MCA Awards Funds to Startups

October 22, 2018

The Medical Center of the Americas Foundation hosted its second investor pitch event of the year where startups from its first Proof-of-Concept Competition vied for a total of $50,000 in pre-seed funding.

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MCA travels to Boston for 2018 BIO International Convention

June 8, 2018

The MCA Foundation was in Boston this week to showcase El Paso’s biotechnology and life sciences sectors at the world’s largest biotechnology conference, the BIO International Convention.

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The future of the medical device industry

November 12, 2017

To accelerate the growth of the medical device industry, some of the region’s largest manufacturers are working with the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation and universities to establish a medical “cluster.” The effort aims to establish the Borderland as a hive of medical-device innovation.

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MCA grooms 11 startups

October 30, 2017

The Medical Center of the Americas Foundation selected 11 teams out of 25 applicants to participate in a new technology “proof-of-concept” competition. It is part of a broader effort by city leaders to create more high-skill, high-wage jobs in the region by cultivating innovative growth companies.

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MCA Foundation Awarded Grant for Campus Planning & Growth

July 28, 2017

The Medical Center of the Americas Foundation (MCA) was recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to support planning efforts to grow the MCA campus that houses Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, University Medical Center of El Paso, El Paso Children’s Hospital, City of El Paso Public Health Department, the MCA’s Cardwell
Collaborative biomedical incubator and others.

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