Blog tagged as challenge

AFRL, WBI Challenge Winners Work to Revolutionize Combat Airfields

In the summer of 2020, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) created the Seedlings for Disruptive Capabilities Program (SCDP), with the goal of advancing innovative concepts that emphasize Air Force Science & Technology Strategy objectives. AFRL selected seven teams for participation in this ...

04.05.22 07:17 PM - Comment(s)
April 27, 2022: Wright Brothers Institute (WBI), in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), is proud to host the awards presentation culminating the successful end to the fourth annual “Beyond 5G Software Defined Radio University Challenge.” This hybrid event will feature a team s...
28.04.22 01:00 PM - Comment(s)
Latest AFRL Grand Challenge Addresses Large-Format Metal Additive Manufacturing
The Air Force Research Laboratory enlisted Wright Brothers Institute to establish, organize and execute a series of Grand Challenges designed to create innovative technologies for Air Force use. Grand Challenges, open to the U.S. public, set ambitious goals that harness science, technology, and inno...
24.03.22 03:50 PM - Comment(s)
WBI's Open Innovation Challenge Provides Revamped Training Model for B-21 Crews

In late summer 2020, Wright Brothers Institute was put to work on an issue identified by the Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC). Training practices for B-21 bomber pilot and maintainer crews had not kept up with technology, creating a bottleneck in keeping the fleet properly manned and trained....

23.02.22 08:27 PM - Comment(s)
711th Human Performance Wing Gets its Moneys Worth in Three WBI-led Synthetic Biology Grand Challenges
The trio of AFRL’s Synthetic Biology Grand Challenges has wrapped up on time and on budget, and the architect of the third challenge has become a believer.

Dr. Michael Goodson, research scientist at the laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing, designed the third challenge: GC3: Probiotic for Human ...
03.01.22 10:36 AM - Comment(s)