*Registration is made through specific location/date selected (See below for details)*
The Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) is traveling around Ohio in August and September to present the OFRN Information Session which will give an overview of the Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) and the soon to be released OFRN Round 4 RFP for the Sustaining Ohio's Aeronautical Readiness and Innovation in the Next Generation (SOARING 2.0) initiative.
- Gain an overview of the OFRN's Round 4 RFP for the Sustaining Ohio's Aeronautical Readiness and Innovation in the Next Generation (SOARING 2.0) initiative (45 min.)
- Acquire insight about the OFRN contracting process and how OFRN's dollars and contracts work (15 min.)
- Receive free grantsmanship training on going after federal research dollars (2hrs.)
Contracting personnel will have the opportunity to have in-depth discussions with an OFRN contracts officer.
Who should attend?
Researchers, businesses, and contracting agents interested in learning about the OFRN and the OFRN Round 4 SOARING 2.0 RFP should attend this informational briefing.
Location and Registration:
Check out the schedule to see a location near you. Click on the link for details and registration. There is no fee to attend. Space is limited. Register early.
August/September 2019 Schedule (select link for details):
Aug. 15 - Bowling Green State University -
Aug. 16 - Miami University -
Aug. 19 - Ohio University - https://www.ohiofrn.org/event/ofrn-information-session-ohio-university/
Aug. 23 - University of Cincinnati - https://www.ohiofrn.org/event/ofrn-information-session-university-of-cincinnati/
Aug. 26 - Youngstown State University - https://www.ohiofrn.org/event/ofrn-information-session-youngstown-state-university/
Sept. 10 - Heidelberg University -
Sept. 12 - Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) -
Ohio Federal Research Network Program Coordinator
In the Summer of 2018, OFRN awarded $6.3 million to four teams in support of unmanned aerial vehicle research and development. Funding was awarded under OFRN’s Sustaining Ohio’s Aeronautical Readiness and Innovation in the Next Generation (SOARING) initiative, OFRN’s third round of R&D funding. The SOARING initiative is designed to expand Ohio’s leadership in defense and commercial aerospace research, development, and sustainment of unmanned air systems, personal air vehicles, and logistics delivery air vehicles. SOARING funding leverages Ohio’s unique aerospace assets to assist recipients in overcoming critical technical barriers and challenges.