membership is open at the institutional level to Texas universities and Health Science institutions with academic programs and other initiatives focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, and research commercialization.


Baylor University
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Baylor University in Waco is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution which provides a vibrant campus community.

Dallas Baptist University
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Dallas Baptist University provides Christ-centered higher education in the arts, sciences, and professional studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to traditional and adult students.

Dr. W. Ross O'Brien
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Lamar University
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Lamar University in Beaumont is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University
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Prairie View A&M in Prairie View, TX is designated in the Texas Constitution as one of the three "institutions of the first class." PVAMU provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to engage in a wide variety of activities that are intellectually stimulating, from Digital Media to Mandarin Chinese.

Rice University
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Rice is a private research university located in the heart of Houston. Rice fosters diversity and an intellectual environment that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

Sam Houston State University
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For more than 137 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The Measure of a Life is its Service,” echoes across SHSU’s seven colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

Dr. Jamie Collins
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Southern Methodist University
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Southern Methodist University is a nationally ranked private research university in University Park, a separate city inside the boundaries of Dallas. SMU has seven degree-granting schools and is a distinguished center for teaching and research.

St Edwards University
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St. Edward's University in Austin is a private, liberal arts Roman Catholic university in the Holy Cross tradition.

Texas A&M University
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Located in College Station, Texas, TAMU is one of the largest universities in the country. A&M has hundreds of millions of dollars in research expenditures generated by faculty-researchers and an endowment in the top ranks among U.S. public universities.

Texas Christian University
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Texas Christian University is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas. TCU is affiliated with, but not governed by, the Disciples of Christ. TCU was ranked by U.S. News & World Report within the top 100 national universities. TCU is classified by U.S. News and World Report as a Tier 1 University and a Doctoral/Research university by the Carnegie Foundation.

Texas State University

Texas State offers opportunities for discovery and innovation to faculty and students. Texas State ranks among the top universities in the nation for total bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students. Texas State's San Marcos campus of 491 acres is located in the Austin Metropolitan Area.

Texas Tech University

Research and enrollment numbers are at record levels, which cement Texas Tech's commitment to attracting and retaining quality students. The university strives to foster an environment that celebrates student accomplishment above all else. Texas Tech is large enough to provide the best in facilities and academics, but small enough to focus on each student individually. Quality students need a top-notch faculty. Texas Tech is home to a diverse, highly revered pool of educators who excel in teaching, research and service.

University of Houston

Established in 1927, the University of Houston empowers students in their pursuit of learning, discovery, leadership and engagement. Located in a sprawling metropolis, our premier Tier One Campus provides students with cutting edge programs including undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, distance and continuing education. Ranked among the best colleges in America, UH is home to award-winning faculty, innovative research centers, has one of the most diverse student populations in the nation, and alumni who have become international leaders. At the University of Houston we prepare students to envision their future, emerge as leaders and launch careers that transform the world.

University of Texas at Austin
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The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university and the flagship institution of The University of Texas System.

University of Texas at Dallas
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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas offering 130+ degree programs. The highly ranked Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM) is the largest of UT Dallas’ seven schools. UT Dallas provides outstanding tuition value, a wide variety of degree programs, classes on campus and online, and a convenient location in Richardson, Texas, about 18 miles north of downtown Dallas.

University of Texas MD Anderson

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the original three comprehensive cancer centers in the United States established by the National Cancer Act of 1971. The mission of MD Anderson is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world.

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a state university located in deep South Texas with primary campuses in Edinburg and Brownsville. Founded in 2015, it is a Hispanic serving component institution of the University of Texas System. UTRGV provides dozens of bachelor's, master's, doctoral degrees, and cooperative doctoral programs within 7 colleges.

Laurie Simmons

University of Texas San Antonio

The University of Texas San Antonio is an emerging Tier One research instituion serving the San Antonio metropolitan region.