2013 Texas Life Science Venture Forum

Texas Life Science Venture Forum is part of the three-day Texas Life Science Conference which is the premiere life science venture conference in the Southwest. The Forum is the most comprehensive showcase and largest gathering of cutting edge research and innovative entrepreneurs in the region. With hundreds of national and local venture capitalists, investors, and members of the life science community in attendance, this Forum serves as a vehicle for increasing funding to our community and raising awareness for all that Texas biotech has to offer.

The Texas Life Science Venture Forum will showcase new life science technology companies and allow attendees to hear from nationally recognized luminaries. Approximately 50 promising life science companies have been hand-picked to present their ventures to an announce of about 500 investors, entrepreneurs, mentors, researchers, service providers and other members of the entrepreneurship community.

In addition to the life science companies, attendees will hear from industry luminaries, active early-stage life science venture capitalists from across the U.S. and major pharma/medtech companies.

This is a must-attend event for individuals, companies, and service providers who are active and support the life science industry and entrepreneurship community in Texas.

The Texas Life Science Venture Forum is a joint effort between the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, BioHouston and Texas Healthcare and BioScience Institute, and is supported by the key players in the life science commercialization and entrepreneurship community across Texas.


BioHouston is hosting two other events in conjunction with the TX Life Science Venture Forum. 

SciCafé 2013
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The SciCafé is a small and exclusive event hosted by BioHouston and the editors of Nature Biotechnology and Nature Medicine. Similar SciCafé events have been held in Boston and San Francisco for the past three years, and now Houston has been chosen as the third featured city in the U.S. This prestigious event brings ‘up and coming’ academic investigators into contact with the venture/business community.

CEO Workshop
Friday, February 22, 2013

The CEO Workshop is a half-day workshop that will feature an interactive dialogue between CEOs. This workshop will provide an excellent opportunity to both network and cover current issues that companies and CEOs are facing. This event is open to all CEOs of presenting companies at the Texas Life Science Venture Forum.

For more information on these events, please contact Elizabeth Wellington at elizabeth.wellington@biohouston.org, 713.979.9106

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2013 Texas Life Science Venture Forum
Thursday, February 20, 2013
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
McNair Hall, Rice University
6100 Main Street, Shell Auditorium
Houston, Texas 77005

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