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 is home to more than 5,500 life science businesses and 228,353 employees in related ﬁelds (2018)
• Academic R&D Expenditures of nearly $3.3 billion (2016)
• Nearly $1.2 billion in NIH Funding (2017)
• 4,704 patent awards to Texas inventors (2014-2017)
THBI LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES
THBI End of Session Report
THBI and 69 State Bio Organizations Commend the US Administration on United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
"We are encouraged by the progress made toward establishing vital intellectual property (IP) protections. These new standards will drive investment, innovation, exports, and bioscience job creation for U.S. innovators – the lifeblood of America’s economy. This agreement raises standards for trade policy, particularly in the life sciences sector, and sets high minimum standards and expectations for our trading partners to value American innovation."