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WATCH: AURP’s Community of Practice Roundtable Discussion

06-18-2024:
Marcel Johnson represented the Port during a recent roundtable discussion hosted by the Association of University Research Parks.
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Air Force Considering Port's Cyber Headquarters Pitch

06-18-2024:
It's also looking at traditional methods to build a new facility — and taking interim steps toward the Port.
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Local Engineers are Developing Technology for Autonomous Off-road Driving

06-17-2024:
The visual-based system uses stereo cameras and artificial intelligence to navigate rough terrain.
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SwRI Breaks Ground on High-speed Aerospace Engine Facility

06-17-2024:
Lab will make systems that travel five times the speed of sound.
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UTSA, WEX Foundation Awarded $800K NASA Grant

06-16-2024:
Unique program will enable students to build and test lunar lava tube habitat models.
Read more on utsa.edu

APPLY NOW! SAMSAT Educator Fellows Program

06-15-2024:
Work with SAMSAT through the school year to develop your own project-based learning curriculum.
Read more on samsat.org

OPEN CALL: Summer Space Camp for Grades 7-12

06-15-2024:
The StellarXplorers Space Program inspires students toward careers in aerospace and other STEM disciplines.
Read more on wexfoundation.org

SAAACAM Partners with Tech Company for Low-vision Accessibility Tool

06-15-2024:
ReBokeh, an iOS-based app, will be available to museum visitors.
Read more on ksat.com

SwRI: Training Courses and FREE Online Webinars

06-15-2024:
Learn from industry R&D experts who are renowned for problem solving and providing premier services to an array of government and industry clients.
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Plus One Robotics Recognized as Industry Standard Bearer

06-13-2024:
Port-based startup named Overall Robotics Company of the Year for 2024 by SupplyTech Breakthrough.
Read more on plusonerobotics.com/

Alamo Colleges IT Summer Internship

06-12-2024:
EMPLOYERS: By offering summer internships and support, you can play a vital role in shaping the future of San Antonio's workforce.
Read more on alamo.edu

City of San Antonio Summer Internship Program

06-12-2024:
The program exposes students to an array of professional opportunities and innovative career paths
Read more on sanantonio.gov

REGISTER NOW: Building Communities of Innovation

06-12-2024:
Port San Antonio leadership will join the Association of University Research Parks for a live roundtable discussion.
Read more on aurp.net

SwRI’s Dr. Kelly Miller Receives NASA Early Career Award

06-11-2024:
The honor comes with a $200,000 grant to fund community outreach and professional development.
Read more on swri.org

Nonprofit’s Mobile Lab Brings STEM Education to San Antonio Students

06-11-2024:
Learning Undefeated has been preparing students for 20 years.
Read more on ksat.com

UT Health San Antonio Plans Research Tower to Focus on Cancer, Aging, Diabetes and Obesity

06-11-2024:
The 100,000-square-foot facility is expected to open in 2025.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

SwRI Develops Screening Tool for Traumatic Brain Injuries

06-10-2024:
Field-ready smell test can be administered anywhere without specialized training.
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UTSA Contributes to UT System’s No. 3 Ranking on Prestigious Top 100 List for R&D

06-05-2024:
University's researchers secured 10 patents in 2023,
Read more on utsa.edu

UTSA’s Game-changing Investments in San Antonio’s Economy

06-04-2024:
San Antonio is emerging as a formidable economic force in Texas, with UTSA playing a pivotal role in driving the city’s top industries forward.
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CPS Energy Partners to Boost Nuclear Advocacy, Research

06-03-2024:
Utility company has joined the Texas Nuclear Alliance - the first electric utility provider to join the association.
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SwRI-led Team to Bolster Earthquake Readiness for U.S. Federal Highway Administration

06-03-2024:
Institute awarded 5-year contract for improved modeling to safeguard infrastructure, public safety.
Read more on swri.org

Commentary: Teens can take flight with Drone Technology

06-01-2024:
San Antonio is poised to become a major center for drone technology.
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San Antonio-built Device Headed to Moon on NASA Mission

06-01-2024:
A Southwest Research Institute instrument will travel aboard Firefly Aerospace’s Blue Ghost lunar lander this year.
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Flyby of Asteroid Dinkinesh Reveals a Surprisingly Complex History

05-30-2024:
SwRI-led Lucy mission to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids finds interesting attractions along the way.
Read more on swri.org

Capital Factory: Cup of Capital

05-30-2024:
Join Capital Factory - the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas - as it hosts its monthly coffee networking event at the Boeing Center at Tech Port.
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Could a CO2-powered Turbine in San Antonio Be the Future of Power Generation?

05-29-2024:
Southwest Research Institute is working on it.
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Celebrating Science and Community in San Antonio

05-29-2024:
Local high school students and their mentors recently engaged with scientists from diverse backgrounds.
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SwRI Data Fusion Tool Targets Urban Heat Islands in San Antonio

05-28-2024:
Internally funded project uses more than 230 datasets to provide comprehensive view of socio-economic impacts of hot spots.
Read more on swri.org

Cybersecurity Workforce Development and Staffing Company Launches North American HQ in SA

05-27-2024:
NukuDo offers candidates a six-month paid training program based on real-world cybersecurity scenarios.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Could New Space Force Cyber Warfare Unit Land in San Antonio?

05-22-2024:
The U.S. Space Force is planning to create its own cyber warfare headquarters, and some San Antonio leaders are vying to land the unit here.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI’s H2-ICE Consortium Demonstrates Ultra-low Emissions From Hydrogen-fueled Heavy-duty Engine

05-21-2024:
Completed H2-ICE -powered demonstration vehicle begins industry tour at the 2024 ACT Expo.
Read more on swri.org

100 Laptops Distributed During ‘Connect San Antonio’ Event

05-18-2024:
Event was celebration of SA Digital’s partnership with AT&T, the city and Bexar County.
Read more on ksat.com

SAMSAT STEM Summer Camps

05-17-2024:
Enroll your students with SAMSAT for exciting learning and discovery opportunities!
Read more on samsat.org

CyManII: Strengthening and Securing U.S. Manufacturing

05-16-2024:
View the annual report from CyManII, who advances cutting edge research in industrial security.
Read more on cymanii.org

Market Luncheon: Exploring Growth at Port San Antonio

05-16-2024:
Hear from Port leadership on how the organization is elevating San Antonio's global profile.
Read more on sanantoniosmps.org

Community Lab Space for Bioscience Startups Completed

05-16-2024:
VelocityTX offers emerging bioscience companies a space to do research with pathogenic or infectious organisms.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

MAY 29: Blood Drive at Boeing Center at Tech Port

05-16-2024:
Help save a life - make an appointment to donate blood/platelets.
Read more on biobridgeglobal.org

Future-Ready Business Podcast: Preparing the Workforce of Tomorrow

05-15-2024:
Cliff Zintgraff of SAMSAT shares insights on preparing the next generation of the workforce for the future amidst rapidly changing times.
Read more on jw.com

Southwest Research Institute Studies Boiling Liquids on the Moon and Mars

05-15-2024:
SwRI has partnered with Texas A&M for the endeavor.
Read more on expressnews.com

Longtime Community Champion, Business Leader Joins Port Board

05-14-2024:
Gabe Farias brings longstanding experience in public affairs, community leadership and entrepreneurship to his new role.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI Investigating Unusual Substorm in Earth’s Magnetotail Using MMS Data

05-14-2024:
Research examines the nature of explosive events in the magnetosphere.
Read more on swri.org

UT Health San Antonio to Lead Study of First-ever Oral Chlamydia Vaccine

05-11-2024:
Infections are often left untreated due to the lack of specific symptoms.
Read more on finance.yahoo.com

UT Health San Antonio Receives $1.5 Million to Advance Cancer and Alzheimer’s Research

05-11-2024:
Monies will fund eight faculty members and their projects.
Read more on uthscsa.edu

FORCECON Makes its Return to Boeing Center at Tech Port This Weekend

05-09-2024:
Event will feature all six U.S. military branches in an esports competition.
Read more on prnewswire.com

Top Scholar Uses Her Passion for Research to Fight Diseases

05-09-2024:
Marissa Coppin was recently recognized for a research proposal she submitted on the electrical properties of newborn neurons.
Read more on utsa.edu

Port Wants to Build $1 Billion-plus Campus to House Air Forces Cyber

05-08-2024:
Officials have floated a proposal to build the 16th Air Force a consolidated campus on the Port.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Local Researchers Receive $1M to Improve Trauma Care Using AI

05-08-2024:
Prize was awarded by the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative, an initiative of The University of Texas System.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI Evaluates Reliability of Pressure Relief Valves in Train Derailment Scenarios

05-07-2024:
Researchers contributed to report that shows valves effectively prevent overpressurization and explosion.
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As San Antonio Grows, So Will the Tech and Science Sectors of the Economy

05-07-2024:
San Antonio is the second fastest growing city in the nation.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

New App for Substance Abuse Treatment Developed in San Antonio

05-07-2024:
The app, known as KIOS, is described as a prescription digital therapeutic.
Read more on tpr.org

Plus One Robotics Introduces InductOne

05-07-2024:
Dual-arm automated parcel induction solution is designed to optimize parcel singulation and induction in high-volume fulfillment and distribution centers.
Read more on plusonerobotics.com

Port Spends Big to Sell its High-tech Jobs to San Antonio Students

05-06-2024:
Middle school and high school students from area schools compete in a two day drone competition.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Port San Antonio Jockeying to Be ‘Flying Car’ Hub

05-06-2024:
Site preparation for a vertiport at the Port is set to begin this month.
Read more on www.expressnews.com

Workbench for Offline Robotics Development™ (SWORD™) Launched at Automate 2024

05-06-2024:
Southwest Research Institute develops user-friendly ROS programming graphical toolkit for developers.
Read more on swri.org

Venture Capital Fund with Local Ties Focuses on Women-led Tech Startups

05-04-2024:
Rogue Women's Fund II LP invests in women-led b2b, software-as-a-service enterprise companies.
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Showcasing San Antonio's Leading Edge in Tech and Education to the World

05-02-2024:
The Port recently led a delegation as part of Aviation Week’s MRO Americas 2024 convention in Chicago, Illinois.
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SAMSAT: FREE After School STEM Classes

05-02-2024:
Program is open to qualifying students in grades 3-6.
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Local Investor Group Alamo Angels Strikes Cross-border Partnership

04-29-2024:
Agreement will boost international business between the U.S. and Mexico.
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San Antonio Nonprofit Awards $100K Grant to Aid Local Teachers

04-25-2024:
The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology, based at the Port, is the beneficiary of the grant - which will support educational initiatives.
Read more on communityimpact.com

SwRI’s Dr. Marc Janssens Recognized for Role in Establishing Cone Calorimeter Fire Testing

04-24-2024:
The National Fire Protection Association selected fire testing device for 2024 Philip J. DiNenno Prize.
Read more on swri.org

Fiesta de los Niños 2024: A Look Back

04-24-2024:
The family-friendly event featured an array of tech-focused activities while offering many of the traditional attractions that have helped defined it over the years.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI-led Eclipse Projects Shed New Light on Solar Corona

04-22-2024:
Airborne, ground-based observations provide unique data and engage the public.
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UTSA’s Jose Lopez-Ribot Recognized for Research on Fungal Infections

04-18-2024:
Lopez-Ribot is nationally recognized for developing strategies to diagnose, prevent and treat candidiasis.
Read more on utsa.edu

Hundreds of People Converge at Port for 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

04-17-2024:
Students and adults alike learned how San Antonio is playing a leading role in humankind’s future on the Moon and beyond.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

CyManII CEO Named Designee on Texas Semiconductor Innovation Consortium

04-17-2024:
Howard Grimes, Ph.D. will work to ensure Texas’ place as a national leader in advanced semiconductor research, design and manufacturing.
Read more on cymanii.org

Growing ‘Femtech’ Sector Part of BioMedSA’s Annual Startup Pitch Fest

04-15-2024:
Femtech, which is generally defined as tech-enabled, consumer-centric solutions addressing women’s health care, is a growing field within bioscience.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

The Biggest High School Esports Tournament in San Antonio History

04-12-2024:
The area's top gamers recently converged at the Boeing Center at Tech Port to showcase their skills in front of hundreds of attendees.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Local High School Students Prepare for Electric Car Race

04-04-2024:
The Alamo City Electrathon takes place on April 20.
Read more on ksat.com

Next-gen National Security Company Opens Port SA Site

04-04-2024:
Perton will fuel synergies with federal agencies, industry, academia and San Antonio's tech corridor.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

26 Things Economic Developers Need to Know This Week

04-04-2024:
Port partner Greater:SATX explores the evolving dynamics of our economy.
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UTSA Joins Consortium to Create Sustainable Aviation Hub in San Antonio

04-03-2024:
Group will develop and promote energy technologies that could potentially decarbonize the aviation sector.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI Awarded $6.4 Million to Advance Cognitive Electronic Warfare

04-02-2024:
SwRI engineers developing EW algorithm to ‘think like a human’.
Read more on swri.org

Europe's Largest Cybersecurity Conference Coming to San Antonio

04-02-2024:
InCyber Security Forum expected to bring 5,000 international attendees.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI to Build the Spacecraft Bus for In-space Refueler Servicer Program

04-01-2024:
Institute will have key role in $25.5 million Space Mobility and Logistics prototyping project.
Read more on swri.org

Geekdom Partners with Local Nonprofit to Ignite Entrepreneurship in South Texas

03-30-2024:
Geekdom and the San Antonio Area Foundation have created the Accelerate South Texas fund.
Read more on bizjournals.com

APRIL 7: R20 Premier Esports Grand Finals

03-28-2024:
Watch as San Antonio's best high school esports athletes go head-to-head.
Read more on www.samsat.org

Greater:SATX 360 Newsletter - Mar./Apr. 2024

03-28-2024:
Hear the latest from Port San Antonio partner Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

Introducing the 2024 Trinity University Stumberg Seed Round Startups

03-28-2024:
Eight student-led teams competed in the Louis H. Stumberg Venture Competition.
Read more on trinity.edu

APRIL 8: FREE Eclipse Watch Party at Boeing Center

03-27-2024:
Enjoy activities for all ages and view astronomy displays inside the AREA 21 exhibit hall before and following the big show in the sky.
Read more on samsat.org

SwRI’s Dr. Rohini Giles Receives NASA Early Career Achievement Medal

03-26-2024:
Planetary scientist recognized for achievements analyzing Jupiter’s atmosphere.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI Develops More Effective Particle Conversion Surfaces for Space Instruments

03-25-2024:
Interdisciplinary project creating smoother surfaces to improve low-energy particle detection.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI Leads Airborne, Ground-based 2024 Eclipse Observation Projects

03-24-2024:
Eclipse events offer unique opportunities to study the solar corona.
Read more on swri.org

Local Venture Studio Raises $30M

03-20-2024:
Mission 3A builds its primarily health-focused software companies from the ground up.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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