UTPA SBDC conference on “Growing Your Business”

Local Businesses Can Sell to Mexico & Colombia (EDINBURG, TX) Rio Grande Valley businesses have the opportunity to increase their sales by exporting to Mexico and Colombia, shares Business and Trade Advisor Adriana Rincon with the UTPA Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Businesses that sell agriculture and construction equipment, aircraft and parts, auto parts, fertilizer [...]

State Survey Points to Strength & Maturity of Texas Life Sciences Sector

Texas Bioscience Organizations Partner to Gather Data, Set Priorities Austin, TX, June 19, 2012 – A new statewide survey of Texas’ life sciences industry shows two significant signs of growth: improving access to capital for early-stage companies, and a more mature stage of commercialization. Funding access. The survey found that access to early-stage capital, the [...]

Skype at night connects San Antonio researcher to Chinese laboratory

For immediate release Scientist runs labs on opposite sides of the globe, leverages Chinese funding SAN ANTONIO (July 2, 2012) — What does a U.S. academic health center receive in exchange for allowing one of its top professors to spend a few weeks in China each year? More than just travel tips, officials at The [...]

Leading U.S. University Presidents to Explore Innovation and Academic Collaboration with Israel

June 28, 2012 Leading U.S. University Presidents to Explore Innovation and Academic Collaboration with Israel Delegation to Visit West Bank and Sderot (Jerusalem, Israel) June 28, 2012 – To bolster their global relationships and bilateral academic exchange and cooperation, a U.S. delegation of university presidents and chancellors will explore opportunities for academic and research collaboration, [...]

Furniture That Transcends Time

SAN ANTONIO, TX Next time you settle down in your family room, remember to thank George Nelson (1908-1986). When Nelson coauthored the book Tomorrow’s House in 1945, he described both the now familiar family gathering spot, and the “storagewall,” solving specific design challenges for a more informal way of living. George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, [...]