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)

For the first time ever, the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Technology Executive Office held "Pitch Day" at WBI's 444 location in downtown Dayton. Inspired by other pitch day activities across the Air Force, this event format awards qualifying small businesses wit...

26.11.19 05:52 PM - Comment(s)

Dayton, October 30, 2019:  Wright Brothers Institute (WBI), along with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Purdue Foundry, The Entrepreneurs Center (TEC) and the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) presents the Motivate the Market 2019 Forum, connecting Air Force resear...

31.10.19 05:52 PM - Comment(s)

AF Explore will act as the pipeline for pre-developed Vanguard concepts. This pilot program has the potential to accelerate research areas within AFRL, as they become capabilities in collaboration with the Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability (AFWIC) office. The program seeks to develop fiel...

07.10.19 06:18 PM - Comment(s)

Dayton, October 22, 2018: Wright Brothers Institute (WBI), along with the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) 711th Human Performance Wing (HPW), will host the 2018 Bench-to-Business Showcase at 444 E. Second Street in Dayton on November 8, 2018 from 8:30-3:00. The focus of the event will be to d...

24.10.18 08:21 PM - Comment(s)

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