Minnesota Medical Manufacturing Partnership
An Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership designated community.
VISION - This region will be the global leader in manufacturing of medical technology in order to meet the world's changing needs.
Minnesota is one of the world's largest medical device clusters. Leading innovation, along with top medical technology companies drive this industry sector in the region. The MMMP region contains a rich ecosystem of talented professionals and academics, resulting in numerous start-ups that spur the local economy. Read more about Minnesota's Medical Alley.
Minnesota Medical Manufacturing Strategy
MMMP has crafted a strategy to strengthen the ecosystem for entrepreneurship, globally brand the and market Minnesota's medical and life sciences cluster and optimize the regional talent base via training and educational programs focused on medical devices and medical manufacturing all while maintaining and widening the region's competitive advantage in operational costs.
MMMP Working Committees
There are five MMMP Working Committees established, each with their own strategies to support the MMMP region. Committee priorities can be found on the MMMP Fact Sheet. They are:
- Workforce and Training
- Supplier Network
- Research & Innovation
- Infrastructure & Site Development
- Trade & Investment
Invensure – Biopharmaceutical Accelerator
University of MN – NNMI Medical Innovation Center for Bioprinting
City of Minneapolis – TechHire
360 Manufacturing Center of Excellence – ATE Regional Center of Excellence
Grant Support Letter - Application Materials
If your organization is applying for a grant and the grant scope of work will benefit the medical community, please follow the steps laid out below to receive an IMCP/MMMP Letter of Support.
About the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) Designation
In 2015, the Minnesota Medical Manufacturing Partnership (MMMP) was named as one of the 12 designees in the second round of the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership initiative. Led by the U.S. Department of Commerce, IMCP is a multi-agency program designed to leverage economic development funds and accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing nationwide by supporting the development of long-term economic development strategies.
CHAIR | Michael Langley, GREATER MSP
VICE CHAIR | Shaye Mandle, Medical Alley Association
VICE CHAIR | Patti Gartland, Greater St. Cloud Development Corp.
Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Minnesota High Tech Association
Deepak Bahl, IMCP BFF
Lisa Clarke, Economic Development Agency - Destination Medical Center
Marsha Danielson, South Central College
Maura Donovan, University of Minnesota
Kathy Gaalswyk, Initiative Foundation
Nicole Griensewic Mickelson, Region Nine Development Commission
David Griggs, GREATER MSP
Shawntera Hardy, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Bob Kill, Enterprise Minnesota
Genevieve Plumadore, Medical Alley Association
Mary Rothchild, MnSCU
Gary Smith, Rochester Area Economic Development Inc.
Libby Starling, Metropolitan Council
Dale Wahlstrom, ACT 3
Charlie Zelle, MnDOT
Jonathan Zierdt, Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.