Innovation Factory

The Home of Tomorrow’s Advancements

Check Out TMC's Innovation Factory

What was once a Nabisco cookie factory now drives TMC’s diverse alliance of early-stage innovators. The TMC Innovation Factory empowers entrepreneurs from across the world to push the limits of discovery and bring their solutions to life faster with the support of industry partners, TMCi programming, and the greater TMC ecosystem.

  • 2015 Established
  • 300+ Start-ups
  • $50M TMC Venture Fund
  • $5.8B Raised to Date
  • 3 Industry Workshops

The Nabisco building in Houston, known for producing iconic treats like Oreos and Chips Ahoy since 1950, has transformed into a hub for innovation in the life sciences and healthcare sectors, housing renowned companies and startups alike. Renovated in 2001 by the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the building, now called TMC Innovation, retains its industrial charm while fostering collaboration among industry leaders and emerging entrepreneurs, offering a unique blend of history and modernity.

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TMC Innovation

TMC Innovation (TMCi) is shaping the future of health care by uniting promising innovators with the best minds in science and medicine from member institutions across the Texas Medical Center.

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The Center for Device Innovation at Texas Medical Center fast-tracks the development of medical devices from concept to market. With rapid prototyping and dedicated test spaces, CDI at TMC accelerates early and mid-stage development with state-of-the-art facilities.

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Leasing Opportunities

TMC Innovation offers a range of space options for life science and healthcare innovation companies seeking to join the community.

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