San Antonio is home to premier research organizations and numerous research centers. The foundation of the non-profit research community is comprised of: Texas Biomedical Research Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), who have also joined together to form the San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics (SAPPT). SAPPT has recently published a guide to their work. For information on UTSA’s facilities available to assist companies with their research, click here. UT Health San Antonio maintains a bio-specimen bank and a database of researchers and their research areas. SwRI’s bioscience research program includes: computational biomedicine, biomedical devices and biomechanics, and pharmaceutical development.
The military conducts biomedical research in San Antonio via the 59th Medical Wing, the US Army Institute for Surgical Research (USAISR), and the Navy Medical Research Unit (NAMRU).
Many companies collaborate and conduct their own biomedical research in San Antonio, such as BioBridge Global. For a list of research organizations in San Antonio,