Texas A&M Announces Lineup For SXSW Interactive Week

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Texas A&M University, an incubator of innovative research and thought, will make its inaugural foray into South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Week, March 10-15 in Austin.

Hotel Van Zandt will serve as host venue for the “Texas A&M House,” a one-stop destination featuring Texas A&M’s groundbreaking research, innovation and global discovery.

Texas A&M is a tier-one research institution that, together with the Texas A&M System, secures almost $1 billion in research and development funding each year.

The university’s programming will kick off Friday, March 10 with a panel on “The Rise of Academic Incubators.” Silicon Valley venture capitalist Ray Rothrock and newly named Siemens USA CEO Judy Marks will join Texas A&M President Michael K. Young and Harvard Innovation Labs Managing Director Jodi Goldstein to discuss innovative ways of advancing and leveraging strategic alliances between industry leaders, commercial funding partners and higher education institutions for entrepreneurial endeavors.

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