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Higher Education Commissioner: Urgent Action Needed to Address Texas Skills Needs

The shift toward an innovation-based, technology-enabled economy has rapidly changed the skills and credentials needed by Texans in the workforce. Many individuals have struggled to keep pace. A new…

New Partnership Members in May

The Greater Houston Partnership welcomed 31 new member companies in the month of May. The Partnership works to connect companies with resources, information and networking opportunities to help…

Synthica Energy to Convert Bio Waste into Low-Carbon Natural Gas at Houston Plant

A new organic waste facility is in the works for Houston aimed at converting organic byproducts from food, beverage and biofuel producers into renewable natural gas.  Synthica Energy LLC’s technology…
Economic Development

Employers Tap First-Gen Students as 'Rising Stars' Through University of St. Thomas Internship Program

In his scrubs, sneakers and surgical mask, Peter Nguyen looks a lot like other staff of the Houston Methodist Research Institute for Technology, Innovation & Education (MITIE℠), in the Texas…

Bayou Business Download: A Full Houston Recovery

In this episode of Bayou Business Download, we talk about the impact of the most recent jobs report and what it tells us about our economic recovery post-COVID. We also discuss new figures from the U…
Life Sciences

Bill McKeon: Investing in Education Key to Advancing Houston's Life Sciences Ecosystem

As industry leaders work to advance Houston’s life sciences ecosystem, investing in education will be critical to its success, according to Bill McKeon, President and CEO of the Texas Medical Center…