Dr. Pritesh Gandhi, DHS Chief Medical Officer provided a keynote, and four SVIP startups demonstrated their technologies, followed by a Global Perspectives on Pandemic Future Proofing panel discussion.
Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP)
Admiral Douglas Schofield, Assistant Commandant for Acquisition & Chief Acquisition Officer, United States Coast Guard (USCG) provided a keynote, and seven SVIP startups demonstrated their technologies, followed by an AI, Society's Collective Approach to Getting It Right panel discussion.
Tiana Laurence, General Partner at Seed Catalyst provided a keynote, and seven SVIP startups demonstrated their technologies, followed by a Choice and Global Interoperability panel discussion.
Day 1 kicked off with opening remarks from the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Undersecretary for Science & Technology (SOPDUSST) Kathryn Coulter Mitchell and a keynote address from Deputy Secretary John Tien. Eight SVIP startups demonstrated their technologies, followed by an Innovation in Aviation panel discussion.
Topic call seeks technologies and methods for resilience and wellness tools to identify and resolve issues before reaching crisis levels.
DHS S&T awarded $500,000 to Planck Aerosystems, Inc., for further testing and deployment of its autonomous small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operational settings.
Award enables S&T to explore new use cases for the MESA radar in counter-unmanned aircraft systems scenarios.
Virtual demonstration series on September 14–17, 2021, will showcase new technology solutions funded by its Silicon Valley Innovation Program.
Join S&T’s SVIP for the inaugural SVIP Demo Week: a virtual showcase of 26 SVIP-funded startups and their projects supporting DHS components.
DHS S&T's SVIP has awarded $105,877 in Phase 1 funding for Bloodstone Division, LLC’s development of an anti-viral disinfectant under the SVIP Emerging Needs: COVID-19 Response & Future Mitigation solicitation.