The Air Force SBIR/STTR program is in the midst of a major transformation to accelerate critical new technologies to the warfighter, including a new emphasis on the STTR program. Per the SBIR/STTR website; “STTR topics, which require a small business to partner with a research institution, typi...

14.09.19 02:38 AM - Comment(s)


When most people think of NASA or Aerospace Systems, they don’t think “additive manufacturing”.


When most people think of Materials Science, they don’t think “power generation”.


When most people think of Tech Sprints, they don’t think “new partnerships”.


Successful Tech Sprints are usually defined...

11.09.19 02:30 AM - Comment(s)

The Air Force is looking for innovative ways of doing business, and there’s no lack of options. Event-based collaborations are being utilized to speed up everything from the SBIR process to rapid prototyping. Two very popular choices, familiar to industry and the DoD, include Open Innovation Challen...

07.09.19 02:25 AM - Comment(s)

On January 31, 2019, WBI hosted its first PROACTIVATE training session. Designed in collaboration with The Ohio State University, the curriculum was custom-designed to train AF researchers on the technology commercialization and transition processes. The goal of the training is to enable researchers...

31.08.19 02:24 AM - Comment(s)

WBI Connects Air Force Junior Force Council Members to NASA, Industry at WBI Mentorship Event


In an effort to provide a forum for Air Force Junior Force Council (JFC) members to connect with mentors, scientists and engineers from outside of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), WBI hosted the 201...

23.08.19 09:18 PM - Comment(s)

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