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MedTech Innovation

Florida has the second highest number of medical device manufacturing companies in the country. As Florida’s most connected city, Orlando has easy access to these advanced manufacturing capabilities. Fast-growing medical device companies and global players have set up shop in Orlando because of its recognized medical device training expertise.

  • Orlando Seven-County Region Has the #20 Largest Medical Device Employment Base in the U.S.

  • Florida is the No. 2 Largest Medical Device Manufacturing State

  • Florida is No. 4 Largest Employment of Medical Device Manufacturing Companies

Known for the companIes we keep

Featured Life Sciences & Healthcare Companies

80 percent of workers in Orlando are employed outside of the leisure and hospitality industry. We’re a little more innovative than you might think.

Amber Diagnostics

Headquarted in Orlando, Amber Diagnostics provides used & refurbished imaging equipment.

Amber Diagnostics

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Description: Headquarted in Orlando, Amber Diagnostics provides used & refurbished imaging equipment.

AVRA Medical Robotics

AVRA Medical Robotics leverages technology invented at the University of Central Florida to create a device that can be used…

AVRA Medical Robotics

Company: AVRA Medical Robotics

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Description: AVRA Medical Robotics leverages technology invented at the University of Central Florida to create a device that can be used for precision laser treatment of skin surfaces and the various lesions and textures that need treatment. AVRA’s medical team were among the earliest adopters to perform robotically assisted, minimally-invasive surgery.

Invacare

Invacare Corporation is an American manufacturer and distributor of non-acute medical equipment including wheelchairs, mobility scooters, walkers, pressure care and…

Invacare

Company: Invacare

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Description: Invacare Corporation is an American manufacturer and distributor of non-acute medical equipment including wheelchairs, mobility scooters, walkers, pressure care and positioning, as well as respiratory products.

IRadimed

IRadimed is a leader in MRI patient care with experience in MRI innovation. The company recently introduced the world’s first…

IRadimed

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Description: IRadimed is a leader in MRI patient care with experience in MRI innovation. The company recently introduced the world’s first and only portable MRI patient portal.

LensAR

LensAR is a medical device manufacturer based in Orlando that provides next-generation femtosecond laser technology for refractive cataract surgery.

LensAR

Company: LensAR

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Description: LensAR is a medical device manufacturer based in Orlando that provides next-generation femtosecond laser technology for refractive cataract surgery.

Persona Medical

Persona Medical manufactures hearing health products designed to enrich personal listening needs.

Persona Medical

Company: Persona Medical

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Description: Persona Medical manufactures hearing health products designed to enrich personal listening needs.

Rotech Healthcare

Headquarted in Orlando, Rotech helps patients manage treatment at home by providing a comprehensive offering of home medical equipment and…

Rotech Healthcare

Company: Rotech Healthcare

Industry: Life Sciences and Healthcare

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Description: Headquarted in Orlando, Rotech helps patients manage treatment at home by providing a comprehensive offering of home medical equipment and services.

OrthoMerica

Orthomerica Products, Inc., develops and manufactures prefabricated custom and semi-custom orthoses and orthopedic braces.

OrthoMerica

Company: OrthoMerica

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Description: Orthomerica Products, Inc., develops and manufactures prefabricated custom and semi-custom orthoses and orthopedic braces.

“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

After All

Orlando universities offer specialized programs dedicated to preparing the workforce of the future.

https://pd3d.eecs.ucf.edu/

UCF PD3D

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)

http://robotics.ucf.edu/

UCF Robotics Club

UCF’s Robotics Club has had several of their robots win national championships.

National Champions

https://purplefire.org/

Florida Polytechnic University

The Purple Fire Robotics Club competes at the international VEX Robotics World Championship.

Purple Fire Robotics Club

AdventHealth Nicholson Center

Over 15,000 surgeons travel to Central Florida each year to train on new surgical robotic technology at the AdventHealth Nicholson Center.

Orlando Health Advanced Robotics Surgery Center

Orlando Health Advanced Robotic Surgery Center specializes in the use of surgical robotics for advancing better outcomes for their patients.

AdventHealth Orlando Robotic & Innovations

AdventHealth Orlando Robotic & Innovations group provides access to the latest innovations being developed in surgical robotics.

All About Robotics Surgery

All About Robotic Surgery is an educational website that is run out of Orlando to provide a historic view of the development of surgical robotics.

Leading health systems

Surgical Robotics

Orlando’s large hospital systems are progressive users of all types of new medical technologies 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.

Major Developments

It’s more than fun and games – there’s serious research and development happening here.

Veterans Health Administration’s SimLEARN

VHA’s SimLEARN creates data-driven simulations to train health providers serving the world’s largest integrated healthcare system.

Lake Nona

Lake Nona Medical City is a premier location for medical care, research and education. Home to the UCF College of Medicine, Lake Nona has become home to some of the nation’s leading hospitals, universities, research institutions, and health and life sciences companies.

An Ecosystem of Support & Innovation

Orlando Health committed $20 million for innovation under its venture fund. Plus, a consortium of universities and private investment called IQ Florida provides focused resources including capital.

https://www.ahu.edu/

AdventHealth University

AdventHealth University’s Orlando campus offers hands-on learning in a real-world environment.

https://guidewellinnovation.com/

GuideWell Innovation Center

GuideWell Innovation Center is home to a diverse community of startups and scaleups, and provides programs to serve health and wellness innovators.

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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