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UTSA students take part in renowned international rocket event

07-20-2021:
University's Aeronautics and Rocket Club recently took part in the 2021 Spaceport America Cup - the world’s largest intercollegiate rocket engineering competition.
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SwRI could help space explorers 'live off the land'

07-20-2021:
Institute working on a NASA project that will return old technology to the moon to help identify materials that could allow explorers to inhabit target worlds such as the moon and Mars.
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Uber, Virgin Galactic Founders Invest in Advanced Tech Startup Allosense

07-19-2021:
Allosense is one of four inaugural participants of the program, which was created to support startups during the earliest stages of company building.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Geekdom Pre-Accelerator Program Mentors New-Member Startups

07-19-2021:
San Antonio co-working community is seeing the changing demographics of people launching companies since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New tech from SwRI could make the air around us a ready water source

07-19-2021:
Researchers believe they’ve found a way for us to pull water right out of the air and use it to flush our toilets, water our lawns and even drink.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

SwRI Develops Economic, Novel Technique Supporting Pipeline Transport of Heavy Crude Oils

07-14-2021:
“EZ Flow makes pipeline transportation more cost-effective and less energy intensive than current techniques.
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A ‘regional center’ approach to city planning: Port San Antonio

07-13-2021:
Five regional center plans have been adopted thus far, with four, including Port SA, currently in the works.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Providing glimpses of technology's past, Foxworks is fueling innovation at Port San Antonio

07-13-2021:
Founder David Monroe is inspiring people through science, technology, engineering and math.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SwRI PHYSICIST RECEIVES NSS SPACE PIONEER AWARD

07-12-2021:
Scott Bolton has been recognized for his accomplishments on NASA’s Juno mission and helping open the space frontier.
Read more on swri.org

Plus One Robotics and Pearson address automation challenges in logistics environments

07-12-2021:
Automation hinges on how well the robot sees and interprets the data.
Read more on pearsonpkg.com

San Antonio-built 'Lamborghini of medical suites' aims to take airborne medical care to a new level

07-12-2021:
Knight Aerospace is providing safer and better ways to care for patients while in the air.
Read more on expressnews.com

‘Unrivaled’ cancer proton therapy facility headed to UT Health San Antonio

07-11-2021:
Therapy targets tumors without harming surrounding tissue, boosts survival rates.
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The next billion-dollar startup company could be in the works here in SA

07-11-2021:
In 2021, San Antonio-based Geekdom has incorporated over 50 startups.
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Cybersecurity manufacturing innovation park proposed for Port San Antonio

07-06-2021:
Site would allow for small and medium industrial defense businesses to come together in order to establish cybersecure satellite production lines and warehousing.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Geekdom execs name rising stars of 2021

07-06-2021:
Geekdom has helped incorporate 56 companies throughout the first half of 2021 through its free legal clinic for entrepreneurs.
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SwRI selected for landing gear integrity IDIQ contract

07-06-2021:
Institute has provided engineering support to the Air Force for several decades to extend the life of aircraft that came into service in the '60s and '70s.
Read more on eurekalert.org

San Antonio Biotech Startup Intrinsic Imaging Acquired for $80M

07-05-2021:
The company has performed clinical trials for large sponsors who have brought multiple products to market.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Nuclear Regulatory Commission awards grant to UTSA

07-02-2021:
Money will be used to develop a nuclear power plant cybersecurity research program at the university.
Read more on utsa.edu

PORT HOSTS REGION’S FIRST MAJOR TECH INNOVATION SHOWCASE SINCE EARLY 2020

07-02-2021:
AMID THE PANDEMIC, AREA INNOVATORS CONTINUED TO MOVE FORWARD WITH AMBITIOUS GROWTH PLANS.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Schools team up to build tech talent in San Antonio

07-02-2021:
The program — Connected Beyond the Classroom Help Desk — will mentor and train more than 25,000 students and their families in home-based IT support.
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Irys, a San Antonio Tech Startup, is Here to Stay

07-01-2021:
Company completed a successful $1.2 million investment round last year.
Read more on sanantoniomag.com

Construction tech startup moves HQ to San Antonio from Colorado

06-30-2021:
TotalScope Estimating Services has a data gathering app and digital estimating process for roof and replacement repair.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Port San Antonio Created Over 1,200 Jobs in 2020

06-29-2021:
Despite the past 16 months of pandemic-induced restrictions, the Port has stayed the course to create an innovation hub and more tech jobs at its campus.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Girls Inc. of San Antonio makes learning exciting and tangible for students

06-29-2021:
Local nonprofit that believes in inspiring girls and young women to be “strong, bold and smart".
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HUMANKIND'S FUTURE IN SPACE: IT WILL TAKE ALL OF US TO GET THERE

06-28-2021:
Space architect Sam Ximenes discusses transformative innovations in space that are creating exciting opportunities and resiliency for the people of Earth.
Read more on buzzsprout.com

Dee Howard Foundation Names First Executive Director

06-28-2021:
Christina Martinez will chart a course for strategic growth and innovation in San Antonio’s educational landscape.
Read more on deehoward.org

UT Health San Antonio Announces Plans For Cutting Edge Cancer Treatment Center

06-25-2021:
Institution is bringing a new kind of cancer therapy to South Texas: proton radiation therapy.
Read more on tpr.org

SA's 'Doublewide Dudes' re-imagine manufactured home sales for the virtual era

06-23-2021:
Braustin Homes' unique approach deploys e-commerce, virtual reality, video chat, a mobile app and up-front pricing to sell modular housing.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

Rackspace Announces Enhanced Cloud Capabilities to Help Customers Build Modern Applications

06-22-2021:
SA-based firm works alongside customers to re-engineer their legacy applications and build new applications for the cloud.
Read more on globenewswire.com

SwRI AWARDED LUNAR LANDER INVESTIGATION CONTRACT

06-21-2021:
Project will help interpret how the lunar crust, mantle and core formed.
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Alamo City biotech picked for elite global medtech accelerator

06-17-2021:
Company among 50 entities to be part of international cohort.
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Ebola virus research at Texas Biomed gets NIH funding boost

06-17-2021:
Two new grants support research exploring how Ebola virus spreads in the body with implication for targeted viral treatments.
Read more on txbiomed.org

Local genetic technology expanding capabilities via acquisition

06-17-2021:
The deal will increase the company's work in pharmacogenetics.
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UTSA helps UT System reach No. 4 for U.S. patents granted worldwide

06-17-2021:
Researchers from the 14 UT institutions were issued 207 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, with UTSA contributing 11 patents - primarily in biosciences, materials, and automation.

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16th Air Force partnerships create ecosystem for collaboration and innovation

06-15-2021:
The 16th Air Force is one of more than 60 partners within the National Security Collaboration Center (NSCC) ecosystem collaborating on research, education, and workforce development.
Read more on 16af.af.mil

Alamo City research contributes to potential new Covid vaccine

06-15-2021:
Multiple San Antonio institutions involved in a new study with promising findings.

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SwRI TO HELP INVESTIGATE SAFETY, LONGEVITY OF GRID-CONNECTED ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS

06-14-2021:
New Joint Industry Program (JIP) will investigate energy storage systems for the grid.
Read more on swri.org

UTSA researcher awarded $500K grant to develop defense against ransomware attacks

06-14-2021:
Money will go towards developing data-driven methods and algorithms to make cyberinfrastructure more resilient.
Read more on utsa.edu

USAA acquires San Francisco tech startup

06-10-2021:
San Antonio-based company is adding Noblr, Inc., an auto insurance startup, to its portfolio.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SA medical device company raises millions to advance trauma care technology

06-10-2021:
Renovo Concepts Inc. has completed a Series A funding round for a traumatic brain injury device.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Two local biotech companies selected for VelocityTx accelerator

06-09-2021:
Olifant Medical Inc. and Alt-Bionics each have a chance to potentially earn $25,000 in equity financing.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Local tech company acquires Colorado one

06-09-2021:
Pathwire has acquired Email on Acid LLC, a Colorado-based company that has built an automated email platform.
Read more on bizjournals.com

TO THE MOON, MARS AND BEYOND

06-09-2021:
Trio of space pioneers finds a home base to connect students’ work to real-life opportunities on our planet and beyond.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

St. Mary’s receives $75,000 grant to bolster K-12 STEM teaching

06-09-2021:
The goal is to prepare more St. Mary’s students to teach in STEM fields in high-need schools.
Read more on stmarytx.edu

CEO of minority-owned tech company shares her story

06-06-2021:
Webhead Technologies CEO Janie Gonzalez hopes for a more diverse tech future.
Read more on kens5.com

How 3d Laser Scanning Cuts Construction Costs

06-04-2021:
Reckon Point making inroads with laser technology by using robots to scan building interiors.
Read more on catalyst.independent.org

Local tech guru strives to grow SA startup scene

06-04-2021:
Lew Moorman has co-founded a variety of companies, including Scaleworks Associates, Soilworks Natural Capital and Element Finance.
Read more on bizjournals.com

How you can protect your business and family from cyber attacks

06-04-2021:
Ransomware attacks are becoming more common.
Read more on kens5.com

At CAST, innovation and resiliency take the stage

06-03-2021:
Jeanne Russell, Executive Director of the CAST Schools network, weighs in.
Read more on expressnews.com

Battery tech puts local company on global investor map

06-03-2021:
New Dominion Enterprises, Inc. hopes to make the batteries used in cell phones and electric vehicles less prone to overheating.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Bioscience firm fighting cancer and COVID-19 expands San Antonio operations

06-02-2021:
New facility will aid Heat Biologics' clinical trials, which largely focus on cancer treatments.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Colorado company acquires Denim Group, a prominent San Antonio cybersecurity firm

06-01-2021:
Denim Group, which helps clients gauge and mitigate application security risk, will remain in San Antonio.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Nonprofit aimed at funding women’s startups comes to San Antonio

06-01-2021:
Since its founding in September, Beam has channeled more than $1 million in funding from dozens of investors toward 11 companies - seven of which are owned by women of color.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Tech Bloc CEO discusses downtown tech district, battle for tech talent

06-01-2021:
What does the future of tech look like in the Alamo City?
Read more on ksat.com

SwRI WORKS TO IMPROVE ATMOSPHERIC WATER HARVESTING

06-01-2021:
Researchers are using silica gel beads to capture water molecules from the air around us.
Read more on swri.org

SA-area biotech raises millions in new funding

06-01-2021:
Money expected to speed commercialization of devices to control massive bleeding

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Port San Antonio Robotics Company XYREC Wins Innovation Award

05-27-2021:
Firm recognized for its ground-breaking laser coating removal robot.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

UTSA School of Data Science receives $1 million to support emerging research

05-26-2021:
The SDS is the first of its kind in Texas and is a key component in UTSA’s mission to produce highly skilled professionals in data science and analytics.
Read more on utsa.edu

SATX Robotix meetup group highlights

05-26-2021:
Get the inside track with top robotics experts on groundbreaking innovations. Alt-Bionics and Harmonic Bionics, Inc. will focus on robots that are transforming medicine and tech that support human rehab.
Read more on vimeo.com

ROBOTS HELP REVITALIZE AMERICA’S HISTORIC SPACES

05-26-2021:
RECKON POINT’S BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGY RESTORES ONE OF TEXAS’ MOST ICONIC COURTHOUSES — AND CAN DO SO FOR COUNTLESS OTHER TREASURED BUILDINGS.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

UTSA researchers among collaborative improving computer vision for AI

05-26-2021:
Through deep learning, a computer is trained to perform behaviors, such as recognizing speech, identifying images or making predictions.
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WHAT DO LUNAR MANUFACTURING, ESPORTS AND LASERS HAVE IN COMMON?

05-25-2021:
They all converge on the Port San Antonio technology campus, where a growing number of world-changing innovations are being launched.
Read more on buzzsprout.com

UTSA research could help develop the Moon’s first construction site

05-25-2021:
Astroport Space Technology - based at Port San Antonio - sees an opportunity to develop technologies for space construction projects on the Moon, Mars and beyond.
Read more on utsa.edu

Beginner’s guide to Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and NFTs

05-25-2021:
CNF Technologies, other experts weigh in on the fast-growing digital currency and respond to common questions.
Read more on ksat.com

‘Human-in-the-Loop’ Approach to Machine Vision Robotics

05-25-2021:
Plus One Robotics deploys technology enabling any robot hardware to intelligently and autonomously complete monotonous logistics tasks.
Read more on metrology.news

ON JUNE 19: TEXAS’ LARGEST SUPER SMASH BROS. ESPORTS COLLEGE INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT

05-25-2021:
The competition pits 10 college teams against each other for scholarship prizes.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI-LED PUNCH MISSION PASSES IMPORTANT MILESTONE

05-24-2021:
Solar wind imaging satellites one step closer to 2023 launch.
Read more on swri.org

SAMSAT offering summer camps to engage students in STEM

05-24-2021:
Program will highlight robotics, video game development, photography and cybersecurity.
Read more on ksat.com

Tech leader calls San Antonio’s future in the industry ‘bright’

05-23-2021:
Dax Moreno discusses the Alamo City’s expansion into the technology industry.
Read more on ksat.com

CAST Tech High School graduate strives to become esports college athlete

05-22-2021:
Fernando Garcia is the first e-sports scholarship athlete for the Texas A&M system.
Read more on ksat.com

How Paws for Purple Hearts helps wounded warriors while training service animals

05-22-2021:
The Port-based non-profit gives veterans and active service members the chance to benefit from animal therapy while training service animals.
Read more on kens5.com

SATX Robotix May Meetup - May 26

05-20-2021:
Join the SATX Robotix meetup group as it highlights groundbreaking innovations that are changing the world.
Read more on eventbrite.com

Local veteran-owned startup wins national pitch competition

05-19-2021:
Mach1 is an on-demand app that automates and digitizes the roadside assistance industry.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio company working with NASA to develop lunar landing pads for moon bases

05-19-2021:
Astroport Space Technologies is developing a furnace to liquefy moon dust and a nozzle that will use the lava-like substance to create interlocking bricks.
Read more on expressnews.com

Houston sports startup finds capital, connections in SA

05-19-2021:
The company's success could lead to more investor support for local entrepreneurs.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SA company expanding into renewable diesel market

05-19-2021:
Howard Energy Partners is planning to accommodate what will soon be Texas' first renewable diesel plant.
Read more on bizjournals.com

How San Antonio is investing in tech, innovation, and infrastructure to become an even greater place to live

05-19-2021:
San Antonio expects its population to grow substantially in the next 20 years.
Read more on businessinsider.com

San Antonio College named top community college in nation

05-18-2021:
Institute dubbed the top winner of The Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Knight Aerospace builds medical unit for Royal Canadian Air Force to transport COVID-19 vaccines

05-18-2021:
Medical unit can be used to transport vaccines, highly contagious or critically injured patients.
Read more on ksat.com

Seven times the speed of sound

05-17-2021:
UTSA goes hypersonic to study the next generation of flight.
Read more on expressnews.com

Can You Afford to Put Off the Investment in R&D?

05-17-2021:
Plus One Robotics Engineer Dan Grollman weighs in.
Read more on linkedin.com

San Antonio Works 2021 Summer Internship Program

05-13-2021:
Internships are the best way for employers to build the local workforce and for students to gain valuable experience.
Read more on sanantonioworks.org

How researchers at UTSA are helping San Antonio make its roads safer

05-12-2021:
Researchers are working on solutions for roadways to better accommodate all modes of transportation, including vehicles, bikes and scooters.
Read more on businessinsider.com

Boom in esports means huge opportunities for gamers and students

05-12-2021:
Business and education opportunities surrounding gaming competition, culture, coaching, teams and tourism are rapidly growing.
Read more on kens5.com

A Global Robotics Capital

05-11-2021:
With the rise of robots in San Antonio, the city is gaining a reputation as Robocity, U.S.A.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

Pentagon Preps to Experiment with Robotic Surgery, Augmented Reality Via 5G

05-11-2021:
Work will take place at Joint Base San Antonio.
Read more on nextgov.com

Rackspace ‘transformed’

05-11-2021:
How San Antonio’s biggest tech firm refined its business model to stay relevant.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

SwRI SCIENTIST RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

05-10-2021:
Svitlana Kroll, a member of the institute's Powertrain Engineering Division, will receive the Forest R. McFarland Award - presented by SAE International.
Read more on swri.org

CivTechSA Announces 2021 Residency And City Civic Challenges

05-10-2021:
Program will allow participants to transform the City using technology and business ideas.
Read more on civtech-sa.com

TECH INNOVATOR WILL HELP GUIDE PORT’S MISSION

05-10-2021:
BETO ALTAMIRANO JOINS THE PORT SAN ANTONIO BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Esports Fiesta FREE STREAMING Event - June 19, 2021

05-10-2021:
Ten Texas college teams will battle for Super Smash Bros. supremacy as they compete for scholarship prizes while preparing for careers as next-generation tech innovators.
Read more on esportsfiesta.com

Department of Energy Announces $1.5 Million to Mitigate Cybersecurity Risks in Manufacturing

05-07-2021:
Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute - led by UTSA - will manage the projects.
Read more on energy.gov

Leading Tech Services Firm Launches Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud

05-06-2021:
The new offering is purpose-built to deliver a fully managed VMware Cloud experience.
Read more on finance.yahoo.com

One Man’s Vision to Turn UTSA Into a New Hub for Cybersecurity

05-01-2021:
NSCC Founding Executive Director Guy Walsh hopes to create a space for data science and academics for the university.
Read more on sanantoniomag.com

ECODEVO 360 NEWSLETTER - APRIL 2021

04-30-2021:
See the latest update from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

SA tech company to add internet-of-things expertise

04-30-2021:
GlobalGig US Inc. has agreed to acquire Netherlands-based HardMountain B.V.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Students win Tech Venture competition with innovative therapeutic breathing device

04-29-2021:
Triple P Relief is a breathing channel designed to help overcome hyper-ventilation during a panic attack.
Read more on utsa.edu

SA company wins spot in carbon tech accelerator

04-29-2021:
Carbon Free converts carbon dioxide into baking soda.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Renovo Concepts Raises Series A Funding for Traumatic Brain Injury Device

04-29-2021:
Company wants to reduce the damage caused by inflammation after severe traumatic injuries to the brain.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Port-based Plus One Robotics raises $33 million in investor funding

04-27-2021:
In five years, the firm has gone from small team with a big idea to innovator with global reach.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

For over 300 years, the Alamo City has been a dynamic platform for technological innovation and global commerce.

Tech Port SA, offered by Port San Antonio, rounds-up the latest stories chronicling the region’s movers and shakers in advanced industries.