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Boeing: A Leader in Building Futures

05-22-2023:
Boeing's major investment in education in San Antonio and innovative partnership with the Kelly Heritage Foundation are getting noticed around the world.
Read more on boeing.com

Boeing Center at Tech Port: A Banner First Year

05-19-2023:
We recently marked the first anniversary since the Boeing Center at Tech Port opened its doors to people across our community and beyond.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Another Big Investment in Developing San Antonio's Tech Talent

05-18-2023:
Nonprofit Kelly Heritage Foundation Grants $150,000 to the Dee Howard Foundation to prepare area students for futures in drone technology and advanced air mobility.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

JUNE 14: Tech Port Vision 2023

05-17-2023:
Hear from Port San Antonio President & CEO Jim Perschbach about the exciting new developments taking place on our campus, as well as the road ahead.
Read more on sahcc.org

SwRI to Lead NASA/SSERVI Center for Lunar Origin and Evolution

05-11-2023:
Center will support science enabled by human, rover exploration of the far side of the Moon.
Read more on swri.org

Capital Factory Additive Manufacturing Meet up - May 18

05-11-2023:
Join the next monthly meetup at the Boeing Center at Tech Port for additive manufacture, entrepreneurs, operators, and enthusiasts in San Antonio!
Read more on eventbrite.com

Second Gene Implicated in Malaria Parasite Resistance Evolution to Chloroquine

05-11-2023:
New study reveals increased complexity of drug resistance.
Read more on txbiomed.org

Ready to Work SA Training Local Workforce for High-demand Careers

05-11-2023:
Workforce program offers many opportunities for employers to engage, including industry roundtables, talent pipeline management collaboratives and professional development workshops.
Read more on readytoworksa.com

UTSA Joins Prestigious Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)

05-11-2023:
CITRL fosters future faculty who are committed to promoting instructional excellence in STEM disciplines in higher education.
Read more on utsa.edu

Plus One Robotics Using Yaskawa Motoman to Expand Mixed Depalletizing Solutions

05-10-2023:
Port-based robotics pioneer is revolutionizing the worldwide warehousing and logistics landscape.
Read more on roboticsandautomationnews.com

PorchPass Hires Local Tech Executive to Scale Financial Technology Platform

05-10-2023:
PorchPass is the first fintech app designed for land buyers, sellers, and dealerships in the manufactured housing sector.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SwRI Selected for Phase A Study to Develop Next-generation NOAA Coronagraph

05-09-2023:
Short, externally occulted Space Weather Solar Coronagraph features novel 1.5-stage occultation scheme.
Read more on swri.org

Greater:SATX 360 Newsletter - Apr./May

05-04-2023:
Hear the latest from Port San Antonio partner Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

Building Futures, One Computer at a Time

05-04-2023:
Partners come together to help area students learn how to build state-of-the-art computers, which they then were able to keep.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI Designs Safer, More Effective Hydrogen Injector for Gas Turbines

05-03-2023:
Injector prevents damaging flashback while lowering CO2, NOx emissions.
Read more on swri.org

XPEL Announces New Product Launch, Expands Offerings to Include Private Aircraft

05-02-2023:
The Boeing Spec-approved FUSION PLUS is designed to protect aircraft against a wide range of environmental hazards, including acid rain and other contaminants.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI, UTSA Researchers Develop New Method to Synthesize Antimalarial Drug

05-02-2023:
New method could lead to more cost-effective malaria treatments.
Read more on swri.org

Cybersecurity Accelerator Gener8tor Admits 5 Startups to its Spring 2023 Cohort

04-28-2023:
gener8tor is a San Antonio-based startup accelerator that invests in high-growth startups working on security technology solutions.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

New BexarBio Pitch Competition May 1 Features Biomedical Startups

04-27-2023:
Finalists include Betty’s Co., HERA Biotech, Neuro Rehab VR and NeuraStasis.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Boeing Gets $313 Million Boost in Fighter Jet Contracts

04-27-2023:
Firm's Port San Antonio site will see an increase in maintenance work.
Read more on bizjournals.com

H-E-B Makes $2 Million Gift to Support UTSA's School of Data Science

04-26-2023:
The gift will advance H-E-B and UTSA's shared vision to provide students with equitable access to opportunities in STEM fields.
Read more on utsa.edu

Scaleworks Taps New CEO, Makes New Software Acquisition

04-26-2023:
SA-based SaaS-focused venture equity firm has acquired Centage Corporation, which provides modern financial planning and analysis software solutions for small and midsized finance teams.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Capital Factory San Antonio Open Coworking

04-26-2023:
Join Capital Factory on the first Friday of each month for open coworking at the Boeing Center at Tech Port!
Read more on eventbrite.com

SwRI Tests Automated Vehicles in Virtual Off-road Environments

04-25-2023:
Software-in-the-loop tool offers 3D simulation with graphical information system data for AV testing.
Read more on swri.org

Showcasing San Antonio's Leading Edge in Tech and Education to the World

04-25-2023:
Global conference shows how San Antonians are modernizing aircraft, setting the course for lunar settlement and preparing students to become the next generation of innovators.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Port-based Astroport Space Technologies Reaches New Heights with European Expansion

04-24-2023:
Astroport Europe will focus on lunar construction and operations technologies in support of missions focused on mining and establishing a permanent presence on the Moon.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UTSA Team Takes First Place in First Draper Data Science Competition

04-24-2023:
Contestants, whose ideas focused on data science and its applications in entrepreneurship, pitched their business plans to judges.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI-led Team Successfully Observes Australian Eclipse in Preparation for 2024 U.S. Eclipse

04-20-2023:
Pathfinding exercise paves the way for extensive U.S. observations in 2024.
Read more on swri.org

How K-12 Education is Shaping San Antonio's Future Cybersecurity Workforce

04-19-2023:
San Antonio business leaders, research institutions and other nonprofits are focused on bringing cybersecurity education into K-12 classrooms.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI Launches the Global Decarbonized Mobility Summit November 13-17

04-19-2023:
Inaugural summit to assemble transportation industry, consortia members to discuss challenges, solutions to decarbonizing mobility.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI EPA Proposed Rulemaking Webinar - April 26

04-19-2023:
Sign up for a FREE webinar to learn more about the EPA rulemaking proposal for MY27-MY32 LD and MD vehicles.
Read more on swri.org

UTSA Researchers Receive $1 million to Develop New Therapies for Ovarian and Breast Cancers

04-18-2023:
The team will uncover new treatments by developing and testing a class of naturally occurring, anti-cancer compounds as a blueprint for success.
Read more on utsa.edu

Researchers at UTSA Use Artificial Intelligence to Improve Cancer Treatment

04-18-2023:
Team is hopeful that AI can improve and replace the current practice that clinicians use to review images and treat a tumor.
Read more on utsa.edu

Military Medical Industrial Day - May 2

04-14-2023:
The full-day event features planned sessions that will provide a platform for innovators and entrepreneurs to learn about military medical requirements, available funding sources to support R&D and ways to work with the military.
Read more on velocitytx.org

BexarBio Pitch Competition - May 1

04-14-2023:
This world-class pitch competition will attract the best and brightest innovators to pitch their ideas for revolutionary new biotech products.
Read more on velocitytx.org

Tower at Port will Elevate San Antonio's Global Profile

04-13-2023:
Port takes the next step toward an iconic office tower showcasing the region's capabilities and bright future.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

International Research Team Led by UTSA Astrophysicist Discovers New Exoplanet Outside Earth’s Solar System

04-13-2023:
An exoplanet—also called an extrasolar planet—is a planet outside a solar system that orbits another star.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI Joins New NASA Institute to Qualify, Certify Additive Manufacturing Methods

04-12-2023:
Researchers seek to improve computer models of AM parts, accelerate their use in spaceflight.
Read more on swri.org

Here’s Who is Pitching at BioMedSA BioFest 2023

04-09-2023:
The annual spring event for bioscience entrepreneurs takes place April 19.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SwRI, Tec de Monterrey Partner for Sustainable Manufacturing Research

04-05-2023:
Projects are receiving support through the Sustainable Manufacturing Program.
Read more on swri.org

Dura Software Receives $50M Growth Capital Investment

04-04-2023:
Dura Software is a San Antonio-based holding company specializing in acquiring and scaling hyper-niche software products.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Allosense Joins TechStars Industries of the Future Accelerator

04-04-2023:
Allosense is an advanced technology startup in San Antonio that is producing advanced sensors and measurement solutions.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

SwRI Expands Hydrogen Energy Research Capabilities with New Liquid Hydrogen Storage Tank

04-03-2023:
On-site storage is advancing SwRI’s clean energy research opportunities.
Read more on swri.org

Therapy Shows Promise to Help Clear Tuberculosis

03-31-2023:
The research focuses on a potential host-directed therapy targeting the immune system to bolster the body’s ability to control the infection, a method shown to improve cancer treatments.
Read more on txbiomed.org

Capital Factory: Founders Academy Essentials

03-30-2023:
Join Capital Factory on April 18 for a 3-day lunch-n-learn curriculum designed specifically for driven entrepreneurs that are passionate about their business potential.
Read more on eventbrite.com

Greater:SATX 360 Newsletter - March

03-30-2023:
Hear the latest from Port San Antonio partner Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

SwRI’s NASGRO Software Selected for Space Technology Hall of Fame

03-29-2023:
Software analyzes fatigue crack growth and fractures in metallic structures and components.
Read more on swri.org

Solar Farm Planned on 800+ acres in San Antonio

03-28-2023:
Land is slated to be turned into a 145-megawatt solar farm known as El Patrimonio.
Read more on expressnews.com

SwRI Creates Innovative, Efficient Hydrogen Compressor for FCEV Refueling Stations

03-28-2023:
Hermetically sealed hydrogen compressor improves efficiency while minimizing leaks.
Read more on swri.org

Plus One Robotics: Research Publications

03-28-2023:
See what the brightest minds of Plus One have written in the AI and robotic vision space.
Read more on plusonerobotics.com

SwRI-developed Instrument Delivered for Lunar Lander Mission

03-27-2023:
LMS instrument will study electrical conductivity of the Moon’s interior.
Read more on swri.org

San Antonio Innovators Advance Exploration of the Moon Ahead of Human Settlement with Lunar Cave Research

03-27-2023:
In the near future, mines and factories on the Moon will support the construction of massive satellites and other orbiting infrastructure to address humankind's needs back on Earth.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Rising Tech Startups Present Their Products at Geekdom’s Incubator Showcase

03-27-2023:
The Incubator Showcase is designed to give startup companies in Geekdom’s 8-week Incubator program the opportunity to present their ideas to the public, potential investors, and future clients.
Read more on tpr.org

SwRI, JPL Study Suggests Explanation for Unusual Radar Signatures of Icy Satellites in the Outer Solar System

03-23-2023:
Researchers present answers for long-debated mysterious radar properties of moons of Jupiter and Saturn.
Read more on swri.org

Preparing the Next Generation of Aerospace Innovators

03-23-2023:
The Dee Howard Foundation and partners are incorporating aviation and aerospace subject matter into STEM education programs for area students.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

StandardAero Readies for Major San Antonio Expansion

03-22-2023:
Longstanding Port San Antonio customer embarks on new project supporting some of the most popular commercial aircraft engines in the world.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

UTSA Researchers Receive $1.7 Million Grant to Deploy Data Collecting E-scooters

03-21-2023:
Sensors collect data on motion, temperature and location.
Read more on ksat.com

ASM Global and Frost Bank Enter Multiyear Partnership for Boeing Center at Tech Port

03-21-2023:
The partnership builds on Frost’s longstanding support of Port San Antonio.
Read more on boeingcentertechport.com

UTSA Researcher Explores New Frontiers in State-of-the-art Hypersonics Lab

03-20-2023:
Chris Combs is leading a research group in his own Hypersonics Lab, which explores high-speed aerodynamic and compressible flow phenomena using cutting-edge optical diagnostic experimental techniques, image processing, and data analysis.
Read more on utsa.edu

Gener8tor Startup Blocmount Aims to Protect Industrial Control Systems

03-20-2023:
The company has developed a comprehensive library of anomaly and threat detection algorithms.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Researchers Reveal Inaudible Remote Cyberattacks on Voice Assistant Devices

03-20-2023:
The researchers developed Near-Ultrasound Inaudible Trojan to study how hackers exploit speakers and attack voice assistants remotely and silently through the internet.
Read more on utsa.edu

Director of UTSA’s Data Analytics Program Talks About Cybersecurity Threats

03-19-2023:
Max Kilger spoke about how UTSA is educating future cybersecurity experts.
Read more on ksat.com

Allosense Debuts New Data Fabric Tech at SXSW

03-14-2023:
New technology called Dash has the potential to revolutionize how data is collected, analyzed, and shared in industries ranging from aerospace to healthcare.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Hiring a Part-time or Fractional CTO for Your Startup

03-14-2023:
Some tech startups need a CTO in the early building stage of the company, but decide to do without one and struggle as a result.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Rocket propelled: Knight Aerospace Pursues Opportunities in Future Cargo Transport

03-12-2023:
San Antonio-based Knight Aerospace’s turnkey container, known as the Aeromedical Bio-Containment Module, has brought the company international attention and lifted its industry profile.
Read more on expressnews.com

CoDe Tool Makes Vaccine Development Faster and More Accurate

03-10-2023:
A new software tool developed by Texas Biomedical Research Institute and collaborators can help scientists and vaccine developers quickly edit genetic blueprints of pathogens to make them less harmful.
Read more on txbiomed.org

2023 Bexar Bio Pitch Competition

03-09-2023:
Bexar Bio is Greater San Antonio’s $100K cash prize pitch competition strictly focused on biomedical startups.
Read more on velocitytx.org

New Dominion Enterprises Wins $2.2M in Two Air Force SBIR Awards for Battery Innovation

03-08-2023:
Firm is commercializing inorganic electrolyte materials that stabilize organic lithium-ion battery electrolytes, resulting in more durable, longer-lasting, and safer lithium batteries.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

STEP Demo Pilot Plant Achieves Supercritical CO2 Fluid Conditions

03-08-2023:
sCO2 demonstration facility on SwRI campus advances toward system-level testing.
Read more on swri.org

Plus One Robotics Raises $50M for its Parcel Robotics Vision Systems

03-07-2023:
The Series C brings the San Antonio-based firm’s total funding up to $94 million to date.
Read more on techcrunch.com

New Tower will Put SA at Center of Brain Health Research

03-07-2023:
The 103,000-square-foot structure will be unique to Texas, housing clinical and research space and significantly expanding the region’s capabilities in the study and treatment of neurodegenerative disease.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Knight Aerospace's Innovations Saving Lives Around the World

03-06-2023:
Industry leader completes second state-of-the-art aeromedical module for the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Southwest Research Institute Develops Device to Test Friction, Wear Associated with EV Fluids

03-06-2023:
Internally funded project modifies commercially available tester for electric vehicle applications.
Read more on swri.org

UTSA ScooterLab to Deploy a Fleet of Data Collecting E-scooters

03-02-2023:
Data collected by the ScooterLab will spur micro-mobility and transportation related research, as well as advance research in varying machine learning, computer vision and image processing technologies.
Read more on utsa.edu

Hundreds of Area Students Take Big Step Forward as San Antonio's Next Generation of Cyber Talent

03-01-2023:
Annual milestone event underscores CyberTexas foundation's leading efforts connecting young people to education and career paths in on of San Antonio's largest and fastest-growing tech sectors.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Greater:SATX 360 Newsletter - Feb./Mar.

02-28-2023:
Hear the latest from Port San Antonio partner Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

SwRI Researching ARM, RISC-V Processors for Faster Spaceflight Computers

02-28-2023:
Instruction set architecture processors clock in with faster computing, lower power consumption.
Read more on swri.org

SA Group Alamo Angels Says Startup Capital on the Rise

02-23-2023:
Increased investor support could have far-reaching implications, local economic development leaders say.

Read more on bizjournals.com

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