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Texas A&M System Approves New Tarleton State Biotech Institute in Downtown Fort Worth

by | Sep 1, 2023

Tarleton State University received the go-ahead for a new biotechnology institute as part of Texas A&M-Fort Worth’s burgeoning downtown research campus.

Approved in mid-August by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, the biotech institute is situated in one of the nation’s fastest-growing life sciences hubs.

“More than 5,000 biotechnology manufacturing and research and development firms — think Novartis, Alcon, AstraZeneca — call Texas home,” according to the university....

Groundbreaking: Fortune 500 Company Joins Texas A&M Fort Worth’s Landmark Campus Project
Dignitaries dug in today at the groundbreaking for Texas A&M Fort Worth. Construction will begin with the $150 million Law & Education Building, part of a three-building urban research campus. Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp says the campus will be "a magnet for economic growth for the North Texas region.”
The Last Word: State Senator Kelly Hancock on the $350M Texas A&M-Fort Worth Research Campus
by | Jan 20, 2023
The Texas A&M University System announced the name Thursday at an event in Fort Worth. The downtown research campus is "moving ahead rapidly toward construction," TAMU says, as the anchor project for a technology and innovation district planned around the redevelopment of the city’s convention center.