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  • 2023 Spark Tank open for submissions

    Air Force Materiel Command uniformed and civilian Airmen are invited to submit innovative, game-changing ideas to compete in the 2023 Air Force Spark Tank competition now, with preliminary rounds open from June 1 to August 17, 2022.

  • DAF announces Spark Tank ‘22 finalists

    As the Department’s flagship innovation event, Spark Tank plays a central role in establishing the Department’s strategic mindset for delivering future capabilities.

  • Air Force announces Spark Tank 2022 semi-finalists

    ARLINGTON, Virginia – A panel of nearly 30 subject matter experts from across the Department of the Air Force met Nov. 16, 2021 at the Basic Research Innovation and Collaboration Center (BRICC) in Arlington, Virginia and via a virtual teleconferencing platform to conduct the Spark Tank 2022 (ST22)

  • AFWERX crowns 2021 Spark Tank winner at Virtual Aerospace Warfare Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Master Sgt. Justin Bauer from the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona was awarded the prestigious AFWERX Spark Tank trophy after his innovative method for C-130 wheel repair was selected as the Spark Tank 2021 winner February