Partner with industry to tackle your biggest pain points
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program provides a way for you to partner with a startup or small business, run an experiment to tailor their product or service to your mission set without needing to commit unit funds, and exchange new, innovative ideas with brilliant minds across the U.S.
Any Airman who has identified a clear problem and determined that partnering with a company will support their next steps are welcome to use SBIR as a pathway to achieving their goals.
“We’re actually trying to solve problems that matter.
AFIMSC innovation project receives $3 million award
The Air Force presented a $3 million Small Business Innovation Research program award to an Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center innovation project to use drones and machine learning to revolutionize how the Air Force Civil Engineer Center collects data for its environmental mission.
Airmen, companies tackle mission pain points during AFWERX Spark Collider
More than 150 Airmen representing 50 bases and 200 entrepreneurs representing 100 Small Business Innovation Research Phase I companies joined together to see which missions could match up to an associated business product.
Dyess Airman attends AFWERX innovation event, receives $125,000 for project
Tech. Sgt. Cynthia Ward, 7th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment support section NCO in charge, attended an AFWERX inaugural Spark Collider event in Austin, Texas, Aug 14, 2019, where she received $125,000 to work on a project that encompasses building an automated AGE tracking system.
Gunfighter Spark Cell explores new ideas, promotes innovation
Several innovative ideas that support Gunfighter mission execution are closer to becoming a reality thanks to the first Gunfighter Spark Cell problem curation workshop.