THBI advocates for funding to research institutions promoting innovation for life sciences. Join THBI and network with those who have the resources needed to move ideas from the laboratory, to the manufacturer, to the patient. Great collaboration starts here. Academia members have the opportunity to join the THBI Academic Advisory Council.

Academic Member Levels & Benefits

Academic Member Level

Cost Savings
Access to BIO purchasing program
offering a nationwide network of savings opportunities with an average of $1,000 per member, per year.

Invitations to THBI member-only events, including THBI President's Calls, 
featuring discussions on current policy issues.

Marketing Opportunities
Your company logo on THBI website. Opportunity to provide content for THBI’s weekly newsletter and social media channels. 

“The policy and funding priorities promoted by THBI are fostering development of a vibrant life sciences industry in Texas. These initiatives, like CPRIT, have enabled the recruitment of renowned scientists to Texas and provided enhanced funding for research and product development, allowing the The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to remain a leader in medical breakthroughs and clinical innovations for the prevention, detection and treatment of cancer.”

– Mark Moreno, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Academic Leadership Level

All benefits on left plus:

Academic Leadership Council

One seat on the Academic Leadership Council, which will meet biannually (around THBI Summits)

Participation at THBI Events Year-Round

- Two tickets for THBI Fall Summit
- Two tickets for THBI Spring Summit & Luminary Dinner ($1,000 value)

- Provide input on THBI policy events hosted throughout the year including facility tours, round table meetings and policy discussions at the capitol

- Registration for 1 Exhibit Booth Personnel Pass at BIO Convention (see BIO Convention sponsor details for additional benefits pertaining to convention registration)*

*Registration for BIO Convention is based on availability

Legislative Committee
Seat on the THBI State and Federal Government Relations Committee

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