Galveston will soon see evidence of a new emerging technology business incubator in the old Customs House building on Strand Street, thanks to a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration and $500,000 in matching funds from the University of Texas Medical Branch.

The grant, made to the medical branch’s Center for Business Technology and Development, will enable a centralized hub for business, technology and medical care in the Customs House, 1700 Strand, fulfilling a mission of the institution as well as the dream of a local partner, the Galveston Economic Development Partnership and its president, Jeff Sjostrom.

Kathryn Eastburn: 409-683-5257; kathryn.eastburn@galvnews.com.

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