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Port San Antonio Progress Report 2020

01-15-2020:
It's been a phenomenal time as our team creates opportunities for thousands of people in our region: careers, educational paths and connecting entrepreneurs to global markets.
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Geekdom Startup Allosense Wins Air Force Funding for Asset Trackers

01-15-2020:
Company provides an easy way for companies or organizations looking to integrate the use of smart sensors for tracking assets.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

San Antonio outranks Austin among growing tech markets

01-10-2020:
The Alamo City had historically been overshadowed by Austin amid the buzz about tech hubs.
Read more on culturemap.com

SwRI-led mission to explore asteroids

01-09-2020:
Lucy spacecraft will visit small asteroid bodies that share an orbit with Jupiter.
Read more on swri.org

San Antonio Women in Tech Who Can Speak at Your Next Event

01-09-2020:
Over 120 local women are at the top of their game and can add their voices to tech discussions.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Geekdom pre-accelerator now accepting applications

01-08-2020:
The application period ends February 8, with the program spanning March 26 to May 14.
Read more on bizjournals.com

New Study Reveals the Origin of Complex Malaria Infections

01-08-2020:
Texas Biomed researcher was part of a three-year study published in the January 2020 edition of Cell Host & Microbe.
Read more on txbiomed.org

SA energy VC company invests $400M in midstream startup

01-07-2020:
EnCap Flatrock Midstream is the first investor in Edgewater Midstream LLC, a company founded in 2019 by three oil and gas industry experts.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Behind the Scenes at Boeing’s Largest MRO Site

01-07-2020:
The firm's 168-acre site at Port San Antonio has been growing steadily since it was established more than 21 years ago.
Read more on aviationweek.com

SA coding school wants to take all of Texas under its wing

01-02-2020:
Codeup's vision is to expand throughout Texas.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Four Ways the San Antonio Startup Ecosystem Changed in 2019

12-31-2019:
Plus, what to watch for in 2020.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Boeing San Antonio Awarded $20.7M Navy Contract

12-31-2019:
Contract will cover work to retrofit the T-45 aircraft.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Cyber Talk Radio: Job Creation & Innovation at Port San Antonio

12-31-2019:
Jim Perschbach, President and CEO of Port San Antonio, discusses updates on the most recent stages of development going on at the Port.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

Cyber Talk Radio: Latina Cyber Entrepreneurship

12-17-2019:
Janie Gonzalez, founder and CEO of Webhead, discusess her path to creating one of the very first tech startups in San Antonio as a Latina.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

Boeing San Antonio lands another multimillion-dollar award

12-17-2019:
New contract calls for retrofitting of engines on 747-8 aircraft at Port San Antonio.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Enventure San Antonio To Connect Bioscience Students to Entrepreneurial Opportunities

12-16-2019:
Enventure SA helps students and young professionals become leaders in the biomedical and health technology space.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Local Nonprofit Committed to Children With Complex Concerns

12-16-2019:
Respite Care of San Antonio Inc. supports families caring for a child with medical and/or developmental disabilities.
Read more on therivardreport.com

Local startup uses patent-pending tech to create upcycled flour

12-13-2019:
Boerne-based food startup Grain4Grain makes a carbohydrate-free flour and products based on it.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Air Force software innovation arm officially opens in downtown San Antonio

12-12-2019:
LevelUp Code Works is the U.S. Air Force's arm that aims to deliver rapidly deployable software to support San Antonio-based DoD missions.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Virtual Tour Allows Caregivers To Experience Dementia-Like Limitations

12-11-2019:
UT Health San Antonio offering a Virtual Dementia Tour as part of the institution's Caring for the Caregiver program.
Read more on tpr.org

SA-based Startup Aiming to Protect Small E-Commerce Businesses with Cyber Insurance

12-11-2019:
CyberFortress studies many e-commerce domains and their downtime, calculating the risks for websites helping them to price out future policies.
Read more on spectrumlocalnews.com

DYNAMIC ADVANCEMENT CAPTURES ALL HELP DESK INSTITUTE SERVICE AND SUPPORT AWARDS

12-10-2019:
The firm trains, certifies and proctors examinations for the tech industry.
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Cyber Talk Radio: Merging Technology and Education Strategy

12-10-2019:
Michelle Vega, Chief Technology Strategist, discusses how she researches and implements the use of educational technology in public schools.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

Three local tech startups receiving national attention

12-09-2019:
Startups part of national pitch competition and accelerator.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Southwest Research Institute wins two R&D 100 Awards

12-09-2019:
R&D Magazine recognized SwRI’s Lotus Superhydrophobic Compositions and Coating Process (LotusFlo™) and AF-369 VHF/UHF Terrestrial Direction-Finding Antenna as being among the 100 most significant innovations for 2019.
Read more on swri.org

UTSA students to build smart home on Downtown Campus

12-06-2019:
The project will allow students to incorporate technology in the architecture of a building that serves the end users and preserves the environment.
Read more on utsa.edu

New drug targets leukemia, lymphoma

12-06-2019:
UT Health San Antonio researchers have discovered a safe and potent next generation of drugs to fight multiple types of leukemia and lymphoma in adults and children.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

Researchers’ nanodisk could restore function for ALS patients

12-05-2019:
UTSA has embarked on revolutionary research that uses nano-sized disks and magnetic fields to modulate functionality to crucial neurons.
Read more on utsa.edu

San Antonio’s Aerospace History and Innovators to Be Honored

12-03-2019:
The Port and the Dee Howard Foundation will host the upcoming San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 26, 2020.
Read more on deehoward.org

Cyber Talk Radio: Cyber Competitions at UTSA

12-03-2019:
Dwayne Williams from UTSA's Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security discusses nationwide programs such as CyberPatriot and the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

City Looks to Tackle Digital Divide by First Assessing the Problem

12-02-2019:
Roughly one in four San Antonians lacks a high-speed internet connection at home.
Read more on therivardreport.com

SwRI-built instrument confirms findings on solar wind

12-02-2019:
Researchers illustrate how the solar wind evolves at increasing distances from the Sun.
Read more on swri.org

Eco Devo 360 eNewsletter - December 2019

12-01-2019:
Check out this month's eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation!
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

Local Executive is on a Mission to Make Entrepreneurship Inclusive

11-28-2019:
Webhead founder Janie Gonzalez is setting her sights on helping young female and minority tech entrepreneurs.
Read more on therivardreport.com

Port San Antonio trying to get development right

11-27-2019:
The Port's latest proposal to build an Innovation Center is a step in the right direction.
Read more on houstonchronicle.com

SA chemistry professor wins premier award for precious metals research

11-27-2019:
Dr. Michael P. Doyle is an international leader in the development of catalysts and processes for metal carbene transformations.
Read more on utsa.edu

Infrared paint-curing system takes top prize at Student Tech Symposium

11-27-2019:
System allows infrared paint curing technology to be used on flat surfaces as well as complex shapes, such as engines.
Read more on utsa.edu

UTSA engineering students develop low-cost bionic prosthetic arm

11-26-2019:
The device takes signals from the user’s brain, which then go to a computer program the students developed.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

UTSA Engineering Students Build Interactive Museum Exhibits to Engage Children

11-20-2019:
Projects will be on display at San Antonio's DoSeum.
Read more on utsa.edu

SA High School teaches Red Hat Linux

11-20-2019:
CAST Tech has been named a Red Hat Academy, a designation only 27 other U.S. schools have — only two of which are based in Texas.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Port Board Approves Phase 1 Plans for New Innovation Center

11-20-2019:
The center will include a technology arena, museum, collaborative technology transfer lab, an industry showroom, and community spaces and amenities.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Port to Develop Innovation Center

11-20-2019:
The facility will be a destination for esports enthusiasts, science education, and innovation.
Read more on therivardreport.com

SwRI-developed Direction-finding Antenna Wins 2019 R&D 100 Award

11-19-2019:
R&D Magazine recognized Southwest Research Institute's newest antenna technology as one of the 100 most significant innovations of 2019.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI Develops Superhydrophobic Coating for Offshore Drilling Pipes

11-19-2019:
Institute's LotusFlo™ coating will keep offshore drilling pipes from being clogged by various substances.
Read more on swri.org

Cyber Talk Radio: Google Fiber in San Antonio

11-19-2019:
Clarissa Ramon, Government and Community Affairs Manager for Google Fiber, discusses the reasons that Google Fiber has chosen San Antonio to roll out its new internet service.
Read more on cybertalkradio.com

How San Antonio is Building a Startup Culture

11-18-2019:
The city challenges local students, startups and entrepreneurs to develop technology-based solutions to city-identified problems.
Read more on citiesspeak.org

San Antonio medical school gets millions to research breast cancer

11-16-2019:
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to award funds to UT Health San Antonio.
Read more on expressnews.com

UT Health San Antonio Receives Funding to Expand Sites of Care

11-14-2019:
$80 million grant will allow for the construction of a multispecialty/research hospital in San Antonio.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

UTSA researchers discover new pathways in brain’s amygdala

11-12-2019:
Study could contribute to a better understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and Alzheimer’s disease.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI’s new Low-Load Cycle targets heavy-duty diesel engine emissions

11-12-2019:
Technology will gauge the performance of heavy-duty diesel engine aftertreatment systems in low-load conditions.
Read more on swri.org

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