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Current S&T Opportunities

Open Opportunities

  • SVIP Topic Calls: DHS S&T Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) has the following open topic calls. These solicitations seek technical capabilities that could serve the mission needs of operational components and programs.
    • Software Supply Chain Visibility Tools: seeks technology that will enable stakeholder visibility into software supply chains and new risk assessment capabilities. The deadline is October 3, 2022 @ 12 noon PT.
    • Securing Soft Targets: Seeking help securing soft targets and reducing the number of attacks on vulnerable areas. The deadline is August 29, 2022 @ 12 noon PT.
    • Flood Data Collection & Analysis: Seeking to aid in acquiring real time flood data analysis. The deadline is September 2, 2022 @ 12 noon PT.
  • Israel- U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Cyber program 2022 Call for Proposals seeks cooperative projects between two companies, or between a company and a university, or research institution—one from the U.S. and one from Israel—leading to demonstrations and pilot implementation of innovative technologies. Proposals must include research and development cooperation between a U.S. and an Israeli entity to create innovative technologies that lead to commercialization. 

  • The Long Range Broad Agency Announcements (LRBAA) is a standing, open invitation to the scientific and technical communities to propose novel ideas that address the high-priority needs of DHS Components. DHS S&T's annual announcement of the LRBAA calls out 17 topics, including four new topics, three updated topics, and ten enduring topics. View open topics on the BAA portal.

  • Homeland Security Startup Studio (HSSS) Supported by FedTech, the Homeland Security Startup Studio pairs entrepreneurs with federally-funded technologies to explore opportunities to create new ventures that serve the needs of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the commercial sector. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will be considered for the 2023 cohort. Visit the program page to learn more.

Innovation Funding Programs

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.

Traditional Acquisition Mechanisms

A number of resources provide access to open acquisition opportunities through https://www.sam.gov/SAM/ including acquisitions specific to DHS. In addition, the Government Acquisition & Grants Portal helps more than 100,000 vendors and grant applicants, find, respond to and win opportunities for contracts, grants, and other types of assistance funding.

Search for grant opportunities on Grants.gov.

Last Updated: 07/22/2022
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