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Students Learn About Careers in Aviation, Aerospace at the Port

06-12-2023:
Project LIFT helps students get closer to their dream careers.
Read more on ksat.com

Port SA President & CEO Discusses Growth, Plans for the Future

06-11-2023:
Hear from Jim Perschbach on the tech campus' bright future.
Read more on ksat.com

Boeing's Port San Antonio Facility Gets Another Boost from Upgrading B-52s

06-07-2023:
Chapters in San Antonio’s aerospace history have chronicled the support our community has provided to ensure the readiness of one of the country's most important aircraft.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Boeing Center at Tech Port Hosts Second Armed Forces Esports Competition

06-07-2023:
Department of the Air Force Esports Invitational 2023 unites and celebrates the U.S. military service branches.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

San Antonio School District Signs Historic Agreement with NASA to Open Space Academy

06-06-2023:
Space and Engineering Technologies Academy is now taking applications.
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SwRI Markerless Motion Capture Project Optimizes Baseball Pitchers’ Movements

06-06-2023:
Unique analysis engine aims to prevent injury, improve performance.
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SwRI Investigates Accuracy of Flow Meters Measuring Hydrogen and Natural Gas Blends

06-05-2023:
Institute begins second phase of a program to determine how accurate current flow meters are at measuring blended gas.
Read more on swri.org

Robotic Prosthetics Startup Wins New Innovation Award

06-05-2023:
Alt-Bionics has garnered the first-ever Shaun D. Kennedy Award Of Excellence In Empathy & Innovation.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

2023 STEM Summer Camps Now Enrolling!

06-01-2023:
Join SAMSAT for an exciting summer of educational learning experiences, from robotics to rocket science and even video game design - and more!
Read more on samsat.org

Booming Bioscience Startups in San Antonio

06-01-2023:
The bioscience and healthcare sector is the largest in the Alamo City.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

CACI Aligns with San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology to Build Future STEM Talent with LEGO Bricks

06-01-2023:
The construction of CACI's Cyber City exhibit was built from the company's City Block technology.
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$2.1M Grant Funds St. Mary’s University Program to Train the Next Generation of Biomedical Scientists

05-31-2023:
The funding will help local high schools access scientific experts and support undergraduate research.
Read more on stmarytx.edu

SwRI Scientist Receives SAE International’s Forest R. McFarland Award

05-31-2023:
Award recognizes SAE International members’ outstanding contributions to organization’s mission.
Read more on swri.org

Webb Telescope Finds Towering Plume of Water Escaping from Saturn Moon

05-30-2023:
SwRI scientist awarded JWST Cycle 2 observations of Enceladus.
Read more on swri.org

Capo’s Pizzeria Named One of SA’s Top Pizza Spots

05-25-2023:
Local pizza institution operates six locations throughout the city, including one inside Boeing Center at Tech Port.
Read more on expressnews.com

SwRI’s Dr. Peter Lee Named Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) Fellow

05-24-2023:
Lee founded SwRI’s tribology laboratory in 2011, which has helped the Institute become an internationally recognized center for cutting-edge tribology research and testing.
Read more on swri.org

Record Student Cohort to Graduate from UTSA STEM Research Programs

05-23-2023:
Many of the undergraduates have been accepted into nationally recognized doctoral programs, and the doctoral students who are graduating will begin lifelong careers in research.
Read more on utsa.edu

Bunker Labs Partners with Geekdom to Support Veteran-Launched Startups

05-23-2023:
Bunker Labs supports veterans virtually and with in-person entrepreneurial programs in almost 40 major cities across the U.S.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Latest Research Provides SwRI Scientists Close-up Views of Energetic Particle Jets Ejected from the Sun

05-22-2023:
New study observes unusual isotope variations in solar particle injections.
Read more on swri.org

Boeing: A Leader in Building Futures

05-22-2023:
Boeing's major investment in education in San Antonio and innovative partnership with the Kelly Heritage Foundation are getting noticed around the world.
Read more on boeing.com

Department of Energy Selects San Antonio Company for Carbon Project

05-22-2023:
A total of $98 million is awarded to five Texas-based companies — including one in San Antonio — that are targeting large-scale carbon storage.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Boeing Center at Tech Port: A Banner First Year

05-19-2023:
We recently marked the first anniversary since the Boeing Center at Tech Port opened its doors to people across our community and beyond.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Another Big Investment in Developing San Antonio's Tech Talent

05-18-2023:
Nonprofit Kelly Heritage Foundation Grants $150,000 to the Dee Howard Foundation to prepare area students for futures in drone technology and advanced air mobility.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

JUNE 14: Tech Port Vision 2023

05-17-2023:
Hear from Port San Antonio President & CEO Jim Perschbach about the exciting new developments taking place on our campus, as well as the road ahead.
Read more on sahcc.org

Second Gene Implicated in Malaria Parasite Resistance Evolution to Chloroquine

05-11-2023:
New study reveals increased complexity of drug resistance.
Read more on txbiomed.org

Capital Factory Additive Manufacturing Meet up - May 18

05-11-2023:
Join the next monthly meetup at the Boeing Center at Tech Port for additive manufacture, entrepreneurs, operators, and enthusiasts in San Antonio!
Read more on eventbrite.com

Ready to Work SA Training Local Workforce for High-demand Careers

05-11-2023:
Workforce program offers many opportunities for employers to engage, including industry roundtables, talent pipeline management collaboratives and professional development workshops.
Read more on readytoworksa.com

UTSA Joins Prestigious Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)

05-11-2023:
CITRL fosters future faculty who are committed to promoting instructional excellence in STEM disciplines in higher education.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI to Lead NASA/SSERVI Center for Lunar Origin and Evolution

05-11-2023:
Center will support science enabled by human, rover exploration of the far side of the Moon.
Read more on swri.org

Plus One Robotics Using Yaskawa Motoman to Expand Mixed Depalletizing Solutions

05-10-2023:
Port-based robotics pioneer is revolutionizing the worldwide warehousing and logistics landscape.
Read more on roboticsandautomationnews.com

PorchPass Hires Local Tech Executive to Scale Financial Technology Platform

05-10-2023:
PorchPass is the first fintech app designed for land buyers, sellers, and dealerships in the manufactured housing sector.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SwRI Selected for Phase A Study to Develop Next-generation NOAA Coronagraph

05-09-2023:
Short, externally occulted Space Weather Solar Coronagraph features novel 1.5-stage occultation scheme.
Read more on swri.org

Greater:SATX 360 Newsletter - Apr./May

05-04-2023:
Hear the latest from Port San Antonio partner Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

Building Futures, One Computer at a Time

05-04-2023:
Partners come together to help area students learn how to build state-of-the-art computers, which they then were able to keep.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI Designs Safer, More Effective Hydrogen Injector for Gas Turbines

05-03-2023:
Injector prevents damaging flashback while lowering CO2, NOx emissions.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI, UTSA Researchers Develop New Method to Synthesize Antimalarial Drug

05-02-2023:
New method could lead to more cost-effective malaria treatments.
Read more on swri.org

XPEL Announces New Product Launch, Expands Offerings to Include Private Aircraft

05-02-2023:
The Boeing Spec-approved FUSION PLUS is designed to protect aircraft against a wide range of environmental hazards, including acid rain and other contaminants.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Cybersecurity Accelerator Gener8tor Admits 5 Startups to its Spring 2023 Cohort

04-28-2023:
gener8tor is a San Antonio-based startup accelerator that invests in high-growth startups working on security technology solutions.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Boeing Gets $313 Million Boost in Fighter Jet Contracts

04-27-2023:
Firm's Port San Antonio site will see an increase in maintenance work.
Read more on bizjournals.com

New BexarBio Pitch Competition May 1 Features Biomedical Startups

04-27-2023:
Finalists include Betty’s Co., HERA Biotech, Neuro Rehab VR and NeuraStasis.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Capital Factory San Antonio Open Coworking

04-26-2023:
Join Capital Factory on the first Friday of each month for open coworking at the Boeing Center at Tech Port!
Read more on eventbrite.com

H-E-B Makes $2 Million Gift to Support UTSA's School of Data Science

04-26-2023:
The gift will advance H-E-B and UTSA's shared vision to provide students with equitable access to opportunities in STEM fields.
Read more on utsa.edu

Scaleworks Taps New CEO, Makes New Software Acquisition

04-26-2023:
SA-based SaaS-focused venture equity firm has acquired Centage Corporation, which provides modern financial planning and analysis software solutions for small and midsized finance teams.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Showcasing San Antonio's Leading Edge in Tech and Education to the World

04-25-2023:
Global conference shows how San Antonians are modernizing aircraft, setting the course for lunar settlement and preparing students to become the next generation of innovators.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI Tests Automated Vehicles in Virtual Off-road Environments

04-25-2023:
Software-in-the-loop tool offers 3D simulation with graphical information system data for AV testing.
Read more on swri.org

Port-based Astroport Space Technologies Reaches New Heights with European Expansion

04-24-2023:
Astroport Europe will focus on lunar construction and operations technologies in support of missions focused on mining and establishing a permanent presence on the Moon.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UTSA Team Takes First Place in First Draper Data Science Competition

04-24-2023:
Contestants, whose ideas focused on data science and its applications in entrepreneurship, pitched their business plans to judges.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI-led Team Successfully Observes Australian Eclipse in Preparation for 2024 U.S. Eclipse

04-20-2023:
Pathfinding exercise paves the way for extensive U.S. observations in 2024.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI EPA Proposed Rulemaking Webinar - April 26

04-19-2023:
Sign up for a FREE webinar to learn more about the EPA rulemaking proposal for MY27-MY32 LD and MD vehicles.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI Launches the Global Decarbonized Mobility Summit November 13-17

04-19-2023:
Inaugural summit to assemble transportation industry, consortia members to discuss challenges, solutions to decarbonizing mobility.
Read more on swri.org

How K-12 Education is Shaping San Antonio's Future Cybersecurity Workforce

04-19-2023:
San Antonio business leaders, research institutions and other nonprofits are focused on bringing cybersecurity education into K-12 classrooms.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UTSA Researchers Receive $1 million to Develop New Therapies for Ovarian and Breast Cancers

04-18-2023:
The team will uncover new treatments by developing and testing a class of naturally occurring, anti-cancer compounds as a blueprint for success.
Read more on utsa.edu

Researchers at UTSA Use Artificial Intelligence to Improve Cancer Treatment

04-18-2023:
Team is hopeful that AI can improve and replace the current practice that clinicians use to review images and treat a tumor.
Read more on utsa.edu

BexarBio Pitch Competition - May 1

04-14-2023:
This world-class pitch competition will attract the best and brightest innovators to pitch their ideas for revolutionary new biotech products.
Read more on velocitytx.org

Military Medical Industrial Day - May 2

04-14-2023:
The full-day event features planned sessions that will provide a platform for innovators and entrepreneurs to learn about military medical requirements, available funding sources to support R&D and ways to work with the military.
Read more on velocitytx.org

Tower at Port will Elevate San Antonio's Global Profile

04-13-2023:
Port takes the next step toward an iconic office tower showcasing the region's capabilities and bright future.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

International Research Team Led by UTSA Astrophysicist Discovers New Exoplanet Outside Earth’s Solar System

04-13-2023:
An exoplanet—also called an extrasolar planet—is a planet outside a solar system that orbits another star.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI Joins New NASA Institute to Qualify, Certify Additive Manufacturing Methods

04-12-2023:
Researchers seek to improve computer models of AM parts, accelerate their use in spaceflight.
Read more on swri.org

Here’s Who is Pitching at BioMedSA BioFest 2023

04-09-2023:
The annual spring event for bioscience entrepreneurs takes place April 19.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SwRI, Tec de Monterrey Partner for Sustainable Manufacturing Research

04-05-2023:
Projects are receiving support through the Sustainable Manufacturing Program.
Read more on swri.org

Allosense Joins TechStars Industries of the Future Accelerator

04-04-2023:
Allosense is an advanced technology startup in San Antonio that is producing advanced sensors and measurement solutions.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Dura Software Receives $50M Growth Capital Investment

04-04-2023:
Dura Software is a San Antonio-based holding company specializing in acquiring and scaling hyper-niche software products.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SwRI Expands Hydrogen Energy Research Capabilities with New Liquid Hydrogen Storage Tank

04-03-2023:
On-site storage is advancing SwRI’s clean energy research opportunities.
Read more on swri.org

Therapy Shows Promise to Help Clear Tuberculosis

03-31-2023:
The research focuses on a potential host-directed therapy targeting the immune system to bolster the body’s ability to control the infection, a method shown to improve cancer treatments.
Read more on txbiomed.org

Greater:SATX 360 Newsletter - March

03-30-2023:
Hear the latest from Port San Antonio partner Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

Capital Factory: Founders Academy Essentials

03-30-2023:
Join Capital Factory on April 18 for a 3-day lunch-n-learn curriculum designed specifically for driven entrepreneurs that are passionate about their business potential.
Read more on eventbrite.com

SwRI’s NASGRO Software Selected for Space Technology Hall of Fame

03-29-2023:
Software analyzes fatigue crack growth and fractures in metallic structures and components.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI Creates Innovative, Efficient Hydrogen Compressor for FCEV Refueling Stations

03-28-2023:
Hermetically sealed hydrogen compressor improves efficiency while minimizing leaks.
Read more on swri.org

Plus One Robotics: Research Publications

03-28-2023:
See what the brightest minds of Plus One have written in the AI and robotic vision space.
Read more on plusonerobotics.com

Solar Farm Planned on 800+ acres in San Antonio

03-28-2023:
Land is slated to be turned into a 145-megawatt solar farm known as El Patrimonio.
Read more on expressnews.com

San Antonio Innovators Advance Exploration of the Moon Ahead of Human Settlement with Lunar Cave Research

03-27-2023:
In the near future, mines and factories on the Moon will support the construction of massive satellites and other orbiting infrastructure to address humankind's needs back on Earth.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Rising Tech Startups Present Their Products at Geekdom’s Incubator Showcase

03-27-2023:
The Incubator Showcase is designed to give startup companies in Geekdom’s 8-week Incubator program the opportunity to present their ideas to the public, potential investors, and future clients.
Read more on tpr.org

SwRI-developed Instrument Delivered for Lunar Lander Mission

03-27-2023:
LMS instrument will study electrical conductivity of the Moon’s interior.
Read more on swri.org

Preparing the Next Generation of Aerospace Innovators

03-23-2023:
The Dee Howard Foundation and partners are incorporating aviation and aerospace subject matter into STEM education programs for area students.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI, JPL Study Suggests Explanation for Unusual Radar Signatures of Icy Satellites in the Outer Solar System

03-23-2023:
Researchers present answers for long-debated mysterious radar properties of moons of Jupiter and Saturn.
Read more on swri.org

StandardAero Readies for Major San Antonio Expansion

03-22-2023:
Longstanding Port San Antonio customer embarks on new project supporting some of the most popular commercial aircraft engines in the world.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

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

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