SP Global is part of a unique technology commercialization consortium that supports U. S. Department of Defense mandates to increase transfer of technologies from government laboratories into the civilian marketplace. A significant source of technology for the consortium is the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), a $4 billion technology powerhouse, that operates as the Air Force’s only organization wholly dedicated to leading the discovery, development and integration of technologies for air, space and cyberspace forces. Consortium participants working in collaboration with SP Global include:
The Wright Brothers Institute (WBI) – Partners with the AFRL to energize world-class R&D collaboration and technology innovation and stimulate a vibrant industrial base through the transfer of technology from AFRL to business and the private sector.
The Tec^Edge Ventures (TEV) – Is managed by partners from WBI and SP Global. The TEV facilitates the rapid transfer of technologies developed by AFRL and its R&D partners, to commercialize their products and innovations.