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Tech Museum’s New Leader Aims for Growth at Port San Antonio in New Facility

06-01-2020:
Over the past two years, the museum has averaged about 20,000 visitors annually in its current location at Port.
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SwRI AWARDED CONTRACT TO DEVELOP TREATMENT FOR COVID-19

05-28-2020:
Institute will work with the Department of Defense.
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San Antonio now ranks No. 5 in the nation for solar energy capacity

05-28-2020:
City makes list for seventh year in a row.
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The Sonar Company Customizes Sound Wave Technology to Education, Nonprofit Applications

05-28-2020:
Patented technology uses sound waves inaudible to the human ear, sending a silent alert signal via any sound system.
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UTSA software to help patients receive faster postpandemic care

05-28-2020:
Program can organize almost three months of surgeries in a few minutes by working within a hospital’s existing system.
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SwRI ENGINEERS DEVELOP NEAR-ZERO EMISSIONS ENGINE TECHNOLOGY

05-26-2020:
Discovery reduces hazardous nitrogen oxides and carbon dioxide emissions while minimizing fuel consumption.
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PLUS ONE ROBOTICS CONTINUES TO INNOVATE AT PORT

05-20-2020:
New technology allows humans to supervise and remotely assist robots anywhere in the world.
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The Nonhuman Touch: Pandemic Hastens Push for AI, Robotics

05-20-2020:
Plus One’s packaging will have fewer people touching their packages and allow for better socially distance among employees.
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San Antonio company aims to innovate world of robotics

05-19-2020:
Plus One Robotics helping to improve future of warehouse, e-commerce, manufacturing work
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San Antonio Cybersecurity Experts on Alert for Coronavirus-Related Attacks

05-14-2020:
Attackers like to take advantage of any security weakness they can find, and it’s often easier for them to find weaknesses when people are stressed.
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Science, tech museum taps new leader ahead of Port SA move

05-13-2020:
Doug King, a nationally-renowned museum executive, has been named the new president and CEO of SAMSAT.
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SwRI EXPANDS FUEL PROCESSING CAPABILITIES WITH NEW LARGE-SCALE REACTOR

05-12-2020:
System can be used for refinery processes, such as hydrotreating and hydrocracking, to produce a stable fuel ready for vehicle use.
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San Antonio roofless solar program plans to expand to new cities

05-12-2020:
Go Smart Solar is looking to offer solar power benefits without having to install panels on their rooftops.


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SwRI SCIENTIST MODELS MARS CLIMATE TO UNDERSTAND HABITABILITY

05-11-2020:
Salty pockets of water present on Mars are likely not habitable by life as we know it on Earth.
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Local due diligence firm lands $1.4M in new funding with excellent timing

05-11-2020:
Transect Inc. helps developers working with a variety of projects to identify state or federal restrictions and streamline their due diligence on projects.
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StandardAero Awarded $237M U.S. Air Force contract

05-11-2020:
Company will support T-38 Trainer Jet Aircraft for maintenance, repair and overhaul for the J85 engine.
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San Antonio team’s portable ventilator in final stages before approval

05-06-2020:
Adaptable emergency ventilator may help COVID-19 patients in need pending FDA approval.
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Local tech leader an advocate for fellow entrepreneurs, workforce development

05-05-2020:
Jungle Disk CEO Bret Piatt serves on the boards of many San Antonio-based small business advocacy groups.
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New school, new entertainment building part of big plans at Port San Antonio

05-04-2020:
Port prepares for future during COVID-19 pandemic
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Collaborative study receives $200,000 toward COVID-19 vaccine project

04-30-2020:
Research team will consist of a consortium of scientists from the University of Texas at San Antonio, UT Health San Antonio, Southwest Research Institute and Texas Biomedical Research Institute.
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Researchers seek next generation of VR for gamers with disabilities

04-30-2020:
UTSA launches first worldwide Accessibility VR Game Jam.
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Xenex robots get stamp of approval for COVID-19 elimination by Texas Biomed

04-30-2020:
Company's ultraviolet light technology is 99.9 percent effective in eradicating the virus from rooms and masks.
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Cutting the cost of electricity as temps heat up

04-25-2020:
CPS Energy and Go Smart Solar encourage residents to harness the power of the sun.
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SAEDF - BioScience Demand Occupation & Education Report

04-23-2020:
San Antonio is in a position to grow its bioscience ecosystem into a world-class hub - read the recent report from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
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UTSA Innovation and Commercialization Help Researchers Get Ideas to Market In Challenging Times

04-23-2020:
Program provides intellectual property management and licensing, proof-of-concept development, new venture incubation and entrepreneurial training.
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VR could be the key to more people wearing masks to beat COVID-19

04-23-2020:
Researchers at UTSA have conducted an experiment that shows how virtual reality videos, when coupled with well-known figures such as celebrities, can influence positive health behaviors.
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SwRI Awarded $12.8 Million to Develop Space Weather Instrument

04-21-2020:
Institute will develop a magnetometer for a satellite mission dedicated to tracking space weather.
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SAMSAT adds tech video classes to meet demand for distance learning

04-20-2020:
Topics include robotics, video game programming and forensics.
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READY... SET... EXPLORE!

04-20-2020:
Free tech-focused experiences for all ages
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Robot makers find opening in pandemic

04-17-2020:
For most businesses, COVID-19 is a threat. For San Antonio robot makers, it’s an opportunity.
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UTSA professor awarded NSF grant for computing research

04-16-2020:
Assistant Professor Murtuza Jadliwala's research will focus on securing modern ubiquitous sensing and computing technologies against private data inference and exfiltration threats.
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SA Toyota plant making face shields for local first responders

04-15-2020:
Facility has pivoted from producing pickup trucks to face shields for first responders dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Major San Antonio employer joins fight against COVID-19 with 3-D reusable face masks

04-13-2020:
Boeing San Antonio is producing 3D-printed reusable face shields for front-line healthcare workers who are battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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SwRI-led NASA mission will study the creation of the solar wind

04-13-2020:
Mission will integrate understanding of the Sun’s corona with the “solar wind” filling the solar system.
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Local company deploys virus-zapping robots to hospitals around the world

04-09-2020:
The robots were developed by the San Antonio based company Xenex.
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Molecular compound research at UTSA could lead to coronavirus treatment

04-08-2020:
Research team is screening small molecule libraries to identify compounds.
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SA-based SwRI to help NASA Study Distant Energetic Events

04-07-2020:
Southwest Research Institute will have a role in looking for evidence of events such as the birth of black holes.
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San Antonio Museum Of Science And Technology Offers Online Robotics

04-07-2020:
Organization utilizes STEM curricula to help young people learn from home.
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UTSA Developing Innovation to Manage Campus Energy Usage

04-07-2020:
University is working with local startup Leaptran to remotely manage the energy usage of selected campus buildings in a pilot program.
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SA teachers and parents turn to online learning in the age of the coronavirus

04-02-2020:
Many districts are incorporating high-tech video platforms into their teaching, such as Zoom, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams.
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SA-based cybersecurity professionals speak on handling a data breach

04-02-2020:
Cyber experts are on the frontlines in defending San Antonio businesses against growing online threats.
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UTSA Site helps Texans find vital resources during pandemic

04-02-2020:
Researchers develop site to help locate food, personal protective equipment and get real-time updates on governmental directives.
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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 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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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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Geekdom Announces 2020 Participants in Pre-Accelerator Program

03-25-2020:
Finalists were chosen from 40 applications.
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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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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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