University of Minnesota


Medical Devices Center

UMN Faculty/Staff/Students

The MDC is pleased to announce a new competition sponsored by Toray Industries, Japan (TORAY). TORAY is interested in teaming up with faculty, staff, and students from the UMN to discover medical device applications for TORAY Innovative Materials.

One team will be chosen to collaborate with TORAY and receive a grant of up to $100,000 per year for up to three years.

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How to Locate Us

Medical Devices Center

420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 95, G217 Mayo Building
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-624-7417


News & Updates

September 26, 2014
Dr. Erdman, MDC Director and the Who's who at "Titans of Technology" speak on future technology via Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal. Click here to watch the video.

September 12-17, 2014
MDC was a huge hit at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT 2014! Many Surgeons realized the power of using the 3D virtual prototyping system that has been nicknamed the "Coffey Table". It allows you to view the anatomy from the angle that works best for the purpose at hand. Learn more about the "Coffey Table" on the MDC Website.

December 1, 2013
The U is a leader in med device innovation. Learn why through an Interactive Photo by The UMN's Gifts at Work. Click HERE to learn how to give to the MDC.

March 7, 2014
Hear about the UMN's Visible Heart Lab and Medical Devices Center on 3D Printing of the heart. Click here to watch the video.

February 19, 2014- "'Talking' Medical Devices, Apps Continue to Evolve" Read what the new Associate Director and Alumni Fellow of the MDC Fellows Program, Ben Arcand, has to say. Click Here to Read More


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