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  • Toby Globy Signs CITGO Grant
    09/17/2014

     Toby Globy signs a grant agreement with CITGO.

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  • Mayor's Interagency Breakfast at the Innovation Center!
    08/25/2014

     The Innovation Center hosted the Mayor's Interagency Breakfast.

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  • BIG Opportunities
    08/13/2014

     Big opportunities were at the BIG event!

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  • Rotary Club Visit
    08/13/2014

     The Innovation Center visits the Rotary Club.

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  • City Looks to Desalination
    08/13/2014

     Desalination options discussed at Desal Summit.

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  • Sub-See Adventures Dives Right In
    07/15/2014

     Sub-See Adventures is preparing for their first dive in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

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  • Daymond John - Serial Entrepreneur is in Town!
    07/15/2014

     Daymond John, a distinguished entrepreneur, is coming to Corpus Christi.

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  • Innovation Center Welcomes Guests
    07/09/2014

     The Innovation Center gets the word out about its available resources!

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  • Luxury Designs for Four-legged Friends
    06/16/2014

    "Going to the dogs" takes on new meaning for Maricela Sanchez, creator of Bespoke Crates & Gates.

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  • Recycle, Reuse, Repeat
    06/12/2014

     ARANA Technologies, LLC. offers potential solutions for the depleting water supply and water treatment of South Texas.

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  • Visit from Beeville County!
    06/02/2014

    On May 29th, 2014 Executives of Beeville County paid a visit to the INNOVATION CENTER.

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  • Congratulations to 2014 winners of the Coastal Bend Business Competition Plan!
    06/02/2014

     Three clients of the INNOVATION CENTER were awarded first, second, and third place in the Coastal Bend Business Competition Plan (CBBCP).

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  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence got awarded for Kirkland’s distinguished service
    05/16/2014

     Our Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) and former Corpus Christi Mayor, Joe Adame, was awarded on April 23, 2014 with the Russell Kirkland Distinguished Visiting Executive award.

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  • The INNOVATION CENTER was featured in the Islander Magazine!
    05/16/2014

    The INNOVATION CENTER received a federal designation as a University Center to further economic opportunities and was featured in an article by the Islander Magazine.

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  • Join us for our licensing Lunch & Learn Workshop!
    05/16/2014

     Don’t miss our Lunch & Learn Workshop on June 23, 2014 at 11:30am.

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  • Ben Hogan licensed SCORGolf wedges!
    05/15/2014

     Terry Koehler- CEO of SCORGolf finalized a licensing agreement with the Ben Hogan brand.

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  • Congratulations to Ergo Voice, Inc.!
    05/15/2014

     Ergo Voice received its first patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office!

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  • Apply for the 2nd round of pre-incubation program
    04/25/2014

     The 2nd round of pre-incubation program kicks off on May 15th at the INNOVATION CENTER.

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  • Former Mayor of Corpus Christi joined the INNOVATION CENTER!
    04/18/2014

     Joe Adame, former Corpus Christi Mayor, joined the INNOVATION CENTER as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR).

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  • Angel Investor Kick-off Meeting
    04/18/2014

    A group of individuals interested in angel investing met to discuss the possibility of creating an angel group in the South Texas region!

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  • Director Bill Cone On KIIITV
    04/10/2014

     Director Bill Cone shared important information about the economic impact of the Unmanned Aircraft System test site headquartered at the INNOVATION CENTER during an interview with KIIITV.

     

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  • Our Community Learnt about 3D Printing!
    04/10/2014

    On March 27th 2014, 23 people attended a 3D printing workshop to celebrate the acquisition of our 3D printer and highlight the important characteristics of 3D printing.

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  • Congrats to our client Maricela Sanchez!
    03/24/2014

    Maricela Sanchez, one of the incubation clients, was recently featured at Dogsized.com, a stylish urban dog lifestyle blog and online shop. Dogsized.com referred to Maricela’s creations as “exclusive, beautiful dog crates and gates” with an urban twist.

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  • Another great year at the ADDYS!
    03/11/2014

    The INNOVATION CENTER wins another award at the ADDYS.

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  • Toby Globy inspires children to help save the environment!
    03/10/2014

     Congratulations to Toby Globy for being environmentally involved with the youth community! Toby Globy, the friendly, colorful, earth-headed character helps children from pre-K to 2nd grades to learn, take action and become the best stewards of the earth. Humberto Almaraz, the creator and Executive Director of Toby Globy Eco Action, an early childhood eco-curriculum supplement for teachers, believes that “While not every child will become an environmental scientist, every child can be an environmentalist.”

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  • Aerospace entrepreneurs at the Island University!
    03/10/2014

     TAMUCC is now one of six federal test sites in the United States for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The University’s Lonestar UAS command center, located at the INNOVATION CENTER, presents an opportunity for aerospace entrepreneurs in Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend area. The American Aerospace Advisors, Inc. (AAA) and Balboa Map Company joined the INNOVATION CENTER as a result of the UAS deal.

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  • Our client Ergo Voice received a product development agreement with the NASA’s Johnson Space Center and Jacob Engineering!
    02/21/2014

    Thumbs up for our client company Ergo Voice! They recently signed a product development agreement with NASA’s Johnson Space Center and Jacob Engineering. Ergo Voice will receive third party verification on its technology and recommendations on how to improve their model.

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  • New faces at the INNOVATION CENTER!
    02/21/2014

    A new internship round has started at the INNOVATION CENTER. We have three new interns who are ready to start an amazing learning experience here at the INNOVATION CENTER!

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  • Sub-See Adventures got 100% funded
    02/14/2014

    We are pleased to celebrate the amazing news from Mr. Douglas Oxborrow on his great achievement. He joined us in 2009 as one of our firsts clients. His company, Sub-See Adventures, is now fully funded and ready to launch its underwater submarine diving experience!

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  • Our Job Request System moved to Salesforce!
    02/14/2014

    Salesforce promises to bring tremendous value to our INNOVATION CENTER.

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  • Our client BillCutterz made it on Fox News! Take a look how to cut your monthly bills. Great job BillCutterz!
    02/14/2014

    Barry Gross, founder and president of BillCutterz, was on Fox News on January 31, 2014. He talked about on how his company helps people save more on their monthly utility bills.

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  • A Tax & H-1B Visa Workshop held at the INNOVATION CENTER
    02/14/2014

     The INNOVATION CENTER is proud to present:

    A Tax & H-1B Visa Workshop

    When: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)
    Where: Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center
    10201 S Padre Island Dr. Corpus Christi, TX 78418

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  • Our client, BillCutterz was featured nationally on ABC World and KiiiTV News
    01/28/2014

    Are you overpaying your bills? Billcutterz shares some tips to negotiate with utility companies. His company negotiates on behalf of customers to cut their utility bills.

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  • Twenty-Three Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Students Named Semi-Finalists in Business Plan Competition
    01/21/2014

     Twenty-three Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students were named Phase II semi-finalists in the Business Plan Competition on Monday, Jan. 13, at the Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center.

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  • Positive test results for ARANA Water Technology
    01/21/2014

    Congratulation to out client, ARANA Water Technologies, LLC! The extensive tests by the Department of Life and Science have confirmed the effectiveness of ARANA’s advanced oxidation treatment system.

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  • Innovation Center facility the headquarters for the Unmanned Aircraft System Test Site (FAA designation)
    01/15/2014

    The Innovation Center facility is now the headquarters for the LONESTAR UNMMANED AERIAL VEHICLE innitiative which was recently approved by the Federal Aviation Administratin (FAA) as one of the six test sites nationally.

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  • Companies Start Recycling Water For Oil Companies
    11/20/2013

    Water used in oil fracking is not the cleanest stuff, to say the least. Soon it will be, however, thanks to some new contraptions on the market.

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  • David Fonseca Completes National Business Incubation Certificate Program
    11/12/2013

    David Fonseca, Incubator Manager of the INNOVATION CENTER, recently completed the NBIA's Incubator Management Certificate Program.

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  • TAMUCC Ranked One of the Best Colleges in the Country
    10/16/2013

    A new report put out by U.S. News and World Report ranks Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi as one of the best colleges in the country.

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  • The INNOVATION CENTER celebrates upgrades Tuesday with ceremony
    10/02/2013

    Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center celebrates upgrades Tuesday with ceremony - Callertimes

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  • INNOVATION CENTER Celebrates the Completion of $1.4 Million in Renovations
    10/02/2013

    The INNOVATION CENTER Celebrates the Completion of $1.4 Million in Renovations

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  • Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vying for new center for drone technology
    10/02/2013

    Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has developed a new unmanned aerial vehicle command and control center. The announcement was made at the Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

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  • The INNOVATION CENTER in the News on KRISTV
    10/01/2013

    The INNOVATION CENTER in the News on KRISTV

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  • Married to a VOIP Provider – Why This Integrator Stopped Looking
    09/25/2013

    Married to a VOIP Provider – Why This Integrator Stopped Looking - Coltarus Halo LLC, a client of the INNOVATION CENTER

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  • University Students and Small Business Owners Work Together to Achieve the American Dream
    09/22/2013

    Owning a small business is part of the American dream. These days, even more students are helping make that dream a reality at the Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center (CBBIC), while getting hands-on experience in the real world of business.

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  • Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence & Innovation (LSUASC)
    09/12/2013

    Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s research division took a bold step in late 2012 by leading a statewide effort to win federal designation as a test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

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  • Web Platform Sparks Opportunity for Texas Company
    08/22/2013

    Ensemble Group maps a new business model, plan for growth.

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  • CBBIC welcomes four interns to its Fall 2013 Internship Program
    08/05/2013

    CBBIC welcomes four interns to its Fall 2013 Internship Program.

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  • West Oso High School students toured CBBIC
    06/20/2013

     West Oso High School, Summer Bridge Program students toured CBBIC.

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  • Maricela Sanchez at Dallas Pet Expo
    06/10/2013

    Maricela Sanchez was invited to attend the Dallas Pet Expo for her well-designed crates and gate panels for pets.

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  • Islanders at the CBBIC
    06/04/2013

    Dr. Byus brought his 'Introduction to Entrepreneurship' class to tour the Costal Bend Business Innovation Center. 

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  • Senator Cornyn visited CBBIC
    05/28/2013

    U.S. Senator John Cornyn, Representative of Texas, visited Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Coastal Bend Innovation Center on May 28, 2013.

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  • Tracy Davis and Maricela Sanchez won the top two prizes of 2012-2013 Coastal Bend Business Plan Competition
    05/23/2013

    Tracy Davis and Maricela Sanchez, who are the clients of Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center, won the two top prizes of 2012-2013 Coastal Bend Business Plan Competition.

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  • BillCutterz featured on the most popular sites in the world
    04/10/2013

     The CBBIC would like to congratulate one of our companies, BillCutterz, LLC. On April 8th, 2013, BillCutterz was featured on one of the most popular sites in the world, lifehacker.com; Saving Money.  

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  • Toby Globy Eco Team Visited Texas Water Day on March 6th
    04/10/2013

    Toby Globy Eco Action, an affiliate client of the Innovation Center, visited Texas Water Day at the State Capitol, meeting State Representative Todd Hunter and individuals from various state agencies.

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  • Award winning Graphic Design Lab
    02/28/2013

     On February 21, 2013 graphic artists of the CBBIC: Gera Lemke, Elyveth Orellana and Jessica Aniol received multiple honors at the American Advertising Federation’s 63rd Annual ADDY Awards. Their personal and client submissions received a total of 1 gold, 5 silver, and 5 bronze student awards.

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  • Maricela Sanchez, LLC
    02/28/2013

     The Innovation Center is proud to present its newest graduate from the pre-incubation program client Maricela Sanchez, LLC.

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  • Four Innovation Center employees placed third in the Mid-South Research Challenge
    02/22/2013

    The Island University competed agains seven other Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) university teams across the nation, and placed third in the Mid- South Reseach Chanllenge held February 2 in Memphis, Tennesse. Four Innovation Center employees were part of the team representing TAMUCC.

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  • Coastal Bend Business Plan Competition
    01/24/2013

    Coastal Bend Business Plan Competition announces Semi Finalists.  Semi Finalists are encouraged by State Representitive Todd Hunter. 

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  • Graduation 2012
    01/07/2013

    Congratulations to the most recent Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi graduates from the Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center.

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  • Dr. Lee
    11/07/2012

    Dr. Jim Lee Named "Regents Professor"

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  • Bill Cone Completes Incubator Management Program
    11/02/2012

     Bill Cone Completes Incubator Management Program

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Bill Cone, Director of Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center (CBBIC) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas, recently completed the National Business Incubation Association’s (NBIA) Incubator Management Certificate Program.

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  • Coastal Bend Business Plan Competition Creates Opportunity For Entrepreneurs to Gain Exposure, Develop Business Plans
    10/02/2012

    2013 Business Plan Competition Entry Deadline

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  • Former Air Traffic Controller Enters Fashion World
    09/28/2012

     Corpus Christi, TX – Corey Risper, a client company of the Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center (CBBIC), successfully launched his clothing line of map-designed T-shirts under the brand name Risper in “La Palmera” mall. The T-shirts are unique and original with flight charts, maps, and approach plates designs printed onto the shirts.

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  • The State of New Venture Investing
    09/27/2012

    Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center Presented The State of New Venture Investing

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  • TAMUCC students, business seek to clean hydraulic fracturing wastewater
    06/08/2012

    TAMUCC students, business seek to clean hydraulic fracturing wastewater

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  • University Students Develop Less Expensive Method For Launching Small Payloads into Low Earth Orbit
    05/23/2012

    University Students Develop Less Expensive Method For Launching Small Payloads into Low Earth Orbit

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  • Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center Presents Innovation Awards
    05/16/2012

    Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center Presents Innovation Awards

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