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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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San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2020

02-10-2020:
What kinds of startups are emerging in the Alamo City?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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San Antonio embraces risk-taking with 'R&D League'

01-30-2020:
Program advises the city on new ideas and provide tools for making data-driven, equitable decisions that benefit all residents.
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SA-based firm to help protect Amazon's cloud

01-29-2020:
Rackspace Hosting Inc. has teamed up with Houston-based cyber company Alert Logic to help businesses protect their Amazon Web Services.
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How a San Antonio company is helping develop a biomedical epicenter

01-29-2020:
GenCure’s upcoming biomanufacturing center is drawing worldwide attention.
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Port San Antonio Innovation Center Project to Enter Schematic Design Phase

01-28-2020:
Upcoming facility expected to be between 120,000 and 130,000 square feet.
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Researchers study cork tree bark extract for cancer prevention

01-27-2020:
Study is first to compare Nexrutine to exercise for preventing the progression of prostate cancer.
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Novel SwRI software tool extracts important chemical exposure data

01-21-2020:
Floodlight™ efficiently discovers the vast numbers of chemical components present in everyday food, air, drugs and products.
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Inside StandardAero’s San Antonio Engine MRO Facilities

01-21-2020:
Aviation Week got a behind the scenes look as the site ramps up work for Rolls-Royce, GE and the U.S. Air Force.
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A Big Partnership for Higher Ed Data Analytics

01-21-2020:
Local big data analytics company Enflux partners with Dallas-based ExamSoft, the leading provider of assessment tools for universities.
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SwRI acquires new flow loop for testing, methane emissions reduction project

01-20-2020:
Reciprocating compressor flow loop recreates real-life gas pipeline pressures, temperatures and horsepower levels.
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Local VC firm raises $1.5M for remote worker collaboration tool

01-17-2020:
San Antonio-based Active Capital raised money for YAC, a Florida-based company that sells a voice collaboration tool for remote teams.
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Eastside Life Science Hub Set for February Launch

01-16-2020:
VelocityTX will serve as a startup accelerator for Latin-American technology businesses looking to establish a North American presence.
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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.
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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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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.
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TECH INNOVATION COULD BOOST SAN ANTONIO'S FUTURE MRO WORKFORCE

01-10-2020:
Port San Antonio pursues STEM and innovation growth
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SwRI-led mission to explore asteroids

01-09-2020:
Lucy spacecraft will visit small asteroid bodies that share an orbit with Jupiter.
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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

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.
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Geekdom pre-accelerator now accepting applications

01-08-2020:
The application period ends February 8, with the program spanning March 26 to May 14.
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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.
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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.
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SA coding school wants to take all of Texas under its wing

01-02-2020:
Codeup's vision is to expand throughout Texas.
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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.
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Four Ways the San Antonio Startup Ecosystem Changed in 2019

12-31-2019:
Plus, what to watch for in 2020.
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Boeing San Antonio Awarded $20.7M Navy Contract

12-31-2019:
Contract will cover work to retrofit the T-45 aircraft.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

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.
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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.
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Three local tech startups receiving national attention

12-09-2019:
Startups part of national pitch competition and accelerator.
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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

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

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

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

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