Allegiance Bank Texas
Allegiance Bank Texas opened for business during the uncertain economic climate of late 2007 guided by our founders’ belief that the need for a responsive, relationship-based bank with strong ties to the community is ever present and growing. Allegiance Bank Texas is focused on the guiding principles of co-founders Steve Retzloff and George Martinez who shared a common vision and mission to provide an extraordinary value and service to all constituents: the customer, the employee, the shareholders, the community, the industry and the regulators. http://www.allegiancebanktexas.com/
Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert& Goetzel
Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C. is a full service intellectual property law firm with a nationwide practice located in Austin, Texas. We have approximately 70 employees, including approximately 40 attorneys, patent agents and technical advisors specializing in the procurement, prosecution, litigation, licensing and counseling of intellectual property matters, such as patents, copyrights, trademarks, unfair competition and domain names. http://www.intprop.com/
Office of Technology Commercialization
The Texas A&M University System’s Office of Technology Commercialization is Industry’s Connection to the A&M System. The OTC provides the link between the laboratories where innovative new technologies are being developed and industry partners that will bring them to fruition as a product.
The OTC protects these new innovations, developed by A&M System researchers, through patents and copyrights and seeks to transfer the intellectual property to industry by royalty-bearing license agreements for commercial products that result in economic development and public benefit.
The OTC interacts with hundreds of companies each year as it seeks to find commercial partners to commercialize A&M System innovations. As a result, more than 700 license agreements have been executed since the OTC was established in 1992. http://otc.tamu.edu
Research Valley Partnership
Located in the center of the Texas Triangle that is Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, The Research Valley is an emerging 21st century North American community. Anchored by the cities Bryan and College Station, and Brazos County, The Research Valley is truly one community. Energized by the awesome resources of The Texas A&M University System, its flagship Texas A&M University, and the emerging Texas A&M Health Science Center, The Research Valley is a unique place where innovation, traditions, and values are core to its culture and its future. With the guidance of The Research Valley Partnership helping to advance economic development in the area, The Research Valley is fast becoming the Innovation Capital of Texas. http://www.researchvalley.org