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SA-based TrueAbility Partners with Leading Testing Provider Pearson Vue

03-31-2020:
TrueAbility’s platform gives Pearson VUE the ability to streamline its operations as it delivers certification exams.
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Texas Biomed's focus pivots to fight the pandemic

03-31-2020:
Texas Biomed has reserved lab space for the coronavirus-related work and is working to bring additional lab space online.
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San Antonio tech company using 3D technology to print face shields

03-30-2020:
Can Opener Labs is using 3D printers to create hundreds of face shields per day for hospital and medical facilities.
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San Antonio physicians among first in country to test drug to treat COVID-19

03-30-2020:
The drug, called remdesivir, is for those 18 and older.
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Geekdom Announces 2020 Participants in Pre-Accelerator Program

03-25-2020:
Finalists were chosen from 40 applications.
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Eco Devo 360 eNewsletter - March 2020

03-24-2020:
Read this month's EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
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University of Texas System Virtual Career Expo - April 7

03-24-2020:
Students and alumni from the University of Texas System are invited to interact with employers nationwide in a live, online recruitment event.
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SwRI receives $9.9 million to develop nerve agent antidote

03-24-2020:
Medicine would be used for emergencies on the battlefield or to protect public health.
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SA cyber companies honored for cybersecurity work

03-23-2020:
GlobalSCAPE Inc., The Denim Group, Inspired eLearning and Digital Defense Inc. have each earned global recognition.
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Local startup rebrands to reflect its vision for the future

03-19-2020:
The newly-named Irys aims to create tech solutions that are dynamic, forward-thinking and focused on community building.
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San Antonio company has transport solution for virus victims

03-18-2020:
Knight Aerospace has started building flying hospital rooms to help governments respond to medical crises.
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SA-based Digital Defense Named to Cybersecurity Ventures List of Hottest 150 Companies

03-18-2020:
The Hot 150 inclusion criteria is based exclusively on merit.
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Amazon to hire 100,000 more workers to address demand

03-17-2020:
The company said it will also spend hundreds of millions of dollars to boost pay for warehouse workers.
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Four San Antonio Startups Win Air Force SBIR Grants to Fund Innovation

03-16-2020:
The highly competitive program awards non-dilutive funding for companies to develop advanced tech innovation for the market.
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Local students' invention wins spot in national competition

03-11-2020:
A group of five students will compete in a national invention competition this May against 500 other students from 25 states and 11 countries.
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Geekdom Launches Incubator Program for Startups Focused on Social Impact

03-11-2020:
The three student groups joining the year-long program are Polis, solovaGo and Pawtify.
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AEROSPACE INNOVATOR BUILDING ADVANCED FLYING MEDICAL UNITS

03-11-2020:
Knight Aerospace is constructing its first Universal Patent Module - a self-contained medical unit that can be loaded quickly onto aircraft to treat and transport patients while in flight.
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Check Out These Four Business Grants To Fund Your Startup

03-09-2020:
Grants for small business owners can help transform a business idea into reality.
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San Antonio Startup Builds Tech for the Classroom of the Future

03-04-2020:
Merge VR was among the first generation of companies to roll out mobile virtual and augmented reality (AR) headsets.
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VIRTUAL EVENT SOFTWARE RISES

03-04-2020:
6Connex links people around the world by enabling users to participate remotely in events such as trade shows, summits and career fairs.
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$500M investment kickstarts San Antonio midstream startup

03-03-2020:
Newly-formed Tatanka Midstream LLC focuses on buying and building pipelines and other midstream assets in North America.
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Reckon Point: Local startup represents possible future of Port SA

02-27-2020:
In just a few years, the company has gone from an idea in a garage to a thriving business, with its sights set on bigger things.
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Port San Antonio Board Approves ASM Global as Operator for New Innovation Center

02-26-2020:
ASM Global has a global portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious venues, such as the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.
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$1M grant kickstarts cyber research at Texas A&M-San Antonio

02-26-2020:
Award will allow school to advance cyber research through a newly established Cyber Engineering Technology/Cyber Security Research Center.
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San Antonio: Cyber City, TX

02-25-2020:
Read the latest summary of the local cybersecurity scene from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
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San Antonio high school students apply STEM skills at water summit

02-25-2020:
More than 600 students propose answers to various water issues.
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Tech experiencing strong job growth in San Antonio

02-24-2020:
San Antonio's tech job growth over the past month ranks second among local industries.
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SwRI’s motion prediction algorithms enhance safety features for automated vehicles

02-24-2020:
Technology predicts motion by observing real-time biomechanical movements.
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San Antonio to test driverless vehicles

02-24-2020:
The city plans to solicit bids for two driverless vans in the next several months.
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Texas Biomed establishes team to study SARS-CoV-2, new coronavirus

02-24-2020:
Researchers will work with collaborators nationally on a possible detection method for the virus.
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Aviation Industry Lives On at St. Philip’s College - Southwest Campus

02-23-2020:
Located near Port San Antonio, the campus hosts various vocational programs and industry certifications - including aerospace.
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Researchers study methods to best teach kids augmented reality

02-21-2020:
Typically, AR designs tend to be more geared toward adults’ voice or gesture commands.
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San Antonio-based company's software helping small businesses get equal footing

02-20-2020:
infoTouch Corp. is providing integrated payment options through its point-of-sale retail management systems for U.S.- and Canada-based companies.
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Port SA helps shape young tech talent of tomorrow

02-19-2020:
More than 20,000 students have already visited San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology.
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UTSA paving the way for new treatments for tuberculosis

02-17-2020:
Researchers are trying to learn more about the causative agent of tuberculosis.
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Port San Antonio’s new toy: A real-time cyber security threat simulator

02-17-2020:
The latest exhibit at the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology is a new cybersecurity operations center, which allows students to go through a simulation of a cyber threat.
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Port SA has goals that could take the Alamo City out of this world

02-16-2020:
The campus is a champion of economic development, innovation and technology.
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San Antonio students build rockets, help promote STEM careers to younger peers

02-15-2020:
Students at Krueger School of Applied Technologies compete against others across the nation.
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Port San Antonio - 2019 Business of the Year

02-14-2020:
The 3,000+ new jobs recently created on the Port's campus and the transformative educational and business opportunities that continue to grow site-wide are a testament to a true collaboration.
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San Antonio's R&D League working to solve big problems

02-12-2020:
The Research and Development League has been created to identify issues within San Antonio and solve them with data-driven research.
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FDA clears SA biotech’s first medical device for use in U.S.

02-11-2020:
Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has been granted a De Novo classification for its Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System.
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Researchers win contract to develop vaccine to protect military

02-10-2020:
DoD award will allow researchers to develop a protective vaccine against Francisella tularensis, the bacterium that causes tularemia.
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STEM Academy in San Antonio gives students hands-on education for future careers

02-10-2020:
Dwight Middle School nurturing the next generation of tech professionals.
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San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2020

02-10-2020:
What kinds of startups are emerging in the Alamo City?
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SA Team Aiming for Improved Sepsis Therapies Receives Grant

02-10-2020:
Seven-person team will work to develop a treatment that reduces organ dysfunction and damage.
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Germ-zapping robots

02-06-2020:
Xenex Disinfection Services has seen an increase in international demand for its device produced in San Antonio.

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EPA Awards Funds to SwRI for Clean Air Research

02-05-2020:
Institute awarded $25 million to perform a wide array of emissions testing.

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Renu Robotics Uses Crowdfunding to Scale Autonomous Robotic Tractors Company

02-04-2020:
San Antonio startup is developing mowers that help solar power operations reduce their maintenance and labor costs.
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SA Partnership for Precision Therapeutics awards inaugural research funding

02-04-2020:
A seven-person team researching sepsis-induced organ failure will receive $200,000 in funding over two years.
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SwRI has created a new test for internal diesel injector deposits

02-03-2020:
Test significantly reduces the time and fuel needed to evaluate the formation of internal deposits on diesel engine fuel injectors.
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