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Our Mission

The Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment has the mission to connect universities, businesses and the government; build collaborations between these sectors; identify their transformational operational defense solutions and capabilities; and advance defense technology development for the Department of the Air Force. The APEX mission supports the United States Air Force Science & Technology 2030 Strategy.

APEX is a Partnership Intermediary Agreement between the Department of the Air Force and Parallax Advanced Research

Our Services

APEX creativity & innovation

Creativity & Innovation

Enable an innovation culture by identifying an individual's innovation strengths and preferences and building innovation programs and processes
Data analytics

Data Analytics

Identify collaborators, innovators and technology opportunities and active connection programs; and map, characterize and leverage global innovation ecosystems to accelerate solutions for Air Force challenges
apex education & training

Education & Training

Educate your organization's workforce with customized lessons based on your needs or learn about U.S. Air Force collaboration opportunities for science and technology development via APEX Massive Open Online Courses
apex national engagement

National Engagement

Build collaboration networks with innovators, technologists and researchers and connect them with the government for science and technology development
apex Organizational & Workforce Development

Organizational & Workforce Development

Develop your workforce and organization with workshops and tailored consulting that increase academic and industry engagement and partnerships with the Department of the Air Force
apex sbir/sttr process navigation

SBIR/STTR Process Navigation

Support entrepreneurial and academic researchers during their pursuit for U.S. Air Force SBIR/STTR funding, from pre-proposal to post-award, with team matchmaking and process navigation consulting
APEX technology pull

Technology Transition

Connect developing ideas with Department of the Air Force needs to facilitate technology transition

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