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Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment (APEX)

The Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment (APEX) cultivates innovation by expanding the
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AF Accelerators

Air Force Accelerators and Incubators accelerate the matching of commercial products with Air Force
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AFRL partnership with Academia

Innovation does not happen in a vacuum. We collaborate with higher education to build upon each
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AFRL partnership with Business

Get published, launch a business, develop your idea, tackle challenging problems or help secure our
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AFRL partnership with Government

Whether you’re an Airman with a great idea or a government agency that needs access to our world
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AFRL Small Business Hub | A Wright Brother's Institute Initiative

444 provides a space to collaborate with organizations, startups and universities in the Downtown
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AFVentures

Where innovative companies take flight. AFVentures is a collaboration between Air Force Acquisition
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AFWERX Prime for Transition

After effective technology and concept engagement through AFVentures and Spark, Prime works to
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AFWERX Spark for Military

AFWERX is a network of people who want to help create a better Air Force for all Airmen. There are
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Air Force Vanguards

The Air Force aims to deliver remarkable new capabilities that provide warfighters with superior
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BRICC

Powered by VT-ARC, the Basic Research Innovation Collaboration Center (BRICC) provides collaborative
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C-TRAC

C-TRAC serves our country and bolsters our economy by bringing together government, education, and
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Catalyst Campus

Catalyst Campus is a collaborative ecosystem where industry, small business, workforce training
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Cyber Innovation Center

The Collaborative Environment is an Air Force technology transfer and transition partnership between
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Defense Innovation Marketplace

The Defense Innovation Marketplace provides a centralized resource for the Department’s Acquisition
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DEFENSEWERX

DEFENSEWERX and our hubs are the catalyst for decisive innovation between the private sector and the
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Doolittle Institute

The Doolittle Institute, an AFRL Innovation Institute, supports the Air Force Research Labs
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Griffiss Institute

By partnering AFRL with private industry and academia, the Griffiss Institute (GI) is able to
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Rapid Sustainment Office

Building a stronger, more agile and resilient U.S. Air Force through rapid technological change.

SpaceWERX

SpaceWERX is the innovation arm of the U.S. Space Force and a part of AFWERX, powered by the Air