Texas Emerging Technology Fund - News & Announcements
Friday, November 01, 2013 Austin, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investment in Center for the Advancement of Non-Metallics in Energy Sectors
Gov. Rick Perry announced the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is awarding $1 million to the Center for the Advancement of Non-Metallics in Energy Sectors (CANES).
Friday, September 13, 2013 Houston, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Announces $3 Million Grant to Create Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology
Gov. Rick Perry today announced a $3 million investment through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) to create the Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology in collaboration with the Texas Heart Institute (THI) and Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Thursday, July 25, 2013 Austin, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investments in Texas Companies Creating Therapies for Water Purification, Disease Diagnosis
Gov. Rick Perry has announced awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) to two early stage companies that are developing groundbreaking technologies in Texas to purify water and diagnose infections.
Friday, February 01, 2013 Austin, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investments in Texas Companies Creating Therapies for Diabetes and Heart Failure
Gov. Rick Perry has announced awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) to three early stage companies that are developing groundbreaking technologies in Texas to help treat and diagnose diabetes and heart failure.
Friday, August 31, 2012 Austin, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investment in Digital Power Conversion Technology
Gov. Rick Perry has announced the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is awarding $250,000 to Cirasys Inc. for the commercialization of its digital power converters. The company is licensing the patented technology from the University of Texas at Dallas, and will be working with the university to commercialize the technology.
Friday, August 03, 2012 Austin, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investments in Three Innovative Technology Companies
From biotechnology to health care to safe and efficient energy production, innovative Texas companies continue to lead the way to the next great breakthroughs in technology. Investments like these by the Texas Emerging Technology Fund are key to keeping the Lone Star State competitive, and continue to provide the critical, early stage capital that attracts innovative entrepreneurs to develop the next big idea in Texas.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Boston, Massachusetts Speech
Text of Gov. Perry’s Remarks at BIO International Convention
Today, the Texas biotechnology sector is poised to become our state's next great industry, and we've got the workforce, talent, universities and business climate to make Texas a leader in biotech research, development and commercialization. Texas has always been a natural fit for innovative and creative people trying to accomplish what hasn't been done.
Friday, February 17, 2012 Austin, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Touts Public-Private Aerospace Collaboration to save Texas Talent
Gov. Rick Perry today praised the creation of a public-private partnership that will harness the Texas based talent, creativity and resources at Houston's NASA Johnson Space Center into innovative technologies with groundbreaking implications for our daily lives. This partnership will play an integral role in keeping some of our nation's brightest minds in Texas, and preserving jobs that might otherwise be lost as a result of the ending of the constellation program. Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade announced the initiative at the Texas Governor's Small Business Forum: Aerospace Collaboration Opportunities event held at the JSC.
Thursday, December 22, 2011 Austin, Texas & Kyle, Texas ETF News
Image Microsystems: Kyle, Texas City Council Approves Development Agreement with Image Microsystems
Image Microsystems, a leading provider of technology restoration, reverse logistics, e-waste recycling, and MicroStrate recycled products manufacturing-today announced they have reached an economic development agreement with the City of Kyle, TX.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Austin, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Receives Government Technology Leadership Award From National Association of Seed and Venture Funds
Gov. Rick Perry has received the National Association of Seed and Venture Funds (NASVF) Government Technology Leadership Award, which is given to a federal, state or regional official that has made exceptional contributions in leadership, program initiatives and resources to improve the economic climate for technology-based emerging enterprises.