Project description: This collection of 17 interviews focuses on the growth of the medical device industry in Minnesota.
Regulatory significance: Many of these interviews discuss regulation of the medical device industry by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Discussions also involve liability, non-U.S. regulation in Europe and South America, and the role of trade groups and state support for the industry.
Repository: Minnesota Historical Society
Interview dates: 1995-2001
Digital access: Transcripts, as well as audio, are available online.
Physical access: Original interview materials are available at the Minnesota Historical Society in St. Paul, Minnesota.