An important part of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) mission is to develop, implement, improve-upon, and ensure the effectiveness of cutting-edge screening equipment and protocols that help protect the traveling public.
Science and Technology
The Office of National Laboratories, within the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), coordinates the communication of Homeland Security Enterprise capability gaps and requirements to the networked laboratory capabilities available to both DHS and DOE.
African Swine Fever (ASF) is a high-threat foreign animal disease that is highly transmissible and results in up to 100% mortality in swine.
Seeking to support first responders by providing the information they need to make smart decisions when purchasing night vision technologies, DHS S&T has released a new Request for Information.
I’m thankful for the hard work S&T has been doing across the board to make a difference for our stakeholders and to protect our nation and those who serve it.
S&T’s innovation funding programs often have open solicitations that incentivize industry to help solve critical homeland security challenges. Visit our Funding Innovation page or go directly to the program pages to learn more about processes, eligibility, timelines, and how to apply.
OIP’s industry engagement, outreach, and awareness efforts focus on communicating S&T’s partnership opportunities and homeland security R&D needs to industry.
DHS S&T's Master Question List is updated every week with the latest trustworthy COVID-19 information and data relevant to weathering the pandemic.
On December 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. EST, the DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is hosting a webinar to help small business innovators understand the DHS SBIR proposal process and relay important information for the 21.1 Solicitation.
The U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development Homeland Security (BIRD HLS) program is a joint initiative funded by DHS S&T and the Israel Ministry of Public Security (MOPS) and managed by the BIRD Foundation.