TechConnect Ventures Open Challenge Sprints: Wearables & Sensors Sprint Series

Submissions due September 18, 2020 TechConnect has announced four (4) new Innovation Challenges for their August Sprint Series. All Submissions will be featured in their Innovation Opportunity Reports for their scouting clients and may be selected for additional pitch or showcase opportunities. Submit your solutions by September 18! Wearable Biometric Sensors for Real-time Health Monitoring. Seeking novel […]

College of Aeronautics and Engineering purchasing new air traffic control simulator

The College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State is procuring a new Air Traffic Control (ATC) simulator for fall 2020 from UFA Inc., a world-leading provider of cloud-based, advanced ATC simulation. The controller training and research tools are used by air navigation service providers, military organizations and airports. The new simulator will significantly advance simulation […]

Kongsberg Geospatial Selected for Ohio UTM Drone Project Team

Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa-based geospatial technology was selected as part of the project team which recently secured a $1.4M contract with the Ohio Federal Network (OFRN) to lead the development of a contingency management platform (CMP) for Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) drone operations. The project, called “Interoperability, Resiliency and Contingency Management” for Ohio UAS Operations […]

University Leadership Initiative (ULI) Solicitation

NASA Releases University Leadership Initiative Solicitation University Leadership Initiative (ULI) provides the opportunity for university teams to exercise technical and organizational leadership in proposing unique technical challenges in aeronautics, defining multi-disciplinary solutions, establishing peer review mechanisms, and applying innovative teaming strategies to strengthen the research impact. Research proposals are sought in seven ULI topic areas […]

At Ohio Air Taxi Symposium, Policy Seen as Far Behind Technology By Brian Garrett-Glaser | March 3, 2020 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Home to a number of leading aerospace research centers and suppliers, Ohio is taking steps to ensure it will be on the leading edge of the low-altitude urban air mobility (UAM) revolution, including medical and cargo delivery by drone as well as passenger transport. At the Ohio […]

The Ohio Federal Research Network awards $7.5 million in grants to advance unmanned aerial systems innovations

OFRN Press Release – February 20, 2020 DAYTON, Ohio — The Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) today announced that it has awarded $7.5 million in grants to six projects in round four of the organization’s Sustaining Ohio Aeronautical Readiness and Innovation Next Generation (SOARING) initiative that supports research and development of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) […]