ConTex is a joint initiative of the University of Texas System and Mexico's National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). Established in 2016, ConTex supports bilateral efforts to enhance academic and research cooperation between Texas and Mexico. ConTex represents a long-term commitment to expand cross-border partnerships and create opportunities to share knowledge relevant to issues of common interest to the United States and Mexico.
ConTex gives researchers the opportunity to make new discoveries and scientific breakthroughs, offers students a chance to use their knowledge and skills in a real-world environment, and offer outstanding preparation for entering the global workforce.
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GOAL ONE: Expand access to UT System Institutions for highly qualified Mexican students and researchers.
GOAL TWO: Impact the Texas economy by developing high-impact, bi-national research in targeted fields.
GOAL THREE: Enhance cooperation between Texas and Mexico and promote a better understanding between the two countries.