To support Executive Order 13985, Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities through the Federal Government, and the core mission of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) of maximizing prime and subcontracting opportunities for small businesses, the OSDBU is hosting its next virtual Vendor Outreach Matchmaking Event (VOME) on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 focusing on small businesses with socioeconomic status (HUBZone, Women-Owned, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, and Small Disadvantaged Businesses).
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Each year, the Department recognizes small business contractors and DHS staff for their exemplary performance from the prior fiscal year. This annual award recognition highlights the achievements of small businesses and small business advocates who provide crucial services to the Department in support of our various missions.
I am pleased to announce the recipients of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Small Business and Small Business Advocate Awards. Each year, the Department recognizes small business contractors and DHS staff for their exemplary performance from the prior fiscal year
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As a small business participating in this special U.S. Department of Homeland Security Vendor Outreach Session, you will have an opportunity to learn about subcontracting opportunities, explore potential mentoring relationships with large businesses, and present your core capabilities.
On July 6, 2021, DHS Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) hosted the Insights Outreach webinar featuring the DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program director, who shared insights about how small businesses can participate in the program and how technologies developed through SBIR can support DHS component technology needs.
On June, 2021, DHS Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) hosted the Insights Outreach webinar featuring Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) Program Manager and portfolio company partners sharing examples of successful partnerships and explaining how companies can build a successful R&D partnership with DHS and SVIP.
On May 4, 2021, DHS S&T hosted the Insights Outreach Navigation Workshop webinar featuring the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) Program Manager and CRADA partners.
Technologies developed with DHS funding may have significant commercial potential. To harness this potential, DHS grants licenses that allow a company to make, use, and/or sell DHS technologies in the commercial marketplace. The DHS Technology Transfer and Commercialization Program (T2C) maintains a list of DHS technologies available for licensing and manages all licensing activities for DHS.