Capital City Innovation at the 2019 Annual BIO International Convention

This week, The Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute (THBI) is in Philadelphia with a delegation of 25 Texas representatives from different communities, universities and companies. They are there to showcase the state’s thriving biotechnology and life sciences sector at the world’s largest biotechnology conference, the BIO International Convention. You can find Capital City Innovation(CCI) among them.

The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights and inspiration on the major trends affecting the industry.

More than 16,000 biotechnology and pharmaceutical leaders are expected to attend the annual gathering.

Images provided by BIO from 2018

Texas is home to more than 5,500 life science and research firms and approximately 228,353 workers in related fields. Many top Fortune 500 companies focused on life sciences, and many global industry leaders have major operations in the state.

“The BIO International Convention offers Texas a world stage to showcase our state’s strengths in biomedical science, agriculture and medical device innovation,” said Tom Kowalski, President and CEO of THBI. “We are proud to participate and demonstrate how Texas has become a significant player in this industry while continuing to recruit talent and innovation to the state.”

Aside from Capital City Innovation, other Texas delegates you can find at BIO include:

  • 10/35 Economic Development Alliance

  • The Beck Group

  • BIO El Paso-Juarez

  • BioMed SA

  • bionorthTX

  • Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation

  • Cancer Insight

  • Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas

  • Ceutical Laboratories, Inc.

  • City of Georgetown

  • L7 Informatics

  • Medical Center of the Americas

  • Odessa Development Corporation

  • San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

  • Southwest Research Institute

  • Temple Economic Development Corporation

  • Texas Department of Agriculture

  • Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute (THBI)

  • Texas State University

  • Tyler Economic Development Council

  • University of St. Thomas –Cameron School of Business

  • USWoundCo

  • UT Health San Antonio

  • UT Southwestern Medical Center


BIO attendees are encouraged to stop by booth #3939 to learn more about Texas, the state’s thriving life sciences industry, and Austin’s Innovation District.

Not at Bio? You can also download our brochure and contact us.

Read the full press release from THBI.