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City to Announce New Bioscience Company Relocation

City to Announce New Bioscience Company Relocation

 WHAT:   Press Conference for relocation of German-founded bio science company, Cytocentrics Bio science GmbH and announcement of research and workforce partnerships between the company and the Center for Innovative Drug Discovery (a joint venture between the University of Texas (UT) at San Antonio and the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio) and Alamo Colleges.

WHO:             – Mayor Ivy R. Taylor

– District 9 Councilman Joseph Krier

– City Manager Sheryl Sculley

– Rene Dominguez, Economic Development Director

– Dr. William L. Henrich, M.D., President, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

– Dr. Ricardo Romo, President, The University of Texas at San Antonio

– Dr. Bruce H. Leslie, Chancellor, Alamo Colleges

WHEN:         1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 11, 2015

WHERE:       City Hall – Media Briefing Room

100 Military Plaza

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City on the Rise: San Antonio

San Antonio is a city on the rise for the new face of America—a diverse, progressive and globally competitive city with a solid vision for national and international economic development. The City of San Antonio maintains a strong financial position with a “AAA” general obligation bond rating from all three major rating agencies. In 2014, Forbes labeled San Antonio the “Best City in the Southwest” for adults ages 18-34 for its dynamic economy, employment opportunities and affordable living. As the seventh-largest city in the United States, San Antonio is experiencing solid economic growth in 21st century industries such as bioscience, aerospace, cybersecurity and healthcare, which contribute billions to the local economy. San Antonio has also positioned itself at the forefront of the New Energy Economy in the United States, committed to investing and creating employment opportunities in green industries. San Antonio continues to experience the addition of missions at its several military commands, further fostering a significant relationship spanning more than 200 years. Nearly 30 million visitors come to San Antonio every year, generating more than $12 billion annually and making the travel industry a vital asset to the city’s economic health. For more information, visit www.sanantonio.gov.

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