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San Antonio research facility gets $2 million grant to test Zika vaccine

06-04-2019:
Texas Biomedical Research Institute pushing for a vaccine.
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Port San Antonio to Add Another Tech Building

06-04-2019:
Facility will be the largest office space built at the Port in years and will attract companies that support industries at the campus.
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Plus One Robotics, Codeup Finalists on Best Companies to Work in San Antonio List

05-31-2019:
The two startups placed in the category for small companies with up to 49 employees.
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San Antonio ISD Implements New Tech Allowing Parents to Track Their Students on Buses

05-31-2019:
The ZPass software is being implemented on 200 schoolbuses following recent success of a pilot program.
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Entrepreneur Who Built Early Medical Records Software Company Makes Voice Heard in Education

05-31-2019:
Elaine Mendoza became one of the first female entrepreneurs in San Antonio's tech sector.
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SwRI’s Singer wins Urey Prize for planetary research

05-30-2019:
Scientist’s nomination recognizes her work in impact cratering and in the geology and geophysics of icy worlds.
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UTSA faculty members recognized for improving STEM education in San Antonio

05-30-2019:
Professors Carmen Fies and Chris Packham have created and nurtured STEM-based educational partnerships in the community.
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SAEDF EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter

05-29-2019:
Check out this month''s roundup from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
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SA leaders banking on $392M Toyota investment

05-29-2019:
Capital infusion may boost technology and diversify production.
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Bandera Electric Cooperative extends its commercial solar business into San Antonio

05-29-2019:
Company supplies power to 30,000 residents across seven counties in the Texas Hill Country.
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Cyber Talk Radio: Cybersecurity Center at St. Philip''s College

05-28-2019:
Edith Orozco and Caroline Mora discuss the St. Philip’s Cybersecurity Center — a NSA/DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in cyber defense.
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Texas Biomed doubling scientific workforce to tackle infectious diseases

05-24-2019:
Institute aims to become the premier place to analyze the multiplication of maladies.
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Cyber Startups Among Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in San Antonio

05-22-2019:
The 100 fastest growing companies in San Antonio collectively have 1,317 job openings.
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San Antonio researchers developing new, more promising tuberculosis vaccine

05-21-2019:
Spray version of the TB vaccine proving more successful in early trials.
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Accenture Opens Federal Cyber Center in San Antonio

05-18-2019:
Facility offers cybersecurity capabilities on an as-a-service basis to help government agencies identify and eliminate cyber threats.
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San Antonio Aerospace Company Takes Flight, Triples Space, Looks To Double Workforce

05-16-2019:
Knight Aerospace’s new site will provide it with the capacity to meet the growing demand for its sophisticated aircraft interior units.
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SwRI to design remotely operated rescue submarines for Royal Australian Navy

04-30-2019:
System will feature vehicles designed to connect with disabled submarines to allow for the rescue of people trapped on board.
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Cybersecurity: Mature and Growing Stronger

04-30-2019:
San Antonio leaders have staked their claim as Cyber City, USA and continued innovations and partnerships further bolster the city’s credibility.
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Silotech sees growth with DoD client roots

04-29-2019:
Company builds cybersecurity tools for the 24th Air Force.
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Collaboration between Texas Biomed and Mymetics Corporation in Switzerland Receives NIH Funding for HIV Vaccine Study

04-29-2019:
Award totals $8.7 million over 5 years.
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Alamo Colleges gets state grant to train Toyota part manufacturers'' workers

04-29-2019:
Grant money will go toward technical training for workers on production floor who maintain robots used to manufacture truck parts.
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CAST Tech Accepting Applications for Student Enrollment

04-28-2019:
Deadline to apply for Fall 2019 is May 8.
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Port Showcases Groundbreaking Local Technologies at Global Aerospace Conference

04-28-2019:
Innovations enhance security and operations of passenger, cargo and military aircraft fleets around the world.
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Robotics and Machine Vision Software Innovator Plus One Robotics Expands at Port San Antonio

04-26-2019:
Company’s intelligent perception technology for industrial robots is revolutionizing global industries.
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Booz Allen Hamilton to Expand in San Antonio

04-25-2019:
Company to add 250 new high-wage, highly technical jobs in the city over the next five years.
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SA tech startup inks deal with Google

04-25-2019:
TrueAbility sells performance testing tools that power the Google Android and mobile web specialist certifications, among many other clients.
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Cyber Talk Radio: Federal Data Protection and Privacy Law

04-23-2019:
Langley & Banack Shareholder Natalie Wilson discusses how federal data protection and privacy law affects businesses.
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UTSA engineers develop inexpensive, smart stop sign to improve driver safety

03-06-2019:
Next-generation stop sign uses a multi-pixel passive infrared sensor that detects a vehicle as it approaches an intersection.
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College students create device to teach people to play piano without instructor

03-05-2019:
Inventors are engineering students enrolled at SA-based St. Mary’s University.
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UTSA to help produce accident-tolerant nuclear fuel

03-05-2019:
Westinghouse Electric Corp. awarded the university $450,000 to work with the Southwest Research Institute.
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Texas Biomed evaluating new technology in Africa to combat TB

03-05-2019:
Institute will expand its international role in infectious disease research and therapeutic development.
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Mission SA: Creating the next generation of cybersecurity experts

03-04-2019:
San Antonio’s best cybersecurity talent is volunteering their time to help the next generation.
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Lockheed Martin Launches New Cyber Facility at Port San Antonio

03-04-2019:
The largest U.S. defense contractor has established operations across the street from the 24th Air Force’s Cyber Command.
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PORT MOVES TO ADD INNOVATION CENTER, MORE CYBER FACILITIES

02-28-2019:
Strategic plan supports regional job growth and strengthens connections between technology employers, the community and global opportunities.
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College Students Invent Pill Bottle That May Make Drug Trials Easier For Patients

02-28-2019:
Trinity University undergrads may help improve how new medications are tested all over the world.
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Former Spurs player joins SA tech startup building sports hardware

02-27-2019:
Brent Barry is a co-founder of Innoflate LLC, which plans to sell devices that control the inflation of sports balls.
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San Antonio Plans to Open Cybersecurity Center

02-25-2019:
New center would be home to several municipal agencies and would provide 24/7 monitoring capabilities.
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San Antonio biotech to anchor new VelocityTX campus

02-20-2019:
GenCure will span about 21,000 SF and bring the regenerative medicine company closer to San Antonio’s military medical activity.
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GenCure Plans Adult Stem Cell Lab at San Antonio "Innovation Center"

02-19-2019:
GenCure accepts and stores bone marrow and umbilical cord blood, which it uses to produced adult stem cells for research.
Read more on xconomy.com

Cyber Talk Radio: Building Hardware and Software Systems for Robots

02-19-2019:
Plus One Robotics founder Erik Nieves discusses creating software and hardware systems for robots and how they might affect future workforces.
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VelocityTX Innovation Hub Receives City of San Antonio Incentives for Development

02-14-2019:
VelocityTX will receive an economic development grant valued at up to $750,000 over five years.
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City of SA mulls converting its vehicle fleet to electric

02-14-2019:
The city’s goal is to increase its total fleet of hybrid electric and alternative fuel vehicles to 85 percent of city-owned sedans by 2020.
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Rackspace’s tech academy to accept GI Bill benefits

02-14-2019:
Academy serves to bolster the entry-level pipeline of talent, particularly computer system administrators versed in Linux.
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SA tech startup aims to streamline property assessment appeals

02-13-2019:
Voce Ventures Inc. develops software that tracks and organizes commercial property appraisal protests and plans to add personal property appraisals.
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San Antonio Tech and Startup Trends

02-12-2019:
Cybertalk Radio visits with Iris Gonzalez, Startups San Antonio Founder, to discuss tech trends and Startups San Antonio’s new book on local innovative companies.
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SA to DC leaders goals in cybersecurity, aerospace, military

02-08-2019:
More than 180 local executives and civic leaders visited Washington D.C. to lobby for increased investment in San Antonio.
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Growth for SA-based Inflow Driven by Innovative Cybersecurity Services for National Security

02-06-2019:
Local startup performs top secret classified work.
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SwRI supports joint industry program to verify drilling sensors and systems

02-04-2019:
Institute part of joint industry program to verify and validate oil and gas drilling sensor systems.
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VIA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT INVITES CONTESTANTS TO ENTER VIA GOCODESA CODEATHON

01-25-2019:
The event brings together the area’s best coders, designers, and tech experts and challenges them to develop innovative transit solutions.
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EXPANSION PLANS UNDERWAY AT SAN ANTONIO TECHNOLOGY CENTER

01-25-2019:
Facility features an on-site data center and a broadband internet hub that helps foster local startups.
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