Dayton, Ohio - On September 24, Parallax Advanced Research hosted an OhioX Tech Day STEM event for 25 Mad River Local Schools’ Stebbins High School students. The event was sponsored by Launch Dayton and Parallax Advanced Research Programs’ the Ohio Federal Research Network and the Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment. The event took place at The Hub at the Arcade in Downtown Dayton. It celebrated the people, companies, and ideas that make Ohio technology possible and inspired Ohio high school students who are the next generation of leaders in technology and innovation.
The day started
Parallax Advanced Research’s KeAnna Daniels earns Dayton Business Journal’s 2021 Outstanding Diversity Champion Award
Dayton, Ohio - On October 14, 2021, the Dayton Business Journal (DBJ) awarded Parallax Advanced Research Program Manager, KeAnna Daniels, a 2021 Outstanding Diversity Champion Award for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in her work with the Launch Dayton program. The award is presented to individuals within the community who have shown outstanding initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in their organization or community, making a positive difference.
Parallax is a founding partner of Launch Dayton: a collaborative entrepreneurial support effort with programmatic roots
Asymmetric Technologies' IronClad Secure Flight Controller technology wins $750,000 US Air Force STTR Phase II Award
Dublin, Ohio-- Asymmetric Technologies developed the IronClad Secure Flight Controller (SFC), which is a cyber-secure open-architecture flight controller for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with an on-board damage tolerant flight control and automated sense and avoid software suite. The technology research and development were conducted in collaboration with The Ohio State University, Ohio University, Air Force Research Laboratory, and Lockheed Martin and funded by the Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN). In July 2021, the U.S. Air Force Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program
The Ohio Federal Research Network awards $9.9 million to seven Ohio organizations to advance aerospace innovation in Ohio
Dayton, Ohio – On August 15, 2021, the Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) program awarded a total of $9.9 million to seven Ohio organizations and their collaborators to advance science and technology innovation to support U.S. national security initiatives. The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) funds the OFRN, which is focused on expanding Ohio’s research and development capabilities across the state’s academic institutions and businesses in support of Ohio-based federal partner needs, which promotes Ohio’s economic growth.
The recent OFRN Opportunity Announcement was formally
The Ohio State University and Potomac Research innovate entropy extraction device to advance cybersecurity
Columbus, Ohio -- Researchers at The Ohio State University collaborated with Potomac Research LLC in New Alexandria, Virginia to innovate an electronic hardware platform called the Entropy Extraction Device (EED), which uses a novel version of Physically Unclonable Functions (PUF) technology for multiple purposes, including unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) security, supply chain verification, cryptographic keys generation, and authentication applications. This project is supported by the Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) Round 4 Sustaining Ohio’s Aeronautical Readiness and Innovation in the
This Impact Report covers Fiscal Year 2020 and the first two quarters of Fiscal Year 2021 for the Academic Partnership and Engagement Experiment ( ) which was codified in the Partnership Intermediary Agreement ( ) FB8650-19-3-9341 between Wright State Applied Research Corporation (now Parallax) and the United States Air Force ( ).
Aligned with overarching national security and science and technology ( ) imperatives, this report frames the strategies that has and will continue to employ to deliver, in an exceptional manner, the ’s Statement of Work (SOW) tasks, objectives
Dayton, Ohio -- CAL Analytics, a company specializing in the development of automated and autonomous systems, will receive funding from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Office of Statewide Planning & Research to conduct research on “Open Framework Standards for A Combined Aircraft Sensor Network.” The research objective is to develop a means to detect and track lower altitude aircraft in Ohio.
Despite substantial progress made in the communications and navigation domains, the ability to provide accurate, robust, and scalable surveillance services, particularly for lower altitude
Hilliard small business, Ghostwave Inc., makes breakthrough advances in radar technology for unmanned aerial systems
Hilliard, Ohio -- GhostWave, a radar company based in Hilliard, Ohio, has innovated advanced radar technology to combat real-world drone related safety and security issues. While its first project, backed by Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) funding, was focused on preventing mid-air collision of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) with manmade and natural objects, for its second OFRN project, the company is preparing to test a stronger ground-based radar system with wider range. The technologies, which are patented by The Ohio State University, were researched and developed under the OFRN Rounds
Parallax Advanced Research program receives $9.6 million to support Department of the Air Force technology transition in West Virginia and Appalachia
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Dayton, Ohio – Parallax Advanced Research received $9.6 million in federal funding to expand its Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment, or APEX, program to West Virginia and the Appalachian Region, described as the geographic area from the southern tier of New York State to Georgia. will utilize the funding to connect academic and industry innovators in West Virginia and Appalachia with the Department of the Air Force to develop the next
The DBJ assesses companies based on staff engagement, team effectiveness, manager effectiveness and other workplace best practices. Surveys reflecting
Parallax Advanced Research is now a member of OhioX- a nonprofit membership organization that represents and connects organizations committed to growing Ohio's economy through technology and innovation.
Parallax Advanced Research’s Ohio Federal Research Network, or OFRN, will also play an active role in the membership because it is a State of Ohio-focused research and development program with the mission to stimulate Ohio's innovation economy by funding projects that meet federal laboratory requirements and build statewide university and industry collaborations.
Ohio Federal Research Network project update: Event 38 tests first flight of UAS E450 – Successfully Demonstrating Advanced Battery Technology
On June 23, 2021, Event 38 Event 38 Unmanned Systems Inc. successfully tested the first flight of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) E450 at the Event 38 field in Richfield, Ohio under the Federal Aviation Administration’s Part 107 flight rules. The flight was 20 minutes in duration and completed the objective of determining the best endurance cruise speed. The Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN), administered by Parallax Advanced Research on behalf of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, supported the development of the UAS E450 by facilitating the academic-industry-government collaboration
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Tickets available for Dayton’s premier entrepreneurship conference
Registration is now live for Launch Dayton Startup Week, the Dayton region’s premiere opportunity for entrepreneurs to connect and network with both resource providers and fellow founders.
This free, annual, week-long, community-focused conference brings together the region’s thinkers, dreamers, doers, makers, entrepreneurs, and small business owners.
“Speakers and workshops have been curated to celebrate the diversity of our startup
Dayton, Ohio -- Parallax Advanced Research is now a corporate member of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), which is a large 501(c)(3) corporate and individual member trade association that promotes best policies, practices, products, and technology in support of defense and national security. NDIA also serves as an advocate in Washington D.C., working with the Congress and the Executive Branch on industry issues and guiding legislation and policy. Parallax Advanced Research Innovation & Talent Management Division Director, Ms. Mary Margaret Evans, leads Parallax’s NDIA
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Hilliard, Ohio – GhostWave Inc.’s integrated optical-radar sensor fusion system, which brings awareness of other objects in and within the vicinity of a drone’s flight path, comes at an important time. On April 21, 2021, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced its new remote identification rules and provisions that are intended to minimize risks to other aircraft, people, and property on the ground. Now, more than ever, drone safety has become a central topic as drone use becomes more widespread and their integration into the
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Ten Ohio companies will spin new drone technology out of their portfolios and into the defense and commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS) markets through the second cohort of the Dayton Region’s Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) Defense Accelerator.
The program seeks to help participating startups identify uses for their drone and UAS-focused technologies; move their technology products to market; position their companies to create jobs; and generate revenue and support growth of the regional economy.
The Accelerator is funded by the Departm
Parallax Advanced Research and the Air Force Research Laboratory innovate AI mapping of COVID in Ohio
For immediate release: June 2, 2021
Dayton, Ohio -- Research teams from Parallax Advanced Research and the Air Force Research Laboratory Autonomy Capability Team 3 (ACT3) are developing Opera, a multi-agent artificial intelligence system that simulates pandemic situations, represents affected entities, and tests pandemic variables to assess the spread of disease and its effects on a population.
The system simulates groups of people over time, representing them by models called “agents.” Researchers investigate their simulated interaction to predict how variables that describe the
Save the date for Launch Dayton Startup Week, September 13 - 16 Apply now for Early Risers: Startup Week Pitch Competition at Dayton’s premier entrepreneurship conference
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Dayton, Ohio -- Mark your calendars for the sixth annual Launch Dayton Startup Week on September 13-16, 2021 at the Dayton Arcade!
Startup Week brings together the thinkers, dreamers, doers, makers and entrepreneurs with resource providers, mentors, and peers. All experiences are welcome. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or new to the community, there is space for you to join.
This year, Launch Dayton Startup Week will be a blended conference that will offer both in-person and virtual attendance options. Sessions will be held in the Arcade
Parallax Advanced Research and Air Force Research Laboratory innovate novel machine learning technology to transcribe complex documents
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 20, 2021
Dayton, Ohio -- Parallax Advanced Research and the Air Force Research Laboratory Autonomy Capability Team 3, or ACT3, are developing a novel computer-based machine learning technology named Detextron. The innovation extracts information from complex documents containing signatures, lines of text and images and processes and transcribes it into a readable report. Detextron will first be used by ACT3 customers, such as the U.S. Office of Information Policy for fulfilling Freedom of Information Act requests.
From layout to format to the type of content
Parallax Advanced Research program helps Immobileyes win $50,000 in US Air Force funding for technology development
For immediate release: May 17, 2021
Kent, Ohio -- In April 2021, Immobileyes won a $50,000 AFWERX Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I award for their revolutionary laser defense system to be implemented on artificial intelligence-powered drones that can intervene in dangerous encounters by disrupting, delaying, and deterring an adversary upon detection. The Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment (APEX) program, managed by Parallax Advanced Research as a partnership intermediary for the Department of the Air Force, provided consulting to Immobileyes, resulting in the
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced final rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) effective April 21, 2021. The final rules address Remote ID requirements for drones, rules for flying drones over people and moving vehicles and flying drones at night. All the final rules are inextricably connected and must be adopted in their entirety.
UAS Remote ID Requirements
According to FAA, 14 CFR Parts 1, 11, 47, 48, 89, 91, and 107, the final rule on remote ID will require all drones operating in US airspace to have remote ID capability to address safety, national
For immediate release: May 3, 2021
MilesAhead Energy develops innovative fast-charging batteries to drive electric vehicles to the next level
DAYTON, OHIO — MilesAhead Energy, a company developing and commercializing solid-state batteries to power electric vehicles and enable electric aircraft, has been named the winner of the Early Risers Academy tech cohort pitch competition, held April 16, 2021. Early Risers Academy is a business-building bootcamp powered by Parallax Advanced Research on behalf of Launch Dayton, a collective of resource providers who support and promote entrepreneurs
Parallax Advanced Research APEX program and Air Force Research Laboratory to host Microelectronics Strategy Forum on May 11 – 13, 2021
Dayton, Ohio – Parallax Advanced Research and its Department of the Air Force program - the Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment, or - will host the Microelectronics Strategy Forum on May 11 through 13, 2021 in a virtual setting. The event is free of charge and sponsored by the Air Force Research Laboratory ( ). The event aims to gather representatives from academia, industry and the government to promote policies and activities that increase the number and success potential of students from high school through college for careers in microelectronics and related disciplines and
COLUMBUS, Ohio – In September 2020, necoTech won an AFWERX Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) $500,000 Phase II contract for their advanced asphalt repair technology to enhance Department of Defense (DoD) infrastructure uptime, response and durability. The U.S. Air Force Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment (APEX) program managed by Parallax Advanced Research provided consulting to necoTech, helping the start-up get selected for the highly competitive awards-based program that enables small businesses to explore technology potential within the defense arena.
necoTech is a
Online database will foster inclusion by preparing first-time company founders to efficiently engage with region’s wealth of entrepreneurial resources
Dayton, Ohio -- Parallax Advanced Research was awarded $750,000 last week to create the Launch Dayton Digital Toolkit, an online database of interactive videos and documents that will prepare first-time founders of new companies to tap into the community’s many resources for entrepreneurs.