THE GREATER MEMPHIS MEDICAL DEVICE COUNCIL

Our mission is to increase career opportunities and job growth through the development of a world-class educated workforce dedicated to the Memphis area Biotech and Medical Device industries.

OPPORTUNITY

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

NETWORK

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.

EDUCATION

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.

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.

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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

- Vanesa Listek
MedTech Giant Stryker Opens New Metal 3D Printing Facility

A leader in additively manufactured medical innovations, Stryker (NYSE: SYK) inaugurated a 156,000-square-foot facility in Ireland, where it plans to incorporate 600 high-tech jobs. The 80-year-old med-tech giant said the...… Full Article

- Data Journalism Team
AI innovation among medical industry companies has dropped in the past three months

Past three month figures show that the number of AI related patents stood at 425 - down from 458 over the same period in 2021. The post AI innovation among… Full Article

Synlogic Announces Synthetic Biotic for Gout Developed in Partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks

Synlogic, Inc. today announced a new drug candidate for the treatment of gout developed in partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE: DNA), the leading horizontal platform for cell programming. Full Article

Smith & Nephew: A Medical Equipment Opportunity

The market has lost patience with the company, but new management is well placed to turn it aroundRelated Stocks: SNN, SYK, ZBH, LSE:SN., Full Article

MicroPort Navibot secures FDA clearance for SkyWalker

Robotic surgery technology developer MicroPort Navibot has garnered U.S. Foo... Full Article

Power-Morcellation Hysterectomies Declined

Containment bags are thought to limit the dissemination of potentially pathologic tissue, including unsuspected cancerous cells. MDedge News Full Article

- Amanda Pedersen
New Device May Boost Artificial Pancreas Efforts

MIT researchers built mechanical actuation into a soft robotic device, a design that could be a game changer for artificial pancreas systems. Full Article

- Ron Erickson, Forbes Councils Member
How Noninvasive Diagnostic Technology Can Revolutionize Medicine

For patients managing a specific condition, or even for healthy individuals looking to ward off chronic disease, noninvasive, real-time biometric monitoring stands to revolutionize modern practice. Full Article

Medical Implants Are Not Uncommon, But There Are Questions You Need to Ask to Be Ready

From pacemakers to insulin pumps, more medical devices are available to help you lead a healthier life. Here's what to talk about before doing the procedure. Full Article

Interested in supporting the GMMDC?

Contact Us For More Information

Phone

(901) 380-2710

Location

2969 Elmore Park Road
Bartlett, TN 38134

Email

swilson@gmmdc.org

Hours

M-F: 9am - 5pm