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In Southwest Michigan, you will find one of the most robust medical device clusters in the United States. Within the 120-mile radius of Kalamazoo, Michigan, exists a robust infrastructure that is the result of the legacy of The Upjohn Company, founded by Dr. W.E. Upjohn in 1886, and Stryker Corporation formed by Dr. Homer Stryker, a physician, surgeon and inventor. Both companies have had profound influence on the delivery of modern healthcare around the world and created a community legacy with the resources and talents fundamental to nurturing medical enterprises. You’ll also find that the region hosts:

  • Global Headquarters for Stryker Corporation; division Headquarters of Stryker Instruments, Stryker Medical and Stryker Craniomaxillofacial
  • Home to over 200 medical device and life science companies
  • Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
  • Michigan Medical Device Accelerator
  • Midwest’s 4th largest cluster of medical device suppliers
  • One of the nation’s strongest and most respected concentrations of contract research organizations
  • Over 80,000 employed in the health sciences
  • Over 3,500 health science jobs created since 2008
  • Fortune 500 companies are headquartered or physically present including Stryker Corporation, Abbott Laboratories, Zoetis, Pfizer, Medtronic and Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • More than 303,000 college and university students within a 2-hour driving radius

Southwest Michigan First

map-icon241 East Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
269.553.9588

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