Innovators

The Future Starts Here: San Antonio’s 300-Year Anniversary

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The Future Starts Here: San Antonio’s 300-Year Anniversary

The Future Starts Here is a multi-part series linking the city’s history to innovation in medicine, aerospace, information technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing, tourism, education, and the arts. San Antonio. What do you think of? Alamo. River Walk. Missions. Tejano music. Fiesta. Military. Rodeo. Visitors by the millions are drawn to San Antonio’s meandering River Walk, the eighteenth-century Spanish missions, and the Alamo. The city is often defined in the hearts and minds of tourists and locals alike by the archetypes listed...

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Biomedical Engineering and The Breakthroughs To Come

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Biomedical Engineering and The Breakthroughs To Come

“Success is never one person’s alone. It’s always a group of people. They need to have a can-do attitude, be able to take risks, be problem-solvers. You need to have a diversity of opinions at the table to go the right direction. You empower them, resource them, and then you get out of the way and let them do it.” Companies, not universities, take products to patients. This powerful statement, with clear intention and predication of innovation, came in an interview with Dr. C. Mauli Agrawal, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic...

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Stephen Webster of FOIE

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Stephen Webster of FOIE

Meet Stephen Webster and his team of innovators at San Antonio based FOIE: Fiber Optic Infrastructure & Engineering. These master engineers have a mission to develop, build, and deliver platinum fiber optic infrastructure communication networks as a regional utility transport. They will use patent innovative engineering models and hierarchic architectural designs derived from their parent R&D company, WebstarrWillams. Their purposed approach as a FibreWare delivery and middle-tier utilities company is to bridge whole fiber optic...

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