Biomedical Industry Tour: August 2023

Industry members opened their doors to over 30 UT Health San Antonio graduate students on August 1st and shared an inside look at some of the biomedical facilities in San Antonio. Students were able to visit laboratories and biomanufacturing facilities, participate in a panel discussion, discuss start up processes, hear from entrepreneurs and ask industry-rich … Read more

BioMedSA New Members: August 2023

BioMedSA’s Board of Directors approved 4 new memberships in August 2023: Blaze Biotech, Carolina Precision, Kowa and Qana. Blaze Biotech is a medical device development firm in San Antonio that works with individuals and small companies seeking to create and grow medical device businesses with the goal of divesting. They review concepts and IP potential … Read more

BioMedSA New Members: July 2023

BioMedSA’s Board of Directors approved 5 new memberships in July 2023: Lifeblood Capital, Southwestern Controls, MindLight, Inova, and CAI. Lifeblood  Capital seeks to support medtech startups through talent acquisition and fundraising strategies. Lifeblood manages end t0 end talent at every level; from C-suite to entry level.  Fundraising strategies seek to help entrepreneurs properly pitch appropriate … Read more

Who’s Who in SA: Sunil Ahuja, M.D.

Sunil K. Ahuja, MD, serves as a Professor and Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System. He serves as a professor of medicine; microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics; and biochemistry and structural biology at UT Health San Antonio. He also serves as Director of Research Enhancement Programs … Read more

BioMedSA New Members: June 2023

BioMedSA’s Board of Directors approved 5 new memberships in June 2023: CENIT Consulting, Clinical Trials of Texas, Galen Data, USI Insurance Services, and Phage Refinery. CENIT Consulting seeks to provide comprehensive regulatory and quality management services specifically tailored for medical device start-ups. Drawing from our expertise in medical device regulatory affairs, they guide companies through … Read more

City of San Antonio Grants for Growth Stage Companies

For many of our members, the search for funding and grants is an inevitable part of growth. We are grateful to the City of San Antonio for approving a new program to support small businesses with high-growth potential.  Funding will be provided based on eligibility requirements assessed as part of an application. Limited funding support … Read more

BioFest Tours

A new addition to Biofest Week this year, Biofest Tours, enabled attendees to visit 5 key assets in the San Antonio life science ecosystem: Southwest Research Institute, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, BioBridge Global, NVision, and VelocityTX.  Participants learned more about these organizations, including laboratory tours. With a full roster and a waitlist, BioMedSA welcomed participants … Read more

BioMedSA New Members: May 2023

BioMedSA’s Board of Directors approved 2 new memberships in May 2023: iGenomeDX and Aiculus. iGenomeDx is a San Antonio based molecular diagnostic laboratory whose mission is to enhance decision-making for physicians, increase the quality of care for patients, and lower the costs of healthcare for everyone by providing reliable genetic testing services. Testing services in … Read more


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