Startup Weeks are an excellent path for businesses to grab the attention of government agencies. These organizations recognize the importance of seeking out new collaborations outside of their vast existing network of contractors, and they embrace Startup Week as a convenient way to do ...

18.12.19 08:45 PM - Comment(s)

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)

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)

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Wright Brothers Institute Announces New Executive Director

Dayton, May 7, 2019: Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) will welcome Dr. David E. Walker as the new Executive Director, beginning June 10, 2019.



Dr. Walker has a long history with the Department of Defense. Dr. Walker curren...

08.05.19 12:38 AM - Comment(s)

Ms. Devaki Raj, CEO and Founder at CrowdAI, pitches her product to a crowd of small businesses, venture capitalists, and Airmen during the Inaugural Air Force Pitch Day in Manhattan, New York, March 7, 2019. Raj was awarded a same-day contract with the U.S. Air Force during AF Pitch Day. AF Pitch Day is designed as a fast-track program to put companies on one-page contracts and same-day awards with the swipe of a government credit card. The Air Force is partnering with small businesses to help further national security in air, space and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.)


In 2017 the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Mike Moulton, working with Bob Lee from Wright Brothers Institute and Adam Renner, a former AFRL/RH employee, collaborated to build a physiological monitoring system that could be incorporated with a communication earplug for pilot health monitoring. This ...

01.05.19 02:41 AM - Comment(s)

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