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Knight Aerospace making its flying mobile biocontainment emergency rooms available to Canada

09-27-2022:
Port San Antonio-headquartered firm first developed its module toward the end of the major Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2016.
Read more on tpr.org

Port San Antonio is building a vertiport - here’s why

09-27-2022:
The Port is slated to be the home of one of the first vertiport facilities in the U.S.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Astroport receives additional NASA funding to develop '100 percent regolith' buildings

09-26-2022:
Port San Antonio-based startup is developing industrial-scale 3D printing technologies to convert moon dust, or regolith, already on the lunar surface into landing pads, roads, buildings and other structures.
Read more on expressnews.com

SwRI played role in successful mission to strike asteroid with craft

09-26-2022:
The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft, traveling about 14,000 mph, slammed into an asteroid named Dimorphos, right on target.
Read more on tpr.org

SwRI wins R&D 100 Award for Integrally Geared Supercritical CO2 Compander

09-26-2022:
Energy technology recognized as one of the most significant innovations of 2022.
Read more on swri.org

SAN ANTONIO CHAMBER PARTNERS TO SHOWCASE INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

09-23-2022:
The Cyber Future Summit 2022 will take place October 26 – 28, 2022.
Read more on sachamber.org

VelocityTX to Build Lab Spaces for Biomedical Startups in San Antonio

09-23-2022:
New facilities will provide flexible research space in multiple facilities.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SA looks to go green with expanding solar infrastructure

09-22-2022:
This latest move follows others by the City of San Antonio and its publicly owned utility to strengthen renewable energy.
Read more on bizjournals.com

DELOREAN TO KEYNOTE GLOBAL CYBER SUMMIT

09-21-2022:
DeLorean CEO one of the anticipated speakers.

Read more on ksat.com

UTSA physics researcher selected for prestigious DOE Early Career award

09-19-2022:
Elizabeth Sooby honored for her research on utilizing artificial intelligence to study complex melting phenomena of uranium compound.
Read more on utsa.edu

Southwest Research Institute celebrates 75 years of service to humankind

09-19-2022:
Institute recognized as a worldwide leader in advanced research, development.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI scientist helps identify new evidence for habitability in Enceladus’s ocean

09-19-2022:
Saturn moon’s subsurface ocean is likely rich in phosphorus, a key component for life.
Read more on swri.org

Southwest Research Institute part of mission to prevent asteroids from striking Earth

09-17-2022:
The idea is to use the kinetic energy of a spacecraft to deflect these potential earthbound asteroids.
Read more on tpr.org

PREPARING TO SHOWCASE SAN ANTONIO INNOVATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND EXPERTISE

09-15-2022:
On October 26-28, sharp minds will gather at Tech Port Center + Arena for a cybersecurity summit.
Read more on cyberfuturesummit.com

Help us Build a Smart San Antonio

09-15-2022:
Your input will help define how SA uses data, tech and innovation to improve public services.
Read more on saspeakup.com

Local YMCA Esports Program Hopes to Provide Opportunities for Young Gamers

09-14-2022:
Organization looks to grow presence in world of video games.
Read more on ksat.com

UT-led Southwest Research Team Awarded Prize for $15 million

09-13-2022:
Award is provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps.
Read more on utsa.edu

Two women executives launch solar energy design and engineering company

09-09-2022:
Bobby Starks and Lexie Lucas have founded Sunlink, headquartered in San Antonio.
Read more on bizjournals.com

New Port Venue is Once Again a Showplace of Tech Innovations that Support Nation's Defenders

09-08-2022:
This year's Innovation Rodeo finalists converged on Tech Port Center + Arena to pitch their innovation ideas, partner with experts and find funding to help meet their goals.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

TechFuel Pitch Competition Open to Startups Across Texas

09-08-2022:
TechFuel is San Antonio’s largest cash prize pitch competition.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

VelocityTX Admits 4 SA-based Companies into its 2022 BioGlobal Accelerator

09-07-2022:
The annual event is designed to help local, national, and international companies with innovative, scalable business ideas accelerate the launch of their business.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

NASA’s $2M Renewal Grant to UTSA Strengthens Student Training in Extreme Environments

09-07-2022:
Students will have the chance to further explore the extraterrestrial environments of the Moon and Mars along with Earth’s extreme climate.
Read more on utsa.edu

DeLorean CEO to Keynote at Cyber Future Summit

09-07-2022:
Joost DeVries will discuss the future of connected vehicles with other global leaders.
Read more on cyberfuturesummit.com

UT System ranks No. 3 for U.S. patents granted worldwide

09-07-2022:
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) a key contributor to the innovation ecosystem.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI, Tec de Monterrey Collaborate to Advance Sustainable Manufacturing

09-06-2022:
Institutes sign MOU launching environmentally conscious research alliance.
Read more on swri.org

National Institute of Health Awards San Antonio Institutions $3.3 Million for Women's Cancer Research

09-06-2022:
Latest funding could lead to a new treatment for this deadly disease.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio computes 80 percent growth in tech jobs from 2021-2022

09-01-2022:
The city's stature as a hub for cybersecurity is boosting its profile as a hub for tech employment.
Read more on sanantonio.culturemap.com

San Antonio Studio Forges Niche in Educational Video Games

09-01-2022:
The IMG Studio has been quietly carving out territory as one of the only game designers in the local tech scene.
Read more on expressnews.com

UTSA Awarded $3M NSF Grant to Support Hispanic and Underrepresented Students in STEM

09-01-2022:
The funding will advance the university’s strategic goal to become a model for student success, a great public research university and an exemplar for strategic growth and innovative excellence.
Read more on utsa.edu

Texas A&M University - San Antonio Offering Free Training Program for Women in Tech

08-31-2022:
The six week no cost program is 100% online and can be completed at your own pace.
Read more on kens5.com

Cyber Future Summit 2022 - October 26-28, 2022

08-30-2022:
Top cyber leaders from around the world will converge on Tech Port Center + Arena.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

UTSA Offers New Master’s Program that Prepares Students for Careers in Aerospace Engineering

08-30-2022:
Program will include curricula related to aircraft design and more.
Read more on ksat.com

SwRI Demonstrates Small-scale Pumped Heat Energy Storage System

08-30-2022:
New system can store renewable energy, maintain grid reliability.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI Develops Fully Synthetic Route to Scopolamine, Anti-nausea Drug

08-29-2022:
Synthetic development method will reduce price, environmental impact of compound used to treat motion sickness and post-operative nausea.
Read more on swri.org

Greater:SATX 360 Newsletter - August

08-25-2022:
Hear the latest from Port San Antonio partner Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

San Antonio ISD Awarded $25,000 to Grow Esports Programs

08-25-2022:
Gaming is booming and continues to grow in Alamo City.
Read more on ksat.com

NOW HIRING: Facility Operations Manager

08-25-2022:
Venue management company ASM Global is seeking an experienced Facility Operations Manager to oversee the maintenance of Tech Port Center + Arena.
Read more on asmglobal.com

SAN ANTONIO AREA STUDENTS SHINE IN CNF TECHNOLOGIES SUMMER INTERNSHIP

08-25-2022:
Local cybersecurity leader recently celebrated the graduation of four special teammates from the Summer 2022 Internship Program.
Read more on cnftech.com

The Alamo City is Building on its Aerospace History to Become a Bigger Player in the Industry's Future

08-25-2022:
San Antonio's aerospace industry draws heavily upon its history as Military City, USA.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Hera Biotech Closes $1.9M Seed Funding for Endometriosis Diagnostics

08-24-2022:
The only diagnostic method available now to detect endometriosis is by laparoscopic surgery and pathology of the biopsied tissue.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

BUSINESS EXECUTIVE WITH DEEP ROOTS IN EDUCATION AND PHILANTHROPY JOINS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

08-24-2022:
District 8 City Councilman Manny Pelaez has named Jamie Kowalski to Port San Antonio’s 11-member Board of Directors.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Knight Aerospace, Collins Launch Next-Gen Interior Module For Cargo Aircraft

08-22-2022:
New system aims to enable quick transformation of military cargo aircraft to better accommodate crew needs in flight.
Read more on prnewswire.com

Tech Bloc hosting startup pitch competition with $100,000 available in cash prize money

08-22-2022:
Applications are due on Sept. 25
Read more on ksat.com

NASA selects Port-based firm to help build lunar landing pad with moon dust

08-21-2022:
Astroport Space Technologies recently won its second small business grant from NASA to continue its joint research with UTSA.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Graduate degree will prepare UTSA students for high-demand careers in aerospace

08-19-2022:
Starting this fall semester, the university will offer a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering.
Read more on utsa.edu

DC-area tech firm with military ties expanding to Port SA

08-18-2022:
Two Six Technologies provides products and expertise to U.S. national security customers.
Read more on bizjournals.com

DeLorean Alpha5 Makes Public Debut

08-18-2022:
The four-seater gullwing electric vehicle should go on sale in 2024.
Read more on motor1.com

INSPIRING, PREPARING AND CONNECTING SAN ANTONIO’S GENERATION-NEXT TECH TALENT

08-17-2022:
San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology’s new Area 21 is a national model in education.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Port San Antonio school trains SA aerospace's future workforce

08-17-2022:
At Compass Rose Ingenuity, students K-12 get a curriculum with an emphasis on STEM and aeronautics.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio tech advocacy group accepting applications for pitch competition

08-15-2022:
TechFuel is a $100,000 startup pitch competition for early-stage tech ventures in San Antonio and across Texas.
Read more on communityimpact.com

San Antonio area company Astroport aims to build on the moon with second NASA contract

08-15-2022:
New research being done to find multi-step way to create building materials on moon.
Read more on ksat.com

Astroport Space Technologies lands contract to build construction robots on the moon

08-12-2022:
Port San Antonio-based firm will develop autonomous robots to excavate a small portion of the moon and use its topsoil to create bricks for landing pads and a lunar base.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Top 8 Benefits of Automation for Warehouse Operations

08-11-2022:
Port-based Plus One Robotics offers insights on how warehouse automation can save money, streamline facilities and improve service.
Read more on plusonerobotics.com

Southwest Research Institute advancing robotics tech while seeding San Antonio’s emerging cluster

08-11-2022:
Institute has nearly 100 electrical, mechanical and software engineers working to solve robotic challenges for a variety of industries.
Read more on msn.com

Knight Aerospace Unveils Next-Generation Airplane Galley-Lavatory Pallet

08-09-2022:
Units delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
Read more on benzinga.com

Southwest Research Institute develops, deploys automated shuttle

08-09-2022:
Vehicle equipped with SwRI-developed technology to ferry visitors around its San Antonio headquarters.
Read more on swri.org

Boeing Career Fair - Tuesday, August 16

08-08-2022:
Boeing is hiring more than 200 mechanics to work at its Port San Antonio site. Click below to apply for open positions in advance and be eligible for an on-the-spot interview!
Read more on boeing.com

Nation’s top esports players converge upon Tech Port Center + Arena

08-07-2022:
Participants took part in a world championship qualifier event with a top prize of $125,000.
Read more on ksat.com

Hands-on cyber training teaches San Antonio students how to keep hackers' hands off

08-01-2022:
The next generation of cybersecurity experts is getting special hands-on training at a unique camp at NSITE High School.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

UTSA, SwRI collaborate to make more efficient storage materials for hydrogen fuels

08-01-2022:
Project will explore safer, more cost-effective storage methods.
Read more on utsa.edu

Monkeypox research ramping up at Texas Biomed

07-29-2022:
Virus being grown for further study to treat and prevent infection.
Read more on ksat.com

HIV research at Texas Biomed gets NIH funding boost

07-27-2022:
The $3.9 million grant supports research exploring how gene-editing technology may help eradicate HIV in the brain.
Read more on txbiomed.org

Greater:SATX 360 Newsletter - July

07-27-2022:
Hear the latest from Port San Antonio partner Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

Keeping San Antonio's historic character intact

07-27-2022:
The Living Heritage Trades Academy teaches a new generation about preserving San Antonio’s historic character.
Read more on tpr.org

San Antonio’s growing robotics scene draws national attention, invitation to exhibit at big U.S. show

07-25-2022:
The city has recently been recognized by the U.S. Alliance of Robotics Clusters.
Read more on expressnews.com

Boeing's Leading Aerospace Maintenance and Modernization Campus Keeps Soaring

07-21-2022:
Aerospace giant keeps growing its local workforce while writing new chapters in aircraft innovation.
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Texas Biomed working to accelerate COVID-19 drug development

07-20-2022:
Intensive project also will speed research for viruses with the potential to cause future pandemics.
Read more on txbiomed.org

Port San Antonio CEO: SA energy security a national priority

07-20-2022:
Long-term access to reliable power has become an increasing concern, according to Jim Perschbach.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SA-based company using augmented reality to train first responders, medical professionals

07-18-2022:
MedCognition is making sure medical professionals are as prepared as possible.
Read more on ksat.com

FREE Workshop on July 19: How to do Business with the Port

07-14-2022:
As the Port prepares to launch significant construction development projects campus-wide, we are teaming with the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to provide opportunities for businesses in the areas of construction, architecture, engineering and other services and trades.
Read more on sahcc.org

UTSA researchers study traumatic brain injury in the formerly incarcerated

07-14-2022:
Researchers hope to gather vast information on mild traumatic brain injury exposures and their effect on the long-term health and behavior of the individuals.
Read more on utsa.edu

San Antonio’s Jungle Disk rebrands as CyberFortress

07-13-2022:
Company currently has about 30 local employees and a global workforce of around 130 people across Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Read more on expressnews.com

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