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VelocityTX helps early-stage dual use bioscience companies launch innovative breakthroughs that can significantly enhance and save lives at a global level. VelocityTX is a nonprofit established as a subsidiary of the Texas Research & Technology Foundation (TRTF).

Scale with the VelocityTX Innovation Model

VelocityTX innovation model – CONNECT, SUPPORT, FUND—is designed to accelerate the path to commercialization for dual use (technologies with both military and civilian applications) companies focused on medical devices, biotech, and healthcare IT. 

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Lease Space at the VelocityTX Innovation Center

Headquartered on the east side of San Antonio, the VelocityTX Innovation Center is a state-of-the-art facility with 17,000 square feet of collaborative space ideal for individuals and companies looking to be a part of a growing community of bioscience innovators and entrepreneurs. Both office and lab space are available.

Discover VelocityTX Portfolio of Companies

Bioscience and Healthcare Industry
in San Antonio

San Antonio’s affordable cost of living, its vibrant culture and spirit of collaboration makes it the perfect city to launch bioscience innovations into the marketplace.

Largest City in the U.S.
1 th
Employees Work in The Industry
1 %
Contributed to Economy
$ 1 B
Federal Research Dollars
$ 1 M

Numbers are based on 2022 data according to the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Economic Impact Study

Believers & Partners in Innovation

Biomedical Development Corporation

Biomedical Development Corporation is developing KIOS, a digital health therapeutic for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). KIOS will be an FDA-approved digital therapeutic medical device used adjunctively to medication assisted therapy. In contrast to other digital products for OUD, only KIOS offers continuously available, individualized, evidence-based behavioral intervention strategies responsive to a patient’s evolving clinical status outside the context of the doctor’s office or treatment facility.

Savidj

Savidj is a neurological health technology company developing software for use in off-the-shelf XR devices. We are also developing a Faceguard, which can be embedded with our software, to be used in contact sports, to detect concussions.

Savidj is devoted to the detection, monitoring, and improvement of neurological health through our proprietary eye-tracking & head movement software. 

Their goal is to detect neurological disorders such as concussions or Alzheimer’s Disease, early in order to begin rapid treatment and prevent further impairments.

Consolidated Biomedical Solutions

Consolidated Biomedical Solutions, Inc. was formed to develop technology for the safe, legal and efficient onsite disposal of biomedical waste generated in physician practices, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, animal clinics, nursing homes, and a multitude of other outpatient or free-standing locations that are often referred to as small medical waste generators.

NucleoBio

NucleoBio is committed to providing state-of-the-art prostate screening tests that produce ground-breaking accurate results. We aim to bring a complete method of testing that fills the gaps and diminishes the inconsistencies of PSA and PSA-based tests, saves lives, reduces costs, and brings peace of mind.

Life SI

Life SI is devoted to the development of technology for health-research, mainly 3D Bioprinting and Microfluidics. One of the main goals is to create human tissue do transplant in real-life patients. Life SI’s product is mainly aimed to research instituitions such as universities working on reseach for health applications.

Dialectra by Powell Medical Innovations

Powell Medical Innovations is a start up focused on creating and investing in new medical technologies. This company is unique in the field because the founding members are composed are not associated with a physicians group or biotech company, but rather just two individuals with fresh ideas.

The only product currently under the ownership of Powell Medical Innovations is Dialectra, a sensing apparatus for peritoneal dialysis patients.

Carmen [Kidney] Health

Carmen [Kidney] Health is a company dedicated to making kidney care more accessible to patients. They provide diagnostic tests and evaluations, a tailored care path, support after the therapy is complete. 

MedCognition

MedCognition is developing new technology in the field of Simulated medical training. Professionals on healthcare’s frontline, be they EMTs, paramedics, nurses, or rapid response teams are tasked with treating and caring for the sick and injured. However, despite this critical role, they do not have good access to patient simulation. The PerSim® was specifically designed with pre-hospital and hospital training in mind. Our focus on affordable, portable and realistic simulation is specifically intended to provide all people who can benefit access to this valuable training modality.

Fun and Moving

Fun And Moving is a video-on-demand service for people who are stuck in life: those who don’t know where to start with a fitness regimen or those recovering from an injury or illness. We offer just over one thousand videos created by ACE certified trainers (proper technique) and approved by doctor, physical therapists, and occupational therapists (professionally vetted)… all for only $10 per month with UNLIMITED access. Our main products/services are mental wellness, starter fitness, memory, and rehabilitation videos and we offer step-by-step programs toward making the masses healthier at an affordable price.

Alt-Bionics

A medical device company that aims to tackle the problem of high-cost prosthetics by delivering affordable alternatives to the prosthetic market. Alt-Bionics is applying new, advanced, and low-cost technology to medical devices to display the capabilities that are similar in both form and function to higher-priced devices.

Bioxiplas

Manufactures and commercializes biodegradable personal disposable equipment, compostable and biodegradable plastic bags, and a new patented line of anti-viral (SARS COV2) material. 

Book to Fly

Global Accelerator - 2019

Book to fly is an e-commerce platform for travel agencies in Latin America where products can be sold with the company’s own logos while having full control over their agreements. It has clients in over 7 Latin American countries with over 55 agencies, and 1,600 clients active.

Eisana

An oncology solution company providing products to solve the unmet needs resulting from cancer treatment. While cancer survival continues to improve, side effects remain significant in terms of reduced quality of life and healthcare cost.

Libera

Global Accelerator - 2019

Libera offers services in cash flow management to save money and time through an ecosystem for maximum performance and avoiding late payments through 3 different financial solutions catered to different types of companies.

Neurognos

Is developing a noninvasive and simple disease diagnostic strategy for early Alzheimer’s screening, utilizing cutting-edge miRNA and Machine Learning technology.

Sysdatec Corp

Global Accelerator - 2019

Sysdatec Corp is a multinational company that offers enterprise content management systems that focuses on the integration of information from different sources in a single repository, this enables companies to be efficient in the decision-making process. They think outside the box when it comes to deployment or delivery of enterprise CMS for businesses.

Tekus

Global Accelerator - 2019

Tekus focuses on developing technical solutions in retail, education, manufacturing, commerce, and the public sphere with a specialization in communication systems. It offers a digital signage product, Arlebox, which works through integration with information systems.

The Sonar Company

Global Accelerator - 2019

Sports Sonar is a B2B platform that allows sports teams to better interact with their fans while providing their sponsors with much more visibility. It uses gamification to engage the audience during sporting events. While using the app, they deliver branded video content into mobile, using an ultrasonic tone that cannot be heard by the human ear, providing a new monetization stream to the team, as well as a mass virtualization for their sponsors Sports sonar can be embedded into an existing application or customized as a stand-alone app for clients who may need something special Discover the power of sound, while engaging fans of the team.

Thummi

Is an application that records and organizes the patient’s day-to-day events and provides real-time reports to clinics and doctors, to improve patient quality of life.

Voptime

Global Accelerator - 2019

Licence free Robot Process Automation (RPA) and Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) robots in additi0on to AI integration. It offers fast performing cloud integrated customized automation services with the goal of process automati0on, accuracy, and reliability without the high cost associated with RPA licenses.

Olifant Medical Inc.

Is developing and commercializing novel medical device solutions for healthcare workers’ technical challenges, creating better patient-provider experiences, leading to better outcomes for patients, and saving lives.

Incubator Program

The Incubator Program is designed to scale early-stage bioscience companies by providing long-term support and includes office and meeting space, access to industry experts, mentors, and more.

CEO Roundtable

The CEO Roundtable is an exclusive membership program that brings together executives from non-competing bioscience and healthcare companies to foster innovation, collaboration, and connections.