The Texas Healthcare & Bioscience Institute (THBI) is the leading voice of the Texas Healthcare Bioscience Industry and the only provider of statewide resources to our members and the industry. With a focus on advocacy as well as industry vitalization, THBI works with government and industry leaders to recruit the life sciences to Texas and to promote effective government legislation on the behalf of the industry at the state and federal level.
THBI is composed of biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies, universities and private research institutions, and companies that provide goods and services to core organizations.
The Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute significantly improves broad understanding, support, and interest in biomedical research and manufacturing. THBI is an effective voice for the expanding biomedical community in Texas.
THBI In The News
Recently THBI released its Legislative Priorities for the 83rd Texas Legislative Session which began this week. A key provision of the priorities calls for a Research and Development Tax treatment.
THBI 2013 Luminary Dinner - Tuesday, February 12, 2013
February 12th we hosted our annual Luminary Reception and Dinner where we honored Francisco Cigarroa, Chancellor of the University of Texas System for his contributions and efforts to further the development of the life science industry in Texas. Please check in soon to see pictures and a recap of the event.
In Their Words: Tom Kowalski, President of Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute
THBI President Tom Kowalski gave an interview which was aligned with a Press Release regarding Clinical Trials in the State of Texas. Links to both Mr. Kowalski's interview and the Press Release, along with the Clinical Trial Report and the R&D Tax Credit Report are below:
R&D Tax Credit Report:
Deadline Action Calendar - 83rd Texas Legislative Session
Click here to view the Deadline Action Calendar for the 83rd Texas Legislative Session.
2013 BIO International Convention, April 22-25, 2013
As we depart for the 2013 BIO International Convention in Chicago, THBI wanted to share with you what convention goers from around the world will experience at the Texas Pavilion. Click here for more information.
THBI BIO Business Solutions Program
THBI offers all members the opportunity to participate in the THBI BIO Business Solutions Program. With a focus on helping our emerging members benefit from rates not normally available to companies of their size, THBI provides services and benefits from leading life science vendors at a discounted rate, including insurance, office supplies, and laboratory equipment, with a full range of products and services.
Click here for more info on THBI BIO Business Solutions.
New Texas Industry Reports Just Released
Check out the Industry Reports link on our website to see the latest Texas Industry Reports that were just released from the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas.