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 Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Student 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 Venture Mentoring Service Close Venture Mentoring Service Powered by the University of Texas System's "Texas Venture Connect" Program, the Venture Mentoring Service for Southeast Texas is housed at UTMB and matches mentee entrepreneurs & companies from M.D. Anderson, UT Health Houston, and UTMB with experienced mentors.Visit the Venture Mentoring Service websiteVisit the Texas Venture Connect program 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 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 NSF I-Corps Close NSF I-Corps I-Corps is an accelerator program created by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop early ventures and discoveries and accelerate them toward successful commercial ventures. I-Corps is often seen as a "boot camp" to get translational research ventures ready for successful SBIR/STTR applications. I-Corps also provides funding for program completion.Visit the NSF I-Corps website MassChallenge Close MassChallenge Zero-equity accelerator & entrepreneurship community. Not specific to the health or life sciences.Visit the MassChallenge 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.