National Security Collaboration Center

Charge

The goal of this initiative is to establish a National Security Collaboration Center (NSCC) at UTSA to advance research, education, and workforce development in the areas of cybersecurity, data analytics, and cloud computing. The NSCC will build a collaborative and impactful ecosystem engaging government, industry and academia to solve the nation’s greatest issues surrounding cybersecurity. This initiative includes the construction of a new facility to include a Computational Research Laboratory, a Cyber Laboratory/Range, Data Analytics Laboratory, Cloud Computing and Visualization technologies and an Innovation Factory.

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Objectives

  • Build a facility (Computational Research Building) to enhance the cybersecurity ecosystem in the region​
  • Build/launch a federally sponsored research center with federal partners
  • Build/launch a computational Innovation Factory to feed innovation in San Antonio​
  • Expand UTSA’s ability to conduct applied and classified research

Meeting Documents, Presentations and News


Timeline

  • Identify Government and Industry Partnerships
    January 2017 - December 2017

  • Conduct Economic Impact Study
    December 2017

  • Launch Strategic Planning Committee
    January 2018

  • Secure Industry and Government Partnerships
    January 2018 - December 2018

  • Building Programming/Construction Planning
    January 2018 - December 2018

  • Finalize Construction Funding Model
    April 2018

  • Fundraising
    Ongoing

  • Construction
    To Be Determined