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HSWERX Homeland Security Innovation Hub

HSWERX, the Homeland Security Innovation Hub, is a unique platform designed to address DHS challenges and increase the effectiveness of DHS innovation and commercialization activities. HSWERX complements the department’s R&D activities by enabling the rapid discovery, engagement, and acceleration of innovative solutions for the safety and security of the homeland.

The Innovation Hub provides a mechanism to connect DHS stakeholders with subject matter experts from industry, academia, and national labs through one or more events tailored to a specific DHS problem set. The Hub is operated by DEFENSEWERX and managed by the Technology Transfer & Commercialization Branch.

Hub Mechanisms

Collaboration Events (CE)

Government, industry, academia, national labs, and non-traditional performers ideate on and refine a DHS need or requirement. Results may lead to future Assessment Events.

Assessment Events (AE)

HSWERX leverages its ecosystem to attract best-of-breed solutions through selected demonstrations and one-on-one discussions between solution providers and DHS end users.

More information on HSWERX can be viewed in the HSWERX 2023 Year in Review report.



For any questions, please email: t2c@hq.dhs.gov.

Last Updated: 06/25/2024
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