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San Antonio Lights: Port San Antonio CEO has his eye on the future

06-22-2022:
Since taking over Port San Antonio in 2018, Jimi Perschbach has transformed the former Kelly Air Force Base of yesterday into a sprawling technological world of tomorrow, all with the goal of making San Antonio a tech hub of the present while still honoring its past.
Read more on expressnews.com

Behind the scenes of UTSA’s School of Data Science

06-22-2022:
Facility is on a mission to educate data scientists and lead data intensive research.
Read more on ksat.com

FREE Workshop on June 27: How to Do Business with the Port

06-22-2022:
As the Port prepares to launch significant construction development projects campus-wide, we are teaming with the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to provide opportunities for businesses in the areas of construction, architecture, engineering and other services and trades.
Read more on sahcc.org

SwRI scientists map sulfur residue on Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

06-22-2022:
Hubble Space Telescope ultraviolet data fills gap in observations.
Read more on swri.org

DeLorean CEO talks about automaker’s future in San Antonio

06-21-2022:
CEO Joost de Vries is optimistic about his company's decision to establish its headquarters at Port San Antonio.
Read more on expressnews.com

Greater:SATX 360 Newsletter - June

06-21-2022:
Hear the latest from Port San Antonio partner Greater:SATX!
Read more on greatersatx.com

Fueling Change: How Port SA plan could spur more widespread redevelopment

06-17-2022:
Our partners weigh in on our shared commitment to Building Futures and providing life-changing opportunities across San Antonio.
Read more on bizjournals.com

OCI Solar Power celebrates 10 years in San Antonio, announces increase in project pipeline

06-17-2022:
Company is the first to develop utility-scale solar energy projects in Texas.
Read more on prnewswire.com

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: New Port SA expansions could mean big wins for workforce development

06-17-2022:
The Chamber's facility at the Port has helped boost its connections with industries that are booming campus-wide and across the region.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI: Free Webinar Events

06-16-2022:
Learn about machinery from Southwest Research Institute R&D experts, who offer premier services to the government and various industry clients in state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories.
Read more on swri.org

Local cybersecurity CEO says Port San Antonio expansion a boon for business

06-16-2022:
Freddy Ramirez is looking forward to potential partnerships with companies who will be moving to the Port.
Read more on bizjournals.com

June 29: State of the San Antonio Tech Economy

06-16-2022:
Join Tech Bloc, Port San Antonio, County Judge Nelson Wolff, Mayor Ron Nirenberg and various industry partners to commemorate the 2022 Employment & Economic Impact Report for the San Antonio Tech/IT industry.
Read more on eventbrite.com

Fast-forwarding San Antonio's path to the future

06-14-2022:
Upcoming state-of-the-art facilities at the Port will advance projects of national importance in space-based manufacturing, aerospace and other leading edge technologies.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI study examines oxide growth in additively manufactured metals in sCO2 environment

06-13-2022:
Researchers test how different types of metals react to supercritical conditions.
Read more on swri.org

UT Health partnership with global digital prosthetics company helps boost workflow

06-10-2022:
The device, which has received FDA approval and is on the market, is currently being tested by UT Health's School of Dentistry.
Read more on bizjournals.com

June 14th Event: Tech Port Vision 2022

06-09-2022:
Hear the vision for the next phase in the Port's growth, and how learn local businesses and entrepreneurs can participate.
Read more on sahcc.org

Local executive helps power the energy sector

06-09-2022:
Kimberly Britton oversees EPIcenter, which aims to build capacity for entrepreneurship, innovation and market expansion in the energy sector via a think tank, incubator and accelerator.
Read more on bizjournals.com

How Port San Antonio brought Capital Factory to its campus and what it seeks to accomplish there

06-09-2022:
Capital Factory plans to bring its Center for Defense Innovation program to San Antonio to build partnerships between the private sector and the Defense Department.
Read more on expressnews.com

Local startup develops app that helps companies retain employees

06-09-2022:
A new app called "WeGood?" is aimed at helping managers offer weekly feedback to employees in order to increase retention rates and reduce absenteeism.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Port San Antonio CEO eyes more corporate HQ wins as campus evolves

06-08-2022:
What was a mostly abandoned Air Force base is becoming an attractive home for more companies.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UTSA awards $4 million to Oskar Fischer Prize recipients for innovative explanations of Alzheimer’s disease

06-08-2022:
The Oskar Fischer Prize engages the world’s brightest researchers to develop proposals to change how society looks at Alzheimer’s disease.
Read more on utsa.edu

SwRI develops new robotics image processing tools to automate aircraft surface preparation

06-06-2022:
The technology can be applied to grinding, painting, polishing, cleaning, welding, sealing and other industrial processes.
Read more on swri.org

Esports, tech take center stage at FORCECON2022

06-04-2022:
Event culminated with the nation's first esports competition between members of all armed service branches.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

FORCECON brings military, tech companies, academia together to speed innovation

06-03-2022:
At the Tech Port Center + Arena, the Defense Department was aggressively courting private tech firms recently in the hope that they can help the military solve a problem.
Read more on expressnews.com

Global auto brands are fueling a new San Antonio ascent

06-02-2022:
Industry leaders are planting their flags in San Antonio.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Meet the 10 startups chosen for Geekdom's newest incubator

06-01-2022:
The 10-week incubator program is intended to teach first-time founders and budding entrepreneurs how to hone startup ideas, create a working business model and take early steps toward gaining local traction.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SUMMER CAMPS: Robots, Video Game Design, Space Exploration

06-01-2022:
June 6 - July 29: The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology brings back its interactive summer camps that focus on STEM, esports, and entrepreneurship! Scholarships available for qualifying families.
Read more on samsat.org

SA-based Skipcart partners with Austin tech platform

05-31-2022:
The company currently boasts more than 150,000 drivers — 4,000 in Bexar County alone — and is offered in over 1,000 cities nationwide.
Read more on bizjournals.com

DeLorean unveils Alpha5, its new electric car engineered in San Antonio

05-31-2022:
Vehicle line will be developed at the company's new Port San Antonio headquarters.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

TOP HIGH SCHOOLERS GET CLOSE-UP VIEW OF OPPORTUNITIES IN SA’S RICH TECH ECOSYSTEM

05-25-2022:
A group of bright college-bound students from the IDEA Carver David Robinson Fellowship Program recently engaged with leading innovators in the aerospace, robotics and defense aviation communities on the Port campus.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Northwest Vista College and Alamo Colleges District unveil new $39M STEM center

05-25-2022:
The new facility will host classes starting in the fall.
Read more on bizjournals.com

SA-based CPS Energy announces 300-megawatt solar project as it aims to hit clean energy goals

05-24-2022:
Construction on the project is slated to begin next year.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Austin-based Capital Factory connects San Antonio startups to U.S. military

05-24-2022:
Capital Factory has expanded its Center for Defense Innovation (CDI) with a dedicated space within Port San Antonio’s newly launched Tech Port + Arena.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

June 14: Learn About Exciting Contracting Opportunities at the Port

05-24-2022:
President and CEO Jim Perschbach, in partnership with the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will outline the next phase in our 1,900-acre campus’ growth and what it means for our community.

Read more on sahcc.org

Jungle Disk acquires Los Angeles-based cloud data storage company

05-23-2022:
Prior to this latest deal, Jungle Disk acquired three other companies in 2021.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UT-San Antonio reaches Texas Tier One status

05-21-2022:
The university now qualifies the school for access to $6 million in state funding annually to help attract prominent scholars and improve university research initiatives
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SwRI-led Lucy Mission Observes a Total Lunar Eclipse

05-20-2022:
NASA spacecraft approaching Earth for a gravity-assist to accelerate its trajectory to the Trojan asteroids.
Read more on swri.org

Geekdom seeking mentors and investors for new cybersecurity accelerator

05-19-2022:
Wisconsin-based startup accelerator gener8tor in partnership with San Antonio coworking space Geekdom is seeking applicants for its competitive all-new cybersecurity accelerator.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Summer Job In Minnesota Starts Texas Robotics Revolution

05-19-2022:
Hear from Erik Nieves, founder and CEO of SA-based Plus One Robotics - a startup venture dedicated to robotics for automated warehouses and logistics.
Read more on klrn.org

UTSA professor awarded $150K from Air Force for semiconductor research

05-18-2022:
Funds will be used to develop a new class of semiconducting materials for high temperature applications.
Read more on utsa.edu

Lone Star Cyber Podcast: Will Garrett

05-18-2022:
Port San Antonio's VP of Talent and Technology Development and Integration talks about the cyber and STEM education, innovation and collaboration taking place at the tech innovation campus.
Read more on buzzsprout.com

SUMMER CAMPS: Robots, Video Game Design, Space Exploration

05-17-2022:
June 6 - July 29: The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology brings back its interactive summer camps that focus on STEM, esports, and entrepreneurship! Scholarships available for qualifying families.
Read more on samsat.org

San Antonio: Growing Esports City, USA

05-16-2022:
New Tech Port Center + Arena giving players a comfortable place to try and win millions in prize money.
Read more on ksat.com

UTSA professor’s corrosion lab is making industries safer

05-16-2022:
Team led by Rincon Troconis is using lab to integrate experimental approaches with accelerated degradation through harsh environments—including salts, temperature and humidity — to better understand corrosion.
Read more on utsa.edu

Local students get hands-on experience at Port San Antonio

05-13-2022:
The next generation of science students recently got a first-hand look at some of the cutting edge technology on the vast tech innovation campus.
Read more on news4sanantonio.com

ForceCon conference at Port San Antonio combines esports fun with serious military networking

05-11-2022:
Event runs May 24 through 29 at Tech Port Center + Arena, and the public can attend the esports competitions for free.
Read more on www.expressnews.com

LONGTIME COMMUNITY LEADER JOINS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

05-11-2022:
Andy Castillo is an architectural designer and a registered accessibility specialist with experience on a wide range of public space, school, residential and commercial development projects.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

For over 300 years, the Alamo City has been a dynamic platform for technological innovation and global commerce.

Tech Port SA, offered by Port San Antonio, rounds-up the latest stories chronicling the region’s movers and shakers in advanced industries.