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Medtronic, founded in a Minneapolis garage in 1949 by Earl Bakken and his brother-in-law, Palmer Hermundslie, is the world’s leading maker of medical devices.
Our Mission has not changed since Earl Bakken wrote it in 1960: To contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering in the research, design, manufacture, and sale of instruments or appliances that alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.
More than 9 million lives are enhanced every year by a Medtronic product or therapy; that’s one every three seconds.
Medtronic is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN and operates in more than 140 countries. The company employs 46,000 people, including 5,800 scientists and engineers, pursuing research and innovation that has led to more than 28,000 patents.
|12/04/13||Medtronic CFO Gary Ellis to Speak at Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference|
|MINNEAPOLIS - Dec 4, 2013 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), the world's leading medical technology company, today announced it will participate in the Oppenheimer 24th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, in New York City.
Gary Ellis, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Medtronic, will make a presentation about Medtronic beginning at 9:45 a.m. EST (8:45 a.m. CST).
A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on December 10, 2013, by clicking ... |
|12/04/13||Medtronic Issues $500,000 in Health Access Grants to Support Diabetes Services for the Underserved of Greater Los Angeles|
|NORTHRIDGE, CA - December 4, 2013 - The Diabetes business of Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced that eight community organizations will receive two-year Health Access Grants from Medtronic Philanthropy, totaling $500,000, in recognition of their continued commitment to improve access to Los Angeles-area healthcare services for underserved populations, with an emphasis on diabetes. Health Access Grants are awarded in 34 communities around the world where Medtronic has a major presence. ... |
|12/02/13||Medtronic Surgical Technologies Opens New Customer Education and Training Center|
|Jacksonville Facility Will Train Surgical Teams From Around the World
JACKSONVILLE, FL - December 2, 2013 - Medtronic Surgical Technologies, a division of Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), the world's largest medical device company, will hold a ceremony to commemorate the opening of the Dr. Glen Nelson Surgeon Education and Training Center, located at the division's Jacksonville headquarters. The event will take place today at 4:30 p.m. at 6743 Southpoint Drive North.
The $14 million facility conta... |
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