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The Future Requires Convergence

03-17-2021:
LOCKHEED MARTIN: Helping the Army prepare for a very different fight.
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VIA to test new technology to help visually impaired riders

03-17-2021:
Technology will share information, such as scheduled bus stops and detours, with blind and visually impaired riders.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

CALLING A PROGRAM “AGILE” DOESN’T MAKE IT AGILE

03-17-2021:
Agile software deployment can be a powerful strategy, and worth doing right.
Read more on technicacorp.com

UTSA’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency program awarded $1.2 million grant

03-16-2021:
Program will develop guidance to address identification, categorization and prioritization of IT systems.
Read more on ksat.com

SwRI RESEARCHER THEORIZES ON WORLDS WITH UNDERGROUND OCEANS

03-16-2021:
Believes that they may be more conducive to life than those with surface oceans, such as Earth.
Read more on swri.org

San Antonio could become the center for Texas vaccine research

03-15-2021:
New bill would create a center in Texas to work on future pandemics.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

Texas Biomed partners with DoD to test COVID decontamination technologies

03-11-2021:
Endeavor aims to identify viral and microbial decontamination strategies that improve indoor air quality and surfaces where material cannot be disinfected regularly.
Read more on eurekalert.org

UTSA receives $1.2 million CISA grant

03-08-2021:
Prize will be used to develop statewide information system to survive catastrophes and hacks.
Read more on utsa.edu

GAME ON!

03-08-2021:
Port, EIEF partner for inaugural SA8 collegiate esports invitational.

Read more on portsanantonio.us

SA Chamber appoints former NSA figure as VP of cybersecurity

03-05-2021:
Jeff Fair will support the growth and success of cybersecurity and many other driving industries for the San Antonio region.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Five things Tech Bloc is doing to help recruit, retain tech talent in SA

03-05-2021:
Local nonprofit placing greater emphasis on five areas to help grow SA talent base.
Read more on bizjournals.com

10 US cities paving the way for the future by investing in technology, sustainability and infrastructure

03-04-2021:
San Antonio among resilient locales.
Read more on businessinsider.com

New Dominion Enterprises Wins Air Force SBIR Funding for Energy Innovation

03-04-2021:
Tech company is commercializing process for more durable, longer-lasting and safer lithium batteries.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SwRI RESEARCHERS TEST NATURAL GAS FOAM’S ABILITY TO REDUCE WATER USE IN FRACKING

03-02-2021:
Project aims to show that stable natural gas foam can be generated on-site at fracking locations using commercially available products.
Read more on swri.org

San Antonio's cybersecurity industry 30 years after devastating virus

03-02-2021:
Port San Antonio's Will Garrett and other local cyber leaders weigh in.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

Nordic cyber training startup plans for growth in SA

02-26-2021:
Iceland-based AwareGO plans to increase its workforce by the end of 2021.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio’s tech sector is tapping into an unlikely source of talent: video gamers

02-26-2021:
Port San Antonio, EIEF partner for SA8 Collegiate eSports Invitational.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

How hypersonics research at UTSA will propel Mars missions and more

02-25-2021:
University is nearing the completion of a state-of-the-art, multi-million-dollar wind tunnel.
Read more on utsa.edu

UTSA researchers uncover evidence that COVID-19 virus could enter human brain

02-25-2021:
Study aims to learn more about the virus that is killing millions of people.
Read more on ksat.com

SwRI SCIENTIST CAPTURES EVIDENCE OF DYNAMIC SEASONAL ACTIVITY ON A MARTIAN SAND DUNE

02-24-2021:
Russell crater, on Mars, is home to the largest known sand dune in the solar system
Read more on swri.org

San Antonio company selected to inaugural class of international accelerator

02-23-2021:
The Sonar Company will participate in the 12-week accelerator, which provides curriculum that includes workshops on fundraising, sales, marketing and branding.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI receives $99M contract for Air Force aircraft life extension research

02-23-2021:
Award will cover activities related to the degradation of aging aircraft systems and materials due to operational use.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2021

02-18-2021:
San Antonio’s startup ecosystem shows signs of innovation across many different fields.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Chromalloy Awarded $74.6M Contract for Port San Antonio Site

02-18-2021:
The aerospace firm will remanufacture low-pressure turbine assemblies.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Local startup offers medical professionals HIPAA-compliant dictation app

02-17-2021:
Mobius MD allows medical professional to dictate into an electronic health record while speaking.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Retail Data Startup Scraffic Adds Drive-Thru Customer Tracking for Retailers

02-16-2021:
Service was created after the pandemic-induced shift in consumer traffic.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Alamo Colleges Take the Lead in Cybersecurity

02-12-2021:
Campuses have been recognized recently for their cybersecurity programs.
Read more on alamo.edu

SA biotech Vascular Perfusion Solutions attains 'breakthrough device' status from FDA

02-12-2021:
Patent-pending technology uses oxygen to enable the preservation of vascularized tissue for eight hours or longer, doubling the viability of organs beyond the current standard of care.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Port SA, EIEF Team Up for eSports Competition

02-11-2021:
eSports plays a significant role in education and workforce development for students.
Read more on eief.org

Executive Q&A: New tech CEO shares vision for company he now leads

02-11-2021:
Vertex Systems CEO Madison Mauzé gives his insights to the San Antonio Business Journal.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI SCIENTIST PROPOSES A NEW TIMELINE FOR MARS TERRAINS

02-10-2021:
This new chronology for Mars is based on the latest dynamical models for the formation and evolution of the solar system.
Read more on swri.org

Groundbreaking study suggests COVID-19 virus might enter human brain

02-09-2021:
Some patients with COVID-19 develop serious neurological complications, including nerve damage.
Read more on utsa.edu

2021 SHAPING UP TO BE BIGGEST YEAR YET

02-08-2021:
Our customers, our partners and our team are moving full speed ahead building a dynamic community like no other: a place where people collaborate to launch innovations that are changing the world.
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AVA Propulsion Builds Large-Scale Drones for Delivery

02-08-2021:
AVA Propulsion looking at the big picture of eventual product and people delivery via large drones.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

ROAD TO BUILDING FUTURES-Episode 2

02-08-2021:
Meet Steve Lewis, VP of Operations with CNF Technologies, whose early service in the U.S. Navy laid the foundation in a career as one of our region’s leading cybersecurity executives.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

UTSA and Dell partner to spur innovation in cybersecurity and data science

02-04-2021:
Technology grant enables and supports UTSA's ability to attract leading research scholars and students to help deliver research in data science and cybersecurity.
Read more on eurekalert.org

SA-based app creator wins second prize in pitch competition

02-02-2021:
ForwardEdge leverages AI, blockchain, machine learning, automation and swarm intelligence to solve problems of social consequence.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Perytor Therapeutics Develops New Kind of Anti-Inflammatory Biologic

02-02-2021:
One of the ‘most fundable startups,’ SA-based startup is developing a new category of anti-inflammatory treatment for the market.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

San Antonio College named NSA cybersecurity hub

02-01-2021:
College’s information assurance and cybersecurity degrees will include NSA certification.
Read more on compsmag.com

Reckon Point among Top Asset Management Companies in Texas

01-30-2021:
Port-based startup scores high in the areas of innovation, growth and societal impact.
Read more on df.media

EcoDevo 360 Newsletter - January 2021

01-29-2021:
See the latest update from the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.
Read more on sanantonioedf.com

Port San Antonio Teams with Sundt to Build Game-Changing Innovation Center

01-27-2021:
Sundt is building a 130,000-square-foot Innovation Center at Port San Antonio - one of America’s fastest-growing innovation destinations.
Read more on sundt.com

Successful wastewater testing program offers future potential against COVID

01-26-2021:
UTSA-led program effective in helping local health officials track spread of the disease in the community.
Read more on utsa.edu

Plus One Robotics training students to fill high-paying tech jobs

01-26-2021:
Port-based firm among companies working closely with area schools.
Read more on kens5.com

SwRI PROJECTS RECEIVE $950,000 IN FUNDING FROM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

01-25-2021:
Institute will demonstrate methods of storing solar and wind power to enhance the reliable and predictable operation of the utility grid.
Read more on swri.org

Construction Begins On UTSA's New School Of Data Science

01-25-2021:
The $90 million downtown facility will also host the National Security Collaboration Center.
Read more on tpr.org

Gates Foundation awards nearly $16M to SA biopharma

01-25-2021:
Evestra Inc. will use the funding to support a novel injectable contraceptive targeted toward women in underserved regions of the world.
Read more on bizjournals.com

How to keep your small business cyber secure during COVID-19 pandemic

01-24-2021:
Bret Piatt, president and CEO of Jungle Disk, discusses online dangers.
Read more on ksat.com

Second line supports Service Life Modification on Super Hornets

01-22-2021:
The U.S. Navy received delivery of the fourth Super Hornet to undergo Service Life Modification – and the first completed at Boeing’s San Antonio site.
Read more on navair.navy.mil

Local siblings create app that reviews businesses' COVID-19 safety measures

01-22-2021:
Co-Crit users can search for businesses in their area and rate them on several safety metrics.
Read more on kens5.com

Codeup Texas expands its reach with office, certification

01-20-2021:
Local coding and data sciences school is now fully licensed for online teaching beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Chief Science Officer Program Fuels SAMSAT Mentorship

01-20-2021:
The IDRA Texas Chief Science Officer Program challenges teens to create action plans that promote STEM education in schools and communities.
Read more on samsat.org

SA-based Seno Medical Breast Imaging Technology Receives FDA Pre-Market Approval

01-19-2021:
Company's imaging system uses opto-acoustic technology combined with laser optics and conventional ultrasound technology to provide real-time breast tissue images.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SA Startup Partners with Dutch Design Firm on Global Community-Engagement Solutions

01-18-2021:
Irys is a startup focused on improving the quality of life in communities through the use of technology.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SA-based Startup Launches Portable Powered Face Mask To Protect Against COVID-19

01-14-2021:
JustAir’s patented advanced face mask system uses a powered air-purifying respirator in a more portable version of medical or industrial grade systems.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on swri.org

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.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

San Antonio cybersecurity firm expanding

01-11-2021:
Silotech primarily contracts with the federal government.
Read more on expressnews.com

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on expressnews.com

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).
Read more on utsa.edu

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on utsa.edu

Building SA’s Future: Full Speed Ahead in 2021

01-06-2021:
Port SA's CEO expects more growth in the upcoming year.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

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