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  • Air Force and industry consortium announce workshop on telemedicine and medical electronics innovation

    In August 2020, the Air Force Research Laboratory, along with SEMI Nano-Bio Materials Consortium (NBMC), a global association of electronics design and manufacturing companies, will hold an open, virtual workshop series. Its purpose is to explore the continuing need for actionable, intelligent and real-time data to improve outcomes for remote sensing, monitoring and treatment. The annual workshop, which begins August 5, 2020, and continues in two-hour sessions on each successive Wednesday, will be the fourth such event held by the consortium. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this is the first time it will be a virtual event.
  • 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 September. This panel will then select the top two ideas
  • Spark Tank 2021 encourages leadership to support Airmen ideas

    The annual campaign is designed to spur and empower innovative ideas from Airmen to further strengthen Air Force culture and capabilities.
  • Air Force collaboration leads to new method of triggering shape change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The saying “form follows function” speaks to the obvious relationship between an object’s shape and its purpose: how it will be used. If an object can change its shape, it can be used for a broader range of purposes. Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory, in collaboration with academic colleagues,
  • Virtual bootcamp trains new test engineers

    Approximately 15 enlisted, officers, civilians, and contractors participated in the course which was held virtually for the first time via the Microsoft Teams Commercial Virtual Remote environment.
  • Datalinks flight helps test mobile health monitor

    Battlefield Assisted Trauma Distributed Observation Kit connects to a variety of medical sensors that measures a patient’s vital signs such as heart and respiratory rates as well as blood oxygen saturation.
  • AFVentures Fellowship forges connections between military, Silicon Valley

    The inaugural AFVentures Fellowship brought together 21 Airmen to be trained in investment and risk management to strengthen their ability to develop and deliver essential capabilities to the Air Force’s mission from February 10 to March 20.
  • Total Force test team takes AF award

    Shared by 417th Flight Test Squadron & 153rd Airlift Wing
  • Ops group adapts technology to continue test missions

    Test could not occur within an acceptable time period without this new expanded use.
  • 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 biotechnology experts, seek advancements in the
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