ISSRDC Day 2 Fireside Chat – Intersection of Innovation: Bringing Together Legacy Automobile Brands and the Medical Community

What do fast cars and implantable medical devices have in common? This fireside chat will explore the relationship between Automobile Lamborghini, one of the most iconic legacy automobile brands in the world, and the Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) as they joined forces to create more effective delivery of therapeutics for patients on Earth through space-based R&D. While the team at the HMRI has a long history of forging unique relationships with entities to enable the development of an implantable medical device through station utilization, it’s collaboration with Lamborghini at first glance might be surprising. Explore why this partnership made sense for both entities and how it could pave the way for future non-traditional collaborations in space.