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Current S&T Opportunities

Open Opportunities

  • FY23 CAP Request for Information: The DHS Commercialization Accelerator Program (CAP) released its annual Request for Information for innovative federally funded research and development supporting the broad DHS mission and homeland security end users.  All federal laboratories, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers, and University Affiliated Research Centers are welcome to apply.  Applicants have until April 7, 2023, at 11:59 PM EDT to apply.

  • BIRD HLS 2023 Call for Proposals: The Israel – U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Homeland Security (BIRD HLS) program released its 2023 Call for Proposals seeking collaborative projects between U.S. and Israeli entities to develop advanced solutions for mission-critical homeland security needs in five topic areas. Proposals must include research and development cooperation between a U.S. and an Israeli entity to create innovative technologies leading to commercialization. Visit the BIRD website to learn how to apply. Executive Summaries are due by April 24, 2023.

  • The Long Range Broad Agency Announcements (LRBAA) has released the annual announcement of LRBAA topics. This announcement includes 16 new topics, three updated topics, and 13 enduring topics from six R&D priorities: securing aviation, securing borders, securing cyberspace, preventing terrorism, protecting from terrorist attacks, and managing incidents. 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. View open topics on the BAA portal.

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: 03/27/2023
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