2015 Texas Life Science Forum

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Registration Refund/Cancellation Policy:  General Registrations are 100% refundable through May 11, 2015.   Refunds are 50% refundable from May 12 through May 18.   There are no refunds after May 18.   


Company Registration Policy: Company presentation registrations are non-refundable after May 7, 2015.





  Aisling Capital   Angel Capital
Allegory   Biogen Idec   Bio Med Ventures
Bird FOundation   Broadview Ventures   Citigroup
Defined Health   Gill Foundation   Goose Society
healthfundr   Health Wildcatters   Houston Angel Network
Green Park & Golf Ventures   Inception Sciences   Johnson & Johnson
Life Science Angels   Locust Walk Bioequity   Medlmmune Ventures
Mercury Fund   Merek Logo 2014   Mission Pharm
North Texas Angel Network   Orbimed   Osage University
Sante Ventures   Sofinnova Ventures   Spindletop Capital
Texas Halo Fund   TCG   Triple Tree Capital Partners and Advisor
Event Information Title

2015 Texas Life Science Forum
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC)
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030

  Agenda     Speakers 
  Presenting Companies     Past Investors 
  FAQs      Sponsorship Opportunities
Event Sponsors Title
Presenting Sponsor
TMC logo
Gold Underwriters
 Ed Rachal Foundation Opportunity Houston 2015 Logo
Gold Underwriters
SCI CAFÉ Sponsors
 SciCafe Johnson & Johnson Innovation
General Sponsors
 Pillsbury  UK Trade Investments
Exhibiting Sponsors
 Boulware Valoir Integ Review IRB
 Lonza  SwRI
Breakfast/Lunch Sponsors
 Chubb  WSGR
Supporting Sponsors 
Insperity Logo 2014  BioScienceSolution
 Baylor College of Medicine  Rice BRC
Methodist Hospital Logo 2014 Houston Methodist - Leading Medicine
TX Childrens Hospital Logo 2014 Dan Duncan Logo 2014
MD Anderson Logo 2014 UT Health Logo 2014
UTMB Health Logo 2014 aldente
 healthfundr Houston Angel Network 2
Texas A and M Logo 2014 University of Houston Logo 2014
 Paradigm Partners The Trout Group Logo 2014
Rice Logo 2014  centerpoint
Venture Patrons
Fannin Partners Logo 2014  Mercury Fund 2
Spindletop Logo 2014  
Quick Facts
Recent Speakers
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Company Spotlight
  • Tympanogen (2016) takes research to new heights aboard the International Space Station 
  • Acquired by Home Depot, Black Locus (2011) serves as the Innovation Hub for the retail giant
  • Making a spectacular exit, Auditude (2005) is sold to Adobe for $110M 
  • Dynamics (2009): designing & manufacturing battery powered, interactive credit cards
  • Adhesys Medical (2014) wins big at the 2016 MassChallenge 
  • From Malta to London & New York to Shanghai, essDOCS' (2004) paperless trading platform powers international shipping
  • A76 (2015), developing anti-corrosion coatings and lubricants, rebrands as Aidant Brands
  • Neopenda (2016): finalist at the 2016 SXSW Startup Showcase  
  • SiNode Systems (2013): collaborating with the Argonne National Laboratory to build better batteries
  • Soko (SasaAfrica, 2012) chats with Forbes about fashion-tech 
  • Allyson Sawyer, a woman succeeding in the energy space with Rebellion Photonics (2010) 
  • Polytorx(2003) Helix Steel reinforces the underground tunnels linking the Long Island Railroad to Grand Central Station
  • Broadway & baseball, Qcue (2008) provides dynamic ticket pricing for events across the continent
Earned Excellence
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