Welcome to AFWERX

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Squadron Innovation Initiative Examples

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Established in 2017 by the SECAF and reporting to the Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, AFWERX is a catalyst for agile Air Force engagement across industry, academia, and non-traditional contributors to create transformative opportunities and foster an Air Force culture of innovation.

Our Mission

Our core mission is to improve Air Force capabilities by connecting innovators, simplifying technology transfer, and accelerating results. We will accomplish this by:

  1. Connecting diverse, innovative members from industry, academia and government
  2. Creating capabilities options and prototype opportunities for the Air Force
  3. Facilitating streamlined acquisition processes
  4. Fostering a culture of innovation in the Airmen


Join the Ecosystem

Complete this form to join the AFWERX network. You will learn about upcoming events and innovation challenges and have the opportunity to submit your tech ideas to AFWERX.

Providing as much information as possible will allow us to connect you to the best opportunities for your organization.