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DHS Announces FY20 Small Business Innovation Research Topics

Topics for the new DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 20.1 Pre-Solicitation have been released. The Pre-Solicitation contains 11 topic descriptions, nine from the DHS S&T and two from CWMD Office.
15-Nov-2019 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

DHS Awards $199K for Blockchain Credential Lifecycle Management

DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $199,984.00 to Digital Bazaar based in Blacksburg, Virginia, to develop blockchain security technology.
15-Nov-2019 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

DHS Awards $181K for Flexible Decentralized Digital Credentials

DHS S&T has awarded $181,392 to SICPA Product Security, LLC based in Springfield, VA to develop a solution for credential issuers to manage and verify digital credentials that are the secure digital equivalent to secure physical credentials without...
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DHS S&T, National Pork Board Collaborate Against African Swine Fever

DHS S&T and the National Pork Board entered into a collaborative agreement to assess potential methods to disinfect and decontaminate surfaces from African Swine Fever (ASF) virus.
13-Nov-2019 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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U.S. and UK Celebrate 15 Years of Partnership

DHS S&T marked the 15-year anniversary of cooperation with the United Kingdom for collaborative research and development efforts aimed at both nations’ mutual homeland security challenges.
13-Nov-2019 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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An Exercise in Collaboration - What to Do if There was an African Swine Fever Epidemic in the U.S.

Last year DHS S&T intensified vaccine research efforts in collaboration with USDA by creating an African Swine Fever Task Force, based out of the S&T PIADC in New York state. The Task Force’s primary focus is on developing a vaccine and improving...
12-Nov-2019 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

DHS Awards 159K for Infrastructure to Prevent Credential Fraud

DHS S&T has awarded $159,040 to Learning Machine Technologies, Inc. based in New York, to develop blockchain security technology to prevent credential fraud.
12-Nov-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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U.S. Border Patrol Agents Leverage Emerging S&T Tech to Ensure the Security of Our Nation’s Borders

DHS S&T recently collaborated with the USBP and FLETC to deliver a multi-part solution by implementing innovative tools and capabilities that enable USBP agents to leverage the knowledge, skills, and abilities of expert trackers (professionals...
8-Nov-2019 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites


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“Virtual Internet” Tests Software Solutions for Real World Problems

Developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD), the DETER testbed, described as the “Internet in a box” or a “virtual Internet,” provides a safe and secure option...
21-Oct-2014 2:40 PM EDT

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The mission of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate is to strengthen America’s security and resiliency by providing knowledge products and innovative technology solutions for the Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE).

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Ethan Alpern
External Affairs Specialist

ethanjalpern@gmail.com

Lindsey Backhaus
Special Assistant to S&T OCC

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