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SBIR First Responder Showcase 2024

Upcoming Event DHS SBIR First Responder Showcase July 9 and 10, 1- 3 PM ET

The DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program invites you to attend the virtual SBIR First Responder Showcase. This two-day webinar series on July 9 - 10, 2024, from 1 – 3 p.m. E.T., will showcase small business innovators developing 10 new technologies to keep our nation’s frontline workers, emergency managers, and incident commanders better protected, connected, and prepared to safeguard the homeland and respond to disasters. Visit the registration page to RSVP for the webinar.

With technology needs ranging from public safety communications and operational support to chem/bio detection, it is vital to keep our nation’s first responders equipped with the tools and capabilities they need to carry out their mission. DHS works with members of all first responder disciplines—law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services and emergency management officials, as well as innovators and industry—to develop innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges faced by first responders as they respond to hazardous situations. Register to join us and learn how SBIR awardees are innovating for first responder technology needs.

For a list of participating SBIR companies and presentations, see below.

First Responder Showcase Agenda 

Day 1 | Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Technology Small Business Time
Welcome Remarks from Dusty Lang DHS SBIR Program 1:00 PM
Vehicle Infectious Diseases Protection MagPlasma Inc 1:10 PM
MATCH - Hoax Maritime Distress Call Detection Vadum Inc. 1:30 PM
Yotta Tracking System Yotta Navigation 1:50 PM
5G & Wi-Fi 6/6E Coexistence for Secure Federal Networks Palindrome Technologies 2:10 PM
Broadband Interoperability Platform Catalyst Communications Technologies 2:30 PM
Closing Remarks from Dusty Lang DHS SBIR Program 2:50 PM

Day 2 | Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Technology Small Business Time
Welcome Remarks from Dusty Lang DHS SBIR Program 1:00 PM
A Step Towards Agent Agnostic Detection of Biological Hazards Novateur Research Solutions 1:10 PM
Digital Paging Over Public Television Device Solutions Inc. 1:30 PM
High Throughput Non-Ionizing Contraband Screening with Transmission Line Tomography Spectrohm, Inc 1:50 PM
Improved Curved Transparent Ceramic Structural Components Surmet Corporation 2:10 PM
Embedded Credential Protector (ECP) for Frontline Credential Verification Intelligent Payload Solutions, Inc. 2:30 PM
Closing Remarks from Dusty Lang DHS SBIR Program 2:50 PM

About the DHS SBIR Program

DHS uses the SBIR program to fund the development of innovative solutions to help address homeland security needs. SBIR is an excellent opportunity for agile, innovative small businesses to support and advance homeland security technologies. Administered by DHS Science & Technology Directorate, the DHS SBIR Program supports a full spectrum of SBIR initiatives serving all DHS components. For more information about the DHS SBIR Program, visit the program portal at https://oip.dhs.gov/sbir/public or email STSBIR.Program@hq.dhs.gov

Last Updated: 07/15/2024
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