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ISC East 2022

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is investing in ways to ensure the Department’s security needs are addressed. On November 16 and17, S&T will be at the ISC East Conference in New York, New York, to engage innovators, speak on the Bridge Stage as part of a panel on first responder tech, and discuss partnership opportunities.

Meet with S&T at booth #1110 in the Javits Center, NYC, Nov. 16 and17, 2022.

Hear S&T Speak!

Join S&T’s subject matter experts live on the Bridge Stage on Thursday, November 17, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., as they talk about engaging innovators to advance homeland security and first responder needs. Read more on our panel: Engaging Innovators to Build Partnerships and Advance Homeland Security and First Responder Technology Needs

Dusty Lang
DUSTY LANG—Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Director and Long-Range Broad Agency Announcement Program Manager, DHS S&T
Paul McDonagh
PAUL McDONAGH—First Responder Portfolio Manager, DHS S&T
Alice Hong
ALICE HONG—National Urban Security Technology Laboratory Director, DHS S&T

Register today for ISC East 2022!


The DHS S&T National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) works side-by-side with first responders to effectively plan and execute tests, evaluations, and assessments of existing and emerging technologies and equipment. NUSTL produces focus group reports, assessment reports, market survey reports, technotes, application notes, guides, handbooks and other types of knowledge products through its System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders (SAVER) program. These knowledge products provide emergency responders with information to inform their operational and procurement decisions.

NUSTL's 5-year Strategic Plan

This strategic plan outlines the high-level goals and strategies that the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) will pursue to keep pace with evolving first responder needs as it works to address emerging threats across the nation.

S&T Partnership Guide

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Want to learn how you can get started to work with S&T? Our Partnership Guide is a great resource to navigate our partnership opportunities and research and development needs. This guide includes important information that will hope you get started, specifically:

  • How S&T supports the full lifecycle of innovation for DHS, including engaging with innovators and other partners, developing and adapting solutions, and supporting the transfer and commercialization of capabilities to homeland security end users
  • Five key mission-focused areas and detailed descriptions of priority RDT&E needs
  • S&T’s partnership pathways, collaboration opportunities, and innovation funding programs to sponsor cutting-edge technology and capability development
  • How you can connect with S&T given your organization type and interests

Follow S&T on TwitterFacebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram for updates on when our #ISCEast panel discussions will take place, and to stay informed about our work!

Last Updated: 01/24/2024
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