 

Set in Medical Alley, the global epicenter of health innovation and care, the Leading the Conversation series presents a curated set of discussions with thought leaders from across healthcare.

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