A dual-use approach to national security solutions
AFVentures creates simple pathways for commercial innovators and private capital investment to help the Department of the Air Force solve problems. Through an umbrella of multiple financial instruments, AFVentures' mission is to leverage commercial technology to deliver better capability to the warfighter, faster.
Our Vision: Develop the 21st Century Industry Base for Defense.
This AFWERX capability primarily leverages the federal Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program to enable the Air Force to develop and adopt commercially viable innovations while providing a competitive edge to the U.S. entrepreneur and technology ecosystem.
Jason RathjeCapability Lead, AFVentures
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