AFWERX (a fast acting Air Force funded program for small businesses with built in follow-up contracts...yes an investor and client in one) is looking to invest in innovative, mature technology and has opened two different programs. AFWERX will be making quick decisions with an eye to fund future commercialization efforts and federal contracts. The Open Topics refer to any technology that would help improve the Air Force's efficiency.
1. Open Topic: Phase I/II Program Program Details: Phase I: $50K (3 months) Phase II: $1.5M (27 months) Phase III: Commercialization/ Federal Contract
2. Open Topic: Direct to Phase II Program Details: Phase II: $1.5M (15 months) Phase III: Commercialization/ Federal Contract