Blog categorized as Innovation District

Dayton, January 21, 2020:  Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) announces the Grand Re-Opening of its facility at 444 E. Second Street (444) on Wednesday, January 22, from 3 to 5 p.m.


WBI’s presence in its 444 location, which opened in 2017, has been expanded and the interior comple...

21.01.20 11:55 PM - Comment(s)

(This blog post originally appeared at on August 28, 2017).

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When Wright Brothers Institute opened its doors at 444–the new collaborative innovation hub located at 444 E Second St in downtown Dayton– it re-focused its efforts to energize world-class R...

31.08.17 11:15 PM - Comment(s)

A follow-up to The First Brick in Dayton's Innovation District, describing the progress of the Wright Brothers Institute - Air Force Research Laboratory's progress in Downtown Dayton.

Anchor Institutions with the Right Foundation for Innovation

To enjoy the greatest impact on innovation, all participa...

22.05.17 11:54 PM - Comment(s)

On September 27, 2016 the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Small Business Hub, located inside the Wright Brothers Institute held a Collider event entitled "Maker to Manufacturer: Building the Maker Community". The Collider's purpose was to bring makers and manufacturers in the southwes...

04.05.17 11:12 PM - Comment(s)

There has been plenty of talk about Downtown Dayton's economic revival. Breweries, restaurants and the arts have brought suburbanites downtown for Saturday evening entertainment. Historic housing is seeing an uptick in young professionals longing for homes with character, as well as new construction...

04.05.17 10:40 PM - Comment(s)