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Codeup Texas expands its reach with office, certification

01-20-2021:
Local coding and data sciences school is now fully licensed for online teaching beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
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SA-based Seno Medical Breast Imaging Technology Receives FDA Pre-Market Approval

01-19-2021:
Company's imaging system uses opto-acoustic technology combined with laser optics and conventional ultrasound technology to provide real-time breast tissue images.
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SA Startup Partners with Dutch Design Firm on Global Community-Engagement Solutions

01-18-2021:
Irys is a startup focused on improving the quality of life in communities through the use of technology.
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Spurs first NBA team to deploy Coronavirus-zapping robots

01-14-2021:
SA-based Xenex Disinfection Services has teamed with the sports franchise to slow the spread of Covid-19.
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SA-based Startup Launches Portable Powered Face Mask To Protect Against COVID-19

01-14-2021:
JustAir’s patented advanced face mask system uses a powered air-purifying respirator in a more portable version of medical or industrial grade systems.
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NASA EXTENDS JUNO MISSION TO JUPITER

01-13-2021:
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the Juno mission for the principal investigator, Dr. Scott J. Bolton, of the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio.
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Local Startup Level Effect Cyber Tool Acquired by Huntress

01-12-2021:
Level Effect’s Recon tool collects network data from a computer on how it communicates to other computers inside a network or the internet.
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Texas Biomed eyes more deals from its Covid work for Pfizer

01-11-2021:
Institute generated more than $42 million in contracted work in 2020, a record haul for the 80-year-old organization.
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San Antonio cybersecurity firm expanding

01-11-2021:
Silotech primarily contracts with the federal government.
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Fast-growing Plus One Robotics to expand at Port San Antonio

01-08-2021:
A local robotics company is more than doubling the size of its facility at Port San Antonio.
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UTSA climatologist to fight greenhouse gases in San Antonio

01-07-2021:
Initiative will help guide the implementation of the city’s climate action and adaptation plan (CAAP).
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Local military vet expands IT company to San Antonio

01-07-2021:
Aetos LLC, an information technology company based in Washington, D.C., has expanded its operations to San Antonio.
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Artificial Intelligence Consortium receives over $1M in research funding

01-06-2021:
Awards will fund ongoing research developing novel brain-inspired lifelong learning algorithms and systems.
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Building SA’s Future: Full Speed Ahead in 2021

01-06-2021:
Port SA's CEO expects more growth in the upcoming year.
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MASS SPECTROMETER ENHANCES SwRI’S AUTOMOTIVE CATALYST TESTING

01-05-2021:
Institute integrates an existing proprietary technology with a mass spectrometer.
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Texas Biomed wins grant to study effects of marijuana on HIV-related dementia

01-01-2021:
Funding will be used to measure marijuana’s efficacy as a treatment for individuals who suffer from HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder.
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Owner of training firm talks cybersecurity, Zoom classes and Space Command

12-31-2020:
Kekai Namauu is founder of training and certification firm Dynamic Advancement and government contracting firm Namauu Technological and Industrial.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

Boeing Awarded $189 Million US Air Force Contract

12-31-2020:
F-15 Eagle work will be performed at Boeing's Port San Antonio site.
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San Antonio tech grew in '20, poised for more expansion in '21

12-30-2020:
Port San Antonio is among local entities experiencing tech boom.
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Why San Antonio should host US Space Command

12-29-2020:
Port San Antonio is one of six finalist communities to host the headquarters for U.S. Space Command — which is responsible for commanding and controlling space operations by all our military forces.
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UTSA, Port San Antonio unite on research, workforce initiative

12-27-2020:
The goal of the collaboration: Continue to develop the city’s technology and cybersecurity expertise.
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Boeing's San Antonio office receives contract worth nearly $80M

12-22-2020:
Aerospace innovator will develop avionic weapons defense systems for the F-15 aircraft at its Port San Antonio site.
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WellAware Launches a Smart Indoor Air Purification Service For Businesses

12-17-2020:
San Antonio tech startup is working with local businesses to help protect staff and customers from COVID-19.
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Need Co-Working Space in San Antonio? Check Out This List

12-17-2020:
The rise in San Antonio over the past couple of years of specialized spaces for other industries means that startup founders can now rent spaces across San Antonio.
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UTSA and Port San Antonio sign 5-year pact

12-14-2020:
Organizations are aiming to build a high-tech workforce pipeline.
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Leading SA: What’s next for Port San Antonio

12-13-2020:
Jim Perschbach, president and CEO of Port SA, speaks about regional economic growth.
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IPSECURE ON PATH FOR CONTINUED GROWTH

12-09-2020:
Industry leader provides information security expertise and training for public and private sectors.
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Modern Managed IT Lands $1M Seed Investment from Geekdom Fund

12-08-2020:
Startup plans to use the investment to grow its IT staff as it expands operations in San Antonio and across Texas.
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Local organization focuses on increasing women of color in cyber workforce pipeline

12-04-2020:
BlackSTEM Inc. is introducing students to cybersecurity though a program called Community-based Youth Building Engagement & Restoration, or C.Y.B.E.R. LAB.
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TOMLINSON: SPACE COMMAND BELONGS IN SAN ANTONIO, WILL BOOST TEXAS BUSINESS

12-02-2020:
"The Pentagon could not pick a better spot for the next chapter into space."
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Port San Antonio hailed as ideal space to launch Space Command

11-30-2020:
Local leaders believe the vast campus is best suited to support the agency's mission.
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San Antonio VC starts multimillion-dollar fund to invest in software companies

11-27-2020:
Fund will target companies with a strong focus on four areas.
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Plus One Robotics teams with Fanuc America to develop automation solutions for e-commerce fulfillment

11-27-2020:
Technology will meet the needs of their mutual customers for their warehouse applications.
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Local aerospace leader talks work-life balance, business during COVID

11-25-2020:
Bianca Rhodes is President and CEO of Knight Aerospace, which designs and manufactures aircraft interiors and components - including modules for dignitaries and portable medical suites.
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The Austin-San Antonio Corridor Could Become one of the World’s Top 10 Tech Regions

11-25-2020:
BuildGroup CEO Lanham Napier provides his insights.
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Air Force Embracing New Tech to Solve Pilot Shortage

11-25-2020:
The effort is taking place at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph.
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LOCAL STUDENTS HELP CYBER LEADER ADVANCE ITS GLOBAL MISSION

11-19-2020:
Booz Allen Hamilton prepares college students for bright futures as cybersecurity innovators.
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Port San Antonio possible future location for US Space Command

11-19-2020:
Decision would mean a boost to the local economy with more than 1,000 new jobs.
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Local colleges part of national coalition for cybersecurity workforce development

11-18-2020:
The University of Texas at San Antonio and San Antonio College will join other institutions to beef up cyber hiring.
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SwRI RECEIVES $7.2 MILLION CONTRACT TO TEST AI IN AIR TAXI DESIGN PROJECT

11-17-2020:
Air taxis are short-range electric aircraft that carry a small number of passengers relatively short distances, in comparison to commercial airliners.
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CNF TECHNOLOGIES ON THE LEADING EDGE OF INNOVATION

11-17-2020:
Fast-growing cybersecurity firm supplies specialized expertise that protects critical U.S. government networks.
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Dirt Moves on Port San Antonio Innovation Center

11-16-2020:
The Innovation Center is anticipated to reach completion by early 2022.
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SwRI SCIENTISTS EXPAND SPACE INSTRUMENT’S CAPABILITIES

11-16-2020:
Researchers add second dating technique to prototype spaceflight instrument.
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UTSA professor develops open-access software for cytoskeleton research

11-13-2020:
Researchers around the world now have access to software designed to further characterize cytoskeleton filaments.
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Construction of Port San Antonio’s Innovation Center kicks off

11-11-2020:
The Innovation Center will help advance the Port’s vision of a world-class facility that promotes technologies, collaborations and education.
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eSports in SA: the Mastermind Session

11-11-2020:
Port San Antonio's Will Garrett discusses the Port's role in the rise of eSports in San Antonio.
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Air Force Gaming Takes Off with Official Intramural Esports Program for Airmen, Space Professionals

11-11-2020:
AFG aims to bring Airmen and Space Professionals together through community experiences and competitive leagues.
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University leading effort to prep for local aerospace economy

11-11-2020:
UTSA is the only university in San Antonio to offer degrees in cutting-edge research and disciplinary studies, such as engineering, computer science and technology.
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SA biotech on cusp of global commercial breakout

11-11-2020:
StemBioSys has completed research validating that its core stem cell expansion technology.
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Decade of Downtown in Review: The Change Agent

11-11-2020:
As downtown San Antonio was undergoing growth over the past decade, something special was taking shape just 8 minutes away at Port San Antonio.
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ECODEVO 360 NEWSLETTER - NOVEMBER 2020

11-11-2020:
Read this month's EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
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SA-based aerospace company adds chief medical officer to augment military work

11-10-2020:
Col. Jay Johannigman will oversee ongoing development and delivery of Knight Aerospace's principal technologies.
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San Antonio-Born Satellites To Fly Through 2023

11-10-2020:
A project aiming to revolutionize hurricane intensity prediction just got a big boost from NASA.
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Three local students accepted into NASA's Aerospace program

11-09-2020:
Trio will enter NASA’s Texas High School Aerospace Scholars program.
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Tomlinson: Attracting business to relocate to your community is not that hard

11-09-2020:
Port San Antonio, which is redeveloping the old Kelly Air Force Base, routinely adds new tenants.
Read more on houstonchronicle.com

SwRI HACKS ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING TO DEMONSTRATE CYBERSECURITY VULNERABILITIES

11-09-2020:
Engineers simulated a malicious attack as part of an automotive cybersecurity research initiative.
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UTSA alum takes next step in developing affordable bionic prosthetics

11-03-2020:
Alt-Bionics founder Ryan Saavedra is looking to raise the necessary funds to take his innovation to the next level.
Read more on foxsanantonio.com

SA-based Xenex strikes $20M deal with NY company to make germ-zapping robots

11-02-2020:
The robots have a proven high rate of disinfection against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.
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Cyber experts wanted: SA’s cybersecurity ecosystem fuels economic resiliency

10-30-2020:
The city has the largest pool of certified information security experts outside of Washington D.C.
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SAN ANTONIO: A GLOBAL ROBOTICS CAPITAL

10-29-2020:
The Alamo City is home to leading innovators who are applying robotics and revolutionizing industries around the world (and beyond): agriculture, manufacturing, logistics, aviation and space travel.
Read more on www.portsanantonio.us

SA-based Knight Aerospace, Collins Aerospace to introduce mobile galley and lavatory for military aircraft

10-29-2020:
The new solution makes it possible to rapidly replace costly-to-maintain systems with a modern solution during long missions.
Read more on intelligent-aerospace.com

Southwest Research Institute: Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs)

10-29-2020:
Learn about SwRI's work in developing autonomous UASs, automated perception, payload integration and piloting UASs with unmanned ground vehicles.
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Food technology company wins local tech-focused pitch competition

10-29-2020:
Grain4Grain converts spent grain from breweries into a low-carb, high-micronutrient flour.
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SpaceX's Starship poised to launch Texas' space industry into new era

10-29-2020:
San Antonio among Texas cities aiming to advance space exploration.
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San Antonio cyber firm adjusts as 'everything is more or less virtual'

10-28-2020:
IPSecure provides IT and cybersecurity services to customers such as the Department of Defense and the Air Force.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SwRI AWARDED $12 MILLION U.S. AIR FORCE CONTRACT FOR B-1B SYSTEM REDESIGN

10-27-2020:
The Air Force plans to use the aircraft through 2040 and beyond.
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Vet2STEM Career and Technology Expo - November 12, 2020

10-27-2020:
The Expo will introduce active military and veterans to the career opportunities available at the National Labs, which include Idaho, Sandia, Oak Ridge and Pacific Northwest National Labs.

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UTSA's Cyber Center using AI to detect malicious attacks

10-27-2020:
Researchers have partnered with Raytheon Intelligence & Space to study the use of artificial intelligence to find and stop cyberattacks.
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Business Is Booming For San Antonio's Virus-Killing Robot Company

10-26-2020:
The Xenex Light Strike Robot was first sold to hospitals, but it’s finding a broader customer base as a pandemic continues to grip the nation and world.
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SwRI STUDY OFFERS MORE COMPLETE VIEW OF MASSIVE ASTEROID PSYCHE

10-26-2020:
Orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, Psyche is a dense, largely metallic object thought to be the leftover core of a planet that failed in formation.
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SA-based Biotech Aims to Spread Its Method of Asymptomatic Testing Across U.S.

10-23-2020:
Community Labs is the brainchild of three local businessmen.
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SHARING SAN ANTONIO’S AMAZING TECH STORY WITH THE WORLD

10-23-2020:
Jim Perschbach discusses local tech innovators during the Montréal Connect 2020 conference.
Read more on www.portsanantonio.us

Local Biomed Develops Light-Activated Cancer Therapy Pioneered by UTSA Researcher

10-23-2020:
Vitanova Biomedical's new way to treat cancer causes no side effects and can kill many types of cancers.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Research team makes breakthrough discovery on brain cortex functionality

10-22-2020:
UTSA researchers are challenging the historical belief that the organization of the cortical circuit of GABAergic neurons is exclusively local.
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UTSA receives $1 million to advance research and workforce development in green energy and sustainability

10-22-2020:
Grant provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
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Researcher awarded grant for novel approach on COVID-19 drug

10-22-2020:
The grant will help fund collaborative studies that combine virology, high-throughput screening, medicinal chemistry and in-silico drug design expertise.
Read more on utsa.edu

San Antonio company named one of 20 most fundable startups

10-21-2020:
Perytor Therapeutics discovered a new category of drugs that can be used to promote tissue regeneration.
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First wave of students begin free training program at new Port SA training center

10-21-2020:
Courses are now up and running and students from various different backgrounds are on their way to a new future.
Read more on kens5.com

SwRI helping build "coal plant of the future" with DOE funding

10-20-2020:
Money will go toward developing a supercritical carbon dioxide turbine, which can be fueled by synthetic coal gas, natural gas or hydrocarbon liquids.
Read more on swri.org

San Antonio Startup Week goes virtual, aims to help businesses come to fruition

10-19-2020:
Expectations remain high despite having to shift gears
Read more on www.ksat.com

San Antonio schools are doubling down on cybersecurity education

10-15-2020:
Local high school equips students for a career in cybersecurity.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

NEW PORT CUSTOMER XYREC LEADS ROBOT-BASED TECH THAT WILL REVOLUTIONIZE AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE

10-13-2020:
Company's new U.S. operation will grow award-winning innovation for precision laser de-painting of aircraft and other large vessels.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Local biotech tapped for multimillion-dollar regmed contract

10-13-2020:
SA-based GenCure will take part in a $2.4 million contract involving the development of potency testing for mesenchymal stromal cells used in regenerative medicine products.
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Port SA brings Dutch robotics company to Alamo City

10-13-2020:
XYREC Inc. will launch its first U.S. site at Port San Antonio.
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Local startup teams up with SpaceX on space logistics

10-12-2020:
San Antonio-based Exploration Architecture Corporation, also known as XArc, will help expedite cargo logistics in space.
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Aviation pioneer Dee Howard’s legacy lives on at UTSA

10-09-2020:
Among other initiatives, the Dee Howard Endowed Scholarship assists first-generation college students and students from underserved communities.
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Smart Water-Bottle Lid Company Wins Stumberg Competition $25,000 Prize

10-08-2020:
Sapphire developed the first-to-market smart lid that tracks water consumption and replaces the standard lid found on most water bottles.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

San Antonio-based cyber company awarded phase 2 Air Force contract

10-07-2020:
Air Force will use The Denim Group's security vulnerability resolution platform to develop, secure, deploy, and operate applications into software that adapts missions in real time.
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Gov Tech Startup Irys Wins $1.15M Air Force Contract

10-07-2020:
Company will work closely with the 502nd Civil Engineer Group at JBSA.
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INDUSTRY LEADER’S EXPANSION FURTHER RAISES SAN ANTONIO’S PROFILE AS “CYBER CITY, U.S.A.”

10-07-2020:
Technica Corporation's new operation at the Port provides invaluable strategic support to U.S. military digital assets and mission readiness worldwide.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Plus One Robotics Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for Unique Approach to Human-Robot Collaboration

10-07-2020:
Innovator's human-in-the-loop approach provides 24/7 expert support while ensuring robots perform to their maximum potential
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SwRI achieves 20% improvement in vehicle fuel efficiency with connectivity, automation

10-06-2020:
The new tools developed to meet these efficiency goals include eco-routing, eco-driving and power-split optimization.
Read more on swri.org

San Antonio lab clones COVID-19 in race for a cure

10-06-2020:
Texas Biomedical Research Institute used a reverse genetic approach to copy the coronavirus.
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Crown Scientific — A Research Lab Space for Startups

10-05-2020:
Crown Scientific helps early-stage biomedical innovators who are looking to develop an idea for the market.
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NFL Panthers to use SA germ-zapping robots at Bank of America Stadium

10-01-2020:
Xenex Disinfection Services is expanding to professional sports in a big way.
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ASM Global Announces San Antonio Complex and Arena

10-01-2020:
Initial timelines for the construction of the $60-million, 130,000-square-foot Innovation Center complex announced.
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ROAD TO BUILDING FUTURES: EPISODE 1

09-30-2020:
Meet Port Desktop Support Specialist Ronnie Mercer, who talks about getting his start in the tech field and how he’s building his future.
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Texas is emerging solar power capital, with assist from San Antonio’s CPS Energy

09-30-2020:
CPS has been steadily incorporating solar power into its energy generation mix, which also includes wind, nuclear, coal and natural gas.
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Local engineering, tech company earns first defense contract as part of SBA program

09-29-2020:
Elevate Systems will develop a new repair process for aircraft chromium-plating.
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RECKON POINT: REVOLUTIONIZING GLOBAL INDUSTRIES THROUGH PRECISION 3D MAPPING

09-29-2020:
Tech pioneer's innovations improve accuracy and efficiency for key industries on Earth and beyond.
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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.