Skip Menu Navigate: Select to Navigate... - Faculty Member / Researcher / Staff - Post-Doc / Resident / Fellow - Student -- GSBS Student -- Nursing Student -- Medical Student -- Health Professions Student -- Public/Population Health Student - Community Member - Supporter/Mentor Faculty Member / Researcher / Staff Post-Doc / Resident / Fellow Student GSBS Student Nursing Student Medical Student Health Professions Student Public/Population Health Student Community Member Supporter/Mentor Faculty Member / Researcher Click on any resource below to learn more: Resource Navigator Startup Tree Close Startup Tree Events calendar & local networking through the UTMB Innovations Team, powered by Blackstone Launchpad.View the Startup Tree page for UTMB Institute for Translational Sciences Close Institute for Translational Sciences From their website: "The ITS is the academic home for translational research at UTMB. Translational research is the application and refinement of a discovery or practice intervention into clinical practice to improve the health of our community. We develop, evaluate and disseminate best practices for novel training and leadership programs in translational science."Visit the UTMB Institute for Translational Sciences website Academy of Research Mentors (ARM) Close Academy of Research Mentors (ARM) From their website: ARM is engaged in the following:Developing faculty mentoring and team research skillsSetting standards for mentoring and team research excellencePromoting mentoring and team innovationImproving the number and quality of mentors and teams by recognizing and rewarding excellence in mentoring and team-based researchVisit the ARM website UTMB Health Education Center (HEC) Close UTMB Health Education Center (HEC) A 77-bed simulated hospital with 5 floors of educational simulation facilities. The HEC is also home to our Innovation Hub, where people can learn, collaborate, and network.Visit the Health Education Center website Medical Branch Innovations (MBI) Close Medical Branch Innovations (MBI) UTMB subsidiary program for the innovation spectrum, from idea to commercialization. Supports market analysis, company financial planning, pre-MVP prototyping, SBIR/STTR Grant preparation, pitch deck building, and VC connections. Open to all at UTMB, including students.Visit the Medical Branch Innovations website UTMB Life Science Incubator Close UTMB Life Science Incubator Hosted through the Galveston Economic Development Partnership (GEDP), this innovation coworking and lab space at the Customs House in Galveston is maintained by the UTMB Innovation team.Contact the UTMB Innovation Team to learn more Galveston Chamber of Commerce Close Galveston Chamber of Commerce The Galveston Chamber of Commerce offers member businesses workshops, events, network-building support, marketing assistance, and customized groups for businesses and entrepreneurs.Visit the Galveston Chamber of Commerce website Mortar Academy Close Mortar Academy Mortar Academy, powered by Vision Galveston, offers a low-cost 15-week entrepreneurship course for entrepreneurs. This is not specific to the health and life sciences, and the tailored curriculum is structured around accessibility for innovators with full-time jobs.Visit the Mortar Academy Galveston website Texas Medical Center Innovations (TMCi) Close Texas Medical Center Innovations (TMCi) Located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, TMCi brings together training, networking, events, coworking space, and a 6-month no-equity bootcamp accelerator (HealthTech). TMCi also offers a paid entrepreneur fellowship (TMC Biodesign).Visit the Texas Medical Center Innovations website Marmo Innovations Close Marmo Innovations Coworking and entrepreneurial education/networking events located in downtown Galveston.Visit the Marmo Innovations website Shockwave Innovations Close Shockwave Innovations Houston startup mentoring organization, led by the co-founder of Capital Factory- blog posts, free short courses, and resources for startups.Visit the Shockwave Innovations website Capital Factory Close Capital Factory Coworking, accelerator, and educational community with a heavy networking component. Not specific to health or life sciences.Visit the Capital Factory website Houston Exponential Close Houston Exponential Houston-based events and collections of resources for funding, coworking, and accelerators/incubators/hubs serving Houston startups. Not specific to health or life sciences.Visit the Houston Exponential website Enventure Close Enventure Houston-based medical innovation community. Includes workshops, an accelerator, hackathon, and VC pitch preparation.Visit the Enventure Website LaunchBio Close LaunchBio Research Translation and commercialization education & networking through in-person and virtual events. The closest Texas hub is located in Dallas.Visit the LaunchBio website MassChallenge Close MassChallenge Zero-equity accelerator & entrepreneurship community. Not specific to the health or life sciences.Visit the MassChallenge website Techstars Close Techstars International pre-seed investor and 90-day startup accelerator. Also includes networking and education opportunities. Techstars does take some company equity. Not specific to health or life sciences.Visit the Techstars website SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) Close SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) hosts webinars, workshops, courses, and events for growing entrepreneurs. The mentorship-focused organization is powered by the U.S. Small Business Administration.Visit the Score website Filter by topic: Building a Product Building a Team/Company Building Connections Building Skills Entrepreneurial Coworking/Lab Space Finding Funding Legal Support Is a resource missing or in need of an update? Contact us and let us know.