In the Deconstructing SBIR webinar series, DHS’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program team breaks down particulars of the program and highlights opportunities for small businesses to work with S&T.
This success story highlights the DHS SBIR company Polestar Technologies, Inc., of Needham Heights, Massachusetts, which developed a portable system for stand-off detection of concealed explosives to detect and identify different types of explosives.
The 2019 Public-Private Analytic Exchange Program Subcommittees (Teams) conducted research and produced deliverables on topics related to homeland and national security that are of great interest to both public and private sector stakeholders.
Equipping the Homeland Security Enterprise with the intelligence and information needed to keep the Homeland safe, secure, and resilient.
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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Executive Assistant Commissioner Todd Owen addresses the role of CBP in maritime cargo security.
This week, we announced Exemplar, a pilot program for Department employees to get specialized, on-the-job training in the private sector. Through this new program, GS-11 through GS-15 employees in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) and the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will be detailed to for-profit private sector entities for hands-on experience in their fields.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Administration Assistant Commissioner Eugene Schied, CBP Human Resources Management Assistant Commissioner Linda Jacksta, and CBP Office of Field Operations Deputy Assistant Commissioner John Wagner address CBP’s progress in enhancing the security and facilitation of lawful trade and travel at the Nation’s ports of entry.
Today the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), along with eight other federal agencies, published a final rule that will provide new religious liberty protections for beneficiaries of federally funded social service programs, while also adding new protections for the ability of religious providers to compete for government funds on the same basis as any other private organization.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Deputy Assistant Commissioner John Wagner addresses CBP’s efforts to partner with stakeholders to secure and facilitate growing volumes of travel and trade.