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SwRI EXPANDS VALVE TESTING CAPABILITIES TO AID CARBON CAPTURE, STORAGE

10-13-2021:
Breakthroughs make it possible to test subsurface safety valves’ ability to withstand associated gas flow rates at high pressures to prevent injury, loss of life and environmental effects.
Read more on swri.org

Plus One Robotics and Locus Robotics Team Up to Deliver Collaborative, Flexible Robot System

10-13-2021:
The innovative, cross-platform robotic system is designed to boost productivity in e-commerce fulfilment centers.
Read more on apnews.com

Cybersecurity company Research Innovations opens first office in SA

10-13-2021:
Location becomes third US site for Virginia-based firm.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI AWARDED UP TO $78.8 MILLION TO HELP PROTECT MILITARY AIRCRAFT, CREWS

10-12-2021:
Much of the work SwRI will perform will be related to jammer systems, which use electronic signals to block an enemy’s radar and prevent them from using vital tools such as satellite positioning and communication systems.
Read more on swri.org

Rackspace Co-Founder Launches Jobward App For Job Seekers

10-12-2021:
Jobward’s web-based Resume Generator helps job seekers create customized resumes to apply for a specific job.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Alamo Colleges nabs $19M in federal grants

10-11-2021:
Funding will go toward increasing the number of students who pursue degrees in STEM fields.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Local nonprofit formed to shrink SA's digital divide

10-11-2021:
SA Digital Connects aims to improve access to digital tools and high-speed internet service.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio startup Modern Managed IT buys local competitor Vertical Technologies LLC

10-11-2021:
Modern Managed IT has grown to have more than 1,000 customers around the world, which in part was boosted by $1 million in venture funding the company received last December.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Knight Aerospace CEO Named New Chair of the Dee Howard Foundation

10-08-2021:
Full slate of new officers includes leaders from the local aerospace landscape.
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SwRI-UTSA study demonstrates lunar composition mapping capabilities

10-08-2021:
New technology is the first to measure the composition of the lunar surface using surface-reflected light in wavelengths.
Read more on utsa.edu

688TH CYBERSPACE WING, SAMSAT PARTNER FOR CYBERSECURITY RESILIENCE TRAINING

10-04-2021:
Throughout September, enlisted and reserve airmen participated in a series of hands-on simulations and other state-of-the-art training exercises at the Port.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Presidents in precision therapeutics partnership discuss San Antonio’s growing biomed industry

10-01-2021:
Innovative efforts of the San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics are focusing on creating breakthrough treatments tailored to specific patient populations.
Read more on utsa.edu

The Texas Research & Technology Foundation Awards Grant

09-30-2021:
TRTF, subsidiary VelocityTX was Awarded a $715K Federal Grant to Fuel Innovation and Job Creation.
Read more on eda.gov

Students “learn by doing’ as they prepare for career success

09-29-2021:
The Centers for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) is a network of tuition-free high schools that offers students internships, job shadowing and mentorship.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

On the frontlines of San Antonio's tech evolution

09-28-2021:
Jungle Disk CEO Bret Piatt has seen the city blossom into a tech hub over the past two decades.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Plus One Robotics: Elevating Humans and Automation

09-28-2021:
The firm is transforming global commerce through visual sensors and artificial intelligence capabilities with industrial robots.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

The San Antonio Tech Ecosystem at a Glance

09-28-2021:
Check out the city's most notable tech-related companies.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UTSA Brain Health Consortium awarded $12.5M to research genetic brain disorders

09-28-2021:
The results of their study could have a significant impact toward one day treating or eliminating neurological diseases such as epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease and more.
Read more on utsa.edu

STARTUP WEEK PREVIEW: PANEL OF EXPERTS

09-27-2021:
Panelists included members of San Antonio’s business, tech communities
Read more on ksat.com

StandardAero: Ensuring the Resilience of Global Aviation Fleets

09-27-2021:
StandardAero is one of the world's largest independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers for the aerospace industry.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SA Startup Week aims to attract more entrepreneurs, companies to tech community

09-26-2021:
SA Startup Week is set for Oct. 11-22
Read more on ksat.com

You Think That Fresh Water Is Valuable On The Moon? Try The Earth!

09-23-2021:
Genesis Systems aims to change the world with its new technology, which can extract thousands of gallons of water per day from the atmosphere.
Read more on forbes.com

San Antonio’s Newest Business Incubator Emerge and Rise Teaches Small Businesses How to Succeed

09-22-2021:
Incubator offers training in business skills, marketing, legal issues and accounting.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SwRI SCIENTISTS AWARDED GRANT TO IMPROVE WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN WEST TEXAS

09-22-2021:
Hydrologists will apply scientific tools that will aid water resource management for semiarid regions where vital water systems are at potential risk.
Read more on swri.org

World’s Biggest Robot Transforming Aerospace Industry

09-20-2021:
Along with San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute, XYREC is pioneering new methods for industrial paint removal essential to the ongoing maintenance of the world’s aircraft, ships and other heavy vessels.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SA biotech Bluegrass Vascular Technologies expanding its market potential and revenue opportunities

09-20-2021:
Company's Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System is the first FDA-cleared medical device to facilitate upper body central venous access in patients with conditions that preclude access by conventional methods.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Machine that promises to turn air into drinking water coming to Port S.A.

09-20-2021:
Campus will serve as a proving ground for the atmospheric water generation project developed by Genesis Systems.
Read more on expressnews.com

San Antonio-based New Apprenticeship closes on $2.5 million seed round

09-16-2021:
The digital apprenticeship program focuses on tech skills.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Spotlight: CNF Technologies' Jonathan Garcia

09-16-2021:
Garcia, who serves as CNF Technologies' CFO, is helping to lead the firm's growth at Port San Antonio.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI RESEARCHER TO RECEIVE HIGH HONOR

09-15-2021:
Dr. James L. Burch to be recognized for his pioneering achievements and contributions to pushing forward the frontiers of Earth and space science.
Read more on swri.org

Cybint partners with CyberOps Training Academy to foster Texan cybersecurity talent

09-14-2021:
Academy will promote Cybint's award-winning bootcamp within the Texan business community, expanding its curriculum with more coding classes.
Read more on prnewswire.com

Startup Making Water From Air, Says Tech Can Go Mainstream

09-13-2021:
Port San Antonio will install the company’s first machine.
Read more on bloomberg.com

Indo-MIM: Global leader in metal injection molding (MIM) technology

09-09-2021:
The India-based firm, whose U.S. operations are located at the Port, creates metal injection molded applications for various global industries.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Aerospace Leader Hiring for Multiple Roles in San Antonio

09-09-2021:
StandardAero seeks to add dedicated professionals with varying degrees of experience to be part of one of the world’s most exciting industries.
Read more on standardaero.com

UT Health San Antonio selected as Texas’ first Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

09-09-2021:
In partnership with The University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio’s Biggs Institute becomes Texas’ first federally designated Alzheimer’s disease research center.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

bioAffinity Technologies Announces Validation of Novel Non-Invasive Early Lung Cancer Test

09-09-2021:
CyPath® Lung, an innovative lung cancer diagnostic, is fully validated as a laboratory-developed test.
Read more on bioaffinitytech.com

UTSA professor helps make breakthrough achievement in quantum computing

09-08-2021:
R. Tyler Sutherland is part of a collaboration that has set a world record for innovation in quantum computing.
Read more on utsa.edu

St. Philip's College: Immersive Training for Tomorrow's Health Care Experts

09-08-2021:
The renowned campus is utilizing state-of-the-art technology to prepare the next generation of health care experts.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

San Antonio’s space architect wants to make the city a space construction hub

09-03-2021:
Sam Ximenes received a NASA grant to evaluate lunar landing pad construction using technology to melt moon soil.
Read more on expressnews.com

KNIGHT AEROSPACE DEVELOPING LIFE-SAVING TECHNOLOGY

09-01-2021:
The company's Aeromedical Bio-Containment Module (ABCM) is changing the world amid a global pandemic.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Port San Antonio innovation center moves closer to completion

09-01-2021:
Profits from the innovation center will support technology-focused professional development programs at all levels.
Read more on bizjournals.com

New company at Port San Antonio explores technology to create water out of thin air

08-31-2021:
Genesis Systems brings tech designed to help solve global water scarcity
Read more on ksat.com

Local entrepreneur drives rapid growth at San Antonio solar energy company

08-31-2021:
Texas Solar President and CEO Mike Sardo has stewarded significant growth for the firm since 2019.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Local tech company Pathwire adds a 'top 100 hacker' as executive

08-30-2021:
Jesse Kinser was invited by the Marines in 2018 to a "bug bounty" event, during which hackers were rewarded every time they exposed a security gap in the Marines' public websites.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Robot Hardware is a Bottleneck for Warehouse Automation

08-30-2021:
Plus One Robotics presents a new solutions for the robot hardware bottleneck issue.
Read more on plusonerobotics.com

Open configuration options ROBOTS PREPARE STUDENTS FOR STEM CAREERS

08-30-2021:
Area high school students participate in statewide robotics competitions as they immerse themselves in fun and challenging STEM-based tasks — preparing to become tomorrow's tech innovators in the process.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO COLLABORATE WITH VIRGIN ORBIT

08-27-2021:
Partnership would leverage space data to inform critical decisions around weather and for environmental monitoring purposes.
Read more on swri.org

NSA grant supports UTSA’s mission to make communities more cyber secure

08-27-2021:
UTSA is the only Hispanic Serving Institution to hold three National Center of Excellence designations from the NSA and the Department of Homeland Security.
Read more on utsa.edu

WORKING TOGETHER TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD

08-26-2021:
New transformative technology from Genesis Systems produces clean water to scale by harnessing moisture in the atmosphere—even in harsh climates.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Port-based Plus One Robotics Partners with MCRI to Bring Robotic Automation to E-Commerce Warehouse Operations

08-26-2021:
Partnership enables businesses to quickly install robust, scalable robot associates to handle items in the warehouse
Read more on roboticstomorrow.com

TechFuel $100,000 Startup Competition - Deadline: September 3, 2021

08-26-2021:
TechFuel is a startup pitch competition powered by Bexar County and Tech Bloc for early stage tech ventures in San Antonio and across Texas.
Read more on satechbloc.com

SwRI TESTS LIQUID ACQUISITION DEVICE ABOARD BLUE ORIGIN’S NEW SHEPARD ROCKET

08-26-2021:
Technology was first developed in the late 1990s and early 2000s as part of a collaboration between SwRI and NASA to develop cryogenic fluid management capabilities during long spaceflights.
Read more on swri.org

Bianca Rhodes: 2021 Woman of the Year

08-26-2021:
Rhodes is the owner and CEO of San Antonio-based innovator Knight Aerospace
Read more on bizjournals.com

LOVE.MARKETING: POWERFUL MESSAGING THROUGH ADVANCED AR/VR TECHNOLOGY

08-25-2021:
Marketing startup utilizes 3D modeling and augmented/virtual reality to share the stories of its clientele, especially those engaged in advance technologies.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

New cybersecurity school opens in San Antonio

08-25-2021:
Institute of CyberSecurity and Innovation will partner with local cybersecurity experts who can provide students with mentorships and learning opportunities.
Read more on neisd.net

SAISD launches new app allowing parents to track their child's journey to school

08-24-2021:
The Stopfinder app allows parents to monitor their child's bus even before it arrives.
Read more on kens5.com

CYBER TEXAS FOUNDATION SEEKS SKILLED MENTORS FOR ANNUAL COMPETITION

08-24-2021:
The National CyberPatriot program inspires students toward careers in cybersecurity or STEM disciplines.
Read more on sachamber.org

South San High School Esports: Preparing Students for Tomorrow's High-tech Careers

08-23-2021:
The school's esports program encourages students to maximize their passion for gaming as they develop and hone their tech talents, which can ultimately be applied to real-world scenarios such as network security maintenance.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Spirit & Opportunity: New Frontiers in Space Exploration

08-20-2021:
WEX Foundation and XArc Executive Director Sam Ximenes discusses the work he and his team are pioneering in the field of space architecture.
Read more on facebook.com

Two A&M-San Antonio faculty members receive National Science Foundation grant

08-20-2021:
Award will be used to engage more undergraduate students in biology research activities occurring in socially meaningful, applied community contexts.
Read more on tamusa.edu

Alt-Bionics: Affordable Prosthesis Solutions with High-tech Capabilities

08-18-2021:
Biotech startup Alt-Bionics utilizes AI-infused technology that allows individuals with traumatic limb injuries or amputations to regain significant motor control.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

UTSA providing students with in-demand skillsets

08-17-2021:
The university offers a slate of graduate certificates that align with the city’s workforce demand, from community nutrition and health to cloud computing.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

OUTDOOR WI-FI LOCATION AT PORT SUPPORTS AREA STUDENTS AND NEIGHBORS

08-16-2021:
MUSEUM AND PORT COME TOGETHER TO OFFER FREE INTERNET ACCESS TO COMMUNITY.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Robotic Prosthetics Startup Alt-Bionics Raises $283K Seed Funding

08-16-2021:
The investment will get Alt-Bionics closer to its goal of helping those seeking an affordable robotic hand.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

CACI: NATIONAL CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS

08-13-2021:
CACI is defending our networks, the firm’s City Block demonstrates how the electrical power and public safety systems are impacted.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SA cancer research group expanding to Austin, Europe

08-12-2021:
Alamo City company is proceeding with ambitious international growth plan.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Mission Design and Automation Partners with Plus One Robotics for Warehouse Efficiency

08-12-2021:
Robotics and software can increase scalability and quality throughput, as well as improve forecasting and production management.
Read more on robotics247.com

CEO of Greater: SATX discusses economic development in San Antonio

08-06-2021:
Jenna Saucedo-Herrera provides her insights in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read more on ksat.com

San Antonio Innovation Summit takes on ‘accelerating change’

08-05-2021:
More than 750 people attended the inaugural San Antonio Innovation Summit to highlight successes and paths taken to implement projects that are changing the Air Force.

Read more on 16af.af.mil

Researchers at UTSA use innovative approach to manage rescue operations at sea

08-05-2021:
Students are working with the United States Coast Guard to develop an unmanned rescue vessel.
Read more on utsa.edu

For 20 years, UTSA's CIAS has helped thwart cyberattacks

08-05-2021:
Center is now working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on a pilot program to helps states, local, tribal and territorial government organizations prioritize resources and planning.
Read more on utsa.edu

Local pitch competition to be chaired by Rackspace co-founder

08-05-2021:
TechFuel is a startup pitch competition for early stage tech ventures co-hosted by Bexar County and Tech Bloc.
Read more on bizjournals.com

How To Get Visibility When You’re An Early Stage Startup

08-04-2021:
Get insights from Plus One Robotics VP of Marketing & Communications Sheryl Seitz.
Read more on forbes.com

SwRI, UTSA TO CREATE COMPUTER MODEL OF INNER HEART STRUCTURES

08-03-2021:
Endeavor is part of a larger effort to develop a new, potentially life-saving heart surgery.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI, UTSA COLLABORATE ON A NOVEL PROCESS TO PRODUCE LOW CARBON FUELS

08-03-2021:
Overall goal is to recycle carbon from CO2 to produce low-cost hydrocarbon fuels.
Read more on swri.org

The Future of Drone Education

08-01-2021:
St. Mary's University introduces a new engineering degree program to prepare students for jobs as drone designers, operators and programmers.
Read more on sanantoniomag.com

KNIGHT AEROSPACE DELIVERS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND PASSENGER PALLETIZED SYSTEM TO BRAZILIAN AIR FORCE

07-30-2021:
The Brazilian Air Force first used Knight’s system in June, transporting multiple political leaders, military authorities, and VIPs.
Read more on knightaerospace.com

Money, talent and serendipity

07-29-2021:
Plus One Robotics, Port San Antonio demonstrate the changing trajectory of San Antonio’s innovation ecosystem.
Read more on expressnews.com

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