We hope this message finds you and your family well during this unprecedented time. Our hearts and thoughts go out to all of those already severely impacted by this pandemic. As you well know, the spread of coronavirus is affecting us all. Here are some trusted resources including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that you can use. Stay up-to-date on the latest news affecting Temple by visiting local trusted news outlets including the Temple Daily Telegram, KCEN News 6, KWTX News 10, KXXV News 25 and KWKT Fox 44.
Here at the Temple Health and Bioscience District (THBD), our mission is to grow twenty-first century jobs by fostering bioscience education, research and healthcare in Central Texas. In the midst of this outbreak, the THBD team is shifting the ways we serve so that our community can continue to benefit, but from a safe distance and with precaution.
Hours: THBD will be closed to the public until further notice.
THBD Visitors and Tours: You may take a virtual tour of the lab on our website!
Webinar ONLINE ONLY: To limit undue risk of coronavirus exposure, the THBD Lunch and Learn Webinar series will be conducted online only until further notice. If you have registered to tune-in online for the March webinar, nothing has changed. If you registered to join us in Temple, please tune in online from the comfort of your home. For any questions, please contact Shannon Wetherbee at 254-316-1992.
THBD wants to let you know how much we appreciate the sacrifices each and everyone of you are making to keep our communities safe. Thank you to all of the tireless medical personnel who are putting themselves at risk everyday to save lives. COVID-19 has brought the world together with a singular sense of purpose. We will overcome this pandemic and be stronger for it.
Temple Health and Bioscience District (THBD)
Engage your mind with THBD’s streaming online education
Now that you may find yourself with more time to explore and learn, it is the perfect time to engage with THBD’s online webinars. Engage and learn with recent webinar topics for small businesses and startups on our website. Learn about IP protection, prototyping, navigating the marketplace and more!
Also be sure to tune in online live with us for this month’s webinar on Tuesday, March 31. Dr. Katherine Stephenson of Dyad Engineering will be speaking about the myriad of ways 3D printing is changing the medical device landscape.
As an incubator for health-related startup companies, the team at THBD understands the significant impact COVID-19 brings to our tenants and the startup community. With the months ahead, it is important to come together as a community and stay strong. Let us be a resource to you. Be on the lookout for additional updates via our newsletter and blog as the weeks continue.
Our congratulations and support go to everyone who is finding new and innovative ways to support their community. Now is the time to put our heads together to face these challenges. We have the tools to provide the medical equipment in need with 3D printers, laboratory facilities and modern technology. Join fellow innovative thinkers in the mission to save lives and save our community.
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Be part of the solution with the COVID-19 ATX Exchange (ATXCE)
The COVID-19 ATX Exchange (ATXCE) is an online portal for smart minds in technology, health and engineering to come up with creative solutions to the challenges we face ahead. The exchange is a project of Dell Medical School at The University of Texas in collaboration with Austin Public Health and other community partners. Behind the scenes, they are bringing together experts, innovators and leaders from across our community to help us vet, triage and coordinate needs and close the loop with the requesting organizations amidst COVID-19.