The Medtronic Way MEANINGFUL INNOVATION

Engineering better healthcare

Medtronic innovators see beyond the obvious and envision more than incremental change. They put the patient at the center of innovative design and thinking, anticipating needs and validating approaches in the relentless pursuit of better healthcare for all. 


Meaningful Innovation: The Spirit That Drives Us

Read Our Perspective

Powered by an unwavering Mission to improve lives, Medtronic teams are working with a global network of partners to combine a patient-centric mindset with the technology and expertise needed to make a difference for patients, providers, and health systems around the world.


The Bakken Society — Medtronic Technology in Action

The Bakken Society — Medtronic Technology in Action

How do we measure success? By recognizing those who, with the help of a medical technology, have made a tremendous difference in people's lives. Meet the Bakken Award honorees and learn how they have turned health challenges into opportunities to serve others. 


Medtronic Excellence Starts with Great Employees

Medtronic Excellence Starts with Great Employees

We hire the best and the brightest from around the world, recognizing that our combined ideas, energies, and intellect are keys to our success — and to improved healthcare globally. Get acquainted with them and learn what inspires them to do great work.


Tapping Our Expertise

Scientists in Lab

Who makes up Medtronic? 84,000 employees spanning 160 countries. That's a lot of expertise. And we tap into it via the Medtronic Information Exchange (MIX), an online collaboration network that enables employees to share their knowledge and experience quickly and efficiently. Medtronic experts help one another fuel innovation, saving time and millions of dollars.


The Only Girl in Her Engineering Classes

The Only Girl in Her Engineering Classes

Carol Malnati reflects on her rewarding career, starting as one of the few women majoring in engineering at her university to her current role as product engineer in the Medtronic cardiovascular program. Read more about her remarkable path. 


Sustainable Innovation

Sustainable Innovation

Our collaboration with healthcare leaders in emerging markets leads to better healthcare for all. Discover how a gathering of Medtronic scientists and engineers in India to exchange ideas, network, and learn will drive sustainable innovation. 

 

SUBMIT YOUR INVENTION TO MEDTRONIC

Submit Invention

As a leader in value based healthcare with a focus on innovation in medical device therapy, and healthcare services and solutions Medtronic is committed to bringing the best technology forward to alleviate pain, restore health and extend the lives of patients.  We recognize open collaboration is one of the means to achieving that goal.

To submit your invention, please follow the instructions provided in the Invention Submission Brochure PDF below.


Read the Further, Together Position Paper:
Transforming Medtronic to Support Progress in Healthcare (PDF)