We are committed to developing needed science and technology for Ohio and the Nation
Parallax recognizes that there is a connection between technological prowess and national advancement. That is why we have helped to establish various government, academia, and small business-motivated science and technology enhancement programs to do exactly that: enhance science and technology for the Nation. The effectiveness of these government-led programs administered by Parallax is that they are well-defined and align with national science and technology strategies and goals, particularly as they affect the academic and small business sectors. The goal of these programs is to connect the government and private sectors and contribute to the improvement of the entire innovation to impact spectrum in Ohio and the Nation.
Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment (APEX)
APEX is a Department of the Air Force (DAF) partnership intermediary program cultivating innovation for the DAF by expanding the American research enterprise through academic, industry and government collaborations. The APEX program eliminates barriers in accelerating the transition of science and technology solutions into transformational DAF operational capabilities. The program was established in 2019.
Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN)
OFRN is a State of Ohio-focused research and development program that was established by Parallax and the Ohio Department of Higher Education in 2014. OFRN's mission is to stimulate Ohio's innovation economy by funding R&D projects that meet federal laboratory requirements and build statewide university and industry collaborations.
Parallax is a founding partner of Launch Dayton: a collaborative entrepreneurial support effort with programmatic roots dating back to 2015. Parallax’s Launch Dayton team supports Dayton Region entrepreneurs by cultivating an easily accessible resource environment, creating high-caliber programming and by building a network of champions, mentors and resource providers that help entrepreneurs succeed.