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Pro Bowl awards 190 SBIR contracts in 10 days

A group of 20 hand-picked contracting officers issued 190 Small Business Innovation Research contracts in one week during an event called Pro Bowl at AFWERX Austin from Feb. 25 to March 2, breaking the previous record of 104 contracts in the same time period.

AFWERX Helmet Challenge Brings Innovators Together

Read how our challenge program engaged industry and nontraditionals to revoluationize the Air Force's fixed wing helmet.

AFWERX’s Spark Tank spurs USAF innovation

Master Sgt. Jonathan Maas, 52nd Fighter Wing emergency manager wins 2019 Spark Tank competition for renewable power project.

USAF pays first startup using GPC

The Air Force facilitated it’s first transfer of funds to a startup company with a government purchase card.