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Seno Medical raising $40M to globalize cancer-detection technology

10-26-2021:
The Alamo City company expects to be cleared for international commercialization within months.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio university receives $1 million to foster Latino students in STEM

10-25-2021:
St. Mary’s University is aiming to bridge the digital divide for Latino students with its newest grant from the National Science Foundation.
Read more on culturemap.com

San Antonio: Cyber City, U.S.A.

10-25-2021:
Port San Antonio and other city-wide entities are working to drive cyber advancement and mitigate threats to our networks.
Read more on businessfacilities.com

Geekdom CEO says San Antonio could see more tech startups in next 10 years

10-24-2021:
Geekdom is a coworking space that provides resources to help turn ideas into businesses.
Read more on ksat.com

SwRI WINS THREE R&D 100 AWARDS

10-22-2021:
Institute praised for having three of the 100 most significant innovations for 2021.
Read more on swri.org

SA startup Irys Technologies selected to present at UN Climate Change Conference

10-22-2021:
Company is the only American company chosen for the Tech For Our Planet challenge, hosted by the UK's cabinet office and Netherland-based venture capital firm PUBLIC.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UTSA signs $18 million federal research contract with Air Force Research Laboratory

10-21-2021:
Contract will accelerate research and development in strategic areas beneficial to both organizations.
Read more on utsa.edu

Local biotech startup MicroLev wins Trinity’s annual Stumberg Venture Competition

10-21-2021:
MicroLev is working on patent-pending optical research instruments and equipment that focus on aerosols and the aerosol industry and how they affect climate change.
Read more on bizjournals.com

TWO GIANT LEAPS FOR HUMANKIND

10-21-2021:
Knight Aerospace and Astroport Space Technologies are poised to deliver game-changing innovations that will make our planet a more resilient and safe place.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SwRI-LED TEAM PRODUCES A NEW EARTH BOMBARDMENT MODEL

10-21-2021:
These models have been used to understand how impacts may have affected oxygen levels in the Earth’s atmosphere in the Archean eon, 2.5 to 4 billion years ago.
Read more on swri.org

Mind Science Awards $30,000 to BrainStorm Pitch Winner from Stanford Univ.

10-21-2021:
Annual BrainStorm pitch competition fulfills three crucial objectives: funding research to bolster understanding of the brain; investing in the careers of early-stage neuroscientists; and promoting effective science communication.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

FDA green lights Methodist Healthcare for use of new heart transplant technology

10-20-2021:
Federal regulatory approval could position the Alamo City as a larger player in transplant surgery.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Fortune 500 company buys San Antonio IT firm Sirius Computer Solutions for $2.5B

10-19-2021:
Sirius provides information technology support, consultation, and management for approximately 3,900 large and mid-sized customers across the country.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Hypersonics research at UTSA ushers in student growth and innovation

10-19-2021:
University's investment in a million-dollar hypersonic wind tunnel is paying dividends with another innovative research opportunity in the works.
Read more on utsa.edu

Health-focused startup Betty's Co. wins grand prize at local pitch event

10-15-2021:
Betty’s Co. is an online women-focused health company that offers health and wellness counseling, resources and products, most geared to younger women.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UT Health San Antonio spinoff company advancing brain injury drug

10-14-2021:
The novel therapy could help a wide variety of patients including those wounded in sports or at war.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Plus One Robotics and Locus Robotics Team Up to Deliver Collaborative, Flexible Robot System

10-13-2021:
The innovative, cross-platform robotic system is designed to boost productivity in e-commerce fulfilment centers.
Read more on apnews.com

Cybersecurity company Research Innovations opens first office in SA

10-13-2021:
Location becomes third US site for Virginia-based firm.
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Texas Biomed scientists use ‘reporter gene’ to track how coronavirus moves through the body

10-13-2021:
The gene causes the virus to glow brightly under a fluorescence microscope, allowing scientists to see how the virus moves through its host in real time.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

SwRI EXPANDS VALVE TESTING CAPABILITIES TO AID CARBON CAPTURE, STORAGE

10-13-2021:
Breakthroughs make it possible to test subsurface safety valves’ ability to withstand associated gas flow rates at high pressures to prevent injury, loss of life and environmental effects.
Read more on swri.org

SwRI AWARDED UP TO $78.8 MILLION TO HELP PROTECT MILITARY AIRCRAFT, CREWS

10-12-2021:
Much of the work SwRI will perform will be related to jammer systems, which use electronic signals to block an enemy’s radar and prevent them from using vital tools such as satellite positioning and communication systems.
Read more on swri.org

Rackspace Co-Founder Launches Jobward App For Job Seekers

10-12-2021:
Jobward’s web-based Resume Generator helps job seekers create customized resumes to apply for a specific job.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Alamo Colleges nabs $19M in federal grants

10-11-2021:
Funding will go toward increasing the number of students who pursue degrees in STEM fields.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Local nonprofit formed to shrink SA's digital divide

10-11-2021:
SA Digital Connects aims to improve access to digital tools and high-speed internet service.
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San Antonio startup Modern Managed IT buys local competitor Vertical Technologies LLC

10-11-2021:
Modern Managed IT has grown to have more than 1,000 customers around the world, which in part was boosted by $1 million in venture funding the company received last December.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Knight Aerospace CEO Named New Chair of the Dee Howard Foundation

10-08-2021:
Full slate of new officers includes leaders from the local aerospace landscape.
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SwRI-UTSA study demonstrates lunar composition mapping capabilities

10-08-2021:
New technology is the first to measure the composition of the lunar surface using surface-reflected light in wavelengths.
Read more on utsa.edu

688TH CYBERSPACE WING, SAMSAT PARTNER FOR CYBERSECURITY RESILIENCE TRAINING

10-04-2021:
Throughout September, enlisted and reserve airmen participated in a series of hands-on simulations and other state-of-the-art training exercises at the Port.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Presidents in precision therapeutics partnership discuss San Antonio’s growing biomed industry

10-01-2021:
Innovative efforts of the San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics are focusing on creating breakthrough treatments tailored to specific patient populations.
Read more on utsa.edu

The Texas Research & Technology Foundation Awards Grant

09-30-2021:
TRTF, subsidiary VelocityTX was Awarded a $715K Federal Grant to Fuel Innovation and Job Creation.
Read more on eda.gov

Students “learn by doing’ as they prepare for career success

09-29-2021:
The Centers for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) is a network of tuition-free high schools that offers students internships, job shadowing and mentorship.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

On the frontlines of San Antonio's tech evolution

09-28-2021:
Jungle Disk CEO Bret Piatt has seen the city blossom into a tech hub over the past two decades.
Read more on bizjournals.com

UTSA Brain Health Consortium awarded $12.5M to research genetic brain disorders

09-28-2021:
The results of their study could have a significant impact toward one day treating or eliminating neurological diseases such as epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease and more.
Read more on utsa.edu

Plus One Robotics: Elevating Humans and Automation

09-28-2021:
The firm is transforming global commerce through visual sensors and artificial intelligence capabilities with industrial robots.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

The San Antonio Tech Ecosystem at a Glance

09-28-2021:
Check out the city's most notable tech-related companies.
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StandardAero: Ensuring the Resilience of Global Aviation Fleets

09-27-2021:
StandardAero is one of the world's largest independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers for the aerospace industry.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

STARTUP WEEK PREVIEW: PANEL OF EXPERTS

09-27-2021:
Panelists included members of San Antonio’s business, tech communities
Read more on ksat.com

SA Startup Week aims to attract more entrepreneurs, companies to tech community

09-26-2021:
SA Startup Week is set for Oct. 11-22
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You Think That Fresh Water Is Valuable On The Moon? Try The Earth!

09-23-2021:
Genesis Systems aims to change the world with its new technology, which can extract thousands of gallons of water per day from the atmosphere.
Read more on forbes.com

SwRI SCIENTISTS AWARDED GRANT TO IMPROVE WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN WEST TEXAS

09-22-2021:
Hydrologists will apply scientific tools that will aid water resource management for semiarid regions where vital water systems are at potential risk.
Read more on swri.org

San Antonio’s Newest Business Incubator Emerge and Rise Teaches Small Businesses How to Succeed

09-22-2021:
Incubator offers training in business skills, marketing, legal issues and accounting.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Machine that promises to turn air into drinking water coming to Port S.A.

09-20-2021:
Campus will serve as a proving ground for the atmospheric water generation project developed by Genesis Systems.
Read more on expressnews.com

World’s Biggest Robot Transforming Aerospace Industry

09-20-2021:
Along with San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute, XYREC is pioneering new methods for industrial paint removal essential to the ongoing maintenance of the world’s aircraft, ships and other heavy vessels.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

SA biotech Bluegrass Vascular Technologies expanding its market potential and revenue opportunities

09-20-2021:
Company's Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System is the first FDA-cleared medical device to facilitate upper body central venous access in patients with conditions that preclude access by conventional methods.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Spotlight: CNF Technologies' Jonathan Garcia

09-16-2021:
Garcia, who serves as CNF Technologies' CFO, is helping to lead the firm's growth at Port San Antonio.
Read more on bizjournals.com

San Antonio-based New Apprenticeship closes on $2.5 million seed round

09-16-2021:
The digital apprenticeship program focuses on tech skills.
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SwRI RESEARCHER TO RECEIVE HIGH HONOR

09-15-2021:
Dr. James L. Burch to be recognized for his pioneering achievements and contributions to pushing forward the frontiers of Earth and space science.
Read more on swri.org

Cybint partners with CyberOps Training Academy to foster Texan cybersecurity talent

09-14-2021:
Academy will promote Cybint's award-winning bootcamp within the Texan business community, expanding its curriculum with more coding classes.
Read more on prnewswire.com

Startup Making Water From Air, Says Tech Can Go Mainstream

09-13-2021:
Port San Antonio will install the company’s first machine.
Read more on bloomberg.com

UT Health San Antonio selected as Texas’ first Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

09-09-2021:
In partnership with The University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio’s Biggs Institute becomes Texas’ first federally designated Alzheimer’s disease research center.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Indo-MIM: Global leader in metal injection molding (MIM) technology

09-09-2021:
The India-based firm, whose U.S. operations are located at the Port, creates metal injection molded applications for various global industries.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Aerospace Leader Hiring for Multiple Roles in San Antonio

09-09-2021:
StandardAero seeks to add dedicated professionals with varying degrees of experience to be part of one of the world’s most exciting industries.
Read more on standardaero.com

bioAffinity Technologies Announces Validation of Novel Non-Invasive Early Lung Cancer Test

09-09-2021:
CyPath® Lung, an innovative lung cancer diagnostic, is fully validated as a laboratory-developed test.
Read more on bioaffinitytech.com

St. Philip's College: Immersive Training for Tomorrow's Health Care Experts

09-08-2021:
The renowned campus is utilizing state-of-the-art technology to prepare the next generation of health care experts.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

UTSA professor helps make breakthrough achievement in quantum computing

09-08-2021:
R. Tyler Sutherland is part of a collaboration that has set a world record for innovation in quantum computing.
Read more on utsa.edu

San Antonio’s space architect wants to make the city a space construction hub

09-03-2021:
Sam Ximenes received a NASA grant to evaluate lunar landing pad construction using technology to melt moon soil.
Read more on expressnews.com

KNIGHT AEROSPACE DEVELOPING LIFE-SAVING TECHNOLOGY

09-01-2021:
The company's Aeromedical Bio-Containment Module (ABCM) is changing the world amid a global pandemic.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Port San Antonio innovation center moves closer to completion

09-01-2021:
Profits from the innovation center will support technology-focused professional development programs at all levels.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Local entrepreneur drives rapid growth at San Antonio solar energy company

08-31-2021:
Texas Solar President and CEO Mike Sardo has stewarded significant growth for the firm since 2019.
Read more on bizjournals.com

New company at Port San Antonio explores technology to create water out of thin air

08-31-2021:
Genesis Systems brings tech designed to help solve global water scarcity
Read more on ksat.com

Open configuration options ROBOTS PREPARE STUDENTS FOR STEM CAREERS

08-30-2021:
Area high school students participate in statewide robotics competitions as they immerse themselves in fun and challenging STEM-based tasks — preparing to become tomorrow's tech innovators in the process.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Local tech company Pathwire adds a 'top 100 hacker' as executive

08-30-2021:
Jesse Kinser was invited by the Marines in 2018 to a "bug bounty" event, during which hackers were rewarded every time they exposed a security gap in the Marines' public websites.
Read more on bizjournals.com

Robot Hardware is a Bottleneck for Warehouse Automation

08-30-2021:
Plus One Robotics presents a new solutions for the robot hardware bottleneck issue.
Read more on plusonerobotics.com

NSA grant supports UTSA’s mission to make communities more cyber secure

08-27-2021:
UTSA is the only Hispanic Serving Institution to hold three National Center of Excellence designations from the NSA and the Department of Homeland Security.
Read more on utsa.edu

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO COLLABORATE WITH VIRGIN ORBIT

08-27-2021:
Partnership would leverage space data to inform critical decisions around weather and for environmental monitoring purposes.
Read more on swri.org

WORKING TOGETHER TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD

08-26-2021:
New transformative technology from Genesis Systems produces clean water to scale by harnessing moisture in the atmosphere—even in harsh climates.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Bianca Rhodes: 2021 Woman of the Year

08-26-2021:
Rhodes is the owner and CEO of San Antonio-based innovator Knight Aerospace
Read more on bizjournals.com

SwRI TESTS LIQUID ACQUISITION DEVICE ABOARD BLUE ORIGIN’S NEW SHEPARD ROCKET

08-26-2021:
Technology was first developed in the late 1990s and early 2000s as part of a collaboration between SwRI and NASA to develop cryogenic fluid management capabilities during long spaceflights.
Read more on swri.org

Port-based Plus One Robotics Partners with MCRI to Bring Robotic Automation to E-Commerce Warehouse Operations

08-26-2021:
Partnership enables businesses to quickly install robust, scalable robot associates to handle items in the warehouse
Read more on roboticstomorrow.com

TechFuel $100,000 Startup Competition - Deadline: September 3, 2021

08-26-2021:
TechFuel is a startup pitch competition powered by Bexar County and Tech Bloc for early stage tech ventures in San Antonio and across Texas.
Read more on satechbloc.com

New cybersecurity school opens in San Antonio

08-25-2021:
Institute of CyberSecurity and Innovation will partner with local cybersecurity experts who can provide students with mentorships and learning opportunities.
Read more on neisd.net

LOVE.MARKETING: POWERFUL MESSAGING THROUGH ADVANCED AR/VR TECHNOLOGY

08-25-2021:
Marketing startup utilizes 3D modeling and augmented/virtual reality to share the stories of its clientele, especially those engaged in advance technologies.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

CYBER TEXAS FOUNDATION SEEKS SKILLED MENTORS FOR ANNUAL COMPETITION

08-24-2021:
The National CyberPatriot program inspires students toward careers in cybersecurity or STEM disciplines.
Read more on sachamber.org

SAISD launches new app allowing parents to track their child's journey to school

08-24-2021:
The Stopfinder app allows parents to monitor their child's bus even before it arrives.
Read more on kens5.com

South San High School Esports: Preparing Students for Tomorrow's High-tech Careers

08-23-2021:
The school's esports program encourages students to maximize their passion for gaming as they develop and hone their tech talents, which can ultimately be applied to real-world scenarios such as network security maintenance.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Spirit & Opportunity: New Frontiers in Space Exploration

08-20-2021:
WEX Foundation and XArc Executive Director Sam Ximenes discusses the work he and his team are pioneering in the field of space architecture.
Read more on facebook.com

Two A&M-San Antonio faculty members receive National Science Foundation grant

08-20-2021:
Award will be used to engage more undergraduate students in biology research activities occurring in socially meaningful, applied community contexts.
Read more on tamusa.edu

Alt-Bionics: Affordable Prosthesis Solutions with High-tech Capabilities

08-18-2021:
Biotech startup Alt-Bionics utilizes AI-infused technology that allows individuals with traumatic limb injuries or amputations to regain significant motor control.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

UTSA providing students with in-demand skillsets

08-17-2021:
The university offers a slate of graduate certificates that align with the city’s workforce demand, from community nutrition and health to cloud computing.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

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