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Current S&T Funding 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.

    • 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. Register for our Flood Data Collection & Analysis Industry Day to learn more! The deadline is September 2, 2022 @ 12 noon PT.
  • Battery-Powered Vehicle Extrication Tools Request for Information: The DHS S&T National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) released a request for information (RFI) seeking commercially available vehicle extrication tools for emergency responders to rescue people trapped in cars. NUSTL is looking for information on battery-powered spreading, cutting, and spreading/cutting combination vehicle extrication tools. This information will be included in a market survey report. Interested parties have until 5:00 p.m. EST, May 30, 2022 to submit information. View the RFI on Sam.gov

  • 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. The current cohort culminates in the Converge 2022 webinar on July 13, 2022, at 1 p.m. ET. This is an opportunity for the public to view the work of our participating teams over the past several months and their plans to commercialize the technologies post-studio. Registration is now open.

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: 05/16/2022
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