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DHS SBIR Webinar—Deconstructing SBIR: But Wait There's More!

Deconstructing SBIR: But Wait There’s More! “Learn about New and Improved Outreach Ventures” in a blue box to the left of a orange and purple cityscape image.

Join the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program for the Deconstructing SBIR: But Wait There’s More! webinar on Thursday, June 20, 2024, at 2 p.m., EST. Attendees will hear from the newest member of the DHS SBIR team, Outreach Manager Connie Benesh, who will speak about her role and the ways in which the DHS SBIR program is engaging new and innovative small businesses to promote awareness of the program, resources for small businesses, and goals for the future.

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Ms. Benesh will be joined by special guest, Dr. Jenny Servo, the founder and president of Dawnbreaker, for a fireside chat on Phase 0 followed by a live Q&A. Launched in fall 2023, Phase 0 is a new initiative that collaborates with individuals and organizations committed to diversifying the science and engineering workforce to engage new innovators to participate in the DHS SBIR Program and learn how to access assistance. The program also develops resources that can be used by all potential offerors to learn more about the DHS mission needs and the SBIR submission process. Learn about the latest efforts with Phase 0 and how DHS SBIR is working to bring the program to more communities across the nation. The full agenda is below.

Agenda—Deconstructing SBIR: But Wait There’s More!

June 20 | 2 - 3 p.m. EST

  • Opening Remarks, DHS SBIR Outreach Manager Connie Benesh
  • 2024 Outreach Ventures
  • Fireside Chat on New Phase 0 Efforts with Connie Benesh and Dr. Jenny Servo
  • Live Q&A

About the DHS SBIR Program

DHS uses the SBIR program to fund the development of innovative solutions to help address homeland security needs. SBIR is an excellent opportunity for agile, innovative small businesses to support and advance homeland security technologies. Administered by DHS Science & Technology Directorate, the DHS SBIR Program supports a full spectrum of SBIR initiatives serving all DHS components. For more information about the DHS SBIR Program, visit the program portal at https://oip.dhs.gov/sbir/public or email STSBIR.Program@hq.dhs.gov

Last Updated: 06/25/2024
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