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SwRI-LED MISSION LAUNCHES ASSOCIATE INVESTIGATOR PROGRAM

04-27-2021:
NASA mission will study how Sun’s corona transitions into the solar wind.
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UTSA among elite organizations to earn technology leadership award

04-26-2021:
Institution named a 2021 FutureEdge 50 Award winner by CIO, the International Data Group’s media outlet for business technology leadership.
Read more on utsa.edu

“FLYING E.R.” ALLOWS SAFE AIR TRANSPORT OF COVID PATIENTS

04-26-2021:
Knight Aerospace has delivered its first module to the Royal Canadian Air Force.
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Alamo Angels Invests in UTSA Grad’s Affordable Prosthetic Startup Alt-Bionics

04-23-2021:
Alt-Bionics' mission is to create highly affordable prosthetic devices for below-elbow amputee.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Art contest designed to inspire next generation of aerospace leaders

04-22-2021:
Over 1,000 entries to the Dee Howard Foundation / UTSA Pre-K thru 12 Aviation and Aerospace Art Contest.
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San Antonio Partners Pioneer Surgery Aimed At Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

04-22-2021:
Promising results reported after a minimally invasive procedure in two patients.
Read more on txbiomed.org

CyManII- Request for Proposals

04-21-2021:
The Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute will disseminate six awards in several different cyber technical areas.
Read more on cymanii.org

SA-based Texas Biomed, U.S. military aim to disinfect surfaces and indoor air to prevent COVID-19

04-20-2021:
The first study will analyze the effectiveness of treating different surfaces with a zeolite coating.
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Tech District Reboot Rally - May 20

04-20-2021:
Join Tech Bloc and Weston Urban as a new Tech Bloc web platform is unveiled for exploring all of the live/work/play/learn opportunities inside SA’s downtown tech district.

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Local students earn coveted National Science Foundation fellowships

04-20-2021:
Eleven UTSA students and alumni were among a select group to receive awards to advance their graduate research education.
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SA Firm CloudCommerce Rapidly Transforming into a Tech Company

04-20-2021:
Company plans to transform its AI-driven SWARM solution into a fully functioning, AI-driven software as a service (SaaS) platform.
Read more on globenewswire.com

Trinity University Virtual Stumberg Venture Competition Selects 5 Finalists

04-19-2021:
Competition enables students to thrive as they express their creativity in building new businesses.
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SwRI RECEIVES FAA GRANT TO ASSESS FRACTURE RISK IN AIRCRAFT ENGINES

04-19-2021:
Grant will help develop improved damage tolerance and risk assessment methods for critical life-limited engine parts.
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Local startup developing handheld COVID detection tech

04-16-2021:
The device in the works could lower the cost of analyzing surfaces to pennies.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio-Based Codeup Acquires Rackspace Cloud Academy

04-16-2021:
The purchase increases the number of students Codeup can graduate each year and the variety of training programs and certifications offered.
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Fueling Futures & Transforming Communities: 2020 SAMSAT Annual Report

04-15-2021:
Despite various challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 proved to be a successful year for the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology.
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Four UTSA students named Goldwater Scholars for research excellence

04-15-2021:
Award is the most prestigious national scholarship given to undergraduate students engaging in research in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.
Read more on utsa.edu

Soilworks Launches Grassroots Carbon, a Carbon Credit Company

04-15-2021:
Grassroots Carbon provides certified soil carbon storage credits for organizations or individuals buying credits to offset greenhouse gas emissions.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

IMG Studio Wins Air Force Contract for Video Game Training

04-14-2021:
SA-based company helping the U.S. military leverage video gaming to recruit young people.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SwRI LAUNCHES CONSORTIUM ON ADVANCED FLUIDS FOR ELECTRIFIED VEHICLES

04-14-2021:
Consortium is aimed at moving electric vehicle powertrain advancements forward.
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Microsoft datacenter academy coming to SA college

04-13-2021:
Tech giant will provide funding for scholarships for students from underrepresented groups.
Read more on bizjournals.com

AMERICA'S NEW HOME FOR TECH INNOVATION MOVES FULL SPEED AHEAD

04-13-2021:
Port, partners connecting San Antonians with opportunities to be part of new and transformative technologies.
Read more on ksat.com

SAN ANTONIO ROBOTICS COMPANY READY TO EXPAND AND HIRE

04-12-2021:
Port San Antonio-based Plus One Robotics shares some of the projects the company has been working on.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

Three Tech Companies Choose San Antonio For HQs, Expansion

04-08-2021:
Skipcart, Matthews International and SafeRide Health will create a total of more than 250 new jobs in the region.
Read more on businessfacilities.com

SwRI LAUNCHES MARKERLESS MOTION CAPTURE JOINT INDUSTRY PROJECT FOR BIOMECHANICS RESEARCH

04-07-2021:
Technology will advance analysis of biomechanics for sports and medical applications.
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UTSA researchers launch study to predict energy use in San Antonio neighborhoods

04-06-2021:
Once study is complete, the data will predict energy demand through time at the neighborhood level.
Read more on eurekalert.org

Professor recognized for research on environmental impact of large cities

04-06-2021:
UTSA environmental science professor Matthew Troia and co-authors awarded the 2021 Sustainability Science Award by the Ecological Society of America.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI’S 100-KG SMALL SATELLITE PLATFORM ADDED TO NASA’S RDSO CATALOG

04-06-2021:
Versatile spacecraft platform is designed to accommodate a range of missions and their payloads.
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Tech company drives into San Antonio with safe rides to medical appointments

04-05-2021:
SafeRide Health taps technology to improve non-emergency medical transportation for people throughout the country.
Read more on sanantonio.culturemap.com

San Antonio launches regional economic development strategy

04-05-2021:
Port SA among entities that will help assess the region’s competitiveness.
Read more on smcorridornews.com

SwRI RECEIVES UP TO $99 MILLION TO SUSTAIN AGING AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT

04-05-2021:
Award Air Force program to address aging aircraft structures and material degradation.
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UTSA's Hackathon competition continues to develop future cyber professionals

03-31-2021:
Past RowdyHacks competitors now work for companies such as JP Morgan, Twitter and Google.
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Allosense Receives San Antonio Biomedical Seed Funding for Military Medical Innovation

03-31-2021:
City established the fund in 2019 to support local companies' discoveries in medical devices, new drugs and biotech software.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SA-based Denim Group Recognized for Cybersecurity Excellence

03-31-2021:
Firm helps organizations assess and mitigate application security risk.
Read more on businesswire.com

ECODEVO 360 NEWSLETTER - MARCH 2021

03-31-2021:
See the latest update from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

SwRI TO DEVELOP AI-BASED INTEGRATED CORRIDOR MANAGEMENT TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS

03-30-2021:
Project will help the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
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Engineer wins award for strengthening concrete structures with paper-thin material

03-30-2021:
Method uses carbon fiber reinforced polymers—or CFRPs.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI RESEARCHERS PART OF TWO COLLABORATIVE TEAMS AWARDED SAMF GRANTS

03-30-2021:
Grants will be applied toward cancer and COVID-19 research.
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SA-based Valero partners on massive carbon capture project

03-26-2021:
Energy firm partnering with investment firm BlackRock and midstream company Navigator Energy Services to develop an industrial-scale carbon capture project in the Midwest.

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Compass Rose Ingenuity School at the Port Now Enrolling!

03-25-2021:
Campus offers STEM/STEAM-based curricula and special programs connected with industries thriving at the Port, including aerospace, cybersecurity, robotics, IT and several applied technologies.
Read more on compassrosepublicschools.org

SA repair shop launches app that delivers gas, auto inspections to users

03-24-2021:
Paleo Garage Works takes full service gas station experience and reimagines it with technology.
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St. Mary’s University celebrates new drone lab

03-24-2021:
School hopes to be at the forefront of this rapidly growing industry.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

JBSA continues to develop, test electromagnetic defense, 5G technologies

03-24-2021:
San Antonio’s strong military ties and rich educational opportunities will help elevate the region to become one of the fastest growing tech hubs in the country.
Read more on aetc.af.mil

CyberPatriot Crowns National Champions in Virtual National Finals

03-22-2021:
San Antonio high schoolers earn national accolades in 2021 CyberPatriot Championship.
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A look into the future of robotics

03-22-2021:
Plus One Robotics CEO Erik Nieves joins other industry leaders to discuss the state of robotics.
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Local Biomed Innovates 100-Year-Old Medical Device Design

03-19-2021:
The military medical experience of one San Antonio-based trauma surgeon helped shape the invention of a new type of surgical retractor.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SCIENTISTS HELP IDENTIFY THE FIRST STRATOSPHERIC WINDS MEASURED ON JUPITER

03-18-2021:
SwRI team measured molecules exhumed by the 1994 impact of comet Shoemaker–Levy 9.
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CNF Named Finalist on San Antonio Business Journal Business of the Year

03-18-2021:
In 2020, the cybersecurity firm grew its workforce by more than 30% - hiring about 60 new employees - while maintaining an over 94% retention rate.
Read more on cnftech.com

The Future Requires Convergence

03-17-2021:
LOCKHEED MARTIN: Helping the Army prepare for a very different fight.
Read more on lockheedmartin.com

SwRI DEVELOPS NEW MODEL, CONTROLLER TO OPTIMIZE FAST CHARGING OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES

03-17-2021:
As electric vehicles gain popularity, consumers expect the switch to battery-reliant platforms to be seamless.
Read more on swri.org

VIA to test new technology to help visually impaired riders

03-17-2021:
Technology will share information, such as scheduled bus stops and detours, with blind and visually impaired riders.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

CALLING A PROGRAM “AGILE” DOESN’T MAKE IT AGILE

03-17-2021:
Agile software deployment can be a powerful strategy, and worth doing right.
Read more on technicacorp.com

UTSA’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency program awarded $1.2 million grant

03-16-2021:
Program will develop guidance to address identification, categorization and prioritization of IT systems.
Read more on ksat.com

SwRI RESEARCHER THEORIZES ON WORLDS WITH UNDERGROUND OCEANS

03-16-2021:
Believes that they may be more conducive to life than those with surface oceans, such as Earth.
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San Antonio could become the center for Texas vaccine research

03-15-2021:
New bill would create a center in Texas to work on future pandemics.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

Texas Biomed partners with DoD to test COVID decontamination technologies

03-11-2021:
Endeavor aims to identify viral and microbial decontamination strategies that improve indoor air quality and surfaces where material cannot be disinfected regularly.
Read more on eurekalert.org

UTSA receives $1.2 million CISA grant

03-08-2021:
Prize will be used to develop statewide information system to survive catastrophes and hacks.
Read more on utsa.edu

GAME ON!

03-08-2021:
Port, EIEF partner for inaugural SA8 collegiate esports invitational.

Read more on portsanantonio.us

Five things Tech Bloc is doing to help recruit, retain tech talent in SA

03-05-2021:
Local nonprofit placing greater emphasis on five areas to help grow SA talent base.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SA Chamber appoints former NSA figure as VP of cybersecurity

03-05-2021:
Jeff Fair will support the growth and success of cybersecurity and many other driving industries for the San Antonio region.
Read more on bizjournals.com

New Dominion Enterprises Wins Air Force SBIR Funding for Energy Innovation

03-04-2021:
Tech company is commercializing process for more durable, longer-lasting and safer lithium batteries.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

10 US cities paving the way for the future by investing in technology, sustainability and infrastructure

03-04-2021:
San Antonio among resilient locales.
Read more on businessinsider.com

SwRI RESEARCHERS TEST NATURAL GAS FOAM’S ABILITY TO REDUCE WATER USE IN FRACKING

03-02-2021:
Project aims to show that stable natural gas foam can be generated on-site at fracking locations using commercially available products.
Read more on swri.org

San Antonio's cybersecurity industry 30 years after devastating virus

03-02-2021:
Port San Antonio's Will Garrett and other local cyber leaders weigh in.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

Nordic cyber training startup plans for growth in SA

02-26-2021:
Iceland-based AwareGO plans to increase its workforce by the end of 2021.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio’s tech sector is tapping into an unlikely source of talent: video gamers

02-26-2021:
Port San Antonio, EIEF partner for SA8 Collegiate eSports Invitational.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

How hypersonics research at UTSA will propel Mars missions and more

02-25-2021:
University is nearing the completion of a state-of-the-art, multi-million-dollar wind tunnel.
Read more on utsa.edu

UTSA researchers uncover evidence that COVID-19 virus could enter human brain

02-25-2021:
Study aims to learn more about the virus that is killing millions of people.
Read more on ksat.com

SwRI SCIENTIST CAPTURES EVIDENCE OF DYNAMIC SEASONAL ACTIVITY ON A MARTIAN SAND DUNE

02-24-2021:
Russell crater, on Mars, is home to the largest known sand dune in the solar system
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SwRI receives $99M contract for Air Force aircraft life extension research

02-23-2021:
Award will cover activities related to the degradation of aging aircraft systems and materials due to operational use.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio company selected to inaugural class of international accelerator

02-23-2021:
The Sonar Company will participate in the 12-week accelerator, which provides curriculum that includes workshops on fundraising, sales, marketing and branding.
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Chromalloy Awarded $74.6M Contract for Port San Antonio Site

02-18-2021:
The aerospace firm will remanufacture low-pressure turbine assemblies.
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San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2021

02-18-2021:
San Antonio’s startup ecosystem shows signs of innovation across many different fields.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Local startup offers medical professionals HIPAA-compliant dictation app

02-17-2021:
Mobius MD allows medical professional to dictate into an electronic health record while speaking.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Retail Data Startup Scraffic Adds Drive-Thru Customer Tracking for Retailers

02-16-2021:
Service was created after the pandemic-induced shift in consumer traffic.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SA biotech Vascular Perfusion Solutions attains 'breakthrough device' status from FDA

02-12-2021:
Patent-pending technology uses oxygen to enable the preservation of vascularized tissue for eight hours or longer, doubling the viability of organs beyond the current standard of care.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Alamo Colleges Take the Lead in Cybersecurity

02-12-2021:
Campuses have been recognized recently for their cybersecurity programs.
Read more on alamo.edu

Executive Q&A: New tech CEO shares vision for company he now leads

02-11-2021:
Vertex Systems CEO Madison Mauzé gives his insights to the San Antonio Business Journal.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Port SA, EIEF Team Up for eSports Competition

02-11-2021:
eSports plays a significant role in education and workforce development for students.
Read more on eief.org

SwRI SCIENTIST PROPOSES A NEW TIMELINE FOR MARS TERRAINS

02-10-2021:
This new chronology for Mars is based on the latest dynamical models for the formation and evolution of the solar system.
Read more on swri.org

Groundbreaking study suggests COVID-19 virus might enter human brain

02-09-2021:
Some patients with COVID-19 develop serious neurological complications, including nerve damage.
Read more on utsa.edu

ROAD TO BUILDING FUTURES-Episode 2

02-08-2021:
Meet Steve Lewis, VP of Operations with CNF Technologies, whose early service in the U.S. Navy laid the foundation in a career as one of our region’s leading cybersecurity executives.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

2021 SHAPING UP TO BE BIGGEST YEAR YET

02-08-2021:
Our customers, our partners and our team are moving full speed ahead building a dynamic community like no other: a place where people collaborate to launch innovations that are changing the world.
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AVA Propulsion Builds Large-Scale Drones for Delivery

02-08-2021:
AVA Propulsion looking at the big picture of eventual product and people delivery via large drones.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

UTSA and Dell partner to spur innovation in cybersecurity and data science

02-04-2021:
Technology grant enables and supports UTSA's ability to attract leading research scholars and students to help deliver research in data science and cybersecurity.
Read more on eurekalert.org

SA-based app creator wins second prize in pitch competition

02-02-2021:
ForwardEdge leverages AI, blockchain, machine learning, automation and swarm intelligence to solve problems of social consequence.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Perytor Therapeutics Develops New Kind of Anti-Inflammatory Biologic

02-02-2021:
One of the ‘most fundable startups,’ SA-based startup is developing a new category of anti-inflammatory treatment for the market.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

San Antonio College named NSA cybersecurity hub

02-01-2021:
College’s information assurance and cybersecurity degrees will include NSA certification.
Read more on compsmag.com

Reckon Point among Top Asset Management Companies in Texas

01-30-2021:
Port-based startup scores high in the areas of innovation, growth and societal impact.
Read more on df.media

EcoDevo 360 Newsletter - January 2021

01-29-2021:
See the latest update from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

Port San Antonio Teams with Sundt to Build Game-Changing Innovation Center

01-27-2021:
Sundt is building a 130,000-square-foot Innovation Center at Port San Antonio - one of America’s fastest-growing innovation destinations.
Read more on sundt.com

Plus One Robotics training students to fill high-paying tech jobs

01-26-2021:
Port-based firm among companies working closely with area schools.
Read more on kens5.com

Successful wastewater testing program offers future potential against COVID

01-26-2021:
UTSA-led program effective in helping local health officials track spread of the disease in the community.
Read more on utsa.edu

Construction Begins On UTSA's New School Of Data Science

01-25-2021:
The $90 million downtown facility will also host the National Security Collaboration Center.
Read more on tpr.org

SwRI PROJECTS RECEIVE $950,000 IN FUNDING FROM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

01-25-2021:
Institute will demonstrate methods of storing solar and wind power to enhance the reliable and predictable operation of the utility grid.
Read more on swri.org

Gates Foundation awards nearly $16M to SA biopharma

01-25-2021:
Evestra Inc. will use the funding to support a novel injectable contraceptive targeted toward women in underserved regions of the world.
Read more on bizjournals.com

How to keep your small business cyber secure during COVID-19 pandemic

01-24-2021:
Bret Piatt, president and CEO of Jungle Disk, discusses online dangers.
Read more on ksat.com

Second line supports Service Life Modification on Super Hornets

01-22-2021:
The U.S. Navy received delivery of the fourth Super Hornet to undergo Service Life Modification – and the first completed at Boeing’s San Antonio site.
Read more on navair.navy.mil

Local siblings create app that reviews businesses' COVID-19 safety measures

01-22-2021:
Co-Crit users can search for businesses in their area and rate them on several safety metrics.
Read more on kens5.com

Chief Science Officer Program Fuels SAMSAT Mentorship

01-20-2021:
The IDRA Texas Chief Science Officer Program challenges teens to create action plans that promote STEM education in schools and communities.
Read more on samsat.org

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