PUBLIC POLICY

Texas is one of the leading life science states in the country and continues to outpace national growth for the industry. We must continue to protect and grow the life science industry in this state.


Did you know:

  • Texas’ bioscience industry continues to grow at a rapid pace, increasing its employment by 11.5 percent since 2016
  • Over 100,000 bioscience industry jobs across 6,263 establishments
  • Academic R&D expenditures at $3.5 billion (2018)
  • Nearly $1.4 billion in NIH funding (2019)
  • Venture capital investments at $2.3 billion (2016-19)
  • 4,950 patent awards to Texas inventors (since 2016)

THBI LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

Pandemics & Infectious Disease

Patient Access & Innovation

Appropriate Funding for Higher Education/Research

Create a Thriving Texas Life Sciences Environment

Research and Development/Manufacturing

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THBI End of Session Report

THBI released its End of Session Report for the 86th Regular Session.
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