Qmed Readers Rank Top Cities for Medtech Innovation
Some major U.S. medical device hubs are well-known, from Boston to Minneapolis-St. Paul. Others are upstarts such as Houston and Atlanta trying to deal themselves a hand in the game. Check out Qmed’s countdown of the top 10 medical device hubs in the United States, along with data on number of employees, venture capital investing, annual operating costs, NIH funding, and more.
After making our initial 10 picks—considering factors such as the level of workforce education, manufacturing infrastructure, funding climate, cost of living, and growth potential—we asked you, our readers, for your input. We received 174 answers in our informal survey, and have reordered the list as a result.
Please continue on to discover the results.
Data sources included medical device employee and operating cost numbers from Greater MSP, which cited Jones Lang LaSalle; the MoneyTree Report, compiled by Thomson Reuters for PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association; and the National Institutes of Health.
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