The Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC) features 475,000 square feet of exhibit space. (Credit: MCC)

Medtech moves fast … especially in a healthcare hub like Minnesota. Keep the pace with the latest innovations and immerse yourself in a community of visionaries and industry leaders. It’s all waiting at the region's most comprehensive medical design and manufacturing event — MD&M Minneapolis — part of Advanced Manufacturing Minneapolis.

Minnesota is home to Medical Alley and the area is poised to transform healthcare with its combination of institutions and talent in one region.

  • The nation’s #1 hospital – Mayo Clinic
  • The largest private health insurer in the U.S. – UnitedHealth Group
  • One of the world’s largest advanced manufacturing and medical device companies – 3M
  • The location where open-heart surgery was pioneered – University of Minnesota
  • Medtech startups in Minnesota raised a record $1 billion in capital in 2020

Connect with this medtech cluster, which is well-represented at MD&M as exhibitors, speakers, and attendees.

Featured Cardiovascular Sessions

  • Application of AI in Data Fusion for Improving Clinical Decisions with Animesh Agarwal, NeuTrace Inc. and Michael Chan, NDI
  • Biocompatibility Evaluation Across a Medical Device’s Life-Cycle: Industry Best Practices Small for Approaching Clause 4.7 of ISO 10993-1:2018 with Daniel Oseid, MicroBio Consulting
  • Medical-Grade Material Options for Sustainable Medical Device Designs with Spencer Siegel, Arkema Inc.
  • Automating Catheter Manufacture: How Lasers are Solving Key Challenges with Paul Taylor, Laser Wire Solutions
  • Fostering Medical Device Innovation Through Constructive Engagement with Regulators with James Kleinedler, Boston Scientific
  • User-Centered Design for MedTech Devices: Lessons Learned in Human Factors with Albert Rodriguez, Velentium
  • Small Batteries Enable Miniaturization of Active Implanted Medical Devices with Denis Pasero, Ilika Technologies Ltd.

Featured Robotics Sessions

  • Robotics in Spinal Surgery with Dr. Mohamad Bydon, Charles B., and Ann L. Johnson, Mayo Clinic
  • Panel – Medical Device 3D Printing Now & the Robotic Future with Dave Neville, Infinity Robotics
  • Advanced Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis, Myth Busting: Robotics & Automation with Zachary Thoma, Kawasaki Robotics
  • Panel – 3rd Party Software Lets You Control Robots in Automotive Manufacturing with Dave Neville, Infinity Robotics

The event will also feature three special areas for attendees: Tech Theater, Engineering Theater, and Innovation Zone. In the Tech Theater, suppliers will highlight most exciting innovations. The Engineering Theater is home base for engineering innovation at the event. See new advances in automotive, robotics, 3D printing, packaging, and more. Afternoon keynotes can be found in this theater as well. The Innovation Zone will bring together the industry’s most revolutionary and exciting new products.