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TMC Innovation is dedicated to accelerating startups that are solving the real-world needs of the Texas Medical Center’s 21 member hospitals and have the potential to make a global impact in health care. We will be accepting TMCx Medical Device applications in Summer 2019!


TMC X+ provides dedicated office space and co-working space for health care and life science companies. These companies work in the heart of TMC, next door to the TMCx accelerator program and Johnson & Johnson’s JLABS @ TMC. TMCx+ gives companies access to the resources of the TMC Innovation Institute, including events, curriculum and the advisor network.


TMC Biodesign is a one-year innovation fellowship program that brings together highly talented individuals from engineering, medicine, business, design, computer science and research to create digital health and medical device solutions. Innovation Fellows are supported with the leading experts and resources of the largest medical center in the world.


JLABS @ TMC is a 30,000-square-foot JLABS incubator that can accommodate up to 50 life science startups. The JLABS @ TMC facility includes a combination of shared and private lab and office spaces, and features value-added solutions including operational support, education and business services.


Part of AT&T’s Innovation Center network, the AT&T Foundry for Connected Health@TMC is an incubator for digital health technologies that bridge the gap between clinical and home environments.


As a collaboration between Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC , and the Texas Medical Center, CDI @ TMC brings together the unique strengths and resources across these great enterprises to create a novel approach for medical device innovation.  The team, resources, and access to expertise enables needs-based ideation, rapid technology prototyping, and pre-clinical / clinical testing with shorter timelines and capital efficiency.

Get Involved

The individuals that make up the TMC Innovation Institute Advisor Network are an integral piece in the success of the overall program by providing strategic and tactical guidance to our innovation community. This network includes opportunities to interact with digital health and medical device startup companies, TMC Biodesign fellows and strategic partners. Advisors represent various fields and provide a range of expertise from entrepreneurship, investor, clinical, technical, legal guidance and more. If you are interested in becoming one of our advisors, please fill our the advisor application through the link below.

The TMC Innovation Institute is a great place to host an event of any size. Our space can meet all needs with an auditorium, classroom style and general event setup. If you are interested in hosting an event at our space, please fill out our request form by following the link below. Once your request is received, our operations team will be in touch to assist you. If you have specific questions, please email


Join our community of students from across the country interested in health care and entrepreneurship. Undergraduate and graduate students will have an opportunity to work with medical device and digital health start-up companies for a 3- to 4-month period. Each internship is unique, providing the students exposure to differing company stages, technologies and business strategies.


Interested in seeing the space in person? We offer public tours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. or 3 p.m. If you plan to join us for a tour, please let us know when to expect you and how many guests will be in your party. We look forward to showing you our innovation community.