TMDA Medical Device Funding: Banks, Investors, Grants, etc. – April 21 @ 2pm

Panelist discussion regarding various forms of funding within the medical device industry, some obvious and not so obvious. Second half of the event is open to the attendees to ask direct questions to the panelists. We hope you can join us!


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Local Events

Apr 5
All Day

Meet MassChallenge – Houston

Join us for an interactive fireside chat on all things startup fundraising. We’ll hear from local entrepreneurs on their experiences in raising capital: what worked, what didn’t, and the valuable lessons learned along the way. At this event, you’ll also have the opportunity to meet the MassChallenge Houston team in our office at the Downtown Launchpad, connect with key players in our Community, and learn about our upcoming 2022 programs for early-stage founders.

Apr 6

AI in 2022: A Look at the Power, Potential, and Perils

Join the Austin Forum on Technology and Society with Dr. Steve Kramer as he gives an introduction to AI for non-practitioners and then highlight current use cases in computer vision, natural language processing, time series forecasting, anomaly detection, reinforcement learning, and recommender systems where AI-based systems are already performing well or offer significant promise to do so in the near future. In person and virtual options.

Apr 12

Meet MassChallenge – Dallas

Join MassChallenge at BioLabs Pegasus Park to meet key players in our community and learn about our upcoming 2022 programs for early-stage founders. Prospective applicants will learn about MassChallenge and have the opportunity to meet with MC Alumni, Partners, Experts, and team members.

Apr 19

San Antonio Military Medical Industry Day (MMID)

The City of San Antonio, the San Antonio Economic Development Corporation (SAEDC), and VelocityTX are proud to host the Third Military Medical Industry Day on April 19, 2022, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Military Medical Industry Day events are intended to bring together military researcher organizations, industry, academia, non-profit organizations, and other organizations to exchange ideas and enable collaborative medical research and development (R&D), discuss military needs, obtain information on funding opportunities, and enable community commercialization opportunities to address needs and create lifesaving technologies.

Apr 20 – 22
All Day

2022 E-Capital Summit

The E-Capital Summit is an invitation-only event designed to convene, inspire, and catalyze action from hundreds of investment firms, innovators, startups, established companies, industry leaders, policymakers, incubators, and accelerators with the goal of driving substantial, positive impact on investments, businesses, people, and our planet. Applications are open now.

Apr 21

TMDA Medical Device Funding: Banks, Investors, Grants, etc.

Panelist discussion regarding various forms of funding within the medical device industry, some obvious and not so obvious. Second half of the event is open to the attendees to ask direct questions to the panelists. We hope you can join us!

May 9, 5-9pm
May 10, 9am-6pm

Health Supernova

Be among the first to take advantage of Capital Factory’s brand new space at Pegasus Park in Dallas, the heart of the Texas biotech scene. On May 9, Crawl with us and discover why Capital Factory parties are loaded with founders — and loaded with fun! The Showcase itself is on May 10.

Webinars & Virtual Events

Multiple Dates

Gamify Health Apps for Robust User Engagement

Do you know the difference between mHealth gaming and gamified mHealth? Gamification refers to methodologies on how to booth engagement and retention for a specific purpose. In this sharing TechTalk, we shall discuss how gamification can be integrated into the mobile health solutions: challenges and opportunities.

Multiple Dates

Develop a Successful Healthcare Tech Startup Business Today!

Always wanted to start an Healthcare Tech Startup? Now we have a complete blueprint for you start your own Healthcare Tech Startup Business. During our tech startup program you will learn and navigate through tools, software, hardware, platforms, resources, projects, processes, methods and strategies to penetrate your own Healthcare Tech Startup Business into different market.s and industries. For more information visit our website at

Multiple Dates

Telemedicine Entrepreneurship Training & Workshop

Telemedicine means to provide with healthcare solutions over distance remotely with information technology. The telemedicine industry is a very promising industry with high demand in the coming years. Make an investment today and receive the proper training and market insights for delivering your own telemedicine startup into the market

April 5

Solve Clinical Trial Enrollment Struggles With Better Utilization of Healthcare Data

Join the Elligo Elite Learning Series round table “Solve Clinical Trial Enrollment Struggles With Better Utilization of Healthcare Data” for expert insights and engaging discussion surrounding the future of EHR data and clinical trial enrollment. This webinar will feature industry leaders from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Freenome, Cerner Enviza, Deep Lens, and Elligo Health Research®.

Apr 21

Webinar: Transitioning from EUA to 510(k) for IVD Products: Planning to Execution

Join NAMSA for this webinar where we will dive into the U.S. FDA draft guidance and discuss best practices for identifying gaps and maximizing your on-market product for a successful 510(k) submission

Apr 26-28
All Day

The 2022 AMDM Annual IVD Regulatory Meeting and FDA Submissions Workshop Are Going Hybrid

In an effort to allow attendees to participate and engage in our events no matter where they are, the 2022 Annual IVD Regulatory Meeting and FDA Submissions Workshop, will be held at the Bethesda Marriot Hotel, in Bethesda, MD as a hybrid event allowing for in-person or virtual participation. Mark your calenders. Registration will open by March 1.

Apr 27

Pharmaceutical Testing: Strategies for Elemental Impurities Testing in Pharmaceuticals

With regulatory requirements, validation protocol, and data integrity all being in the forefront, it is important to equip the laboratory with more than just analytical equipment. By providing tools, resources and knowledge, PerkinElmer’s total solution approach to USP testing enables laboratories to be analyzing samples faster and ensures compliance with regulations on electronic records and signatures.

May 19
9AM – 3:45PM

NAMSA Training Series: ISO 10993-18:2020 Chemical Characterization of Materials

In this session, NAMSA will discuss the chemical characterization of materials and the evaluation steps to choose proper tests, extracts and test durations to meet the latest industry requirements. This workshop will include instruction and multiple hands-on exercises guided by an experienced NAMSA instructor.


BioAustinCTX Announces Board of Directors Leadership Changes

Life Science industry organization, BioAustinCTX, announced today changes to its Board of Directors with the departure of Elisa Maldonado-Holmertz and the appointment of Tami Annable.

MassChallenge US Early Stage Applications are Live

Calling all innovative #startups! MassChallenge is looking for #founders who want to transform their ecosystem by solving massive challenges. Apply today for the 2022 early-stage program to leverage support from the #MC global network of innovators to grow and scale your business. Applications due April 20 @ 12 PM ET.

Texas Health Catalyst Application

Attn: Austin area startups & entrepreneurs. Apply to Texas Health Catalyst @ Dell Medical School to receive consulting and customized guidance for your health product idea or discovery. The program is a great starting point for startups looking to explore collaborations with Dell Med clinicians and local healthcare industry mentors. All Austin area companies and entrepreneurs are eligible to apply including UT Austin spinouts. Areas of interest: Therapeutics, Devices, Diagnostics/Research Tools, Digital Health/Software. 

Bio-Techne Seeking a Business Development Manager

The Business Development Manager, CDx, will be responsible for developing and supporting high-value opportunities and strategic pharma partnerships and bringing brand awareness of Bio-Techne’s capabilities in the Companion Diagnostics area.


  • Demonstrated success in business development in the diagnostic, pharmaceutical or biotech industry, preferably in companion diagnostics.
  • Understanding of the co-development process for CDx and the associated R&D, clinical, regulatory and commercial frameworks preferred
  • Familiarity with molecular diagnostics and pharmaceutical development and the major relevant underlying technologies
  • Ability to seek, drive, and execute long term, revenue driven opportunities in the pharma and biotech sector
  • Previous experience of presenting to key decision makers on business solutions and service offerings
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated success working on a cross-functional team and leading commercial teams
  • Results-driven with demonstrated ability to find solutions to achieve company goals in an effective, efficient manner
  • Enthusiasm for domestic and international travel as required to support active projects
  • Minimum 4 years business development experience
  • Education – Bachelor’s in Life Sciences, preferably Biology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, or Biochemistry; advanced degree (master’s or PhD) in any of these disciplines or business preferred.

Austin Community College

Austin Community College biotechnology or computer science interns are available Email Kathryn Naughton for more information

BioNTX Job Board

Visit Bio North Texas job board for available job posting in the North Texas region.

Career Connections

We equip underserved jobseekers with 21st-century skills and connect them to Digital Marketing careers across the US. With a focus on underserved communities, we amplify the online presence of small businesses, while launching the careers of jobseekers.

The Global Medical Device Job Board

What if, there was a one-stop shop for candidates and companies looking for top medical device opportunities and talent, worldwide Increase your network with more than 150,000 medical device industry professionals to access exclusive top talent and list incredible jobs in the medical device industry. The job board will always be free to job seekers, and hiring companies will receive their first 90 days of unlimited job postings free.


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Aeglea Biotherapeutics

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AMDM IVD Job Board


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Austin Technology Council (ATC) Jobs

Babylon Health

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Black Diamond Networks

Multiple Positions

Commissioning Agents (CAI)

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FDA Quality and Regulatory Consultants (FDAQRC)



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Molecular Templates

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Skills Alliance

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Syneos Health

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Austin Community College Biotechnology

ACC Biotechnology program is looking to increase enrollment and retention in the program through partnerships with alumni. We are looking for ACC Biotech Alumni or Biotech Alumni from another 2-year biotech program to participate in virtual events like speed networking events. We are also looking to document different biotech career pathways to share with students. Contact Cassandra for more information.

Life Science Conferences, LLC

Attend the 3rd Annual Life Science Women’s Conference for free utilizing your talents. Help create an energetic, revitalizing environment for women in the Life Sciences while creating life-changing connections. We’re looking for volunteers to assist with event coverage, event management, logistics, set-up, and more depending on your availability. Contact Steve or Patti for information about volunteering

BioAustinCTX Seeking Grant Writing Volunteers

BioAustinCTX is seeking volunteers to assist with Grant Writing:
• Determines grant proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, studying requests for grant proposals (RFPs), and attending strategy meetings.
• Prepares grant proposals by determining concept, gathering and formatting information, writing drafts, and finalizing.
• Supported by the BioAustinCTX Board

BioAustinCTX Seeking Volunteers

BioAustinCTX is seeking help with our PR/comms/marketing strategy as our content will increase in 2022. Please complete our volunteer form and indicate what areas you are interested in volunteering in.

UT needs your help

The IC2 Institute is exploring the impact of Dell Medical School (DMS) across Central Texas. We ask members of BioAustinCTX, especially C-level executives, to reach out to Dr. Gregory Pogue if you are willing to participate in a brief focus group and/or provide feedback on your experience with DMS and the impacts it has created. We would like to host the focus group in early December – please let us know your availability and interest. Thank you!

Austin Chamber Talent Ambassador program 

We partner with nearby businesses who offer learning opportunities (guest speakers, internships, apprenticeships, etc.), and connect them to local schools, post-secondary institutions, and those facing barriers to employment.


We are seeking volunteers to help collect and compile data to map the healthcare landscape in Austin. If interested, please fill our volunteer form.




With warm regards,
Cathy Diehl, Elisa Maldonado-Holmertz, Gretchen Upton, Hector Torres, Joe Skraba, Kristen Whitson, Lance Anderson, Ryan Baird, Scott Collins, and Tim Sullivan, on behalf of BioAustinCTX and Texas Medical Device Alliance (TMDA).