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Texas Global Health Security Innovation Consortium (TEXGHS) Virtual Launch Event
October 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 amFree
Join us for the virtual launch of the Texas Global Health Security Innovation Consortium (TEXGHS) – fighting COVID-19 and the next pandemic!
Tech Ranch, as a Founding Partner Organization of TEXGHS, proudly would like to announce the launch of TEXGHS. TEXGHS is dedicated to coordinating efforts to support innovators and innovations fighting COVID-19 and future pandemics. Organized by the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) at The University of Texas at Austin, TEXGHS is leading the creation and long-term success of a health security innovation ecosystem in Texas where equitable, inclusive solutions launch locally and grow globally.
Our virtual launch event will feature speakers from around the globe to discuss the importance of supporting innovation in the fight against COVID-19. The event will also highlight how TEXGHS has created a unique innovation ecosystem that brings together academic, public, and private sector partners to respond to COVID-19 and help prevent the next pandemic.
Peter Hotez – Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine
Moredreck Chibi – World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Innovation Lead
Adriana Cruz – Office of the Governor of the State of Texas
Sarah (Michel) Gerwig – TEXGHS and CEO, UpGlobal Consulting – Event moderator
Jay Hartzell – President, The University of Texas at Austin
Donna Howard – House Member, Texas House of Representatives
Clay Johnston – Dean, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin
Verena Kallhoff – Texas Health CoLab, Dell Medical School – Panel moderator
Lisa McDonald – TEXGHS and Director of Healthcare, Austin Technology Incubator