Texas: Global Life Sciences Powerhouse

Wednesday, September 28th (16h00-16h30)
Room B

The State of Texas is a premier destination for top global companies in the life sciences and biotechnology industry. Home to more than 3,900 life science and research firms, and approximately 97,600 workers in related fields, Texas is one of the leading life science states in the United States. Learn why Fortune 500 companies such as Kimberly-Clark and Celanese, as well as global industry leaders such as McKesson, Galderma, Novartis, Abbott, Allergan, Lonza, Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic, have major operations in the state. With its highly trained workforce, top-tier research institutions and business-friendly climate, it’s no wonder why the Texas is one of the best states to do business.


Jose Romano: Director Business Development, Office of the Governor, State of Texas

Tom Kowalski: President & CEO, Texas Healthcare and BioScience Institute