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SA-based cyber firm grades clients’ network security

01-11-2019:
Digital Defense has branched out in recent years to offer dark web scanning for potentially sensitive data.
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BLOOMBERG GIVES SAN ANTONIO $2.5M FOR GREEN INITIATIVES

01-11-2019:
San Antonio is one of five cities to receive up to $2.5 million in aid from former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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DEE HOWARD FOUNDATION TO INDUCT AVIATION & AEROSPACE HALL OF FAMERS

01-11-2019:
Presentation of awards and reception to take place April 4, 2019.
Read more on deehoward.org

SAN ANTONIO SCOOTER COMPANY RAISES ANOTHER $5M FOR EXPANSION

01-11-2019:
Blue Duck Scooters has nearly 50 employees and plans to hire about 500 more.
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TRINITY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS LAUNCH SMART PILL BOTTLE FOR CLINICAL TRIALS

01-07-2019:
Internet-connected pill bottle gives clinical trial researchers the ability to track a patient remotely.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

FIRST-IN-HUMAN TRIAL OF SENOLYTIC DRUGS ENCOURAGING

01-07-2019:
Researchers have published results on the treatment of a deadly age-related disease in human patients with drugs called senolytics.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

HOW A SAN ANTONIO PHYSICIAN WENT FROM A SPY PLANE TO OLIFANT MEDICAL

01-03-2019:
Medical startup focuses on more efficient intubation technique.
Read more on xconomy.com

SAN ANTONIO’S ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER FOCUSES ON CARE AND RESEARCH

01-02-2019:
Dr. Henrich, of UT Health San Antonio, recently discussed the economic benefits of academic medical centers.
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CYBER TALK RADIO: ELECTRIC SCOOTER BOOM WITH BLUE DUCK

01-02-2019:
Blue Duck Scooter CEO Eric Bell discusses the rise of electric scooters and the tech/security challenges of maintaining the scooters.
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SAN ANTONIO BUSINESSES, RESEARCHERS PUT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO WORK

01-02-2019:
AI utilization by local businesses has seen a recent increase.
Read more on therivardreport.com

ROBOTICS SOFTWARE STARTUP LOOKS TO EXPAND IN SAN ANTONIO

12-31-2018:
Plus One Robotics is working to integrate its technology into the warehouses of logistics companies.
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SA CYBERSECURITY COMPANY HELPS BUSINESSES PHISH THEIR EMPLOYEES

12-24-2018:
San Antonio-based Inspired eLearning Inc. now has ways for employers to test whether workers are paying attention.
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GIANT ROBOT MOVES SAN ANTONIO STUDENTS INTO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

12-21-2018:
Machine helps students earn industry-recognized certifications in safety and advanced manufacturing.
Read more on expressnews.com

VELOCITYTX INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATOR BRINGS INNOVATIONS TO SAN ANTONIO

12-12-2018:
Six Latin American startups have settled in San Antonio after completing a three-month-long VelocityTX accelerator program.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

PROGRAM OFFERING FREE IT TRAINING FOR INJURED VETERANS COMES TO SAN ANTONIO

12-11-2018:
Free programs will provide education and aim to bridge the gap in available information technology employees.
Read more on tpr.org

SA TELECOM BUSINESS ACQUIRES FRENCH TECH COMPANY

12-11-2018:
As a result of its acquisition, Globalgig expects to expand the functionality of its SIM and device management software.
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BOEING TO DOUBLE ITS LABOR FORCE IN SAN ANTONIO

12-10-2018:
Company seeking workers as it continues to expand.
Read more on ksat.com

SAN ANTONIO SEEKS TO BE KNOWN AS SILICON VALLEY OF MILITARY MEDICINE

12-10-2018:
Area researchers and entrepreneurs believe there is an opportunity to bring more military medical technology to the commercial market.
Read more on xconomy.com

SWRI SOLAR ACTIVITY RESEARCH PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO SUN’S PAST, FUTURE

12-10-2018:
This work is critical to understanding the Sun’s past and future as well as whether solar activity plays a role in climate change.
Read more on swri.org

RESEARCHER DISCUSSES URGENT NEED FOR A NEW TB VACCINE

12-10-2018:
Dr Varun Dwivedi, of Texas Biomedical Research Institute discusses his research on the role of IL-10 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
Read more on consultant360.com

PROJECT QUEST CYBERSECURITY APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FIRST IN TEXAS

12-07-2018:
Program matches San Antonio-area residents to career-track training programs.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

TINY MOLECULE HAS BIG EFFECT IN CHILDHOOD BRAIN TUMOR STUDIES

12-06-2018:
New study at UT Health San Antonio found a molecule that can kill medulloblastoma, the most common childhood brain cancer.
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SAN ANTONIO TO GET NEW ORGAN SHARING HQ

12-06-2018:
Texas Organ Sharing Alliance to develop new headquarters in the South Texas Medical Center that will include a 6,000-SF event and educational center.
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SAN ANTONIO’S ''ONE-OF-A-KIND POSITION'' HELPS FILL TECH TALENT GAP

12-05-2018:
Chief Talent and Recruitment Officer will ease the expensive burden of recruiting for tech companies.
Read more on tpr.org

DEE HOWARD FOUNDATION TO INDUCT AVIATION & AEROSPACE HALL OF FAMERS

12-03-2018:
Presentation of awards and reception to take place April 4, 2019.
Read more on deehoward.org

SAN ANTONIO AIMS TO BECOME CYBER CITY, USA

12-03-2018:
The 2018 NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference highlights SA’s rise as a cybersecurity powerhouse.
Read more on infosecurity-magazine.com

FIRST-EVER CYBER SIGNING DAY HELD IN SAN ANTONIO

12-03-2018:
Event honors the skills of local students who excel in cybersecurity.
Read more on ksat.com

EPICENTER INCUBATOR, ACCELERATOR PROGRAMS HELP STARTUPS LAUNCH CLEAN ENERGY INNOVATIONS

11-30-2018:
San Antonio also has a pre-incubator, an incubator, and an accelerator program specifically designed for startups working on clean energy innovation.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SAEDF ECO DEVO 360 ENEWSLETTER- ISSUE 58

11-30-2018:
Check out the newest EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

UNIQUE FILAMENT EXTRUDER TAKES TOP PRIZE AT UTSA ENGINEERING COMPETITION

11-30-2018:
Event showcased innovative student projects across multiple engineering disciplines, preparing them to launch entrepreneurial ventures.
Read more on utsa.edu

NEW TECH LAB AT UTSA OFFERS STUDENTS, CAREER PROFESSIONALS UNIQUE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

11-29-2018:
DEx Lab features wireless VR headsets, other technology.
Read more on ksat.com

RESEARCHERS USE CRISPR TECHNOLOGY TO IDENTIFY ALTERED GENES CAUSING OBESITY

11-29-2018:
Texas Biomedical Research Institute is hoping to understand specific genes that are altered by a person’s diet and environment.
Read more on therivardreport.com

SA-BASED CYTOBIOSCIENCES BUYS FELLOW TECH COMPANY BIODTECH

11-28-2018:
Alabama-based BioDtech develops technology for detecting and removing endotoxins.
Read more on xconomy.com

PRECISION DIGITAL MAPPING PIONEER GROWS AT PORT

11-27-2018:
Reckon Point’s smart robots create detailed maps of big industrial, commercial facilities.
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THE UTSA WELCOMES ITS FIRST NATIONAL SECURITY PARTNERS ON CAMPUS

11-27-2018:
Federal and industry partners are now arriving on campus to work with UTSA faculty and students.
Read more on utsa.edu

TEXAS BIOMED GETS $3M TO STUDY RISK OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY AMONG HISPANICS

11-26-2018:
San Antonio researchers seek to understand why Hispanic youths are at high risk of becoming obese.
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SAN ANTONIO SCHOOL AIMS TO CRACK CODE TO BETTER IT EDUCATION

11-24-2018:
Students to take part in CyberPatriot program competition, which helps train the nation’s future cyber defenders.
Read more on therivardreport.com

TECH STARTUP TESTING CAR-BROWSING KIOSKS AT LOCAL DEALERSHIP

11-21-2018:
Carzuz.com may potentially give independent dealerships a better chance to close sales.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SA-BASED BIOTECH COMPANY ON THE VERGE OF TAKING CANCER-DETECTION PRODUCT TO MARKET

11-20-2018:
Seno Medical Instruments Inc. is on the verge of taking its cancer-detection technology to market – 13 years after it was established.
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CYBER TALK RADIO: HOW VIRTUAL REALITY IS IMPACTING THE TRAINING MODEL

11-20-2018:
Red Cell Executive Director Rob Dodson discusses how virtual reality is being used for cybersecurity training in San Antonio.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE STUDIES CAR BATTERIES TO MAKE THEM SAFER

11-20-2018:
Since 2010, SwRI has run more than 40,000 vehicle batteries through a number of tests.
Read more on ksat.com

UTSA, SWRI WORKING ON BIODEGRADABLE DEVICE TO TREAT ILLNESSES

11-20-2018:
Device could deliver medicine to tumor sites and even treat cancer once injected into a patient’s body.
Read more on ksat.com

LOCAL TECH COMPANY WINS $25K GEEKDOM COMMUNITY FUND

11-20-2018:
Flightpath Finance is a financial modeling service for small to mid-sized technology companies.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

LOCAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUSINESS PLANS TO INVEST IN ITS GLOBAL MOBILE DATA NETWORK

11-16-2018:
Globalgig sees opportunity to connect companies around the world.
Read more on bizjournals.com

RESEARCHERS DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGY TO DETER WRONG-WAY DRIVING ON HIGHWAYS

11-14-2018:
SwRI tackling wrong-way crashes with cutting-edge technology intended to keep people safe on highways.
Read more on ksat.com

SA-BASED DIGITAL CREATIVE INSTITUTE DEBUTS FIRST DIGITAL MARKETING APPRENTICESHIP

11-14-2018:
Company offers a 12-month digital marketing mentorship program pairing participants with companies.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SAN ANTONIO HEALTHCARE, BIOSCIENCE INDUSTRY GENERATING BILLIONS FOR LOCAL ECONOMY

11-14-2018:
The health care and bioscience industry had a $40 billion dollar economic impact on San Antonio last year and employed one out of every six workers in the city.
Read more on tpr.org

NEW CYBERSECURITY-FOCUSED PROGRAM COMING TO SAM HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL

11-12-2018:
Program to provide work-based training, industry-specific degree.
Read more on ksat.com

BUILDING PORT SAN ANTONIO’S TECH CREDENTIALS CRITICAL FOR KEEPING MILITARY CYBER HERE

11-11-2018:
Port SA CEO Jim Perschbach discusses a grassroots technology cluster as a way to bolster the local military mission.
Read more on bizjournals.com

ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES INVESTS IN PORT SAN ANTONIO-BASED STARTUP PLUS ONE ROBOTICS

11-10-2018:
Company provides venture capital to boost tech startups in the retail, logistics, warehousing, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors.
Read more on dcvelocity.com

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