FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 3, 2019
Premier Nonprofit Bioscience Incubator in Temple, Texas Heading to Boston for The MedTech Conference 2019
Texas’ First Health and Bioscience District recruits startup tenants for emerging biotech corridor
TEMPLE, TEXAS – Bioscience incubator Temple Health and Bioscience District (THBD) announced today its participation in The MedTech Conference 2019 on Sept. 23-25, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts as an exhibitor (Booth #109). THBD is the only nonprofit incubator of its kind in Texas, offering medical industry startups a comprehensive lab and office facility with state-of-the-art equipment, grants, seed funding and mentoring.
“Medtech 2019 provides an excellent platform for us to engage with budding medical professionals seeking a supportive home for their startup,” says Tami Annable, THBD Executive Director. “We look forward to showcasing our city-supported, not-for-profit office and laboratory facility located in Temple, Texas. From the latest laboratory equipment to mentorship and more, we have everything a startup company needs to stay on the path to commercialization. Our current tenants and alumni have already experienced success, and we are looking to help others while reinforcing Central Texas’ growing biotech industry.”
The MedTech Conference, organized by the Advanced Medical Technology Association, is the leading North America gathering of global medical technology executives. The international conference brings together thousands of professionals for three days of intensive networking and insightful presentations. THBD brings a unique perspective to conference attendees as a nonprofit incubator that requires no equity from its tenants offering grants, connections and ample resources to companies looking to grow.
Located in the growing biotech corridor of Temple, Texas, THBD. The 5,000-sq. ft. laboratory and office facility provides equipment for prototyping, testing, 3D printing and cell research. In addition to office and laboratory space, THBD provides networking opportunities with local collaborators: Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple College, Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System of Central Texas (Central Texas VA), USDA Agrilife Research Center, and the City of Temple.
About Temple Health and Biosciences District (THBD):
The Temple Health and Bioscience District (THBD) was created as a result of legislation passed by the State of Texas in 2003 and approved by Temple voters to establish the facility in 2009. The THBD Office and Laboratory Facility provides premier office and lab space for early-stage biotech companies that are taking health-related products from conception to manufacturing. Temple’s Health and Bioscience District is governed by a seven-member board. The board members are elected by the citizens of Temple and serve staggered three-year terms. The operational activities of the District are led by an Executive Director who is appointed by the board. To learn more, visit: TempleBioScience.org. Join the conversation on Twitter @TempleHBD, Instagram @TempleHBD and on Facebook.com/TempleHBD.