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Geekdom Chairman’s Philosophy on Entrepreneurship

08-19-2019:
Lorenzo Gomez III hopes to inspire others in the San Antonio community to create a bright future for the city.
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SA-based Scaleworks Buys E-Commerce Search Company Nextopia

08-15-2019:
The purchase is the second for Scaleworks, a venture equity firm, during its most recent round of funding.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Students, Teachers Help Create User Experience Course at CAST Tech

08-14-2019:
A user-experience (UX) program in Texas has begun at CAST Tech in the San Antonio Independent School District.
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UTSA National Security Collaboration Center's (NSCC) 100-Day Plan

08-13-2019:
The NSCC is a central part of the University of Texas - San Antonio and an anchor for the local emerging high-tech urban core.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Cyber Talk Radio: Developing and Connecting Cybersecurity Leaders

08-13-2019:
President of ISSA Alamo Chapter discusses how his organization is developing and connecting cybersecurity leaders in San Antonio.
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SwRI Receives $3 Million for Oxy-fuel Combustion Pilot Plant Project

08-12-2019:
Southwest Research Institute has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for this endeavor.
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San Antonio Company at the Forefront of Stem-cell Therapy

08-12-2019:
StemBioSys is hoping to raise $3 million from investors.

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SA-based Geekdom Fund Raises $1.16M for Three Companies

08-12-2019:
The three companies include a virtual personal assistant platform, an online clinical trials marketplace and a business formation service.
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San Antonio ISD Has a New Program This School Year

08-10-2019:
It's a free opportunity for high school students to get a head start if they want a career in the cyber world.
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Middle School Kids Program Mini Self-Driving Cars at Coding Camp

08-10-2019:
Students took part in Palo Alto College’s free coding camp in partnership with local nonprofit Youth Code Jam.
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Robotic Maintenance Tractor Maker Opens Office in San Antonio

08-08-2019:
Renu Robotics Corp. is a startup that is constructing autonomous equipment for the solar industry.
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UTSA to Develop New Tech for Earthquake Resistant Buildings

08-07-2019:
School awarded funding to test architectural materials that can help reduce effects of seismic events with little disruption to everyday life.
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SA Biotech Raising Millions for New Organ Transplant Technology

08-07-2019:
Vascular Perfusion Solutions Inc. aims to develop new technology that would extend the lifespan of donated organs.
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H-E-B Adding Tech Center in Downtown San Antonio, Will Create 500 Jobs

08-07-2019:
Tech center will power the growth of its digital arm.
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Two SwRI Concepts Part of NREL Energy Storage Competition

08-06-2019:
Concepts aim to bring electric power to the grid sooner and improve project ROI and net present value.
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Cyber Talk Radio: Modernization of Cyber Defense in the Military

08-06-2019:
Don Lewis, Former Deputy Director NATO Cyberspace Ops Centre, discusses the modernization of cyber defense, cybersecurity and IT in the military.
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San Antonio Life Science Hub on Track for September Launch

08-06-2019:
VelocityTX, an incubator and business complex for life science companies, expects anchor tenant GenCure to bring its adult stem cell production center online.
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STANDARDAERO ADDS MORE F-16 ENGINE WORK

08-02-2019:
The firm now services the Egyptian Air Force’s F-16 Falcon fleet’s General Electric F110-100 engines.
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Researchers Studying Effects of Drug Treatment on Aging Mind

08-02-2019:
San Antonio scientists are studying how drug treatment for cancer patients could be used to help decrease the effects of the aging mind of seniors.
Read more on ksat.com

UTSA Wins $3M NASA Award to Launch Extreme Environments Center

07-31-2019:
NASA and UTSA will collaborate to conduct research in harsh and extreme environments.
Read more on utsa.edu

Local Schools Tout Video Game Design Curricula for Interested Students

07-30-2019:
CastTech High School, Alamo Colleges and UTSA lead the way.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

TEXAS POSITIONED FOR HIGHEST CYBER GROWTH

07-30-2019:
A new report highlights best-prepared states to support the cybersecurity industry.
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Cyber Talk Radio: City of San Antonio's Office of Innovation

07-30-2019:
Chief Innovation Officer Brian Dillard and SA Smart City Coordinators highlight smart city initiatives.
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SwRI Adds Unique, Efficient Engine Wear Testing Rig

07-30-2019:
Equipment investigates wear mechanisms in engine components.

Read more on www.swri.org

SAEDF Eco Devo 360 eNewsletter - July

07-30-2019:
Check out this month's EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation!
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

UTSA Launches Coding Boot Camp Aimed Toward Working Professionals

07-29-2019:
School is launching program in partnership with Trilogy Education Services to help participants become full stack developers.
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SwRI Wins $127,000 in Funding at U.S. Army Pitch Day Event

07-29-2019:
Researchers are devising a computer model that would help to make armored vehicles stronger and less susceptible to failure in combat situations.
Read more on swri.org

Breakthrough at Texas Biomed May Hold Key to Managing HIV Infections

07-28-2019:
The study can also be used to further other studies of pathogens.
Read more on kens5.com

Cyber Advancement, Resilience Prioritized At UTSA's National Security Collaboration Center (NSCC)

07-28-2019:
Executive Director explains why San Antonio is uniquely positioned to lead the way in cyber.
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UT Health San Antonio Receives $3.75M Grant for Cancer Research

07-24-2019:
The research will be led by Patrick Sung, UT Health San Antonio biochemistry professor.
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Digital Defense and UTSA Partnership Facilitates Cyber Career Readiness

07-23-2019:
Partnership will provide students and faculty with access to an award-winning cloud-based information security platform.
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2,000+ New Jobs Created at Port in Recent Months

07-23-2019:
Check out how we’ve been powering our region’s growth through regional, national and global opportunities.
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Cyber Talk Radio: UTSA's Catalyst Lab

07-23-2019:
Jeff Prevost of UTSA discusses the university’s computer science and engineering degree programs and new Catalyst Lab, a cloud computing summer internship program.
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SwRI and UTSA Collaborate to Better Understand Metal Degradation

07-22-2019:
Institutions are studying common problem that can lead to mechanical hardware degrading and losing functionality.
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SA Cyber Company Grows Talent Pipeline with Local High Schools

07-22-2019:
Jungle Disk teams with SAISD Foundation and SA Works to provide a hands-on job experience for high school students.
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Port San Antonio CEO Reflects on First Year at Helm

07-18-2019:
The Port added more than 1,100 jobs - many tech-related - to its campus last year.
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UTSA Develops Open Source Software to Secure the Cloud for Users

07-17-2019:
The school has launched Galahad, an open source revolutionary user computer environment for the Amazon Cloud.
Read more on utsa.edu

Innovative Pipeline Services Company Moves into San Antonio

07-16-2019:
TMI Solutions LLC provides leak detection and route planning for pipeline companies.
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Cyber Talk Radio: San Antonio's Chief Security Officer

07-16-2019:
City of San Antonio Chief Security Officer Patsy Boozer discusses her education and career path leading up to her current role with the city.
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SwRI, UTSA Researchers Create Innovative Model for sCO2 Power Generation

07-15-2019:
Collaboration is supported by a $125,000 grant from the Connecting through Research Partnerships (Connect) Program.
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UTSA Chemist Receives Global Recognition for His Work

07-12-2019:
Dr. Banglin Chen has been elected to become a Foreign Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences in recognition of his vast contributions to research in science and technology.
Read more on utsa.edu

Fast-Growing Cyber Company Opens Lab at Port San Antonio

07-10-2019:
CNF Technologies' new cyber lab is 6,000 square feet, with another 12,000 square feet to be added by 2020 for cybersecurity operations support.
Read more on www.startupssanantonio.com

UTSA Professor Designs Protein Blockers to Fight Obesity and Heart Disease

07-10-2019:
Almost four in 10 adult Americans are obese, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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HEB to Test Self-driving Delivery in San Antonio

07-10-2019:
The San Antonio-based grocery retailer plans to launch a pilot program this year to test self-driving vehicle delivery.
Read more on xconomy.com

CANopener Labs looks to unlock San Antonio's maker spirit

07-10-2019:
A new makerspace that San Antonio startups and developers can use to bring their ideas to life.
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UTSA Names Former DOD Cyber Command Leader as NSCC Director

07-10-2019:
U.S. Air Force Brigadier General (Ret.) Guy M. Walsh will oversee the new National Security Collaboration Center.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Cyber Talk Radio: UTSA's Cyber Center for Security and Analytics

07-09-2019:
Dr. Nicole Beebe of University of Texas at San Antonio discusses the school's cybersecurity degrees and new National Security Collaboration Center, and more.
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Revolutionary organ transplant device preserves organs, limbs for at least 24 hours

07-07-2019:
Device developed in San Antonio lab for 30 years could save countless lives
Read more on ksat.com

New, more effective way to detect cancer being developed

07-05-2019:
Echolase, a local startup, is working with UT Health San Antonio.
Read more on ksat.com

Codeup Graduates First Data Science Class

07-05-2019:
The school has taught web development and coding for the past six years and recently added a suite of courses on data science.
Read more on tpr.org

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