Welcome to the Global Epicenter of Health Innovation and Care


Medical Alley
Powering the Evolution of Healthcare


Medical Alley is home to the world's

#1 Health Technology Cluster
Annual Innovation Report, 2015

#1 Hospital
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#1 Place to Work for Millennials
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Medical Alley is the global epicenter of health innovation and care. Medical Alley is the place that 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 the home of 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.

Record Q1 Investment Report


Q1 record with 26 Medical Alley companies raising $112 million in capital and a pair of companies acquired for $1.6 billion.

Rochester Alley Chats at The Bleu Duck


Alley Chats are our premier networking events, helping members meet each other and explore new business opportunities in a relaxed environment.

25% OFF DeviceTalks MN


MAA members get 25% off registration for the biggest event in med tech on June 4 at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront.

Advertise with Medical Alley


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


What's Hot in Medical Alley


May 23, 2018: In The Know
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Medical Alley Companies Continue Minnesota’s Legacy of Cardio Leadership in Paris
Medical Alley’s contributions to modern cardiology are undeniable. From the pre-PCR days of open-heart surgery performed via hypothermia and the[...]
May 17, 2018: In The Know
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Congratulations to Inspire Medical on their Successful IPO
The Medical Alley Association congratulates the team at Inspire Medical Systems on their initial public offering of stock on the[...]
Recap: Medical Alley 2018 Annual Meeting
Spring came just in time for the 2018 Medical Alley Annual Meeting, held on April 24 at the Depot MPLS.[...]

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2017 Year In Review


Through research and development, fundraising, acquisition, education, and so many other ways, Medical Alley members are defining the future of healthcare and cementing the region as the global epicenter of health innovation and care.

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