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.
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
Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation
Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas
Ceutical Laboratories, Inc.
City of Georgetown
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
UT Health San Antonio
UT Southwestern Medical Center