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UTSA COVID-19 Technology Licensing Guidelines

April 28, 2020
For UTSA innovations that can be rapidly deployed and made widely available to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, UTSA endorses both of the following technology licensing guidelines established by the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) and the consortium led by Stanford University.


UTSA Knowledge Enterprise closes out a successful year

January 22, 2020
Focused on driving San Antonio’s knowledge economy, UTSA’s Office of the Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise closed out the year with economic growth increasing, research activity on campus thriving and research expenditures for fiscal year 2019 reaching an all-time high.


‘A Long Time Coming’: Eastside Life Science Hub VelocityTX Set for February Launch

January 16, 2020
In the works for more than two years, the Texas Research and Technology Foundation’s East Side incubator, known as VelocityTX, for life science startups is slated to open in February, according to the leadership behind the project.


Located in the former Merchants Ice building on East Houston Street, the building will house VelocityTX’s incubator program, a startup accelerator for Latin-American technology businesses looking to establish a North American presence, and space for education.


Anson Ong elected fellow, biomaterials science and engineering

January 14, 2020
Anson Ong, associate dean of administration and graduate programs in UTSA’s College of Engineering, has been elected to the International College of Fellows of Biomaterials Science and Engineering. He will be recognized at the World Biomaterials Congress in Glasgow in May.


Researchers awarded $1.2M to study effects of AR-based medical training

January 13, 2020
Researchers from the University of California Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine have received $1.2 million to study the potential psychological impact of augmented reality (AR) medical simulation training.
The two-year Assessment of the Psychological and Physiological Effects of Augmented Reality (APPEAR) study began in December 2019. The research team, through a partnership with Chenega Healthcare Services and MedCognition, will focus on how various AR prototypes for medical training affect the students using them.