The Vision of the Greater Memphis Medical Device Council is to advocate for progressive changes that foster sustained economic growth and support the development of a comprehensive, world-class workforce serving the Memphis area biomedical industry

The Mission of the Greater Memphis Medical Device Council is to create a successful collaboration among member companies to identify shared economic development and workforce needs. This industry led initiative will advocate with state, local and federal entities, economic development agencies and educational institutions to effectively close the workforce gap for all levels of biomedical careers and support sustained industry growth.


Impact Study


Providing opportunities for individuals to obtain valuable training classes
and corporate resources while seeking a rewarding and lucrative career in the Medical Device Industry.


Joining the GMMDC network of professional educators, corporate mentors
and innovative entrepreneurs allows you to serve in a leading role
to advance the work of the largest exporter in Tennessee – the Medical Device industry.



Creating specialized training, education curriculum and tuition funding resources for the critical workforce needed to enhance and sustain the Medical Device industry in the Memphis area.

More than 55 life science companies are located in the Memphis area and they are hiring individuals seeking a rewarding career. While still in high school, students can use the Tennessee Promise grant and dual enrollment classes to complete a diploma in vocational training, and then go directly into a job or an apprenticeship – with no college debt! College students may receive the same grant opportunities and extra credit for courses already completed.

The medical device industry enables workers to become a part of breakthrough treatment options that improve the quality of life for millions of people. A career in this unique industry offers individuals an opportunity to experience new discoveries, meaningful work and innovative technologies. There are dozens of diverse jobs available in the development, design, manufacturing and delivery of medical devices.

We have educational resources that help with tuition, child care, resume writing, job counseling and job interviews.  Contact the GMMDC for assistance in taking your career to the next level of expertise and satisfaction.

Our honored veterans often find it difficult to find a way back to civilian employment and we’re here to help. Your dedication, service for our country, specialized skills and past experience are valued and rewarded in the medical device industry. We’ll provide you with educational programs to train and fine tune your special skills. And most of the tuition will be paid through grants and any military re-entry program provided to you.

Contact the GMMDC office today for more information. We need your expertise.

Medical Device Industry

Join the GMMDC and become a part

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Employee Testimonials

Meet the Memphis-area residents building a career and future in the local medical device industry.

From machinist to business owners, the medical device industry offers multiple paths to the Memphis area workforce.

  • Machinist Level 1
  • Machinist Level 2
  • Company President/Owner
  • Senior Machinist
  • The Production of a Medical Device
Medical Device Industry

The Medical Device Industry Accounts for More than $2.2 Billion in Economic Impact

Our Biotech and Medical Device Companies generate more than $ 46 million in annual taxes for local and State governments and produce 17,000 regional jobs.

Medical Device Industry News

- Web Desk
Medical Device Cybersecurity: A Necessary and Growing Industry

They now comprise a significant sub-industry healthcare organizations will likely find indispensable in the foreseeable future, as they deal with numerous interconnected medical devices that contribute to the rapid expansion… Full Article

- Sean Whooley
Medtronic launches 7-day infusion set for insulin pumps in U.S.

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) announced today that it launched its Medtronic Extended Infusion set for seven-day wear with insulin delivery. The Medtronic Extended Infusion Set represents the first and only infusion set… Full Article

- Doug Donahue, Forbes Councils Member
Medical Device Manufacturers Looking To Move Production From China Have Options

Medical device manufacturing companies hoping to move their facilities out of China have options as long as they make the proper considerations. Full Article

- Amanda Pedersen
Medtronic Dropped This Bombshell on the Marketplace in 2014

Trivia Tuesday: What shocking clinical trial news did Medtronic drop on Jan. 9, 2014? Full Article

Stryker opens the OR of the Future for customers to experience tomorrow's OR today

Stryker, one of the world's leading medical technology companies, unveiled the OR of the Future—a model operating room inside Stryker's Flower Mound facility, providing a one-of-a-kind interactive experience for customers… Full Article

- Katie Hobbins
MDMC Expands Expertise with Technology Scotland Partnership

The five-year deal will allow MDMC-supported SMEs to engage with Technology Scotland to advance sustainable medical device design. Full Article

- Sean Whooley
Titan Medical seeks share consolidation to retain public listing

Surgical robotics company described share consolidation as the last option to regain compliance with Nasdaq’s $1 per share minimum bid price requirement and retain its listing. The post Titan Medical… Full Article

- Julie Anderson World-Herald Staff Writer
Omaha mom's 3D image helped dad see a tumor deep in son's brain

A Omaha mom who specializes in 3D imaging arranged to get a 3D rendering of the scans of her son's brain so her husband could see where the son's tumor… Full Article

- chale
Medtronic scores FDA approval for pacemaker hardware that taps into heart's natural electrical signals

Medtronic scores FDA approval for pacemaker hardware that taps into heart's natural electrical signals chale Fri, 10/21/2022 - 10:14 Full Article

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