The land of recreation and
Florida has the second highest number of medical device manufacturing companies in the country. Fast-growing medical device companies and global players have set up shop in Orlando because of its recognized medical device training expertise and expansive workforce, making the area one of the top cities for medical device companies.
Orlando’s 7 County Region Has No. 20 Largest Medical Device U.S. Employment Base
Florida is the No. 2 Largest Medical Device Manufacturing State
Florida is No. 4 Largest Employment of Medical Device Manufacturing Companies
“The many business resources found within the Orlando region are very important… the airport allows quick export of our products to 42 countries and ease of travel when meeting with our distributors….”
– Olga Haberland
International Business Development at GENICON, medical device manufacturer
It’s a Smart world
Orlando universities are a primary reason the area is one of the top cities for medical device companies. Whether it’s hands-on training for medical device manufacturing or tinkering with robotics in healthcare at one of the region’s several dedicated laboratories, specialized programs at our various institutions are preparing the workforce of the future.
University of Central Florida (UCF)
Teaches state-of-art techniques in medical robotic surgery, tele-surgery, XR, AR, VR, surgical simulation and rehearsal and virtual mentoring.
Medical Robotics Laboratory
Blends expertise in design, 3D modeling, 3D printing, electronics, prototyping, and experimental design to transform ideas into products.
The Prototype Development and 3D Print Lab (PD3D)
UCF Robotics Club
UCF’s Robotics Club has had several of their robots win national championships.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
The only university in the U.S. offering a master’s and a Ph.D. degree program in Human Factors. Students can concentrate studies in Healthcare.
Department of Human Factors and Behavioral Neurobiology
Florida Polytechnic University
The Purple Fire Robotics Club competes at the international VEX Robotics World Championship.
Purple Fire Robotics Club
Florida Institute of Technology
M.S. and Ph.D. students work on projects like model solar systems with real-time planet positioning, autonomous vehicles and six-axis robotic arms.
Leading health systems
Robotics in Healthcare
Large hospital systems are progressive users of all types of new medical technologies in Orlando, including robotic devices. AdventHealth and Orlando Health are open to exploring the potential for surgical robotics to improve patient care, in addition to hospitals around the state including Jackson Memorial, North Shore Memorial in Miami, Jacksonville Baptist, and Tampa General.
It’s more than fun and games here – Orlando tech companies mean business. From medical devices to new technologies like surgical robotics, Orlando’s cluster of innovation assets are the primary reason we’re a leading location for medical device companies in Florida and the nation.
Veterans Health Administration’s SimLEARN
VHA’s SimLEARN creates data-driven simulations to train health providers serving the world’s largest integrated healthcare system.
Connect with a Subject Matter Expert
Get with touch with Habeel Gazi, Senior Director, Business Development | Life Sciences, to learn more about how Orlando can support your talent and workforce needs.
Call him today: 407.902.2412
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