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UTSA launches cybersecurity manufacturing institute

11-20-2020:
CyManII will consist of 59 member institutions that will introduce secure energy-ROI strategies aimed toward American manufacturers and supply chains.
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Port San Antonio possible future location for US Space Command

11-19-2020:
Decision would mean a boost to the local economy with more than 1,000 new jobs.
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LOCAL STUDENTS HELP CYBER LEADER ADVANCE ITS GLOBAL MISSION

11-19-2020:
Booz Allen Hamilton prepares college students for bright futures as cybersecurity innovators.
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Local colleges part of national coalition for cybersecurity workforce development

11-18-2020:
The University of Texas at San Antonio and San Antonio College will join other institutions to beef up cyber hiring.
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CNF TECHNOLOGIES ON THE LEADING EDGE OF INNOVATION

11-17-2020:
Fast-growing cybersecurity firm supplies specialized expertise that protects critical U.S. government networks.
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SwRI RECEIVES $7.2 MILLION CONTRACT TO TEST AI IN AIR TAXI DESIGN PROJECT

11-17-2020:
Air taxis are short-range electric aircraft that carry a small number of passengers relatively short distances, in comparison to commercial airliners.
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Dirt Moves on Port San Antonio Innovation Center

11-16-2020:
The Innovation Center is anticipated to reach completion by early 2022.
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SwRI SCIENTISTS EXPAND SPACE INSTRUMENT’S CAPABILITIES

11-16-2020:
Researchers add second dating technique to prototype spaceflight instrument.
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UTSA professor develops open-access software for cytoskeleton research

11-13-2020:
Researchers around the world now have access to software designed to further characterize cytoskeleton filaments.
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eSports in SA: the Mastermind Session

11-11-2020:
Port San Antonio's Will Garrett discusses the Port's role in the rise of eSports in San Antonio.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

ECODEVO 360 NEWSLETTER - NOVEMBER 2020

11-11-2020:
Read this month's EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

Construction of Port San Antonio’s Innovation Center kicks off

11-11-2020:
The Innovation Center will help advance the Port’s vision of a world-class facility that promotes technologies, collaborations and education.
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Decade of Downtown in Review: The Change Agent

11-11-2020:
As downtown San Antonio was undergoing growth over the past decade, something special was taking shape just 8 minutes away at Port San Antonio.
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Air Force Gaming Takes Off with Official Intramural Esports Program for Airmen, Space Professionals

11-11-2020:
AFG aims to bring Airmen and Space Professionals together through community experiences and competitive leagues.
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SA biotech on cusp of global commercial breakout

11-11-2020:
StemBioSys has completed research validating that its core stem cell expansion technology.
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University leading effort to prep for local aerospace economy

11-11-2020:
UTSA is the only university in San Antonio to offer degrees in cutting-edge research and disciplinary studies, such as engineering, computer science and technology.
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San Antonio-Born Satellites To Fly Through 2023

11-10-2020:
A project aiming to revolutionize hurricane intensity prediction just got a big boost from NASA.
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SA-based aerospace company adds chief medical officer to augment military work

11-10-2020:
Col. Jay Johannigman will oversee ongoing development and delivery of Knight Aerospace's principal technologies.
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Tomlinson: Attracting business to relocate to your community is not that hard

11-09-2020:
Port San Antonio, which is redeveloping the old Kelly Air Force Base, routinely adds new tenants.
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SwRI HACKS ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING TO DEMONSTRATE CYBERSECURITY VULNERABILITIES

11-09-2020:
Engineers simulated a malicious attack as part of an automotive cybersecurity research initiative.
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Three local students accepted into NASA's Aerospace program

11-09-2020:
Trio will enter NASA’s Texas High School Aerospace Scholars program.
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UTSA alum takes next step in developing affordable bionic prosthetics

11-03-2020:
Alt-Bionics founder Ryan Saavedra is looking to raise the necessary funds to take his innovation to the next level.
Read more on foxsanantonio.com

SA-based Xenex strikes $20M deal with NY company to make germ-zapping robots

11-02-2020:
The robots have a proven high rate of disinfection against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.
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Cyber experts wanted: SA’s cybersecurity ecosystem fuels economic resiliency

10-30-2020:
The city has the largest pool of certified information security experts outside of Washington D.C.
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SAN ANTONIO: A GLOBAL ROBOTICS CAPITAL

10-29-2020:
The Alamo City is home to leading innovators who are applying robotics and revolutionizing industries around the world (and beyond): agriculture, manufacturing, logistics, aviation and space travel.
Read more on www.portsanantonio.us

Southwest Research Institute: Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs)

10-29-2020:
Learn about SwRI's work in developing autonomous UASs, automated perception, payload integration and piloting UASs with unmanned ground vehicles.
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Food technology company wins local tech-focused pitch competition

10-29-2020:
Grain4Grain converts spent grain from breweries into a low-carb, high-micronutrient flour.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SpaceX's Starship poised to launch Texas' space industry into new era

10-29-2020:
San Antonio among Texas cities aiming to advance space exploration.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SA-based Knight Aerospace, Collins Aerospace to introduce mobile galley and lavatory for military aircraft

10-29-2020:
The new solution makes it possible to rapidly replace costly-to-maintain systems with a modern solution during long missions.
Read more on intelligent-aerospace.com

San Antonio cyber firm adjusts as 'everything is more or less virtual'

10-28-2020:
IPSecure provides IT and cybersecurity services to customers such as the Department of Defense and the Air Force.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SwRI AWARDED $12 MILLION U.S. AIR FORCE CONTRACT FOR B-1B SYSTEM REDESIGN

10-27-2020:
The Air Force plans to use the aircraft through 2040 and beyond.
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UTSA's Cyber Center using AI to detect malicious attacks

10-27-2020:
Researchers have partnered with Raytheon Intelligence & Space to study the use of artificial intelligence to find and stop cyberattacks.
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Vet2STEM Career and Technology Expo - November 12, 2020

10-27-2020:
The Expo will introduce active military and veterans to the career opportunities available at the National Labs, which include Idaho, Sandia, Oak Ridge and Pacific Northwest National Labs.

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Business Is Booming For San Antonio's Virus-Killing Robot Company

10-26-2020:
The Xenex Light Strike Robot was first sold to hospitals, but it’s finding a broader customer base as a pandemic continues to grip the nation and world.
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SwRI STUDY OFFERS MORE COMPLETE VIEW OF MASSIVE ASTEROID PSYCHE

10-26-2020:
Orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, Psyche is a dense, largely metallic object thought to be the leftover core of a planet that failed in formation.
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Local Biomed Develops Light-Activated Cancer Therapy Pioneered by UTSA Researcher

10-23-2020:
Vitanova Biomedical's new way to treat cancer causes no side effects and can kill many types of cancers.
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SHARING SAN ANTONIO’S AMAZING TECH STORY WITH THE WORLD

10-23-2020:
Jim Perschbach discusses local tech innovators during the Montréal Connect 2020 conference.
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SA-based Biotech Aims to Spread Its Method of Asymptomatic Testing Across U.S.

10-23-2020:
Community Labs is the brainchild of three local businessmen.
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Research team makes breakthrough discovery on brain cortex functionality

10-22-2020:
UTSA researchers are challenging the historical belief that the organization of the cortical circuit of GABAergic neurons is exclusively local.
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Researcher awarded grant for novel approach on COVID-19 drug

10-22-2020:
The grant will help fund collaborative studies that combine virology, high-throughput screening, medicinal chemistry and in-silico drug design expertise.
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UTSA receives $1 million to advance research and workforce development in green energy and sustainability

10-22-2020:
Grant provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
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First wave of students begin free training program at new Port SA training center

10-21-2020:
Courses are now up and running and students from various different backgrounds are on their way to a new future.
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San Antonio company named one of 20 most fundable startups

10-21-2020:
Perytor Therapeutics discovered a new category of drugs that can be used to promote tissue regeneration.
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SwRI helping build "coal plant of the future" with DOE funding

10-20-2020:
Money will go toward developing a supercritical carbon dioxide turbine, which can be fueled by synthetic coal gas, natural gas or hydrocarbon liquids.
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San Antonio Startup Week goes virtual, aims to help businesses come to fruition

10-19-2020:
Expectations remain high despite having to shift gears
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San Antonio schools are doubling down on cybersecurity education

10-15-2020:
Local high school equips students for a career in cybersecurity.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

NEW PORT CUSTOMER XYREC LEADS ROBOT-BASED TECH THAT WILL REVOLUTIONIZE AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE

10-13-2020:
Company's new U.S. operation will grow award-winning innovation for precision laser de-painting of aircraft and other large vessels.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Port SA brings Dutch robotics company to Alamo City

10-13-2020:
XYREC Inc. will launch its first U.S. site at Port San Antonio.
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Local biotech tapped for multimillion-dollar regmed contract

10-13-2020:
SA-based GenCure will take part in a $2.4 million contract involving the development of potency testing for mesenchymal stromal cells used in regenerative medicine products.
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Local startup teams up with SpaceX on space logistics

10-12-2020:
San Antonio-based Exploration Architecture Corporation, also known as XArc, will help expedite cargo logistics in space.
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