Medical Technology Regional Alliance

MDMA has a proud tradition of working with various groups to achieve the common interests of the medical technology industry. Expanding on these efforts, we created the Medical Technology Regional Alliance (MTRA), which consists of numerous state and regional organizations that represent med tech companies from across the country. With the encouragement of our regional partners, this new Alliance has enhanced coordination and communication as MDMA develops policy positions, advocacy efforts, and strategic plans.

MDMA Medical Technology Regional Alliance (MTRA) Members:

   The Arizona BioIndustry Association (AZBio) is the voice of the medical technology and life science industry across Arizona. AZBio works with its members to support medtech innovation along the path from discovery to development to delivery and to ensure that patients have access to the medtech products and services that sustain and improve their quality of life and are helping to bend the healthcare cost curve.

 Biocom is a member driven organization providing unmatched opportunities and resources to help life science companies and their employees fulfill their business goals and improve life through advancements in health, energy and agriculture. Biocom offers member companies meaningful access to the influential drivers propelling the industry forward across all major life science sectors, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medical device, connected health, agriculture and bio-renewable energy. As a company's most valuable and trusted partner, Biocom provides a tremendous range of initiatives and programs in public policy, capital development, group savings, professional network building and talent development. Biocom serves Southern California, a region offering the perfect climate for life science innovation because of its uniquely collaborative spirit, high concentration of world-class research institutions and its strong foundation for new company creation and development.

 BioForward is the member-driven state association that is the voice of Wisconsin's bioscience industry and a state chapter of the national Biotechnology Industry Organization.

BioHouston, Inc. is a non-profit tax-exempt corporation founded by Houston area academic/research institutions. they are leading a broad effort to establish the Houston region as a vigorous global competitor in life science and biotechnology commercialization.

The mission of BioOhio is to accelerate bioscience discovery, innovation, and commercialization of global value, driving economic growth and improved quality of life in Ohio.

BioUtah, the state's independent life science association, was created to elevate the stature and influence of Utah's life science community on the national and global state.  Launched in 2012, the organization serves Utah's medical device, biopharma and healthcare industries through networking, advocacy and education programs. BioUtah creates value for its members through events, legislative initiatives and communication outreach. We foster collaboration within and between industry, government and education to provide growth opportunities throguh funding, talent acquisition/ development and strategic partnerships.

 California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) is the leading voice for California’s life sciences sector. We work closely with industry, government, academia and other stakeholders to shape public policy, drive business solutions and grow California’s life sciences innovation ecosystem. CLSA serves over 750 biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostics companies, research universities and institutes, investors and service providers. CLSA was founded in 2015 when the Bay Area Bioscience Association (BayBio) and the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) merged to create the state’s most influential life sciences advocacy and business leadership organization.

Colorado's bioscience industry is building one of the most exciting and advanced industry clusters in the country. The state is currently home to a thriving industry, comprised of biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, health care providers, research institutions and those businesses that provide critical services and products to bioscience companies.

The Florida Medical Manufacturers Consortium (FMMC) is a statewide association of medical technology firms. The FMMC exits to unite, promote and grow the Florida Medical Device Industry, and to enhance the business success of its member companies. The FMMC accomplishes its mission via three (3) strategic priorities: Networking; Industry Knowledge & Expertise; and Advocacy.

Georgia Bio (GABio), founded in 1989, is a non-profit, membership-based organization that promotes the interests and growth of the life sciences industry. It is the state's largest and most influential life sciences advocacy and business leadership organization which works to improve access to innovative technologies and grow Georgia's life sciences economy. Members include companies, universities, research institutions, government groups and other industry associations involved in discovery and application of life sciences products and related services that improve the health and well-being of people throughout the world.

The Health Industry Council is the leading organization in North Texas where a diverse and dynamic group of healthcare players can connect. Members all have a common goal - to deliver quality healthcare. They support this mission by promoting business best practices and innovation, by connecting the disparate parts of the industry through personal relationships, by hosting expert panels and being an information resource, and serving as a neutral ground for collaboration and creative solutions.

HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) serves as a unified voice for New Jersey's life sciences industry and seeks to build awareness of this industry's impact on New Jersey's quality of life and economic well-being. HINJ strives to raise awareness, understanding and public support for the research-based biopharmaceutical and medical technology industry amount New Jersey's elected and appointed officials, media, citizens and opinion leaders.

Exclusively focused on North Carolina's medical technology industry, ibiliti is a non-profit organization committed to assisting novel medical ideas reach patients at optimal speed and minimal cost. They are facilitators of the process, supporting ideas with the resources needed to reach the ultimate destination: patients. And, for those who partner with them in this enterprise, they provide a front row seat to the innovation process.

The Indiana Medical Device Manufacturers Council (IMDMC) serves to represent the interests of its member companies in the delivery of innovative, life-changing technologies to patients. By uniting Indiana medical device manufacturers, large and small, IMDMC serves to amplify the voices and convey the interests of these innovative companies before state and federal legislatures and regulatory agencies.

 The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council is an association of more than 600 biotechnology companies, universities, academic institutions and others dedicated to advancing cutting edge research. They are the leading advocate for the Bay State's world premier life sciences cluster.

The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) is an organization of medical device manufacturers, suppliers and associated non-profit groups in Massachusetts and the surrounding region.

MedTech is the hub of the bioscience and medical technology industry in New York State. They are an active association of pharmaceutical, biotech and medical technology companies, their suppliers and service providers, and research universities.

Medical Alley Association is a state-based member organization serving the health technology community. They work to promote Minnesota's Medical Alley by influencing policy at the state and federal levels, delivering actionable intelligence that informs decision-making and connecting members to peers, training and businesses.


MichBio is the biosciences industry trade association and the   official Michigan affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, BIO, which represents biotechnology companies across America and in 33 other nations. MichBio promotes cooperation between Michigan's bioscience-related businesses, forges stronger relationships, develops business-to-business opportunities, and serves as a united industry voice to improve the overall science-friendly environment for attracting and founding new business.

The North Carolina Biosciences Organization (NCBIO) is the trade association for North Carolina's life science community. As a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization, NCBIO works with federal, state and local officials to improve North Carolina's attractiveness as a location for life science discovery, innovation and commercialization.

OCTANe connects people and ideas with capital and resources to fuel technology growth in Orange County. Members represent Orange County technology executive leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, academicians, and strategic advisors, all working together to: Stimulate technology job growth and wealth creation in Orange County; Help entrepreneurs turn ideas into successful businesses; Help companies connect with funding and growth resources; Help senior executive access intelligence, new technologies, and talent; Help develop the next-generation of technology business leaders; and Create a forum for technology company leaders to have a lasting impact on the future of Orange County.

The Southern California Biomedical Council (SoCalBio) is the trade association of the life-science industry in the Greater Los Angeles region. SoCalBio represents and promotes the medical device and biotechnology industries in Los Angeles, Orange County, the Inland Empire and communities located in the gold Coast of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties for job creation and economic development.

Southeast Life Sciences is dedicated to supporting the healthcare industry in the southeastern United States. We facilitate conversations and capital investments. Our approach to innovation is embodied in continuous networking, education and funding opportunities for the life-science industry to grow and evolve.

The Texas Healthcare & Bioscience Institute (THBI) is the leading voice of the Texas Healthcare Bioscience Industry and the only provider of statewide resources to our members and the industry. With a focus on using advocacy as a tool to create a more favorable environment for the life sciences, THBI works with government and industry leaders to attract new participants in the life sciences to Texas and to promote effective government legislation on behalf of the industry.

The Virginia Biotechnology Association (VABio), formed in 1992, is the premier statewide non-profit trade association representing the life sciences industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia. More than 200 member organizations have joined forces to make Virginia Bio an effective advocate for the biopharmaceutical and device industries before federal, state and local policy-makers. 

Life Sciences Pennsylvania (formerly Pennsylvania Bio) was founded in 1989 by two Penn State researchers. Today, it's grown to represent the entire life sciences industry -  medical device companies, pharmaceutical companies, investment organizations, research institutions, and myriad service industries that support the life sciences in Pennsylvania

Life Science Washington is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(6) trade association servicing the life sciences industry in the state of Washington. Their members include organizations engaged in, or supportive of, research, development and commercialization of life science technologies.