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SUMMER CAMPS: Robots, Video Game Design, Space Exploration

06-01-2022:
June 6 - July 29: The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology brings back its interactive summer camps that focus on STEM, esports, and entrepreneurship! Scholarships available for qualifying families.
Read more on samsat.org

Meet the 10 startups chosen for Geekdom's newest incubator

06-01-2022:
The 10-week incubator program is intended to teach first-time founders and budding entrepreneurs how to hone startup ideas, create a working business model and take early steps toward gaining local traction.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SA-based Skipcart partners with Austin tech platform

05-31-2022:
The company currently boasts more than 150,000 drivers — 4,000 in Bexar County alone — and is offered in over 1,000 cities nationwide.
Read more on bizjournals.com

DeLorean unveils Alpha5, its new electric car engineered in San Antonio

05-31-2022:
Vehicle line will be developed at the company's new Port San Antonio headquarters.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

Northwest Vista College and Alamo Colleges District unveil new $39M STEM center

05-25-2022:
The new facility will host classes starting in the fall.
Read more on bizjournals.com

TOP HIGH SCHOOLERS GET CLOSE-UP VIEW OF OPPORTUNITIES IN SA’S RICH TECH ECOSYSTEM

05-25-2022:
A group of bright college-bound students from the IDEA Carver David Robinson Fellowship Program recently engaged with leading innovators in the aerospace, robotics and defense aviation communities on the Port campus.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Austin-based Capital Factory connects San Antonio startups to U.S. military

05-24-2022:
Capital Factory has expanded its Center for Defense Innovation (CDI) with a dedicated space within Port San Antonio’s newly launched Tech Port + Arena.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

June 14: Learn About Exciting Contracting Opportunities at the Port

05-24-2022:
President and CEO Jim Perschbach, in partnership with the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will outline the next phase in our 1,900-acre campus’ growth and what it means for our community.

Read more on sahcc.org

SA-based CPS Energy announces 300-megawatt solar project as it aims to hit clean energy goals

05-24-2022:
Construction on the project is slated to begin next year.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Jungle Disk acquires Los Angeles-based cloud data storage company

05-23-2022:
Prior to this latest deal, Jungle Disk acquired three other companies in 2021.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UT-San Antonio reaches Texas Tier One status

05-21-2022:
The university now qualifies the school for access to $6 million in state funding annually to help attract prominent scholars and improve university research initiatives
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SwRI-led Lucy Mission Observes a Total Lunar Eclipse

05-20-2022:
NASA spacecraft approaching Earth for a gravity-assist to accelerate its trajectory to the Trojan asteroids.
Read more on swri.org

Summer Job In Minnesota Starts Texas Robotics Revolution

05-19-2022:
Hear from Erik Nieves, founder and CEO of SA-based Plus One Robotics - a startup venture dedicated to robotics for automated warehouses and logistics.
Read more on klrn.org

Geekdom seeking mentors and investors for new cybersecurity accelerator

05-19-2022:
Wisconsin-based startup accelerator gener8tor in partnership with San Antonio coworking space Geekdom is seeking applicants for its competitive all-new cybersecurity accelerator.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

UTSA professor awarded $150K from Air Force for semiconductor research

05-18-2022:
Funds will be used to develop a new class of semiconducting materials for high temperature applications.
Read more on utsa.edu

Lone Star Cyber Podcast: Will Garrett

05-18-2022:
Port San Antonio's VP of Talent and Technology Development and Integration talks about the cyber and STEM education, innovation and collaboration taking place at the tech innovation campus.
Read more on buzzsprout.com

SUMMER CAMPS: Robots, Video Game Design, Space Exploration

05-17-2022:
June 6 - July 29: The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology brings back its interactive summer camps that focus on STEM, esports, and entrepreneurship! Scholarships available for qualifying families.
Read more on samsat.org

UTSA professor’s corrosion lab is making industries safer

05-16-2022:
Team led by Rincon Troconis is using lab to integrate experimental approaches with accelerated degradation through harsh environments—including salts, temperature and humidity — to better understand corrosion.
Read more on utsa.edu

San Antonio: Growing Esports City, USA

05-16-2022:
New Tech Port Center + Arena giving players a comfortable place to try and win millions in prize money.
Read more on ksat.com

Local students get hands-on experience at Port San Antonio

05-13-2022:
The next generation of science students recently got a first-hand look at some of the cutting edge technology on the vast tech innovation campus.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

LONGTIME COMMUNITY LEADER JOINS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

05-11-2022:
Andy Castillo is an architectural designer and a registered accessibility specialist with experience on a wide range of public space, school, residential and commercial development projects.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

ForceCon conference at Port San Antonio combines esports fun with serious military networking

05-11-2022:
Event runs May 24 through 29 at Tech Port Center + Arena, and the public can attend the esports competitions for free.
Read more on www.expressnews.com

SA sports tech startup teaming with New York firm to build business

05-10-2022:
New alliance could boost commercial adoption of Alamo City company's Live QR technology.

Read more on bizjournals.com

Tech Port Center + Arena hosts first big esports competition ‘Battle for Texas’

05-06-2022:
Thousands attended the event on the vast Port San Antonio tech innovation campus.
Read more on ksat.com

New venue in San Antonio wants to be the spot for both work and play

05-06-2022:
The range of events is growing at the newly opened Tech Port Center + Arena.
Read more on tpr.org

FREE EVENT: FORCECON 2022 - MAY 28 & 29

05-05-2022:
Get free tickets to see esports teams from all U.S. military branches in person as they compete in their first ever head-to-head matchup. Gamers can also register to be part of a Halo: Infinite open bracket competition with a $10,000 prize pool.
Read more on techportcenter.com

LONE STAR CYBER PODCAST

05-04-2022:
Port President and CEO Jim Perschbach speaks about the vibrant cybersecurity ecosystem in the Alamo City and the essential role it plays in supporting mature industries across the planet.
Read more on lonestarcyber.org

New tool integrates microbiome and host genetic sequencing analysis

05-04-2022:
Researchers at Texas Biomedical Research Institute have helped developed a new software tool that makes it easier, faster and more cost effective to analyze genetic information about a host and its microbiome at the same time.
Read more on txbiomed.org

SwRI TECHNOLOGY REDUCES HEAVY-DUTY DIESEL EMISSIONS TO MEET STRINGENT CARB 2027 NOX REQUIREMENTS

05-04-2022:
SwRI’s novel technology decreases NOx and carbon dioxide emissions for diesel engines by significantly reducing undesirable deposit formation in exhaust systems.
Read more on swri.org

DELOREAN MOTOR COMPANY CEO: PORT WAS A "NO BRAINER" FOR HQ LOCATION

05-03-2022:
Joost de Vries on why Port San Antonio was hands-down the best location for the iconic brand’s ambitious EV projects, and the latest on the jobs that the company plans to create in the Alamo City.
Read more on www.youtube.com

A Smashing Success

05-03-2022:
The new Tech Port Center + Arena teams with rock icons the Smashing Pumpkins for a magical night of music as it presents America’s most state-of-the-art entertainment venue.
Read more on sacurrent.com

San Antonio entrepreneurs launch mental health app to encourage connection

05-03-2022:
Subscription-based WeTree is a safe space to share your true self and support your inner circle, in less than 60 seconds a day.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Startup Spotlight: Leaptran works to make renewable energy affordable

05-02-2022:
The San Antonio-based company was founded in 2016 with a single goal in mind: create software tools to help reduce costs for renewable energy sources.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI DEVELOPS CYBER SECURITY INTRUSION DETECTION SYSTEM FOR INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS

05-02-2022:
Research addresses emerging cyber threats in the rapidly evolving ecosystem for industrial automation.
Read more on swri.org

Harnessing data to build better local government

05-01-2022:
Local experts converged at Tech Port Center + Arena for the fourth-annual Texas SmartCities Summit.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

MRO AMERICAS SHOWCASES innovations LAUNCHED IN SAN ANTONIO

04-28-2022:
Global aerospace conference showcases robotics, virtual reality and other breakthroughs launched in San Antonio that are transforming aviation worldwide.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SATX: 360 NEWSLETTER - APRIL

04-28-2022:
Read the latest news from Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

San Antonio is providing the spark for DeLorean's new electric vehicle testing and engineering

04-28-2022:
DeLorean picked the Alamo City as its new headquarters, and it's exciting for owners of the original car, who are eager to see the new one.
Read more on kens5.com

FORCECON EVENT TO ACCELERATE INNOVATION AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT

04-27-2022:
May 24-29, FORCECON at Tech Port Center + Arena will showcase innovations for the defense community and a two-day matchup among all U.S. armed forces esports teams.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

UT Health San Antonio awarded more than $2M for periodontal disease clinical trial

04-27-2022:
Periodontal disease affects nearly 40% of the U.S. population.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SA Yes awards $49,000 in grants for STEM programs

04-21-2022:
Students at 10 San Antonio schools will have the chance to boost their education thanks to grant money donated by a local nonprofit organization.
Read more on ksat.com

Area college students defend against cyberattacks during competition

04-21-2022:
Students from ten colleges competed for the title in 17th Annual National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.
Read more on ksat.com

SA WORX SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM - JUNE 20 TO JULY 29

04-20-2022:
Registration is now open for 2022; click below to see how your organization can take part.
Read more on greatersatx.com

“SmartSA Sandbox” Coming to Tech Port Center + Arena

04-15-2022:
Smart SA Sandbox will allow the community to engage with STEM activities in a fun and creative way.
Read more on sanantonio.gov

How a UTSA grad reached the cutting edge of high-tech prosthetics

04-15-2022:
For his senior project, Alt-Bionics founder Ryan Saavedra and three classmates built a robotic prosthetic hand for less than $700.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Job Fair: April 15-16 at Tech Port Center + Arena

04-14-2022:
ASM Global is hosting an in-person job fair for our upcoming Tech Port Center + Arena
Read more on techportcenter.com

San Antonio’s Southwest Research Institute wants to make big name in small-satellite market

04-14-2022:
The finished satellites will use 3D imaging to track the winds.
Read more on expressnews.com

DELOREAN ON TRACK TO GROW HEADQUARTERS AT PORT

04-14-2022:
Economic package unanimously approved by City Council as company prepares to add 450 new high-wage jobs.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

Local school district plans to redevelop tech magnet programs

04-14-2022:
North East ISD's new Space and Engineering Technologies Academy magnet program could begin classes for sixth through 12th graders in the 2023-24 academic year.
Read more on communityimpact.com

San Antonio native named managing director of new cybersecurity accelerator

04-14-2022:
Amanda Keammerer has spent 14 years in program management, stakeholder engagement and public policy.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SA in the hunt for national health research HQ

04-13-2022:
San Antonio leaders are proposing multiple sites for the headquarters.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Port SA’s esports investment sparks future tech growth

04-12-2022:
Take an inside look at the Port's new upcoming gaming facility.
Read more on ksat.com

First look: Inside Tech Port Center + Arena, San Antonio new $70 million, high-tech concert and esports venue

04-12-2022:
The venue’s first public event will be Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s state of the city presentation on April 26.
Read more on expressnews.com

Women Supporting Women STEM Scholarship

04-07-2022:
IntelliGenesis' scholarship promotes STEM fields by awarding 11 scholars from Maryland, Georgia, and Texas $1,500.
Read more on ntelligenesisllc.com

Tech Port Center + Arena to revolutionize entertainment

04-06-2022:
State-of-the-art venue will be a place to celebrate all things tech.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

Astroport Space Technologies tapped to join European pre-incubator program

04-05-2022:
Astroport recently opened a research lab facility at Port San Antonio.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI SCIENTISTS CONNECT THE DOTS BETWEEN GALILEAN MOON, AURORAL EMISSIONS ON JUPITER

04-05-2022:
Team is studying the particle population traveling along the magnetic field line connecting Jupiter to its moon Ganymede.
Read more on swri.org

DeLorean releases sneak peek photo of electric vehicle

04-05-2022:
The company will be headquartered at Port San Antonio.
Read more on kens5.com

UTSA sharpens research focus on space exploration, seeks out SpaceX

04-04-2022:
Since 2015, the university has won 10 research grants worth a total of $3.89 million to help advance NASA programs.
Read more on expressnews.com

Hypersonics lab at UTSA preparing students for in-demand jobs in aerospace industry

04-04-2022:
The students conduct a variety of tests under Mach 7 conditions—equivalent to traveling over 5,000 miles per hour at sea level.
Read more on utsa.edu

San Antonio visual tech company NewTek sees soaring growth during the pandemic

04-04-2022:
NewTek boosted its global business by 39% last year.

Read more on bizjournals.com

Fiesta de los Niños returned with a tech theme this year

04-02-2022:
Event brought together thousands of San Antonians for tech/gaming demonstrations and other family-oriented activities.
Read more on kens5.com

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

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