By: Jennie Hempstead and Laura Dempsey

Highlights:
  • Innovation doesn’t happen within a single entity or organization
  • Partners become champions, so partner wisely
  • End-users are integral to the process and value partial solutions over perfect engineering
  • Innovation means working around barrier, after barrie...
24.02.20 04:36 PM - Comment(s)

Dayton, February 10, 2020:  Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) has named Wendell Banks, a former Senior Executive with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), as Interim Director, effective immediately.

Mr. Banks’ career spanned nearly 40 years in Air Force and Air Force-related positions, culmin...

10.02.20 05:07 PM - Comment(s)


Dayton, February 6, 2020:  Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) is pleased to announce the 10 small businesses selected  for the second T3 Transition Accelerator. The participants were selected from a pool of 63 applicants that responded to an internationally advertised opportunity ; eight U.S...

06.02.20 04:37 PM - Comment(s)
Written by Laura Dempsey:

At the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), it takes months – sometimes a year – to get new software certified for use in Air Force systems. This is at odds with our National Defense Strategy that demands “building a more lethal, resilient, and rapidly innovating Joint Forc...
05.02.20 06:57 PM - Comment(s)
Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) is saddened to announce the unexpected passing of Executive Director Dr. David Walker on January 8, 2020 in Dayton, Ohio. 


Dr. Walker’s tenure with Wright Brothers Institute began in June of 2019. His reputation for Air Force innovation was widely known in defense...
09.01.20 08:17 PM - Comment(s)

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