Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) is a cutting-edge innovation and technology commercialization center for the Air Force Research Laboratory, with facilities located just outside of WPAFB in Dayton, OH. We drive fast, agile innovation that enables successful technology development to solve the Air For...

07.03.19 04:32 AM - Comment(s)

The Air Force Challenge

Aircraft maintenance is an often underappreciated, yet critical, job for Air Force mission capability. In 2016, maintainers across the Department of Defense serviced close to 14,000 aircraft, with active duty Air Force making up 161,000 of those maintainers. That same year, th...

22.02.19 04:34 AM - Comment(s)

In 2013, Wired Magazine suggested that “sensors might be what help small businesses create a competitive advantage, differentiate themselves from the big guys, and lead to more valuable product offerings.” Five years later, the Air Force is taking a strong look at small businesses to provide low-cos...

22.02.19 03:24 AM - Comment(s)

Scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)are used to being rock stars of the publishing world. Now, the Air Force wants them to be the rock stars of the patent world. Wright Brothers Institute is launching a training program that will help them be rock stars in both.

The A...

24.01.19 03:43 AM - Comment(s)

Dayton, January 14, 2019: Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) and The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), in collaboration with the United Kingdom Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), are proud to announce, “Swarm and Search AI Challenge: 2019 Fire Hack”. The challenge will explore new, e...

15.01.19 05:19 AM - Comment(s)

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