Medical Main Street

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The Global Center of Innovation maximizing the growth potential of the health care and life science sectors in Southeast Michigan.​ ​​

Medical Device DirectoryWho We Are

Medical Main Street® powered by Oakland County, is your partner into the life science, biotechnology, pharmacology and health care industries in Southeast Michigan. Medical Main Street Network is a no-cost network made up of hospitals, universities, medical device, telehealth and biopharma companies, working together to grow the region’s life science hub.

What We Offer

The Medical Main Street Team can facilitate meetings with health care systems, suppliers and other partners crucial to your company’s success. We can help you find talent and build your workforce. We are your conduit to growing your business and building valuable relationships within the health care and life science industries.                                                                                                                              2017 Medical Main Street Directory

 Upcoming MMS Meetings & Events

  • ​Lawrence Technological University Science & Technology Showcase: April 4, 2018 from 3 – 5:00 PM
    • Hosted by Lawrence Technological University, Southfield
  • Medical Main Street Roundtable: April 18, 2018 from 8:30 – 10:00 AM
    • Hosted by Presbyterian Villages of Michigan located at The Park at Trowbridge, Southfield
  • Doctor’s Wish List – Identifying Needs and Gaps: May 3, 2018 from 8:30 – 10:00 AM
    • Hosted by Automation Alley, Troy
  • Medical Main Street Roundtable & Network Tour: July 18, 2018 from 8:30 – 10:00 AM and Tour of William Beaumont School of Medicine: 10-11:00 AM
    • Hosted by Oakland University & Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Rochester
  • Save the Date: Annual Board Meeting & Networking Event: October 17, 2018
    • Location & Time: TBD
  • 1 Million Cups - 2nd Wednesday of Every Month
    • Hosted by Oakland County Small Business Center, Waterford


For more details and/or to RSVP, please contact
Chelsea Schutz at schutzc@oakgov.com or 248-858-0978.


 

Global Appeal

Located ​at the heart of the NAFTA corridor and as the capitol of U.S. manufacturing, Michigan’s supply chain and logistics network combines global know-how and on-going innovation. Oakland County is home to more than 1,000 foreign-owned firms from 39 countries. 57 percent of all Fortune 500 companies have at least one business location in Oakland County.

The region has the busiest international border​ crossing in North America. Air commerce is easily accessible from Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Oakland County International Airport and Bishop International.

Michigan offers one of the best pro-business environments in the country. We have been ranked one of the Top 10 states for corporate tax competitiveness due to our simple, fair, and efficient six percent corporate income tax and $500 million in annual business savings through the elimination of industrial personal property tax. 

The Detroit region’s cost of living is 4.7 percent below the national average. And Michigan has lower labor costs in relation to California, Massachusetts, New York, and Illinois.​

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Industry

There are nearly 4,700 life science and health care firms located​ in Oakland County.

Michigan’s medical device sector has grown nearly 20 percent over the last decade and achieved a Top Ten ranking nationally based on number of companies. 

Michigan is home to 2​​40 medical device firms and ranks ninth in the U.S. for medical device manufacturing. 

​Two of the country's largest health systems and four of Michigan's largest health systems are located in Oakland County.​

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Venture Capital Environment

There are currently 129 venture-backed companies located in Michigan, a 70% increase in the last five years.

There was nearly $876 million in capital investment located in Michigan 2014.​​​


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Access to Technical Talent

Oakland County and Southeast Michigan have among the highest concentration of engineering graduates nationally.

Nearly 100,000 workers employed in the health care and life science industry in Oakland County.

Employment in the health care and life science industry has grown eight percent since 2009.

Southeast Michigan universities award 12,000 science and engineering degrees and/or certificates ​annually​​.​​

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Research and Development

Oakland County is home to more than one third of the state’s R & D facilities 

Michigan universities spend over $2.25 billion per year on R & D 

 With more than 3,800 patents awarded annually, the region has the first U.S. Patent Office outside of Washington D.C. ​​​


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