Midwest health care companies attracted $810 million in new investment, and Minnesota led the way, according to the
BioEnterprise Midwest Health Care Venture Investment Report
The report noted that Minnesota attracted $223 million in investments, followed by Ohio with $178 million and Missouri with $169 million. Tracking deals for 11 states and western Pennsylvania, BioEnterprise looked at investments in fields like health care services, biopharmaceuticals, and medical device manufacturing.
The state's largest deal last year was Entellus Medical
, which raised $35 million to develop technology related to sinusitis.