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)

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)

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)

Dayton, August 1, 2019:  Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) announced its intention to facilitate an expanded United States Air Force presence at their 444 E. Second Street location (“444”). The expansion creates an Air Force Midwestern Storefront, that provides the region access to cutting-edge r...

01.08.19 07:00 PM - 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)

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