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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.
Company: Amber DiagnosticsVisit Website
Description: Headquarted in Orlando, Amber Diagnostics provides used & refurbished imaging equipment.
AVRA Medical Robotics
Company: AVRA Medical RoboticsVisit Website
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.
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.
Company: IRadimedVisit Website
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.
Company: LensARVisit Website
Description: LensAR is a medical device manufacturer based in Orlando that provides next-generation femtosecond laser technology for refractive cataract surgery.
Company: Persona MedicalVisit Website
Description: Persona Medical manufactures hearing health products designed to enrich personal listening needs.
Company: Rotech Healthcare
Industry: Life Sciences and HealthcareVisit Website
Description: Headquarted in Orlando, Rotech helps patients manage treatment at home by providing a comprehensive offering of home medical equipment and services.
Company: OrthoMericaVisit Website
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
Orlando universities offer specialized programs dedicated to 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
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.
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.
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