Global Center for Medical Innovation

There is a great deal amount of medical device innovation coming out of our academic research institutions and medical centers in the Southeast. How can we support and facilitate the growth of medtech companies and startups who are creating the next generation of devices that improve patient care?

The Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) is an independent, non-profit organization that has launched the Southeast’s first comprehensive medical device innovation center.

GCMI is bringing together core members of the medical device community, including universities, research centers, clinicians, established device companies, investors, and early-stage companies, with the goal of accelerating the commercialization of innovative medical technology.

Conveniently located in West Midtown near the Georgia Institute of Technology, GCMI has a 12,000 square foot prototyping design and development facility that is accelerating the commercialization of next-generation medical devices and technology. The Center offers design, engineering, rapid prototyping, full machine-shop capabilities and Class 10K & 100K cleanrooms.

In addition, GCMI has a robust and ever-growing network of experts -- from intellectual property, regulatory, quality systems and investors -- to help bring ideas from concept to market.

GCMI was one of six winners of the US Department of Commerce i6 Challenge focused on driving commercialization and innovation in the US in an effort to move great ideas from the lab to the patient, creating jobs and economic growth.

GCMI Podcast Series

GCMI has partnered with PodCatalyst to launch our new podcast series, where we will be publishing talks with thought leaders about latest news in medical device development & commercialization.

PodCatalyst is an economic development launch pad to share new ideas to build better and smarter communities.

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