Community Leadership

The Texas Research and Technology Foundation is celebrating over 38 years of commitment to economic development in the San Antonio region. We have attracted and supported innovative ventures in bioscience and technology while cultivating relationships with key stakeholders dedicated to the thoughtful and strategic growth of life science institutions, businesses, and the ecosystem where they flourish, along with our innovation arm, VelocityTX.  We are continuing to develop catalytic projects and programs that will ensure the life science ecosystem is ready and included in that growth. We invite you to Partner With Us.

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In Development:

We invite you to be our Partner as we rehabilitate an abandoned historic site on the East Side of San Antonio. Be a part of the transformation into the VelocityTX Innovation Center, a regenerative medicine production facility and a life science research and commercialization hub. The Innovation Center will catalyze additional growth in the area and become TRTF’s center of operations for continuing its mission to drive economic development in San Antonio.

In Innovation:

Bring life-saving innovations to market with us by supporting our incubator and accelerator programs.  Our talented staff provides training, coaching, mentoring, commercialization, financing, and networking support to innovation-based, high-growth life science and emerging technology companies. We foster the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and expertise through effective events and initiatives.

In Growth:

Be a part of San Antonio’s growth in life science and technology as our partner in preparing the next generation of entrepreneurs and the workforce. With your help, we will continue to support bringing new products to market, attract new companies, and secure investment capital. An important part of that is our commitment to support and raise awareness of STEM curriculum and demand occupations—partner with us in planting seeds for the future career growth of our area students.


Thank You to Our Donors

for generously supporting TRTF’s mission of delivering sustainable economic and community growth.