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Spurs first NBA team to deploy Coronavirus-zapping robots

01-14-2021:
SA-based Xenex Disinfection Services has teamed with the sports franchise to slow the spread of Covid-19.
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NASA EXTENDS JUNO MISSION TO JUPITER

01-13-2021:
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the Juno mission for the principal investigator, Dr. Scott J. Bolton, of the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio.
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Local Startup Level Effect Cyber Tool Acquired by Huntress

01-12-2021:
Level Effect’s Recon tool collects network data from a computer on how it communicates to other computers inside a network or the internet.
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San Antonio cybersecurity firm expanding

01-11-2021:
Silotech primarily contracts with the federal government.
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Texas Biomed eyes more deals from its Covid work for Pfizer

01-11-2021:
Institute generated more than $42 million in contracted work in 2020, a record haul for the 80-year-old organization.
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Fast-growing Plus One Robotics to expand at Port San Antonio

01-08-2021:
A local robotics company is more than doubling the size of its facility at Port San Antonio.
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Local military vet expands IT company to San Antonio

01-07-2021:
Aetos LLC, an information technology company based in Washington, D.C., has expanded its operations to San Antonio.
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UTSA climatologist to fight greenhouse gases in San Antonio

01-07-2021:
Initiative will help guide the implementation of the city’s climate action and adaptation plan (CAAP).
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Building SA’s Future: Full Speed Ahead in 2021

01-06-2021:
Port SA's CEO expects more growth in the upcoming year.
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Artificial Intelligence Consortium receives over $1M in research funding

01-06-2021:
Awards will fund ongoing research developing novel brain-inspired lifelong learning algorithms and systems.
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MASS SPECTROMETER ENHANCES SwRI’S AUTOMOTIVE CATALYST TESTING

01-05-2021:
Institute integrates an existing proprietary technology with a mass spectrometer.
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Texas Biomed wins grant to study effects of marijuana on HIV-related dementia

01-01-2021:
Funding will be used to measure marijuana’s efficacy as a treatment for individuals who suffer from HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder.
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Owner of training firm talks cybersecurity, Zoom classes and Space Command

12-31-2020:
Kekai Namauu is founder of training and certification firm Dynamic Advancement and government contracting firm Namauu Technological and Industrial.
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Why San Antonio should host US Space Command

12-29-2020:
Port San Antonio is one of six finalist communities to host the headquarters for U.S. Space Command — which is responsible for commanding and controlling space operations by all our military forces.
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UTSA, Port San Antonio unite on research, workforce initiative

12-27-2020:
The goal of the collaboration: Continue to develop the city’s technology and cybersecurity expertise.
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Need Co-Working Space in San Antonio? Check Out This List

12-17-2020:
The rise in San Antonio over the past couple of years of specialized spaces for other industries means that startup founders can now rent spaces across San Antonio.
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WellAware Launches a Smart Indoor Air Purification Service For Businesses

12-17-2020:
San Antonio tech startup is working with local businesses to help protect staff and customers from COVID-19.
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Leading SA: What’s next for Port San Antonio

12-13-2020:
Jim Perschbach, president and CEO of Port SA, speaks about regional economic growth.
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IPSECURE ON PATH FOR CONTINUED GROWTH

12-09-2020:
Industry leader provides information security expertise and training for public and private sectors.
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Modern Managed IT Lands $1M Seed Investment from Geekdom Fund

12-08-2020:
Startup plans to use the investment to grow its IT staff as it expands operations in San Antonio and across Texas.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Local organization focuses on increasing women of color in cyber workforce pipeline

12-04-2020:
BlackSTEM Inc. is introducing students to cybersecurity though a program called Community-based Youth Building Engagement & Restoration, or C.Y.B.E.R. LAB.


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TOMLINSON: SPACE COMMAND BELONGS IN SAN ANTONIO, WILL BOOST TEXAS BUSINESS

12-02-2020:
"The Pentagon could not pick a better spot for the next chapter into space."
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Port San Antonio hailed as ideal space to launch Space Command

11-30-2020:
Local leaders believe the vast campus is best suited to support the agency's mission.
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Plus One Robotics teams with Fanuc America to develop automation solutions for e-commerce fulfillment

11-27-2020:
Technology will meet the needs of their mutual customers for their warehouse applications.
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San Antonio VC starts multimillion-dollar fund to invest in software companies

11-27-2020:
Fund will target companies with a strong focus on four areas.
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Air Force Embracing New Tech to Solve Pilot Shortage

11-25-2020:
The effort is taking place at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph.
Read more on nationaldefensemagazine.org

Local aerospace leader talks work-life balance, business during COVID

11-25-2020:
Bianca Rhodes is President and CEO of Knight Aerospace, which designs and manufactures aircraft interiors and components - including modules for dignitaries and portable medical suites.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

The Austin-San Antonio Corridor Could Become one of the World’s Top 10 Tech Regions

11-25-2020:
BuildGroup CEO Lanham Napier provides his insights.
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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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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.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

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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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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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 SCIENTISTS EXPAND SPACE INSTRUMENT’S CAPABILITIES

11-16-2020:
Researchers add second dating technique to prototype spaceflight instrument.
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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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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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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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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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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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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

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.
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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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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-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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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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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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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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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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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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