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SwRI’s new Low-Load Cycle targets heavy-duty diesel engine emissions

11-12-2019:
Technology will gauge the performance of heavy-duty diesel engine aftertreatment systems in low-load conditions.
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Cyber Talk Radio: Fundamentals of Hacking

11-12-2019:
Cyber Talk Radio host Bret Piatt discusses how hacking is incorrectly perceived in the media and gives a more accurate understanding of the fundamentals of hacking.
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UTSA researchers discover new pathways in brain’s amygdala

11-12-2019:
Study could contribute to a better understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Shift in Port San Antonio Strategic Approach Yields Close to 3,000 New Jobs

11-08-2019:
Of the 2,757 jobs created since the start of fiscal year 2018 to date, only 50 were a result of economic incentives offered by the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
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TechNovum Accelerator for Researchers Graduates Eight New Companies

11-06-2019:
New accelerator program launched by UT Health San Antonio is designed for aspiring life science entrepreneurs.
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Air Force software development startup to open in downtown SA

11-05-2019:
LevelUP, who delivers rapidly deployable software to support Air Force and DOD missions, is inaugurating a 20,000-SF facility.
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Port San Antonio board could OK ‘innovation center’ Nov. 20

11-05-2019:
A plan to build an “innovation center” at the Port, which would include a gaming arena and a technology museum, could become a reality this month.
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Cyber Talk Radio: UTSA's New National Security Collaboration Center

11-05-2019:
Brig. Gen. (Ret) Guy Walsh, founding executive director of UTSA's NSCC, discusses the creation of an innovative hub downtown for cybersecurity research.
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Rackspace to Acquire Cloud Consulting Firm Onica

11-04-2019:
The addition of Onica will complement Rackspace's existing managed cloud capabilities.
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UTSA named a top research university in natural sciences

11-04-2019:
School recognized by Nature Index as one of the leading universities for its output of research in the natural sciences.
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AW Texas Groundbreaking Kicks Off Record-Breaking Growth in San Antonio Area

11-04-2019:
New $400 million facility will be third U.S. plant for vehicle transmission manufacturer.
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Robotics Startup Raises $1.5M in Seed Funding

11-01-2019:
Located at Port San Antonio, Reckon Point specializes in indoor GPS mapping and navigation services.
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Plus One Robotics to double workforce

10-31-2019:
San Antonio robotics firm launches new lab at Port San Antonio.
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ECO DEVO 360 ENEWSLETTER - OCTOBER 2019

10-31-2019:
Read this month's EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation!
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Plus One Robotics Opens New Facility At Port San Antonio

10-31-2019:
The startup—which teaches robots to see—opened its new facility.
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UTSA researcher studies osteoporotic bone fractures

10-30-2019:
Researcher seeks to prevent or deter the loss of the proteins before bone brittleness develops.
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Plus One Robotics Expands to New 10,500-SF Facility at Port San Antonio

10-30-2019:
The startup is looking to double its staff over the next year, hiring a mix of engineers and sales and support employees.
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SA cancer research group aligns with global biotech

10-28-2019:
Partnership could have global implications for the Alamo City and its role in fighting the disease.
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San Antonio company develops new liquid bandage

10-26-2019:
The Biakos antimicrobial skin and wound cleanser, created by Rochal Industries, treats wounds, pressure ulcers, and burns.
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Geekdom Community Fund invests in two local startups

10-25-2019:
Over its two years in existence, Geekdom’s Community Fund has invested more than $200,000.
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Data Privacy Startup Rectify Wins $50K Prize at Tech Fuel Pitch Competition

10-23-2019:
Competition is San Antonio’s largest, equity-free, three-tiered $100,000 cash-prize pitch competition open to early-stage tech startups.
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Cyber Talk Radio: San Antonio Women in Technology

10-22-2019:
Dr. Barbara Hewitt, founder of San Antonio Women in Technology and professor at Texas State University, encourages women to pursue their interests in computer science, technology and cybersecurity.
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San Antonio email tech company Mailgun acquires French business

10-22-2019:
The acquisition will offer Mailgun's clients access to tools and marketing features to manage email programs.
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SwRI concept wins NREL energy storage prize

10-22-2019:
Concept will help reduce commissioning times of pumped storage hydropower.
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Local Accelerator RealCo Adds Two Companies to Its Program

10-22-2019:
RealCo Accelerator, a 15-month program that prepares startups for a series A financing round, has invested in companies BetterYou and HackNotice.
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SwRI-led Lucy mission completes critical design review

10-21-2019:
Mission will explore the Trojan asteroids, a population of ancient small bodies that share an orbit with Jupiter.
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Startups San Antonio founder discusses new Port SA Innovation Hub

10-18-2019:
Iris Gonzalez speaks about the Port's Innovation Hub, which is part of an ambitious plan to connect businesses from around the world with technology that is developed in the Alamo City.
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CyberWraith Video Game New Way to Close Cybersecurity Workforce Gap

10-17-2019:
One San Antonio entrepreneur is proposing a new, immersive video game to help close workforce gap.
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Cyber Command wants to work more closely with the energy sector

10-17-2019:
Collaboration will bolster relationship between the two agencies, in the event of a malicious or catastrophic cyberattack.
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SA Museum offers free science & tech exhibits, events

10-17-2019:
SAMSAT brings those topics together in space offering free exhibits.
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Cyber Talk Radio: What's New at UTSA Center for Infrastructure Assurance

10-15-2019:
Dr. Greg White, Director of UTSA's Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security, discusses cybersecurity education and the Information Sharing.
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New Precision Therapeutics Partnership to Highlight SA’s Bioscience Capabilities

10-15-2019:
Four large research institutions are funding the nonprofit San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics, or SAPPT.
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Mind Science Foundation Awards $60,000 at ‘BrainStorm’ Neuroscience Pitch Competition

10-15-2019:
Winning team will use the funding to researching resiliency in children raised in poverty.
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San Antonio Startup Sendspark Receives $300,000 Initial Investment

10-15-2019:
Company has developed a platform for recording and sending videos for businesses.
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San Antonio biotech invited to join national cancer collaborative

10-14-2019:
The American Cancer Society’s National Lung Cancer Roundtable has invited San Antonio-based bioAffinity Technologies to be its newest member.
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Air Force integrates missions, strengthens information warfare capabilities

10-11-2019:
16th Air Force will provide information warfare capabilities to combatant commanders with the speed to match today’s tech environment.
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Global R&D company opens laboratory building at Port San Antonio

10-11-2019:
London-based Intertek has established a 135,000-SF site that will offer assurance, testing, inspection and certification services to automotive customers.
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Dura Software Secures $10M Series A Round to Fund Expansion

10-11-2019:
Company specializes in “hyper-niche” software products.
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SA-based civic-minded tech startup growing local, global presence

10-10-2019:
Cityflag hopes to soon complete a $1.2 million seed-stage funding round.
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SAMSAT the Centerpiece of Port San Antonio Innovation Hub

10-10-2019:
The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology is home to a world-class collection of historic tech artifacts that is the centerpiece of Port San Antonio‘s planned innovation center.
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Cyber Talk Radio: National Cyber Security Month

10-08-2019:
Amanda Keammerer of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce discusses upcoming activities to celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
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SwRI cell expansion research receives additional $5.3 million in funding

10-08-2019:
Funding will go toward using an SwRI-developed bioreactor to propagate cells for personalized regenerative medicine applications.
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SwRI space scientist part of international team that uses deep learning to create virtual “super instrument”

10-07-2019:
New algorithm could result in lower cost and higher efficiency space missions.
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How deepfake videos work to trick online users

10-04-2019:
Cybersecurity companies such as IPSecure are racing to beat fraudulent videos.
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Microsoft teams with JBSA on Military Spouse Technology Academy

10-02-2019:
San Antonio-based program is Microsoft's second location in the United States.
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Largest State FIRST Robotics Competition Comes to San Antonio in 2020

10-02-2019:
Hundreds of high school students from Texas and New Mexico will compete in the largest robotics competition in Texas.
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Cyber Talk Radio: Cyber Warrior Network and Finding Cyber Talent with Gaming

10-01-2019:
Cyber Warrior Network Founder Nigel LeBlanc discusses his organization and how it is creating a way for employers to find cyber talent with gaming.
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SwRI scientist part of team characterizing near Earth objects

10-01-2019:
Dr. Tracy Becker is helping NASA observe and characterize near-Earth objects that could pose a threat to Earth or have potential for further exploration.
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San Antonio area ranked in Top 10 for most affordable cities to launch a startup

10-01-2019:
The state of Texas was ranked high in many state-wide measures.
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Texas Biomed Awarded $2.8 Million NIH Grant for Novel TB Research

10-01-2019:
Research findings could introduce new biological pathways critical to the body’s response to tuberculosis infection.
Read more on txbiomed.org

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