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 Nursing Student Click on any resource below to learn more: Resource Navigator 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 Research Innovation and Scientific Excellence (RISE) Center Close Research Innovation and Scientific Excellence (RISE) Center The Research Innovation and Scientific Excellence (RISE) Center at UTMB offers training, grant writing support, and connections to help support and facilitate the development of nurse scientists and their research.Visit the Research Innovation and Scientific Excellence (RISE) Center Website Makerspace Prototyping Lab Close Makerspace Prototyping Lab The MakerHealth Space is a place for the UTMB community to design, build, and prototype. UTMB's MakerHealth Space is open to all UTMB staff and students to learn to work with 3D printing, laser cutting, textiles, electronics, general hand & power tools, and much more.Visit the UTMB MakerSpace Prototyping Lab 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 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 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 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.