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    THE INNOVATION RUNWAY

    FOR THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

    WHO WE ARE

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ABOUT US

Founded in 2002, Wright Brothers Institute has been setting the bar with a proven track record in innovation. From early problem exploration, to final end-user application; we have been the Air Force Research Laboratory's first stop for 16 years.

RUNWAY READY INNOVATION FRAMEWORK

AT WRIGHT BROTHERS INSTITUTE

REDUCE THE RISK OF TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT | INCREASE SUCCESS

UNLOCK

the right problem...

... for CONFIDENT

decision-making

CONNECT

new partners...

...for EXPOSURE to 

new capabilities

SYNCHRONIZE

transition pathways...

... for DELIVERY-READY

technology

 SERVICES

INSIGHTS  | CONNECTIONS  |  TRANSITION

INNOVATION

Insight to Innovation.

Innovation means solving the RIGHT problem with the right tools and techniques. Wright Brothers Institute uses a wide variety of approaches to provide our customers with a solid foundation that results in better decision making.


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COLLABORATION

Connect and Collaborate.

Wright Brothers Institute provides the services and facilities that convert collaboration into results. We connect the Air Force to strategic partners and provide the programming that drives research, products and solutions to the nation’s warfighters.     

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COMMERCIALIZATION

Pathways to Production.

Commercialization is what makes transition possible for the Air Force. Wright Brothers Institute connects inventors and resources to bring technology back to the Air Force, fast-track research and better enable the warfighter.


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34

Science & Technology Innovations Developed

2018

690+

Collaborative Exchanges Hosted, Annually

16

End-User Solutions 

Developed

2018

LOCATIONS

IDEATE  |  COLLABORATE  |  CREATE

Springfield Street
5000 Springfield St, Dayton, OH 45431

Our first location, geared towards front end of innovation, located a stone’s throw away from the Air Force Research Laboratory.



444
​444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

The home of the Air Force Midwestern Storefront, this location is a hub for connecting the Air Force to businesses around the nation, within a six minute drive from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. 

Works
105 Janney Rd, Dayton, OH 45404

Works, located just north of Downtown Dayton, is the collaborative space designed for large-scale prototyping and testing.