On June 12, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign announced a new partnership with the world’s largest airline pilot union, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), along with the Department of Transportation (DOT) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to fight human trafficking through the Blue Lightning Initiative (BLI). Through an interactive training module, ALPA pilots can access the resources needed to help protect the basic right of freedom and bring those who exploit human lives to justice.
The DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) team will be participating in the SBIR Road Tour.
21st Century threats are crossing traditional fields and domains, which is why DHS S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program is at IoT World -- the intersection of industries and IoT innovation. Join S&T in booth #1248 (near Ecosystem Center Stage) to discuss how people, technology, and capital offer high impact solutions to hometown security challenges, and how innovations in procurement are allowing us to streamline the bringing of new tech into government.
S&T has a number of tools for working with many different kinds of private sector entities. The “Innovation Programs & Tools” booklet outlines the process, eligibility, timeline, and how to apply for each of our tools. We also identify the stage(s) of technology development we seek for each tool.
On December 7, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new industry partnership between the DHS Blue Campaign – the unified voice for DHS’s efforts to combat human trafficking – and United Airlines.
DHS Prize Competition 17-01
The new approach simplifies the application process, more clearly defines homeland security needs, and increases communication throughout the process. Overall, S&T reduced the time from submission to award by more than five months.
DHS Prize Competition 16-01
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T), in collaboration with the Office of Health Affairs National Biosurveillance Integration Center, has called upon data innovators from a wide variety of fields—from data science, to civic tech, to epidemiology—to develop concepts for novel uses of existing data that will identify signals and achieve timelier alerts for biothreats in our cities and communities.
Analytic deliverables from the 2018 cycle of the Analytic Exchange Program