Wright State Applied Research Corporation


The Wright State Applied Research Corporation (WSARC) was established in 2011 to provide a separate efficient and effective contracting, grant, and research administration services to Wright State Research Institute (WSRI), Wright State University (WSU), and the state of Ohio.

Core Services

WSARC services include:

  • Business development
  • Total cost accounting and recovery
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)-based contracting support for large contracts
  • Security support for classified contracts and facilities, and special facilities compliant with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to support ITAR performance-based contracts.

Board of Directors

Composition of WSARC Board of Directors At all times, the number of elected Directors independent of and unrelated to WSU will exceed the number of Directors who are related to WSU. The WSARC Code of Regulations currently provides that the Board of Directors of WSARC will consist of the following: The President of WSU, or […]

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The Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) seeks to leverage the strength of Ohio’s world-class public and private research universities, industry, and it’s uniquely valuable federal labs, to help revitalize the state’s economy for the 21st century. Learn more about OFRN

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Reports & Documents

 View reports and documents such as the Affiliation Agreement between WSARC and WSU and the WSARC Code of Regulations

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Latest Press Releases

February 18, 2019

WSRI Team Successfully Flies Multiple Different UAS with a Single Operator

(Dayton, OH) A team from Wright State Research Institute (WSRI) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) spent two weeks in September working in the restricted air space at Camp Atterbury, Indiana testing advanced concepts for single operator con...
Autonomous Cars

June 11, 2018

Ohio Researchers from Academia, Government and Business Work to Create More Trust in Autonomous Systems

Autonomous vehicles are increasingly becoming part of the public discourse. Last year, Ohio passed legislation to allow autonomous delivery robots on sidewalks and just this past month, Governor John Kasich signed an executive order to fast track the...

February 27, 2018

Wright State Research Institute wins DARPA cooperative agreement

The Wright State Research Institute (WSRI) has been awarded a cooperative agreement from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for up to $3.5 million as part of a fundamental research project to improve knowledge of the capabilities a...