For the past fifteen years, the Minneapolis and St. Paul Chambers of Commerce have been bringing together thought leaders from across the state of Minnesota to explore and study issues in urban regions of the country. Last year, the group traveled to Seattle, while previous years have brought them to San Francisco, Denver, Portland, Austin, Charlotte, Atlanta, Toronto, San Diego, and Boston.
This week, members of the DMC Economic Development Agency leadership joined nearly 100 other civic, business, and philanthropic leaders from across the state to participate in the 15th Annual InterCity Leadership Visit to Baltimore.
Rochester’s med-tech business community is getting a national boost.
Earlier this week, Greater MSP – an economic development agency in the Twin Cities – announced the Minnesota Medical Manufacturing Partnership, giving medical manufacturers working in Rochester and in Minnesota access to federal agencies that coordinate $1 billion in economic development assistance.
Rochester is in one of 24 regions selected by the federal government as part of a nationwide effort to reignite manufacturing.
Destination Medical Center Executive Director Lisa Clarke said the partnership will help transform Rochester’s med-tech community in the Discovery Square Subdistrict and our region.