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Deconstructing SBIR "Who Understood the Assignment"

Deconstructing SBIR: 23.1 Solicitation

“Who Understood the Assignment?” 
December 13, at 2 p.m. ET

Join the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program on Tuesday, December 13, at 2 p.m. ET, for our Deconstructing SBIR: 23.1 Solicitation “Who Understood the Assignment?” webinar. Small business innovators should attend this event to learn more about the 23.1 Solicitation and how to partner with DHS.

This event features a Fireside Chat with SBIR Program Director Dusty Lang, and Sarah Todd, Acquisition, Policy, and Legislation (APL) Executive Director from DHS’s Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO). The audience will have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A with SBIR Program leadership. Register here to reserve your spot. 


  • Opening Remarks and Program Introduction - Dusty Lang, SBIR Program Director
  • Fireside Chat with Dusty Lang and Sarah Todd, APL Executive Director, DHS OCPO
  • Review of the 23.1 Solicitation – Dusty Lang SBIR Program Director
  • The DHS topics in the 23.1 SBIR Pre-Solicitation are:
    • DHS231-001 - Accurate and Real-time Hardware-assisted Detection of Cyber Attacks
    • DHS231-002 - Air Cargo Manifest Analysis to Aid Screeners
    • DHS231-003 - First Responder Credentialing
    • DHS231-004 - Machine Learning Based Integration of Alarm Resolution Sensors
    • DHS231-005 - Mission Critical Services Server-to-Server Communication, voice communications, 3GPP-Standards
    • DHS231-006 - Reduced Order Modeling of Critical Infrastructure Protect Surfaces
    • DHS231-007 - Theoretical Classification Methodologies to Enable Detection with Predicted Signatures
  • Live Q&A

About SBIR

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, without the need for previous federal contracting experience or knowledge. If you are a small business, women-owned small business, or disadvantaged small business find out how you can work with us. 

For more information about the DHS S&T SBIR Program, visit the program portal at https://oip.dhs.gov/sbir/public or email STSBIR.Program@hq.dhs.gov.

Last Updated: 12/16/2022
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