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Texas A&M-San Antonio in Line for $1M From Feds to Boost Wastewater Research

07-19-2024:
The money, which awaits final approval in Congress, could pay to study pathogens and bacteria in San Antonio's wastewater and water supply.
Read more on expressnews.com

Nonprofit Spurs Economic Mobility Through Free Tech Training

07-17-2024:
NPower's mission is to help local residents launch careers in tech — especially members of the military and people from disadvantaged communities.
Read more on expressnews.com

Free Event: See the Future of Texas Transportation

07-17-2024:
See up-and-coming innovations that will transform the way people and goods move across Texas and beyond.
Read more on txdot.gov

SwRI Evaluates Cybersecurity Risks Associated with EV Fast-charging Equipment

07-16-2024:
Institute finds vulnerabilities in between EVs and fast-charging infrastructure
Read more on swri.org

SwRI, UTD Jointly Fund Project to Evaluate Space Sensor in Unique Facility

07-16-2024:
SPRINT program launches, also funds domestic lithium independence research.
Read more on swri.org

Plus One Robotics Uses AI for Warehouse Management with Human Integration

07-16-2024:
Port-based company develops robot systems for applications such as material handling and movement.
Read more on ksat.com

USAA's Kid-ternship Program Introduces Kids to Future STEM Careers

07-12-2024:
Approximately 300 kids were recently given a firsthand look at the urgent need to fill future STEM positions.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

New Undergraduate Program Geared Toward Gamers to Debut at UTSA

07-10-2024:
A new Game Design program will offer its first classes in Fall 2024.
Read more on utsa.edu

SAMSAT 21AFTERSCHOOL Program

07-10-2024:
SAMSAT’s free 21AFTERSCHOOL program brings STEM content to students from nearby school districts.
Read more on samsat.org

SAMSAT STEM Summer Camps

07-10-2024:
Enroll your students with SAMSAT for exciting learning and discovery opportunities!
Read more on samsat.org

APPLY NOW! SAMSAT Educator Fellows Program

07-10-2024:
Work with SAMSAT through the school year to develop your own project-based learning curriculum.
Read more on samsat.org

Texas Biomed’s New Program Opening New Opportunities for Underrepresented Students

07-10-2024:
The Valero Young Scientist Program aims to inspire ethnic minorities and females to pursue a career in science.
Read more on ksat.com

SwRI: Training Courses and FREE Online Webinars

07-10-2024:
Learn from industry R&D experts who are renowned for problem solving and providing premier services to an array of government and industry clients.
Read more on swri.org

UTSA’s Online Cybersecurity Program Ranks Top 5 in Nation, According to Forbes

07-09-2024:
Students can learn to defend organizations from various cyber threats in flexible asynchronous classes.
Read more on ksat.com

UTSA Joins New Consortium Dedicated to Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation

07-08-2024:
The pressing challenges of nuclear security and nonproliferation require a concerted effort from experts across the country.
Read more on utsa.edu

San Antonio Sees Success with Construction Waste Recycling Program

07-03-2024:
The City has received 25,000 pounds of C&D materials at its Material Innovation Center at Port San Antonio.
Read more on wastetodaymagazine.com

Port Gets Congressional Backing for Air Forces Cyber HQ Proposal

07-02-2024:
Consolidated campus will house 16th Air Force, its missions and partner agencies.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Port San Antonio Internship Program Empowers Future Tech Professionals

07-01-2024:
Students are learning cybersecurity, aerospace and robotics.
Read more on ksat.com

Building a Cyber-ready Manufacturing Workforce

07-01-2024:
CyManII's Learning Library provides online cybersecurity training courses, resources, and tools for the manufacturing workforce in IT/OT cybersecurity.
Read more on cymanii.org

Astroport Space Technologies: The Next Frontier in Space

06-25-2024:
Learn about the work being developed by Port-based Astroport that will allow us to harness the Moon's resources.

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Women's Health Device Takes Center Stage at BexarBio Pitch Event

06-25-2024:
Freyya Inc. is developing a biofeedback device to aid in pelvic floor monitoring during physical activity.
Read more on bizjournals.com

AI is Solving the Food Industry’s Unique Supply-chain Challenges

06-24-2024:
Erik Nieves, CEO of SA-Based Plus One Robotics, weighs in on some of these challenges.
Read more on fortune.com

OPEN CALL: Summer Space Camp for Grades 7-12

06-24-2024:
The StellarXplorers Space Program inspires students toward careers in aerospace and other STEM disciplines.
Read more on wexfoundation.org

WATCH: AURP’s Community of Practice Roundtable Discussion

06-18-2024:
Marcel Johnson represented the Port during a recent roundtable discussion hosted by the Association of University Research Parks.
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Air Force Considering Port's Cyber Headquarters Pitch

06-18-2024:
It's also looking at traditional methods to build a new facility — and taking interim steps toward the Port.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Local Engineers are Developing Technology for Autonomous Off-road Driving

06-17-2024:
The visual-based system uses stereo cameras and artificial intelligence to navigate rough terrain.
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SwRI Breaks Ground on High-speed Aerospace Engine Facility

06-17-2024:
Lab will make systems that travel five times the speed of sound.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

UTSA, WEX Foundation Awarded $800K NASA Grant

06-16-2024:
Unique program will enable students to build and test lunar lava tube habitat models.
Read more on utsa.edu

SAAACAM Partners with Tech Company for Low-vision Accessibility Tool

06-15-2024:
ReBokeh, an iOS-based app, will be available to museum visitors.
Read more on ksat.com

Plus One Robotics Recognized as Industry Standard Bearer

06-13-2024:
Port-based startup named Overall Robotics Company of the Year for 2024 by SupplyTech Breakthrough.
Read more on plusonerobotics.com/

Alamo Colleges IT Summer Internship

06-12-2024:
EMPLOYERS: By offering summer internships and support, you can play a vital role in shaping the future of San Antonio's workforce.
Read more on alamo.edu

City of San Antonio Summer Internship Program

06-12-2024:
The program exposes students to an array of professional opportunities and innovative career paths
Read more on sanantonio.gov

REGISTER NOW: Building Communities of Innovation

06-12-2024:
Port San Antonio leadership will join the Association of University Research Parks for a live roundtable discussion.
Read more on aurp.net

SwRI’s Dr. Kelly Miller Receives NASA Early Career Award

06-11-2024:
The honor comes with a $200,000 grant to fund community outreach and professional development.
Read more on swri.org

Nonprofit’s Mobile Lab Brings STEM Education to San Antonio Students

06-11-2024:
Learning Undefeated has been preparing students for 20 years.
Read more on ksat.com

UT Health San Antonio Plans Research Tower to Focus on Cancer, Aging, Diabetes and Obesity

06-11-2024:
The 100,000-square-foot facility is expected to open in 2025.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

SwRI Develops Screening Tool for Traumatic Brain Injuries

06-10-2024:
Field-ready smell test can be administered anywhere without specialized training.
Read more on swri.org

UTSA Contributes to UT System’s No. 3 Ranking on Prestigious Top 100 List for R&D

06-05-2024:
University's researchers secured 10 patents in 2023,
Read more on utsa.edu

UTSA’s Game-changing Investments in San Antonio’s Economy

06-04-2024:
San Antonio is emerging as a formidable economic force in Texas, with UTSA playing a pivotal role in driving the city’s top industries forward.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

CPS Energy Partners to Boost Nuclear Advocacy, Research

06-03-2024:
Utility company has joined the Texas Nuclear Alliance - the first electric utility provider to join the association.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI-led Team to Bolster Earthquake Readiness for U.S. Federal Highway Administration

06-03-2024:
Institute awarded 5-year contract for improved modeling to safeguard infrastructure, public safety.
Read more on swri.org

Commentary: Teens can take flight with Drone Technology

06-01-2024:
San Antonio is poised to become a major center for drone technology.
Read more on expressnews.com

San Antonio-built Device Headed to Moon on NASA Mission

06-01-2024:
A Southwest Research Institute instrument will travel aboard Firefly Aerospace’s Blue Ghost lunar lander this year.
Read more on expressnews.com

Flyby of Asteroid Dinkinesh Reveals a Surprisingly Complex History

05-30-2024:
SwRI-led Lucy mission to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids finds interesting attractions along the way.
Read more on swri.org

Capital Factory: Cup of Capital

05-30-2024:
Join Capital Factory - the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas - as it hosts its monthly coffee networking event at the Boeing Center at Tech Port.
Read more on eventbrite.com

Could a CO2-powered Turbine in San Antonio Be the Future of Power Generation?

05-29-2024:
Southwest Research Institute is working on it.
Read more on expressnews.com

Celebrating Science and Community in San Antonio

05-29-2024:
Local high school students and their mentors recently engaged with scientists from diverse backgrounds.
Read more on asbmb.org

SwRI Data Fusion Tool Targets Urban Heat Islands in San Antonio

05-28-2024:
Internally funded project uses more than 230 datasets to provide comprehensive view of socio-economic impacts of hot spots.
Read more on swri.org

Cybersecurity Workforce Development and Staffing Company Launches North American HQ in SA

05-27-2024:
NukuDo offers candidates a six-month paid training program based on real-world cybersecurity scenarios.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Could New Space Force Cyber Warfare Unit Land in San Antonio?

05-22-2024:
The U.S. Space Force is planning to create its own cyber warfare headquarters, and some San Antonio leaders are vying to land the unit here.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI’s H2-ICE Consortium Demonstrates Ultra-low Emissions From Hydrogen-fueled Heavy-duty Engine

05-21-2024:
Completed H2-ICE -powered demonstration vehicle begins industry tour at the 2024 ACT Expo.
Read more on swri.org

100 Laptops Distributed During ‘Connect San Antonio’ Event

05-18-2024:
Event was celebration of SA Digital’s partnership with AT&T, the city and Bexar County.
Read more on ksat.com

CyManII: Strengthening and Securing U.S. Manufacturing

05-16-2024:
View the annual report from CyManII, who advances cutting edge research in industrial security.
Read more on cymanii.org

Market Luncheon: Exploring Growth at Port San Antonio

05-16-2024:
Hear from Port leadership on how the organization is elevating San Antonio's global profile.
Read more on sanantoniosmps.org

Community Lab Space for Bioscience Startups Completed

05-16-2024:
VelocityTX offers emerging bioscience companies a space to do research with pathogenic or infectious organisms.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

MAY 29: Blood Drive at Boeing Center at Tech Port

05-16-2024:
Help save a life - make an appointment to donate blood/platelets.
Read more on biobridgeglobal.org

Future-Ready Business Podcast: Preparing the Workforce of Tomorrow

05-15-2024:
Cliff Zintgraff of SAMSAT shares insights on preparing the next generation of the workforce for the future amidst rapidly changing times.
Read more on jw.com

Southwest Research Institute Studies Boiling Liquids on the Moon and Mars

05-15-2024:
SwRI has partnered with Texas A&M for the endeavor.
Read more on expressnews.com

Longtime Community Champion, Business Leader Joins Port Board

05-14-2024:
Gabe Farias brings longstanding experience in public affairs, community leadership and entrepreneurship to his new role.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI Investigating Unusual Substorm in Earth’s Magnetotail Using MMS Data

05-14-2024:
Research examines the nature of explosive events in the magnetosphere.
Read more on swri.org

UT Health San Antonio to Lead Study of First-ever Oral Chlamydia Vaccine

05-11-2024:
Infections are often left untreated due to the lack of specific symptoms.
Read more on finance.yahoo.com

UT Health San Antonio Receives $1.5 Million to Advance Cancer and Alzheimer’s Research

05-11-2024:
Monies will fund eight faculty members and their projects.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

FORCECON Makes its Return to Boeing Center at Tech Port This Weekend

05-09-2024:
Event will feature all six U.S. military branches in an esports competition.
Read more on prnewswire.com

Top Scholar Uses Her Passion for Research to Fight Diseases

05-09-2024:
Marissa Coppin was recently recognized for a research proposal she submitted on the electrical properties of newborn neurons.
Read more on utsa.edu

Port Wants to Build $1 Billion-plus Campus to House Air Forces Cyber

05-08-2024:
Officials have floated a proposal to build the 16th Air Force a consolidated campus on the Port.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Local Researchers Receive $1M to Improve Trauma Care Using AI

05-08-2024:
Prize was awarded by the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative, an initiative of The University of Texas System.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI Evaluates Reliability of Pressure Relief Valves in Train Derailment Scenarios

05-07-2024:
Researchers contributed to report that shows valves effectively prevent overpressurization and explosion.
Read more on swri.org

As San Antonio Grows, So Will the Tech and Science Sectors of the Economy

05-07-2024:
San Antonio is the second fastest growing city in the nation.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

New App for Substance Abuse Treatment Developed in San Antonio

05-07-2024:
The app, known as KIOS, is described as a prescription digital therapeutic.
Read more on tpr.org

Plus One Robotics Introduces InductOne

05-07-2024:
Dual-arm automated parcel induction solution is designed to optimize parcel singulation and induction in high-volume fulfillment and distribution centers.
Read more on plusonerobotics.com

Port Spends Big to Sell its High-tech Jobs to San Antonio Students

05-06-2024:
Middle school and high school students from area schools compete in a two day drone competition.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Port San Antonio Jockeying to Be ‘Flying Car’ Hub

05-06-2024:
Site preparation for a vertiport at the Port is set to begin this month.
Read more on www.expressnews.com

Workbench for Offline Robotics Development™ (SWORD™) Launched at Automate 2024

05-06-2024:
Southwest Research Institute develops user-friendly ROS programming graphical toolkit for developers.
Read more on swri.org

Venture Capital Fund with Local Ties Focuses on Women-led Tech Startups

05-04-2024:
Rogue Women's Fund II LP invests in women-led b2b, software-as-a-service enterprise companies.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Showcasing San Antonio's Leading Edge in Tech and Education to the World

05-02-2024:
The Port recently led a delegation as part of Aviation Week’s MRO Americas 2024 convention in Chicago, Illinois.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SAMSAT: FREE After School STEM Classes

05-02-2024:
Program is open to qualifying students in grades 3-6.
Read more on samsat.org

Local Investor Group Alamo Angels Strikes Cross-border Partnership

04-29-2024:
Agreement will boost international business between the U.S. and Mexico.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio Nonprofit Awards $100K Grant to Aid Local Teachers

04-25-2024:
The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology, based at the Port, is the beneficiary of the grant - which will support educational initiatives.
Read more on communityimpact.com

SwRI’s Dr. Marc Janssens Recognized for Role in Establishing Cone Calorimeter Fire Testing

04-24-2024:
The National Fire Protection Association selected fire testing device for 2024 Philip J. DiNenno Prize.
Read more on swri.org

Fiesta de los Niños 2024: A Look Back

04-24-2024:
The family-friendly event featured an array of tech-focused activities while offering many of the traditional attractions that have helped defined it over the years.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI-led Eclipse Projects Shed New Light on Solar Corona

04-22-2024:
Airborne, ground-based observations provide unique data and engage the public.
Read more on swri.org

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