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Opioid/Fentanyl Detection

The Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T’s) Opioid/Fentanyl Detection program is developing and evaluating advanced detection technologies and analytics to better target, interdict, and investigate illicit opioid and other narcotic smuggling into the U.S.

ST Opioid/Fentanyl Detection Fact Sheet

The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has established a program in collaboration with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to deliver improved drug detection capabilities.

Prize Winners Announced in $1.55M Challenge for New Solutions to Detect Opioids in International Mail

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) announced the grand prize winner and runner-up in the Opioid Detection Challenge, a $1.55 million global prize competition for rapid, nonintrusive detection tools that will help find illicit opioids in international mail.

News Release: Prize Winners Announced in $1.55M Opioid Challenge

Today, DHS S&T, the White House ONDCP, CBP, and USPIS announced the grand prize winner and runner-up in the Opioid Detection Challenge, a $1.55 million global prize competition for rapid, nonintrusive detection tools that will help find illicit opioids in international mail.

Media Advisory: Winning Opioid Detection Technology

DHS S&T in partnership with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) will announce the winning technologies in the Opioid Detection Challenge at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 12, 2019, at the DHS Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL) in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

S&T ClearAlert Fact Sheet

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) partnered with Clear Scientific (CS) to develop a wearable sensor that can quickly provide first responders with critical information related to the toxicity of their environment in the presence of aerosolized fentanils.

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