The DHS SBIR Program awarded nearly $2 million in funding to two small businesses to develop an advanced, affordable, and compact handheld passenger screening device to help secure aviation against evolving threats.
DHS S&T issued a RFI on commercially available Blast Resistant Trash Receptacles (BRTRs) to be included in a market survey conducted by S&T’s NUSTL in New York.
DHS S&T is joining forces with the non-profit Beacon NGO to advance open source software capabilities for public safety.
DHS S&T is evaluating innovative ocean surveillance technology to support USCG’s mission of protecting maritime border shoreline, waterways, seaports, and other commercially navigable waters.
The H2Rescue is an innovative new truck that can bring power to a disaster scene, with zero emissions.
DHS S&T hosted a first-of-its-kind event to understand the product landscape of technologies that can assist in protecting the privacy of individuals appearing in photos and videos.
DHS SBIR Program recently awarded $997,526.67 to San Antonio, Texas-based SecureLogix to secure responders data against increased cyber threats.
DHS SBIR Program is seeking information in three topic areas to support DHS Component technology needs.
DHS S&T transitioned the Resilient Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Conformance Framework to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers to further refine into international industry standards.
DHS works tirelessly with its public transportation partners to help make transit systems safer while maintaining their efficiency.
NIST awarded $2,988,950 in a new round of funding for new interoperable communication systems for public safety through its SBIR program, Catalyst Communications Technologies of Forest, Virginia, was provided this Phase III award for commercialization of its interoperable communications solution.
DHS SBIR Program recently awarded funding to two small businesses to develop non-contact, inexpensive machine learning training and classification technologies.
DHS S&T’s SVIP has awarded $105,877 in Phase 1 funding for Bloodstone Division, LLC’s development of an anti-viral disinfectant under the SVIP Emerging Needs: COVID-19 Response & Future Mitigation solicitation.
S&T is preparing for future outbreaks/pandemics by investing in a new tech that can quickly discriminate between bacterial and viral infections so that the U.S. can triage patients and plan a response without delay.
DHS S&T is convening U.S. government research organizations for the Virtual Whole-of-Government R&D Showcase, a unique four-part virtual content series that kicks off today and will run through August.
S&T is studying how anhydrous ammonia behaves during a potential leak or spill, whether accidental or intentional, in order to inform planning efforts in communities across the nation.
DHS S&T is seeking white papers from industry, academia, laboratories, and the innovation community for research and development into 10 new first responder technology funding opportunities.
DHS S&T successfully tested four prototype technologies for early detection of wildfires in California this week.
DHS S&T partnered with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Think-A-Move to develop Automated Speech Recognition technology.
S&T maintains strong individual relationships with its bilateral partners—Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
DHS S&T collaborated with Higher Dimension Materials, Inc. (HDM) and North Carolina State University Textile Protect and Comfort Center to identify and develop the best materials with which to create a more durable and flexible glove for rescue hoist operations.
DHS S&T has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea (MOLIT), which authorizes the two countries to conduct a field demonstration of S&T-funded technology in civil aviation security.
Building a diverse, highly-skilled, technical workforce for the homeland security enterprise and beyond is a top priority for DHS S&T.
DHS S&T, in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard, invite innovators to submit solutions for a large capacity floating device to keep survivors out of the water during mass rescue operations.
DHS S&T announced today the selection of 18 teams from different Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) across the United States to participate in the 2021 Summer Research Team (SRT) program.
S&T collaborates with DHS experts to ensure that the food we eat and our agricultural supply are safe.
S&T is pushing the boundaries of technology, architecture, and industry partnerships to meet TSA’s current and future challenges and improve the screening experience for both travelers and screeners.
The Borders, Trade, and Immigration Institute (BTI), a DHS S&T Center of Excellence (COE) led by the University of Houston, recently released a report on the challenges posed by emerging technologies to cross-border e-commerce.
DHS S&T awarded $199,653 in Phase 1 funding to Farmspace Systems, LLC, a veteran-owned start-up based in Alamo, Tenn., to enhance its COVID Finder technology, a non-thermal detection COVID-19 screening method.
&T’s National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center designed and conducted a study to optimize methods for collecting and measuring very small amounts of Ebola virus in the air.
To keep pace with rapidly emerging technologies, DHS S&T is partnering with DEFENSEWERX (DWX), a nonprofit organization focused on cultivating ecosystems that enable the acceleration of innovative solutions to benefit the nation.
The deactivating effects of heat and sunlight on SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are consistent across different variants of the virus, according to new research from DHS S&T.
To develop capabilities to monitor the current COVID-19 pandemic and other future biological events, DHS S&T has awarded $199,648 to Mesur.io Inc., for analysis and reporting of outbreak-related data.
To help stimulate, promote, and support industrial research and development mutually beneficial to the United States and Israel, the Israel – U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Homeland Security (HLS) program is seeking proposals for collaborative projects to develop advanced homeland security technologies. The 2021 Call for Proposals is a joint initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the Israel Ministry of Public Security (MOPS).
A new exhibition opening at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry called Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes explores the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s evolution alongside society over the past 80 years. The collaboration between the museum and the genre makes sense, says Blair Davis.
S&T’s work with APCO and NRPC is an ongoing effort that has helped enhance public safety communication capabilities; through this partnership, S&T will continue to support CAPRAD improvements to improve spectrum licensing efforts and training for public safety.
DHS S&T awarded $959,305 to the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington (UW-APL) to bring together a group of experts and trusted entities to develop digital contact tracing (DCT) application (app) testing criteria.
DHS S&T today announced that Dignari, a woman-owned small business from Alexandria, Virginia as the grand-prize winner of the Digital Wallets Challenge.
DHS S&T awarded $775,000 to the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health to conduct research and evaluate the impact of the Department’s Blue Campaign.
DHS S&T announces today the recipients of Scientific Leadership Awards who will partner with S&T-supported COE to develop Homeland Security (HS) course content and creatively engage students and faculty in research relevant to the complex challenges faced by DHS and the Homeland Security Enterprise.
To support DHS research and development (R&D) technology needs, DHS S&T released its annual announcement of the LRBAA.
DHS S&T and CISA are jointly announcing the final two research and development (R&D) awards for the newly launched Secure and Resilient Mobile Network Infrastructure (SRMNI) project.
DHS S&T is announcing that the QuickRoute app is available for responders to download.
S&T Past Research with anthrax bacteria, Ebola virus and other pathogens informs current and future pandemic response.
DHS S&T AWARDS $153K in phase 1 funding to small business for maritime object tracking technology.
DHS S&T is conducting research to learn more about these interactions, with a focus on de-escalation methods.
DHS S&T SVIP announces $196,880 in Phase 1 funding to Deep North, a start-up based in Foster City, California, to apply video analytics to airport screening processes to help minimize exposure and contact between Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) and passengers.
DHS S&T announced today it has published the Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Integrity Library and Epsilon Algorithm Suite to protect against Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) spoofing, or deceiving a Global Positioning System (GPS) device through false signals.
DHS S&T SVIP announces $199,950 in Phase 1 funding to Lauretta AI, LLC, a start-up based in Arlington, Massachusetts, to adapt their video analytic solution to meet TSA’s needs.
DHS S&T recently conducted a virtual training on its Team Awareness Kit (TAK) that provides such features as video sharing, location tracking of fire equipment, fire perimeters from aircraft, and fire model forecasts.