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SwRI-LED PUNCH MISSION PASSES IMPORTANT MILESTONE

05-24-2021:
Solar wind imaging satellites one step closer to 2023 launch.
Read more on swri.org

Tech leader calls San Antonio’s future in the industry ‘bright’

05-23-2021:
Dax Moreno discusses the Alamo City’s expansion into the technology industry.
Read more on ksat.com

How Paws for Purple Hearts helps wounded warriors while training service animals

05-22-2021:
The Port-based non-profit gives veterans and active service members the chance to benefit from animal therapy while training service animals.
Read more on kens5.com

CAST Tech High School graduate strives to become esports college athlete

05-22-2021:
Fernando Garcia is the first e-sports scholarship athlete for the Texas A&M system.
Read more on ksat.com

SATX Robotix May Meetup - May 26

05-20-2021:
Join the SATX Robotix meetup group as it highlights groundbreaking innovations that are changing the world.
Read more on eventbrite.com

Houston sports startup finds capital, connections in SA

05-19-2021:
The company's success could lead to more investor support for local entrepreneurs.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio company working with NASA to develop lunar landing pads for moon bases

05-19-2021:
Astroport Space Technologies is developing a furnace to liquefy moon dust and a nozzle that will use the lava-like substance to create interlocking bricks.
Read more on expressnews.com

Local veteran-owned startup wins national pitch competition

05-19-2021:
Mach1 is an on-demand app that automates and digitizes the roadside assistance industry.
Read more on bizjournals.com

How San Antonio is investing in tech, innovation, and infrastructure to become an even greater place to live

05-19-2021:
San Antonio expects its population to grow substantially in the next 20 years.
Read more on businessinsider.com

SA company expanding into renewable diesel market

05-19-2021:
Howard Energy Partners is planning to accommodate what will soon be Texas' first renewable diesel plant.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio College named top community college in nation

05-18-2021:
Institute dubbed the top winner of The Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Knight Aerospace builds medical unit for Royal Canadian Air Force to transport COVID-19 vaccines

05-18-2021:
Medical unit can be used to transport vaccines, highly contagious or critically injured patients.
Read more on ksat.com

Can You Afford to Put Off the Investment in R&D?

05-17-2021:
Plus One Robotics Engineer Dan Grollman weighs in.
Read more on linkedin.com

Seven times the speed of sound

05-17-2021:
UTSA goes hypersonic to study the next generation of flight.
Read more on expressnews.com

San Antonio Works 2021 Summer Internship Program

05-13-2021:
Internships are the best way for employers to build the local workforce and for students to gain valuable experience.
Read more on sanantonioworks.org

Boom in esports means huge opportunities for gamers and students

05-12-2021:
Business and education opportunities surrounding gaming competition, culture, coaching, teams and tourism are rapidly growing.
Read more on kens5.com

How researchers at UTSA are helping San Antonio make its roads safer

05-12-2021:
Researchers are working on solutions for roadways to better accommodate all modes of transportation, including vehicles, bikes and scooters.
Read more on businessinsider.com

Rackspace ‘transformed’

05-11-2021:
How San Antonio’s biggest tech firm refined its business model to stay relevant.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Pentagon Preps to Experiment with Robotic Surgery, Augmented Reality Via 5G

05-11-2021:
Work will take place at Joint Base San Antonio.
Read more on nextgov.com

A Global Robotics Capital

05-11-2021:
With the rise of robots in San Antonio, the city is gaining a reputation as Robocity, U.S.A.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SwRI SCIENTIST RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

05-10-2021:
Svitlana Kroll, a member of the institute's Powertrain Engineering Division, will receive the Forest R. McFarland Award - presented by SAE International.
Read more on swri.org

CivTechSA Announces 2021 Residency And City Civic Challenges

05-10-2021:
Program will allow participants to transform the City using technology and business ideas.
Read more on civtech-sa.com

TECH INNOVATOR WILL HELP GUIDE PORT’S MISSION

05-10-2021:
BETO ALTAMIRANO JOINS THE PORT SAN ANTONIO BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Esports Fiesta FREE STREAMING Event - June 19, 2021

05-10-2021:
Ten Texas college teams will battle for Super Smash Bros. supremacy as they compete for scholarship prizes while preparing for careers as next-generation tech innovators.
Read more on esportsfiesta.com

Department of Energy Announces $1.5 Million to Mitigate Cybersecurity Risks in Manufacturing

05-07-2021:
Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute - led by UTSA - will manage the projects.
Read more on energy.gov

Leading Tech Services Firm Launches Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud

05-06-2021:
The new offering is purpose-built to deliver a fully managed VMware Cloud experience.
Read more on finance.yahoo.com

One Man’s Vision to Turn UTSA Into a New Hub for Cybersecurity

05-01-2021:
NSCC Founding Executive Director Guy Walsh hopes to create a space for data science and academics for the university.
Read more on sanantoniomag.com

ECODEVO 360 NEWSLETTER - APRIL 2021

04-30-2021:
See the latest update from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

SA tech company to add internet-of-things expertise

04-30-2021:
GlobalGig US Inc. has agreed to acquire Netherlands-based HardMountain B.V.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SA company wins spot in carbon tech accelerator

04-29-2021:
Carbon Free converts carbon dioxide into baking soda.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Renovo Concepts Raises Series A Funding for Traumatic Brain Injury Device

04-29-2021:
Company wants to reduce the damage caused by inflammation after severe traumatic injuries to the brain.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Students win Tech Venture competition with innovative therapeutic breathing device

04-29-2021:
Triple P Relief is a breathing channel designed to help overcome hyper-ventilation during a panic attack.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI-LED MISSION LAUNCHES ASSOCIATE INVESTIGATOR PROGRAM

04-27-2021:
NASA mission will study how Sun’s corona transitions into the solar wind.
Read more on swri.org

Port-based Plus One Robotics raises $33 million in investor funding

04-27-2021:
In five years, the firm has gone from small team with a big idea to innovator with global reach.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

“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.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

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

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.
Read more on utsa.edu

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.
Read more on expressnews.com

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.

Read more on eventbrite.com

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

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.
Read more on utsa.edu

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.
Read more on swri.org

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.
Read more

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.
Read more on tpr.org

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

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.
Read more on samsat.org

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

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

SwRI LAUNCHES CONSORTIUM ON ADVANCED FLUIDS FOR ELECTRIFIED VEHICLES

04-14-2021:
Consortium is aimed at moving electric vehicle powertrain advancements forward.
Read more on swri.org

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

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.
Read more on swri.org

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.
Read more on swri.org

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 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.
Read more on swri.org

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

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

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

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.