BotFactory announced it has been selected by AFWERX for an SBIR Phase II in the amount of $1.25 million focused on Ultra-Fast Additive Manufacturing of Electronics with Correction and Validation to address the most pressing challenges in the Department of the Air Force (DAF).
The Air Force Research Laboratory and AFWERX have partnered to streamline the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) process by accelerating the small business experience through faster proposal to award timelines, changing the pool of potential applicants by expanding opportunities to small business and eliminating bureaucratic overhead by continually implementing process improvement changes in contract execution. The DAF began offering the Open Topic SBIR/STTR program in 2018 which expanded the range of innovations the DAF funded and now on July 25th, 2023, BotFactory will start its journey to create and provide innovative capabilities that will strengthen the national defense of the United States of America.
“This SBIR Phase II award from AFWERX represents a significant milestone for BotFactory Inc. It not only validates our leadership in Additive manufacturing of Electronics but also entrusts us with a vital role in enhancing the technological capabilities of the Department of the Air Force. We are committed to delivering innovative solutions that will strengthen the national defense infrastructure and look forward to a successful collaboration,” said Carlos Ospina, CEO, BotFactory.