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NEW TECH LAB AT UTSA OFFERS STUDENTS, CAREER PROFESSIONALS UNIQUE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

11-29-2018:
DEx Lab features wireless VR headsets, other technology.
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RESEARCHERS USE CRISPR TECHNOLOGY TO IDENTIFY ALTERED GENES CAUSING OBESITY

11-29-2018:
Texas Biomedical Research Institute is hoping to understand specific genes that are altered by a person’s diet and environment.
Read more on therivardreport.com

SA-BASED CYTOBIOSCIENCES BUYS FELLOW TECH COMPANY BIODTECH

11-28-2018:
Alabama-based BioDtech develops technology for detecting and removing endotoxins.
Read more on xconomy.com

PRECISION DIGITAL MAPPING PIONEER GROWS AT PORT

11-27-2018:
Reckon Point’s smart robots create detailed maps of big industrial, commercial facilities.
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THE UTSA WELCOMES ITS FIRST NATIONAL SECURITY PARTNERS ON CAMPUS

11-27-2018:
Federal and industry partners are now arriving on campus to work with UTSA faculty and students.
Read more on utsa.edu

TEXAS BIOMED GETS $3M TO STUDY RISK OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY AMONG HISPANICS

11-26-2018:
San Antonio researchers seek to understand why Hispanic youths are at high risk of becoming obese.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SAN ANTONIO SCHOOL AIMS TO CRACK CODE TO BETTER IT EDUCATION

11-24-2018:
Students to take part in CyberPatriot program competition, which helps train the nation’s future cyber defenders.
Read more on therivardreport.com

TECH STARTUP TESTING CAR-BROWSING KIOSKS AT LOCAL DEALERSHIP

11-21-2018:
Carzuz.com may potentially give independent dealerships a better chance to close sales.
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SA-BASED BIOTECH COMPANY ON THE VERGE OF TAKING CANCER-DETECTION PRODUCT TO MARKET

11-20-2018:
Seno Medical Instruments Inc. is on the verge of taking its cancer-detection technology to market – 13 years after it was established.
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CYBER TALK RADIO: HOW VIRTUAL REALITY IS IMPACTING THE TRAINING MODEL

11-20-2018:
Red Cell Executive Director Rob Dodson discusses how virtual reality is being used for cybersecurity training in San Antonio.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE STUDIES CAR BATTERIES TO MAKE THEM SAFER

11-20-2018:
Since 2010, SwRI has run more than 40,000 vehicle batteries through a number of tests.
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UTSA, SWRI WORKING ON BIODEGRADABLE DEVICE TO TREAT ILLNESSES

11-20-2018:
Device could deliver medicine to tumor sites and even treat cancer once injected into a patient’s body.
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LOCAL TECH COMPANY WINS $25K GEEKDOM COMMUNITY FUND

11-20-2018:
Flightpath Finance is a financial modeling service for small to mid-sized technology companies.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

LOCAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUSINESS PLANS TO INVEST IN ITS GLOBAL MOBILE DATA NETWORK

11-16-2018:
Globalgig sees opportunity to connect companies around the world.
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RESEARCHERS DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGY TO DETER WRONG-WAY DRIVING ON HIGHWAYS

11-14-2018:
SwRI tackling wrong-way crashes with cutting-edge technology intended to keep people safe on highways.
Read more on ksat.com

SA-BASED DIGITAL CREATIVE INSTITUTE DEBUTS FIRST DIGITAL MARKETING APPRENTICESHIP

11-14-2018:
Company offers a 12-month digital marketing mentorship program pairing participants with companies.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SAN ANTONIO HEALTHCARE, BIOSCIENCE INDUSTRY GENERATING BILLIONS FOR LOCAL ECONOMY

11-14-2018:
The health care and bioscience industry had a $40 billion dollar economic impact on San Antonio last year and employed one out of every six workers in the city.
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NEW CYBERSECURITY-FOCUSED PROGRAM COMING TO SAM HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL

11-12-2018:
Program to provide work-based training, industry-specific degree.
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BUILDING PORT SAN ANTONIO’S TECH CREDENTIALS CRITICAL FOR KEEPING MILITARY CYBER HERE

11-11-2018:
Port SA CEO Jim Perschbach discusses a grassroots technology cluster as a way to bolster the local military mission.
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ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES INVESTS IN PORT SAN ANTONIO-BASED STARTUP PLUS ONE ROBOTICS

11-10-2018:
Company provides venture capital to boost tech startups in the retail, logistics, warehousing, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors.
Read more on dcvelocity.com

SAN ANTONIO E-SCOOTER COMPANY SETS SIGHTS ON NATIONAL LAUNCH

11-09-2018:
Blue Duck planning to expand and hire more employees.
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MEET THE SA TECH BIZ THAT GIVES VETERANS THE SCOOP

11-08-2018:
Startup PCSgrades connects professional service companies with military veterans and their families undergoing a transfer to a new installation.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SAN ANTONIO ROBOTICS COMPANY MAKING STRIDES IN LOGISTICS INDUSTRY

11-08-2018:
The startup develops software for robotic automation in logistics.
Read more on expressnews.com

RAYTHEON EYES EXPANSION IN SAN ANTONIO

11-07-2018:
Company plans to hire at least 150 local workers over the next few months as it prepares for several major Air Force cybersecurity contracts.
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SAN ANTONIO: MOVING FROM A CYBERSECURITY CITY TO ''CYBER CITY, USA''

11-06-2018:
Alamo City is among the elite locations poised for cyber growth.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

TINY MOLECULE HAS BIG EFFECT IN CHILDHOOD BRAIN TUMOR STUDIES

11-06-2018:
A new study by UT Health San Antonio researchers found that a tiny molecule is able to kill medulloblastoma, the most common childhood brain cancer.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

CYBER TALK RADIO: HALLMARK UNIVERSITY’S CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM

11-06-2018:
Hallmark University President Brent Fessler discusses the school’s cybersecurity program and the growing demand for cyber talent in San Antonio.
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CYBERSECURITY A GROWING PRIORITY FOR MANUFACTURERS

11-02-2018:
The San Antonio manufacturing sector is quickly becoming more automated and digitally connected.
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SA DRUG DEVELOPMENT COMPANY REACHES MAJOR MILESTONE

11-01-2018:
Rapamycin Holdings Inc. has turned years of San Antonio research into a potential treatment for cancer.
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SA HOSPITAL ADVANCING PATIENT CARE WITH MULTIDIMENSIONAL IMAGING SYSTEM

10-31-2018:
Device allows for less invasive spine surgery, faster recovery times and improved outcomes.
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ALAMO ANGELS INVESTS IN TECH STARTUP THAT PROJECTS VENTURE CAPITAL BURN RATE

10-31-2018:
Flightpath Finance sells financial modeling as a service to other businesses.
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SA BIOTECH TAKES AIM AT FOOT ULCERS AS SAN ANTONIO TACKLES DIABETES

10-30-2018:
MR3Health has a device that measures the temperature of a patient’s feet in order to track the risk of developing ulcers.
Read more on xconomy.com

DAUBER DEVELOPS APP THAT AIMS TO OPTIMIZE TRUCKING INDUSTRY OPERATIONS

10-30-2018:
App will offer drivers a variety of services, including details of an import or export and hourly jobs that are open.
Read more on ksat.com

AIR FORCE TAPS NORTHROP GRUMMAN FOR UNIFIED CYBER COMMAND PLATFORM

10-30-2018:
Work will be completed in San Antonio and several other locations.
Read more on fedscoop.com

SAN ANTONIO EDF NEWSLETTER

10-29-2018:
Check out this month’s EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter, which highlights recent tech/economic news in San Antonio!
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

SWRI IMPROVES STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING WITH MAGNETOSTRICTIVE TRANSDUCER

10-29-2018:
Breakthrough more accurately detects potential problems in oil and gas industry pipelines, storage tanks and anchor rods.
Read more on swri.org

SAN ANTONIO UNIVERSITY PREPARING STUDENTS TO FILL SHORTAGE OF AIRCRAFT TECHNICIANS

10-27-2018:
Hallmark University’s College of Aeronautics training workers to fill gap.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

GEEKDOM TO LAUNCH 6-WEEK ENTREPRENEUR SCHOOL

10-26-2018:
The program, known as The District, is aimed at providing aspiring startup founders and innovators an education in entrepreneurship.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

VIA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT HIGHLIGHTS TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION

10-25-2018:
New transit app and 24/7 customer service chatbox are among VIA’s upcoming initiatives.
Read more on therivardreport.com

ON DEMAND STARTUP MOVEIT TAKES THE PAIN OUT OF MOVING

10-24-2018:
MoveIt is a single member startup company operating out of Geekdom, a downtown San Antonio co-working community.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SA PROFESSOR’S STUDY BACKS FDA APPROVAL OF FISH OIL TO SAVE CRITICALLY ILL BABIES

10-24-2018:
A physician’s passion to save premature babies was instrumental in the FDA’s recent approval of Omegaven.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

HERDX RAISES $5M IN FUNDING FOR IOT SYSTEM TO HELP FARMERS TRACK LIVESTOCK

10-23-2018:
Farmers will be able to use data gathered from devices to more easily sell the livestock.
Read more on xconomy.com

CYBER TALK RADIO: TEXAS’ FIRST CYBERSECURITY APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

10-23-2018:
Buddy Smith, ISHPI Vice President of Joint Forces Programs, discusses a new cybersecurity apprenticeship program.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

UTSA GETS $2 MILLION GRANT TO EXPAND DATA ANALYTICS PROGRAM

10-23-2018:
The grant will help UTSA train the workforce of the future to utilize artificial intelligence and cyber security.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SAN ANTONIO AIR FORCE BASE COMMISSIONS 20-MW PV PROJECT

10-22-2018:
Energy infrastructure company Ameresco awarded contract for project at Joint Base San Antonio.
Read more on solarpowerworldonline.com

NEW CEO OF SA BEVERAGE MACHINE COMPANY PLANS TO DRIVE INNOVATION

10-22-2018:
EJ Morrow, leader of beverage machine maker Lancer Corp., wants to bring more efficiency and innovation to the 50-plus-year-old company.
Read more on bizjournals.com

"PILOT INSTRUCTOR TRAINING NEXT" PROGRAM EMBRACES CHANGE THROUGH VR

10-22-2018:
Two San Antonio-based squadrons have integrated virtual-reality simulators and 360-degree video headsets into training syllabus.
Read more on aetc.af.mil

HIGH-TECH JOBS COMING TO SAN ANTONIO

10-22-2018:
Europe-based Okin BPS bringing 1,400 jobs to the Alamo City.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

UTSA HOSTS COLLABORATION WITH ENERGY CYBERSECURITY PARTNERS

10-19-2018:
Government, university and industry leaders gathered to advance partnerships for energy cybersecurity preparedness.
Read more on utsa.edu

BLUEGRASS VASCULAR TECHNOLOGIES TO COMMERCIALIZE ITS MEDICAL DEVICE

10-18-2018:
The SA company biotech will first demonstrate its offerings to health care leaders in Europe and South America.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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