Posted on Apr 15, 2021

Justine Blank

Justine Blank is the co-founder and vice president at Engineering Products of Ohio LLC, or EPI - a high-tech startup in Youngstown, Ohio. EPI recently won a $150,000 U.S. Air Force Agility Prime Phase I award to advance her technology for U.S. Air Force application. Blank participated in the Department of the Air Force Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment, or   , program managed by Parallax Advanced Research. The program provides small businesses, startups and academics free navigation, team matchmaking and consulting on Department of the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (

Posted on Apr 12, 2021

Parallax Advanced Research press release


Dayton, Ohio -- The winter 2021 Early Risers Academy general and tech cohorts will see 17 founders pitch their budding companies for prize money and support in the coming weeks.  

The Early Risers Academy program is managed by Launch Dayton partner Parallax Advanced Research with funding from the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment & Ohio Third Frontier’s Entrepreneurial Services Provider program. 

“From Air Force and university research labs to urban kitchens and garages, innovation is a force in the Dayton region,” program

Posted on Apr 7, 2021

Air Force

Morgantown, West Virginia –In October 2019, IconicAir won an Small Business Technology Transfer ;(STTR) $700,000 Phase II contract for their SaaS platform that maps and analyzes emissions data in one software solution. The Department of the Air Force Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment program, or , provided process navigation and consulting to IconicAir throughout their Phase I proposal and Phase II application processes. services helped the start-up achieve selection in the highly competitive awards-based program that enables small businesses to explore technology

Posted on Apr 5, 2021

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DAYTON, Ohio – Parallax Advanced Research’s U.S. Air Force Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment, or APEX, program was given the opportunity to partner with the Dayton Regional STEM School located in Kettering, Ohio on their inaugural Virtual Career Fair that took place on February 25th.

Early in the school year, the STEM School made the decision to host the career fair virtually due to COVID-19. Parallax’s APEX was invited to showcase a virtual booth that included videos, information on the company and its programs, and a live chat feature where students could ask questions.


Posted on Apr 5, 2021

Dennis Andersh
Whether you grew up watching the Jetson’s animated television series or saw the 1990 “Jetsons: The Movie,” you will remember that George Jetson and his family zipped through the air or space in flying cars. At the time, viewers like me thought that flying cars were both a wildly impossible aspiration and a joke; they were never going to exist in real life. Fast forward to 2021 and flying cars are a reality.

Posted on Mar 26, 2021

Parallax press mentions
FREMONT, CA: The City of Hilliard, GhostWave, Inc., LIFT Aircraft, and Parallax Advanced Research is talking about the possibility of implementing a new, life-saving advanced air mobility (AAM) technology on Ohio's first flying car.

Posted on Mar 24, 2021

Parallax press mentions
DAYTON, Ohio — In April 2019, the Department of the Air Force launched its Science and Technology 2030 Strategy which lays a path forward for the Department of the Air Force science and technology ecosystem to rapidly develop warfighting capabilities. As a result, the Department of the Air Force invested in programs and tools to assist small businesses, innovators, entrepreneurs, academics and anyone with a useful idea for the warfighter with applying for Department of the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) and AFWERX/AFVentures