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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.
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HIGH-TECH JOBS COMING TO SAN ANTONIO

10-22-2018:
Europe-based Okin BPS bringing 1,400 jobs to the Alamo City.
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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.
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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.
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"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.
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UTSA HOSTS COLLABORATION WITH ENERGY CYBERSECURITY PARTNERS

10-19-2018:
Government, university and industry leaders gathered to advance partnerships for energy cybersecurity preparedness.
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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.
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SAN ANTONIO AEROSPACE INDUSTRY IS GROWING

10-18-2018:
Local industry is focused on expanding opportunities for the future.
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TEXAS BIOMED SCIENTISTS RESEARCHING EBOLA-MALARIA CONNECTION

10-17-2018:
More than 150 people have died from Ebola virus in 2018.
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SAN ANTONIO INVESTING TO BECOME CYBER HUB

10-16-2018:
The Alamo City is developing a strong cybersecurity technology base.
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CYBERFORTRESS PLANS 2019 LAUNCH AS CYBER INSURANCE INDUSTRY GROWS

10-16-2018:
Company planning to offer a type of cybersecurity insurance that is focused on small businesses.
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SWRI, GTI AND GE BREAK GROUND ON $119 MILLION SUPERCRITICAL CO2 PILOT POWER PLANT

10-15-2018:
The first-of-its-kind 10-megawatt facility will demonstrate the next generation of electric power technology.
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SAN ANTONIO SOFTWARE STARTUP ADDS NEW TOOL, LOOKS TO HIRE

10-13-2018:
Chargify handles recurring billing needs for companies.
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TEXAS BIOMED’S TAIWAN DEAL A GLOBAL ENDORSEMENT FOR SA INSTITUTE

10-10-2018:
Taiwan-based TheVax has enlisted Texas Biomedical Research Institute to help advance its work on a new vaccine for hepatitis B.
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SA ROBOTICS STARTUP NABS BIGGEST LOCAL TECH VENTURE CAPITAL DEAL OF 2018

10-10-2018:
Plus One Robotics raised the biggest round of tech funding in the region this year.
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SAN ANTONIO’S BIOAFFINITY SIGNS LICENSING DEAL FOR CANCER DIAGNOSTIC

10-10-2018:
BioAffinity Technologies to partner with Precision Pathology Services to develop a lung cancer diagnostic screening test.
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VIRTUAL REALITY: THE FUTURE OF CYBER TRAINING IS HERE

10-09-2018:
DC Industries, Red Cell and Ractive launch virtual environments to train cyber professionals.
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SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE TO RECEIVE FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM

10-09-2018:
Grant will improve the school’s cyber course offerings and establish a lab for enabling simulated scenarios.
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MEET THE GROUP TASKED WITH KEEPING MALICIOUS CODE OUT OF THE MILITARY

10-09-2018:
The MITRE Corp. supports the government through research and technology development, system acquisition and policy guidance.
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CPS ENERGY, SWRI UNITE TO BRING CLEAN POWER TO SAN ANTONIO

10-09-2018:
Ceremonial groundbreaking held for solar power plant and storage facility.
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CYBER TALK RADIO: IMPORTANCE OF GOVTECH

10-09-2018:
Kinetech Cloud CEO Michael Guido discusses the importance of GovTech and public sector digitization.
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UTSA ACQUIRES MICROSCOPE TO WRITE CODE INTO THE BRAIN

10-08-2018:
Device will be used to write commands directly into neurons and get us closer to understand disorders such as Autism.
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SAN ANTONIO HUB TO FOSTER PEDIATRIC MEDICAL DEVICE DEVELOPMENT

10-08-2018:
InCube, VelocityTX part of group receiving $6.75 million grant from the FDA.
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SAN ANTONIO’S MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY BOOSTS ECONOMIC MOBILITY, OPPORTUNITY

10-05-2018:
Regional manufacturing jobs — many of which require tech skills — are expected to increase by more than 8 percent from 2017-2022.
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SA COMPANY’S LITHIUM BATTERY INNOVATION REACHES NASA CONTEST FINALS

10-05-2018:
New Dominion Enterprises will compete with nine other finalists in the NASA iTech competition in Hartford, CT.
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SA BIG DATA STARTUP TARGETS UNIVERSITY DECISION-MAKING

10-04-2018:
Enflux is working to help universities leverage big data to help students succeed.
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PAIR OF BROTHERS ESTABLISHES SAN ANTONIO’S FIRST WIND ENERGY COMPANY

10-03-2018:
Rangel Renewables LLC has landed contracts for two wind energy projects over the past month and are shortlisted for others.
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SA-BASED MIND SCIENCE FOUNDATION AWARDS NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCHER

10-02-2018:
Device will be used to write commands directly into neurons and get us closer to understand disorders such as Autism.

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CYBER TALK RADIO: CYBERSECURITY SAN ANTONIO

10-02-2018:
Amanda Keammerer, Deputy Director of CyberSecurity San Antonio, discusses cybersecurity initiatives in San Antonio.

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UTSA PROFESSOR’S CREATION COULD UNMASK MALWARE ATTACKS

10-01-2018:
Machine-learning algorithm will be able to categorize the large number of malware in the wild.

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CODEUP LAUNCHES DATA SCIENCE PROGRAM TO MEET DEMAND IN SAN ANTONIO

10-01-2018:
The company plans for two cohorts in 2019.

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SAN ANTONIO STARTUP RAISES $8.3 M

09-24-2018:
Plus One Robotics’ flagship product is its PickOne Perception system for the order fulfillment and parcel shipping sector.

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APP HELPS SAN ANTONIO RESIDENTS PAY THEIR ENERGY BILLS

09-24-2018:
Kinetech Cloud app allows low-income or other qualifying households to apply for the Utility Assistance Program using their phones.

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ECO DEVO 360 ENEWSLETTER — SEPTEMBER 2018

09-21-2018:
The latest update from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation — including local tech news.

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SA-BASED MISSION SOLAR ENERGY UNVEILS FOUR NEW SOLAR PANEL MODELS

09-19-2018:
The panels are touted as Mission’s most powerful solar panels to date.

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UTSA ANNOUNCES MASSIVE DOWNTOWN EXPANSION PLANS

09-18-2018:
School receives $15 million gift and parcels of land for proposed School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center.

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INDOOR NAVIGATION, POSITIONING AND ASSET TRACKING

09-18-2018:
Reckon Point CEO Gabe Garza discusses technology and capabilities offered by his company.

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DELTA RISK NAMED TO 2018 MSSP ALERT TOP 100 MANAGED SECURITY SERVICES PROVIDERS LIST

09-14-2018:
SA-based firm provides cyber security and risk management services to government and private sector clients worldwide.

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STARTUP COMPANIES DC INDUSTRIES AND RACTIVE DEVELOP CYBERSECURITY VR TRAINING

09-13-2018:
The two San Antonio firms have been collaborating over the past two months.
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SAN ANTONIO STARTUP MAKING NOISE-REDUCING TECH FOR BABIES ADDS $1.3M IN FUNDING

09-13-2018:
Invictus Medical developing device that helps create a quiet, peaceful environment for infants in neonatal ICUs.

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RESEARCHERS STUDY HERBAL RINSE TO TREAT ORAL CANCER

09-12-2018:
Due to its medicinal properties, thymol is already an ingredient in a leading mouthwash, cosmetics and other products.

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SWRI SCIENTISTS FIND EVIDENCE FOR EARLY PLANETARY SHAKE-UP

09-10-2018:
Unusual pair of asteroids tied to early planetary rearrangement in our solar system.

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SAN ANTONIO AMONG 11 CITIES TO RECEIVE SUPER FAST 5G IN 2018

09-10-2018:
The fifth generation of cellular networking is faster and is predicted to foster the next wave of innovation.

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SAN ANTONIO STUDENTS VIE FOR $10,000 TO FUND POTENTIAL STARTUPS

09-10-2018:
Alamo Heights High School pupils to engage in a “Shark Tank” style competition.

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SAN ANTONIO-BASED GEEKDOM RAISES MONEY FOR SALAD-MAKING ROBOT

09-10-2018:
Startup Chowbotics Inc. has developed technology that prepares food on command.

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DYNAMIC ADVANCEMENT EXPANDS ITS TRAINING, CERTIFICATION, AND EXAMINATION PROGRAMS

09-10-2018:
A new all-in-one test center to help professionals develop their careers through certifications.

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SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE’S ''COBOTS'' WORK IN HARMONY WITH HUMANS

09-09-2018:
Researchers are innovating new ways for collaborative robots, or cobots, and people to work side by side.

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SAN ANTONIO TO FOCUS ON CYBERSECURITY SECTOR

09-07-2018:
As the city positions itself for greater opportunities in economic development, it should focus on cybersecurity, among a few other key industries.

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HALLMARK UNIVERSITY ENROLLS HIGH STUDENTS IN ITS AVIATION PROGRAM

09-06-2018:
College’s Head-start Institute program gives aviation students college credit.

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UTSA LANDS $70M FOR CYBERSECURITY CENTER, SCHOOL OF DATA SCIENCE

09-06-2018:
New facility will comprise 138,000 square feet of classrooms, laboratories and research space.

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