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Two Port SA Companies Honored for Resiliency

08-18-2020:
Knight Aerospace, CNF Technologies recognized by San Antonio Business Journal for showing incredible resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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UTSA Opens Science and Engineering Building, Advanced Maker Space

08-17-2020:
The 160,349 square-foot space will provide much-needed laboratories and classrooms, as well as an expansive collaboration space for students.
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PORT SAN ANTONIO STRENGTHENING AMERICA'S STANDING AS WORLD'S INNOVATION LEADER

08-13-2020:
Full spectrum innovation center will be a leading destination that engages hundreds of thousands of people annually from throughout the region, across the country and around the world.
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New UTSA game to teach cybersecurity to elementary kids

08-13-2020:
Cyber Threat Protector is a new tabletop card game designed to introduce cybersecurity principles and safety to players beginning in the third grade.
Read more on utsa.edu

Port SA board approves construction of $60M innovation center

08-13-2020:
State-of-the-art facility will include a 2,500-seat technology arena for esports competitions, concerts, product launches and large training programs.
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NASA SELECTS SwRI TO PARTICIPATE IN $6 BILLION RAPID SPACECRAFT ACQUISITION IV CONTRACT

08-11-2020:
Institute will be listed in the NASA spacecraft catalog used by the U.S. government to easily contract for proven spacecraft.
Read more on swri.org

Plus One Robotics: The Future of Work

08-11-2020:
Innovator is creating new jobs that make work in industrial environments safer and more efficient.
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SA biotech nearing launch of breakthrough cancer test

08-11-2020:
A local pathology practice has initiated a validation study of bioAffinity Technologies' CyPath Lung early detection cancer test.
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Medical Startup Wins $1M Air Force Contract

08-10-2020:
Olifant Medical has developed a protective barrier device that can protect healthcare providers from COVID-19 exposure.
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SwRI RECEIVES $1 MILLION AIR FORCE CONTRACT TO SUSTAIN AGING AIRCRAFT

08-10-2020:
SwRI has provided technical engineering support to the Air Force for several decades.
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Locally owned e-commerce company acquires artificial intelligence provider

08-07-2020:
Searchspring has acquired Portland, Oregon-based 4-Tell, which uses AI to help e-commerce sites personalize each customer's experience.
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San Antonio scientists are playing key roles in these interplanetary missions

08-07-2020:
Tech Bloc event virtually brought together engineers and scholars from NASA, the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), and the University of Texas at San Antonio.
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Port San Antonio Offering Free Training for Job Seekers

08-05-2020:
Partners aim to create a pipeline of talent to fill roles in industries that are growing, even during the pandemic.
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SwRI receives funding to design zero-emission power plant

08-05-2020:
Project utilizes supercritical carbon dioxide, carbon capture and energy storage.
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San Antonio Startup Builds COVID-19 Support App

08-04-2020:
The free app allows users to connect to local COVID-19 resources and learn more about the virus.
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Electric vehicles part of San Antonio plan to get city carbon neutral by 2050

08-03-2020:
Transportation contributes to large portion of air pollution.
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San Antonio company creates hands-free temperature scanner

07-30-2020:
DOCUmation thermal scanners made to read temperatures in less than a second with 98.3% accuracy.
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UTSA launches research center to expand reach of artificial intelligence

07-30-2020:
The consortium will bring together experts studying artificial intelligence to expand the use and deployment of AI.
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New tech training hub at Port San Antonio will provide resources for job hunters

07-29-2020:
Training hub will help find talent for IT, cybersecurity, aerospace, robotics
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CPS Energy sets massive goal for solar growth

07-29-2020:
San Antonio ranks fifth in the nation for the amount of solar capacity it has installed within city limits.
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Researchers receive funding to study hypersonic flight environments

07-28-2020:
The goal is to ultimately make full aerodynamic measurements in a truly representative hypersonic environment.
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ECODEVO 360 NEWSLETTER - JULY 2020

07-27-2020:
Read this month's EcoDevo 360 eNewsletter from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
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SwRI, UTSA RESEARCHERS RECEIVE GRANT TO REDUCE COST OF MALARIA TREATMENT

07-27-2020:
Work is supported by a $125,000 grant from the Connecting through Research Partnerships (CONNECT) program.
Read more on swri.org

San Antonio Sports launches digital fitness initiative

07-27-2020:
'Stay Active. Stay Healthy' campaign includes live streaming workout classes, a fitness challenge, skills training and additional resources.
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NEW TECH TRAINING HUB AT PORT WILL BUILD SKILLS FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE LOST JOBS DURING PANDEMIC

07-23-2020:
San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology to launch facility to help people prepare for growing careers in advanced technologies.
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Gov Tech Startup Irys Closes $1.2M Seed Round

07-22-2020:
Firm helps residents communicate more effectively with their local governments.
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FedEx, Plus One Robotics' parcel-handling robots

07-22-2020:
Erik Nieves, co-founder and CEO of Plus One Robotics, speaks to The Robot Report about his company's robotics software recently being deployed at FedEx’s Memphis Hub.
Read more on therobotreport.com

SwRI AWARDED CONTRACT TO DEVELOP SOLAR WIND PLASMA SENSOR

07-22-2020:
Technology will measure the properties of solar wind ions originating from the Sun.
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PLUS ONE ROBOTICS ENHANCES OPERATIONS IN ONE OF FEDEX’S BUSIEST FACILITIES

07-21-2020:
Main hub in Memphis increasing employee safety, operational efficiency thanks to innovative 'smart' robotic technology.
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A San Antonio Hospital Is The World’s Largest Study Site For A COVID-19 Drug In High Demand

07-20-2020:
In the search for answers during the COVID-19 pandemic, San Antonio’s University Hospital has become the largest study site for phase two of Remdesivir clinical trials.
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UTSA brings hope to small-business owners during pandemic

07-14-2020:
COVID Business Recovery Accelerator to help small businesses weather the financial hardships caused by pandemic.
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SwRI TESTING N95, KN95 RESPIRATORS, SURGICAL MASKS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

07-14-2020:
Testing will help health care and other organizations evaluate respirators, surgical face masks and filtration materials to ensure they meet particle filtration standards.
Read more on swri.org

PODCAST: SA's role in cybersecurity

07-10-2020:
US Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette talks about San Antonio's Cyber Security community, including the 16th Air Force.
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Precision Medicine Projects to Accelerate COVID-19 Treatment

07-09-2020:
The San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics (SAPPT) has announced the funding of three projects using precision medicine principles.
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Green technologies provide a pathway for businesses to prosper post-pandemic

07-08-2020:
Firms forced to reevaluate their business models can find success using green technology as a survival and growth strategy.
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THOUSANDS ARE CONNECTING WITH ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITY LAUNCHED BY PORT AND PARTNERS

07-07-2020:
Over 100 free live and "on demand" experiences offered so far.
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How a local company is using remote technology, gamers to grow client base

07-03-2020:
Plus One Robotics prioritizing gaming experience as a criterion for filling company-wide Crew Chief roles.
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SA tech company launches COVID-19 testing app

07-01-2020:
App will get you in touch with a doctor for screening.
Read more on kens5.com

CivTechSA helps over 2,000 students who face Digital Divide during outbreak

07-01-2020:
The City of San Antonio/Geekdom initiative has worked on finding solutions to help cross the Digital Divide.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

LOCAL STUDENTS HELP ADVANCE EMISSIONS TESTING INNOVATION

06-30-2020:
UTSA engineering students recently worked with Port San Antonio-based Intertek to significantly improve testing procedures.
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SA company using Covid downtime to expand sports content tech

06-26-2020:
Sports Sonar uses ultrasonic sound waves to deliver content to fans’ smartphones in stadiums and arenas.
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SA company creates temperature-taking, mask-detecting kiosks

06-25-2020:
RX Technology's kiosks have cameras that can read temperatures and detect whether people are wearing a face covering.
Read more on kens5.com

How CPS Energy, city benefit from big investment in cybersecurity

06-24-2020:
CPS Energy Executive Shanna Ramirez discusses the new Alamo Regional Security Operations Center at Port San Antonio.

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SwRI RECEIVES AWARD TO BUILD ROBOTIC INSPECTION SYSTEM FOR WASTE STORAGE TANKS

06-23-2020:
Inspection system will inspect the bottoms of tanks used to store chemical and radioactive waste.
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SAN ANTONIO TO LAUNCH NATION’S PREMIER REGIONAL CYBERSECURITY OPERATIONS CENTER

06-22-2020:
NEW INTEGRATED CENTER AT PORT SAN ANTONIO WILL SERVE AS A MODEL FOR COMMUNITIES NATIONWIDE.
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City funds massive effort to protect Alamo City, smaller cities from cyberattacks

06-22-2020:
Cybersecurity hub will be located at Port San Antonio.
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SA company offers germ-zapping robots as on-call service to combat Covid

06-19-2020:
Xenex Disinfection Services is expanding operations and making its COVID-eradication technology available to larger client pool.
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Level Effect Debuts Cybersecurity Boot Camp Developed During Pandemic Lockdown

06-19-2020:
Company founders focused on addressing the needs of job seekers interested in a cybersecurity career.
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Behind the company that has built SA entrepreneurial brands

06-19-2020:
Heavy Heavy is known for branding entrepreneurship.
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Local bioscience company raises $5 million in equity funding

06-18-2020:
Rhapsody Labs uses nanotechnology to remove toxic solvents and carriers to increase the effectiveness of new or existing drugs.
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