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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.
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

MASS SPECTROMETER ENHANCES SwRI’S AUTOMOTIVE CATALYST TESTING

01-05-2021:
Institute integrates an existing proprietary technology with a mass spectrometer.
Read more on swri.org

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.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

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.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

Boeing Awarded $189 Million US Air Force Contract

12-31-2020:
F-15 Eagle work will be performed at Boeing's Port San Antonio site.
Read more on clearancejobs.com

San Antonio tech grew in '20, poised for more expansion in '21

12-30-2020:
Port San Antonio is among local entities experiencing tech boom.
Read more on www.mysanantonio.com

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.
Read more on militarytimes.com

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.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

Boeing's San Antonio office receives contract worth nearly $80M

12-22-2020:
Aerospace innovator will develop avionic weapons defense systems for the F-15 aircraft at its Port San Antonio site.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

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.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

UTSA and Port San Antonio sign 5-year pact

12-14-2020:
Organizations are aiming to build a high-tech workforce pipeline.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

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.
Read more on ksat.com

IPSECURE ON PATH FOR CONTINUED GROWTH

12-09-2020:
Industry leader provides information security expertise and training for public and private sectors.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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."
Read more on houston chronicle

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.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

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.
Read more on roboticsandautomationnews.com

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.
Read more on bizjournals.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.
Read more on siliconhillsnews.com

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

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

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 STUDENTS HELP CYBER LEADER ADVANCE ITS GLOBAL MISSION

11-19-2020:
Booz Allen Hamilton prepares college students for bright futures as cybersecurity innovators.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on swri.org

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.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI SCIENTISTS EXPAND SPACE INSTRUMENT’S CAPABILITIES

11-16-2020:
Researchers add second dating technique to prototype spaceflight instrument.
Read more on swri.org

Dirt Moves on Port San Antonio Innovation Center

11-16-2020:
The Innovation Center is anticipated to reach completion by early 2022.
Read more on www.connect.media

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.
Read more on utsa.edu

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.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

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.
Read more on virtualbx.com

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.
Read more on gamasutra.com

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.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SA biotech on cusp of global commercial breakout

11-11-2020:
StemBioSys has completed research validating that its core stem cell expansion technology.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on utsa.edu

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

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.
Read more on tpr.org

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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.
Read more on houstonchronicle.com

Three local students accepted into NASA's Aerospace program

11-09-2020:
Trio will enter NASA’s Texas High School Aerospace Scholars program.
Read more on kens5.com

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.
Read more on swri.org

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.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Cyber experts wanted: SA’s cybersecurity ecosystem fuels economic resiliency

10-30-2020:
The city has the largest pool of certified information security experts outside of Washington D.C.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Southwest Research Institute: Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs)

10-29-2020:
Learn about SwRI's work in developing autonomous UASs, automated perception, payload integration and piloting UASs with unmanned ground vehicles.
Read more on swri.org

SAN ANTONIO: A GLOBAL ROBOTICS CAPITAL

10-29-2020:
The Alamo City is home to leading innovators who are applying robotics and revolutionizing industries around the world (and beyond): agriculture, manufacturing, logistics, aviation and space travel.
Read more on www.portsanantonio.us

SA-based Knight Aerospace, Collins Aerospace to introduce mobile galley and lavatory for military aircraft

10-29-2020:
The new solution makes it possible to rapidly replace costly-to-maintain systems with a modern solution during long missions.
Read more on intelligent-aerospace.com

SpaceX's Starship poised to launch Texas' space industry into new era

10-29-2020:
San Antonio among Texas cities aiming to advance space exploration.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

Food technology company wins local tech-focused pitch competition

10-29-2020:
Grain4Grain converts spent grain from breweries into a low-carb, high-micronutrient flour.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

San Antonio cyber firm adjusts as 'everything is more or less virtual'

10-28-2020:
IPSecure provides IT and cybersecurity services to customers such as the Department of Defense and the Air Force.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SwRI AWARDED $12 MILLION U.S. AIR FORCE CONTRACT FOR B-1B SYSTEM REDESIGN

10-27-2020:
The Air Force plans to use the aircraft through 2040 and beyond.
Read more on swri.org

UTSA's Cyber Center using AI to detect malicious attacks

10-27-2020:
Researchers have partnered with Raytheon Intelligence & Space to study the use of artificial intelligence to find and stop cyberattacks.
Read more on utsa.edu

Vet2STEM Career and Technology Expo - November 12, 2020

10-27-2020:
The Expo will introduce active military and veterans to the career opportunities available at the National Labs, which include Idaho, Sandia, Oak Ridge and Pacific Northwest National Labs.

Read more on utsa.edu

Business Is Booming For San Antonio's Virus-Killing Robot Company

10-26-2020:
The Xenex Light Strike Robot was first sold to hospitals, but it’s finding a broader customer base as a pandemic continues to grip the nation and world.
Read more on tpr.org

SwRI STUDY OFFERS MORE COMPLETE VIEW OF MASSIVE ASTEROID PSYCHE

10-26-2020:
Orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, Psyche is a dense, largely metallic object thought to be the leftover core of a planet that failed in formation.
Read more on swri.org

SHARING SAN ANTONIO’S AMAZING TECH STORY WITH THE WORLD

10-23-2020:
Jim Perschbach discusses local tech innovators during the Montréal Connect 2020 conference.
Read more on www.portsanantonio.us

Local Biomed Develops Light-Activated Cancer Therapy Pioneered by UTSA Researcher

10-23-2020:
Vitanova Biomedical's new way to treat cancer causes no side effects and can kill many types of cancers.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SA-based Biotech Aims to Spread Its Method of Asymptomatic Testing Across U.S.

10-23-2020:
Community Labs is the brainchild of three local businessmen.
Read more on tpr.org

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