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  • AFMC launches Spark Tank competition

    Air Force Materiel Command Airmen are invited to submit innovative, game-changing ideas to compete in the AFMC Spark Tank competition.The submitters of the top five, most innovative, game-changing ideas will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges during the AFMC Senior Leader Conference this

  • Air Force to award up to $5.4 million during two-day Quantum event

    ROME, N.Y. – To expedite the advancement and innovation of quantum technologies, the Air Force Research Laboratory will award up to 36 contracts to small businesses June 15-16 during a two-day virtual quantum collider pitch event.Each small business, selected by a panel earlier this year, will

  • AFRL announces Grand Challenges for biotechnology

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory announced three Biotechnology Grand Challenges in an effort to spearhead innovation among small businesses for the specific needs of the Department of Defense.These three challenges, which were chosen by AFRL’s team of

  • World-unique tire testing capability saves millions for warfighters

    At the Air Force Test Center’s Landing Gear Test Facility located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, engineers have developed a new, one-of-a-kind test capability that can identify, characterize and classify tire wear under realistic operational conditions—saving thousands per tire over the

  • Simulators Division seeking new technology

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Lifecycle Management Center Simulators Division is looking for the next set of innovative and revolutionary technologies to award AFWERX Phase II contracts at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in

  • Robins dental flight makes impression on WR-ALC

    An innovative idea from a dental assistant with 78th Operation Readiness Medical Squadron Dental Flight has brought cost savings of $2.5 million annually to the Air Force by sharing expired Reprisol, a dental impression material, with the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex located at Robins Air