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DHS SBIR First Responders Showcase 2023

DHS Small Business Innovation Research. First Responder Showcase. August 1 & 2, 2023 PM ET. DHS Science and Technology seal.

DHS’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program invites you to attend the virtual SBIR First Responder Showcase. This two-day webinar series on August 1 -2, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET, will showcase small business innovators developing new technologies to keep first responders, emergency managers, and incident commanders better protected, connected, and prepared to safeguard the homeland and respond to disasters.

Register to Attend

Our nation’s first responders are a vital component to keeping our nation safe. DHS works hand-in-hand 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 solutions to the most pressing challenges they face as they respond to hazardous situations. Register today and learn how SBIR awardees are responding to first responder technology needs.

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


DAY 1 | Tuesday, August 1

Technology Small Business Time
Welcome Remarks from Dusty Lang DHS Science and Technology 1:00 – 1:10
Multiplexed Biothreat Detection with Fieldable Mass Spectrometry Zeteo Tech, Inc. 1:10 – 1:30
Rapid Infection Screening via Exhalation (RISE): A Breathalyzer Platform for Early Detection of Viral Respiratory Infection N5 Sensors 1:30 – 1:50
System for Collective Protection of Vehicle Occupants from Transmission of Infectious Diseases MagPlasma, Inc. 1:50 - 2:10
Interferometric Reflectance Imaging Sensor for Rapid Multiplexed Biothreat Detection Physical Sciences, Inc. 2:10 - 2:30
Security Mitigation Assessment of Risks and Threats (SMART) Software for Soft Targets and Crowded Places (ST-CP) Karagozian & Case Inc. 2:30 - 2:50
Closing Remarks from Dusty Lang DHS Science and Technology 2:50 - 3:00

DAY 2 | Wednesday, August 2

Technology Small Business Time
Welcome Remarks from Dusty Lang DHS Science and Technology 1:00 – 1:10
An Architecture to Secure NG9-1-1 Multimedia Content SecureLogix 1:10 – 1:30
Emergency Digital Paging over Public Television (eDPPT) Device Solutions Inc. 1:30 – 1:50
Embedded Credential Protector (ECP) for Frontline Credential Verification Intelligent Payload Solutions, Inc. 1:50 - 2:10
Development of an Agnostic Machine Learning Platform for Spectroscopy (AMPS) Alakai Defense Systems 2:10 - 2:30
Hermetically Sealed Extreme Terrain Search and Rescue Vehicle (HERMES) Triton Systems 2:30 - 2:50
Closing Remarks from Dusty Lang DHS Science and Technology 2:50 - 3:00

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 the 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

DHS Small Business Innovation Research.
Last Updated: 08/04/2023
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