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Who We Are

We are R&D problem solvers providing independent, premier services to government and industry clients. Our multidisciplinary nature allows us to rapidly assemble diverse teams to tackle problems from multiple directions. We push the boundaries of science and technology to develop innovative solutions that advance the state of the art and improve human health and safety. Operating as a nonprofit since our 1947 inception, we work in the public’s best interest and toward the betterment of mankind. And as a contract R&D organization, we are here when you need us. Learn more about how to WORK WITH US.

 

In the Community

Our staff is expert at developing solutions that help build a better tomorrow today — and that practical, innovative spirit carries through to our community interactions. Staff members generously donate time and other resources to support food drives, blood drives, and other outreach programs.

Yet, as a research and development organization, the next generation of scientists and engineers is key to our continued success. We especially value programs and activities that support science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for students. We sponsor internships and scholarships and serve as science fair judges and classroom speakers for area schools, among other activities.

SwRI staff members support local United Way agencies such as ChildSafe of San Antonio

SwRI staff members support local United Way agencies such as ChildSafe of San Antonio to bring awareness to the urgent issue of child abuse and neglect.

The annual Marine Toys for Tots drive at SwRI benefits local children in need

The annual Marine Toys for Tots drive at SwRI benefits local children in need. In 2018, Institute staff donated 115 bikes as well as seven boxes of new toys, helmets and bike accessories.

SwRI participated in a donation drive and competitions against other area employers at the 2018 Corporate Cup

SwRI participated in a donation drive and competitions against other area employers at the 2018 Corporate Cup.

SwRI holds an annual volunteer day to support local United Way agencies. Staff and their family members spend a Saturday helping the community with a variety of projects.

SwRI holds an annual volunteer day to support local United Way agencies. Staff and their family members spend a Saturday helping the community with a variety of projects.

Staff members often organize events to raise money for charity, including bake sales to support Meals on Wheels

Staff members often organize events to raise money for charity, including bake sales to support Meals on Wheels.

SwRI staff volunteer at the Food Bank

Staff members and their families regularly volunteer at the San Antonio Food Bank to help sort and pack goods for distribution to area families.

Providing solutions for over seven decades
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Founded in 1947, SwRI has made great strides in science, engineering, and technology.

Honors & Awards

SwRI’s technical accomplishments have been recognized through the years