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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 using advocacy as a tool to create a more favorable environment for the life sciences, THBI works with government and industry leaders to attract new participants in the life sciences to Texas and to promote effective government legislation on the behalf of the industry.

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 Announces its 2014 Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Summit - June 4-5, 2014 - Renaissance Austin Hotel (click here for registration and additional information)

The Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Summit will be taking place in Austin, Texas, on June 4-5, 2014. As the healthcare and life science industries in Texas continue to expand, THBI will partner with Dr. Kyle Janek and other business leaders and healthcare experts to host this annual forward-thinking discussion on important issues impacting research, development, and relevant public policy.

The Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Summit will kick off on June 4 with opening keynote remarks by Texas Health and Human Services Commissioner, Kyle Janek. Specialists, researchers and CEO’s from both state and national perspectives have been recruited to provide insightful commentary during panel discussions and keynote sessions throughout the two day summit. The program will highlight topics such as the future of Medicaid in Texas, healthcare payment reform, academic research and development and venture capital funding opportunities.

For Registration and additional information on speakers, go to Registration.

For sponsorship information please click here.

For the Schedule of Events, please click here.

To book your rooms, click here.  The deadline to secure your room is May 14, 2014.

The BioBiz Business Plan Challenge

What is the BioBiz Challenge?  This is Texas' first biotechnology, health and medical business plan contest for both students and early stage companies.  Click here for a description and powerpoint of the challenge. Click here for Rules, Guidelines and Submission Requirements.  Click here for the Business Model Canvas.

To submit an abstract, please click here.


LeadTexas, a project of the Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute (THBI), is joining corporations, communities, economic development entities, foundations, academic institutions, and individuals to create jobs in the bioscience industry.

We are inviting you to join LeadTexas and work with us to create jobs in your community. For more information, click the link below.

Lead Texas Booklet

 Bio Business Solutions Programs®

Find out how 2,700+ companies save money with BIO Business Solutions®

Thousands of biotech and related companies nationwide save money every day on essential products and services through a cost-savings program offered by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the international trade association for the biotech industry.  Through a partnership between THBI and BIO, THBI members can take advantage of the discounted pricing and other benefits on products and services from these service providers: Click here for more detailed information on THBI BIO Business Solutions® program.

THBI Newsletter - BioTexas Insider

Click here to view THBI's Newsletter for Friday, March 28, 2014

THBI 83rd Legislative Session Report

Please click here to view the THBI 83rd Legislative Report