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San Antonio’s Aerospace History and Innovators to Be Honored

12-03-2019:
The Port and the Dee Howard Foundation will host the upcoming San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 26, 2020.
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Cyber Talk Radio: Cyber Competitions at UTSA

12-03-2019:
Dwayne Williams from UTSA's Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security discusses nationwide programs such as CyberPatriot and the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

City Looks to Tackle Digital Divide by First Assessing the Problem

12-02-2019:
Roughly one in four San Antonians lacks a high-speed internet connection at home.
Read more on therivardreport.com

SwRI-built instrument confirms findings on solar wind

12-02-2019:
Researchers illustrate how the solar wind evolves at increasing distances from the Sun.
Read more on swri.org

Eco Devo 360 eNewsletter - December 2019

12-01-2019:
Check out this month's eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation!
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

Local Executive is on a Mission to Make Entrepreneurship Inclusive

11-28-2019:
Webhead founder Janie Gonzalez is setting her sights on helping young female and minority tech entrepreneurs.
Read more on therivardreport.com

Infrared paint-curing system takes top prize at Student Tech Symposium

11-27-2019:
System allows infrared paint curing technology to be used on flat surfaces as well as complex shapes, such as engines.
Read more on utsa.edu

SA chemistry professor wins premier award for precious metals research

11-27-2019:
Dr. Michael P. Doyle is an international leader in the development of catalysts and processes for metal carbene transformations.
Read more on utsa.edu

Port San Antonio trying to get development right

11-27-2019:
The Port's latest proposal to build an Innovation Center is a step in the right direction.
Read more on houstonchronicle.com

UTSA engineering students develop low-cost bionic prosthetic arm

11-26-2019:
The device takes signals from the user’s brain, which then go to a computer program the students developed.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

Port Board Approves Phase 1 Plans for New Innovation Center

11-20-2019:
The center will include a technology arena, museum, collaborative technology transfer lab, an industry showroom, and community spaces and amenities.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

UTSA Engineering Students Build Interactive Museum Exhibits to Engage Children

11-20-2019:
Projects will be on display at San Antonio's DoSeum.
Read more on utsa.edu

Port to Develop Innovation Center

11-20-2019:
The facility will be a destination for esports enthusiasts, science education, and innovation.
Read more on therivardreport.com

SA High School teaches Red Hat Linux

11-20-2019:
CAST Tech has been named a Red Hat Academy, a designation only 27 other U.S. schools have — only two of which are based in Texas.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Cyber Talk Radio: Google Fiber in San Antonio

11-19-2019:
Clarissa Ramon, Government and Community Affairs Manager for Google Fiber, discusses the reasons that Google Fiber has chosen San Antonio to roll out its new internet service.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

SwRI Develops Superhydrophobic Coating for Offshore Drilling Pipes

11-19-2019:
Institute's LotusFlo™ coating will keep offshore drilling pipes from being clogged by various substances.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI-developed Direction-finding Antenna Wins 2019 R&D 100 Award

11-19-2019:
R&D Magazine recognized Southwest Research Institute's newest antenna technology as one of the 100 most significant innovations of 2019.
Read more on swri.org

How San Antonio is Building a Startup Culture

11-18-2019:
The city challenges local students, startups and entrepreneurs to develop technology-based solutions to city-identified problems.
Read more on citiesspeak.org

San Antonio medical school gets millions to research breast cancer

11-16-2019:
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to award funds to UT Health San Antonio.
Read more on expressnews.com

UT Health San Antonio Receives Funding to Expand Sites of Care

11-14-2019:
$80 million grant will allow for the construction of a multispecialty/research hospital in San Antonio.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

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.
Read more on swri.org

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.
Read more on utsa.edu

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.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

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.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

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.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

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.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

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.
Read more on expressnews.com

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Rackspace to Acquire Cloud Consulting Firm Onica

11-04-2019:
The addition of Onica will complement Rackspace's existing managed cloud capabilities.
Read more on therivardreport.com

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.
Read more on therivardreport.com

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.
Read more on utsa.edu

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.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Plus One Robotics to double workforce

10-31-2019:
San Antonio robotics firm launches new lab at Port San Antonio.
Read more on www.expressnews.com

ECO DEVO 360 ENEWSLETTER - OCTOBER 2019

10-31-2019:
Read this month's EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation!
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

Plus One Robotics Opens New Facility At Port San Antonio

10-31-2019:
The startup—which teaches robots to see—opened its new facility.
Read more on tpr.org

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.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

UTSA researcher studies osteoporotic bone fractures

10-30-2019:
Researcher seeks to prevent or deter the loss of the proteins before bone brittleness develops.
Read more on utsa.edu

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on expressnews.com

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

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.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI concept wins NREL energy storage prize

10-22-2019:
Concept will help reduce commissioning times of pumped storage hydropower.
Read more on swri.org

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.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

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.
Read more on swri.org

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.
Read more on ksat.com

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.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

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.
Read more on fifthdomain.com

SA Museum offers free science & tech exhibits, events

10-17-2019:
SAMSAT brings those topics together in space offering free exhibits.
Read more on kens5.com

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