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Central Texas infrastructure supporting innovation and the life sciences is accelerating at a rapid pace with new facilities under construction at multiple locations in Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Cedar Park and San Marcos. 

Our February 8, 2024 BioBash event will feature distinguished speakers providing an update on incubators, accelerators and laboratory space coming online in Central Texas as well as the recently announced ARPA-H Customer Experience Hub awarded to the Texas Consortium led by CPRIT, THBI, Opportunity Austin, BioAustinCTX and many other industry partners.

Karlin Real Estate, a new member of BioAustinCTX and a BioBash Gold Sponsor and will be hosting this event at their new one million square foot HighPoint facility on RR2222. You will have the opportunity to get an advanced sneak peek at the amazing renovation happening at this location.

Life science expansion in Central Texas is moving at warp speed and you don’t want to miss the next BioAustinCTX BioBash event to keep up with the accelerating pace of change. Register for BioBash today! If you are not a member of the BioAustinCTX community you can join here.


Local Events

Dec 4 – 6
All Day

1Med Silver Knight Summit

The focus of this event is to assist the services’ medical logistics agencies with strategic market analysis of products and technologies that may be applicable to the austere medical environments and medical treatment facilities.

We support medical units located on land and ships and in challenging environmental conditions and MTFs.

Dec 8
8 AM

A tour of the Austin Community College Bioscience Incubator (ABI) for Biotech startups

On December 8th @0800 TAG presents a tour of the Austin Community College Bioscience Incubator (ABI) for Biotech startups housed at the ACC Highland Campus (formerly known as the Highland Mall). Coffee and breakfast tacos will be provided. There is no cost to attend. Go to to learn more and to register.

Dec 8
1-5 PM

Biomedical Engineering Solutions to Medical Challenges in the 21st Century

Join the Department of Biomedical Engineering for the half-day symposium “Biomedical Engineering Solutions to Medical Challenges in the 21st Century” at the Tom and Lula Gooch Auditorium. The keynote address will be delivered by Bruce Tromberg, Ph.D.,Director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at the National Institutes of Health, and the inaugural David Shiu-Wai Kam Family Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering.

Dec 14

Happy Hour with AWT

Austin Women in Technology Event

Austin Women in Technology Members Happy Hour.  If you are not yet a member of AWT, now is the time to join. The Austin Technology Council would like to thank AWT for being a great community partner.  When our local business groups work together, the whole tech ecosystem wins.

Local News

Austin American-Statesman Names OriGen Biomedical a Winner of the Greater Austin Top Workplaces 2023 Award

OriGen Biomedical has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2023 honor by Austin American-Statesman Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The confidential survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

Gradalis Awarded $9.9 Million Grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas

Gradalis, Inc., a leader in the development of personalized anti-cancer cellular therapies, has been awarded a $9.9 million Product Development Research grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). The funds will be used to support a Phase 2 clinical study of Vigil® in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer.

Restructuring and Optimizing a Quality Risk Management Program

A biotechnology company was accruing numerous incomplete risk assessments and, as a result, their Quality Risk Management (QRM) program required restructuring. Azzur Group was tasked with the resolution of numerous pending risk assessments as well as the synchronization of all program documents.


PSC Grants Funds for New Therapy Discovery

PSC Partners and affiliate PSC Partners Canada award annual grants that drive research to identify treatments and a cure. Their Research Grants Program seeks to encourage investigators to conduct research in promising new areas, with the goal that data generated will lead to further seed funding from additional sources.

Business Development Associate with Innovation Lab

The Business Development Associate will play a pivotal role in identifying and engaging prospective partners for the Innovation Lab, including commercial entities, healthcare organizations, and other collaborative stakeholders.

Requirements include:
– Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a health-related field.
– Minimum of 3 years of industry experience in a health-related sector.
– Prior experience in sales, business development or technology transfer is required.
– Must have experience with CRM

Application deadline: 01/31/2024

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

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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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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.

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, Gretchen Upton, Hector Torres, Hilary Graham, Joe Skraba, Kristin Whitson, Lance Anderson, Mea Amor, Ryan Baird, Scott Collins, and Tim Sullivan, on behalf of BioAustinCTX and Texas Medical Device Alliance (TMDA).