Expanding Frontiers is a non-profit organization that provides novel educational experiences and hands-on
training for students, veterans, and aspiring entrepreneurs that will create and accelerate the growth of
an innovation ecosystem in Brownsville, Texas with emphasis on space and energy technologies.

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We've brought Astropreneurs to South Texas, and We've Grown a Few of Our Own.


Expanding Frontiers Wins Inaugural STEM Talent Challenge from U.S. Department of Commerce

Expanding Frontiers, which was started in Brownsville in 2019, was one of just seven incubator/accelerators across the country to win an award up to $300,000.

Brownsville Startup Accelerator Expanding Frontiers Wins EPIC Prize from Department of Energy

A nonprofit accelerator devoted to developing commercial space and energy startups in South Texas has won one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s prestigious Energy Prize for Innovation Clusters (EPIC).

ISPCS 2019

Dr. Fredrick Jenet, creator and founder of Expanding Frontiers Talks, about the impact of commercial space in Brownsville and South Texas at the 2019 International Symposium for Personnel and Commercial Spaceflight


Expanding Frontiers was conceptualized and created by an experienced team in commercial space development, which has pioneered advanced programs in research and education integration, radio frequency and sensor technologies, new models of education and space tech commercialization.

More recently, the Expanding Frontiers team successfully led the creation of Rockets and Rigs, a statewide initiative that unites the Oil and Gas industry with the rapidly growing NewSpace industry in the development and repurposing of much needed technologies in both industries.

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