Done right, challenges work. There’s an established record of success with the concept and they absolutely can go on to become funded programs. But only if they’re held in the first place! As noted in “Why Work with Undergraduate Researchers?” (published by the National Center for Biotechnology Info...

18.12.19 09:47 PM - 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)

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)

“Don’t wait for us. Get after this.”
Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson’s words at June 2018 launch of AFWERX in Austin, Texas excited the crowd of innovators, entrepreneurs and politicians. The Air Force wants technology at the speed of business! Go fast! It’s the very reason that AFWERX w...

22.09.18 06:49 PM - Comment(s)

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