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SAN ANTONIO’S ''ONE-OF-A-KIND POSITION'' HELPS FILL TECH TALENT GAP

12-05-2018:
Chief Talent and Recruitment Officer will ease the expensive burden of recruiting for tech companies.
Read more on tpr.org

SAN ANTONIO AIMS TO BECOME CYBER CITY, USA

12-03-2018:
The 2018 NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference highlights SA’s rise as a cybersecurity powerhouse.
Read more on infosecurity-magazine.com

FIRST-EVER CYBER SIGNING DAY HELD IN SAN ANTONIO

12-03-2018:
Event honors the skills of local students who excel in cybersecurity.
Read more on ksat.com

DEE HOWARD FOUNDATION TO INDUCT AVIATION & AEROSPACE HALL OF FAMERS

12-03-2018:
Presentation of awards and reception to take place April 4, 2019.
Read more on deehoward.org

SAEDF ECO DEVO 360 ENEWSLETTER- ISSUE 58

11-30-2018:
Check out the newest EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

UNIQUE FILAMENT EXTRUDER TAKES TOP PRIZE AT UTSA ENGINEERING COMPETITION

11-30-2018:
Event showcased innovative student projects across multiple engineering disciplines, preparing them to launch entrepreneurial ventures.
Read more on utsa.edu

EPICENTER INCUBATOR, ACCELERATOR PROGRAMS HELP STARTUPS LAUNCH CLEAN ENERGY INNOVATIONS

11-30-2018:
San Antonio also has a pre-incubator, an incubator, and an accelerator program specifically designed for startups working on clean energy innovation.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

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

11-29-2018:
DEx Lab features wireless VR headsets, other technology.
Read more on ksat.com

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on ksat.com

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.
Read more on ksat.com

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

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.
Read more on bizjournals.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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on tpr.org

NEW CYBERSECURITY-FOCUSED PROGRAM COMING TO SAM HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL

11-12-2018:
Program to provide work-based training, industry-specific degree.
Read more on ksat.com

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on tpr.org

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

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

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.
Read more on bizjournals.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.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

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

CYBERSECURITY A GROWING PRIORITY FOR MANUFACTURERS

11-02-2018:
The San Antonio manufacturing sector is quickly becoming more automated and digitally connected.
Read more on expressnews.com

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on ksat.com

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

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 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

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

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

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