Galvanize, a provider of data science and software engineering training, has announced it was awarded a Phase I SBIR contract to accelerate the software engineering technical skills of the United States Air Force (USAF), the company said.
With this contract, Galvanize will engage with the USAF and AFWERX, the Air Force´s technology accelerator and innovation hub, in a pilot to integrate Galvanize´s accelerated learning technology and training to upskill active-duty airmen.
Galvanize´s proprietary curriculum, paired with its world-class instructional team, will create the needed technical talent to allow US warfighters to respond rapidly to changing technology and increase their focus on the mission.
Galvanize is a learning community for technology with eight physical campuses across the US where innovative startups, aspiring students, and large enterprises benefit from a unique technology ecosystem. Galvanize offers the Galvanize Data Science and Hack Reactor Software Engineering immersive bootcamps that propel careers and help individuals thrive in the digital economy. In addition to its physical campuses, Galvanize offers full-time and part-time immersive bootcamps to individuals remotely, and tailored workforce training to enterprise clients to address each of their unique needs. With 8,000+ graduates, Galvanize alumni have gone on to bring their talents to over 2,250 companies.
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and AFWERX have partnered to streamline the Small Business Innovation Research process in an attempt to speed up the experience, broaden the pool of potential applicants and decrease bureaucratic overhead. Beginning in SBIR 18.2, and now in 19.3, the Air Force has begun offering ´Special´ SBIR topics that are faster, leaner and open to a broader range of innovations.