Hosted by the DHS S&T Office of Industry Partnerships, Insights Outreach is a monthly webinar series about navigating S&T partnership opportunities for the innovation community, including small businesses and startups, interested in doing business with S&T. Join Industry Partnerships to learn about S&T partnership opportunities, DHS mission needs, and alternative paths to funding to help get the best homeland security solutions to market faster.
The 2021 webinar series found below covers a variety of program explorations, engagement and contracting opportunities, innovative technology demonstrations, and commercialization success stories from the community working with S&T. Hear from OIP program managers, partners across S&T, and DHS component customers as they help you navigate the path to potential partnership with S&T.
How to Work with S&T, February 2, 2021
This Fireside Chat featuring Industry Partnerships Director Megan Mahle and S&T Industry Liaison Dee Parker, highlighted S&T's unique innovation funding programs and current opportunities to adapt, develop, and commercialize your technologies in support of DHS missions. View the February 2 webinar recording and access the How to Work with S&T presentation brief!
Navigation Workshop | Engage with S&T and Industry Liaisons, March 2, 2021
This webinar featured DHS Industry Liaisons from S&T, FEMA, and CBP as they explained the role of Industry Liaisons, provided insights on how to forge connections with DHS, and discussed the resources available to you. View the March 2 webinar recording and access the Engage with S&T and Industry Liaisons presentation brief!
Program Exploration | Finding Your Way Through LRBAA, April 6, 2021
This webinar featured DHS S&T’s Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA) Program Manager and DHS office Topic Managers in a discussion about the latest release of new topics and how to use the LRBAA Program to work with S&T to fulfill the DHS’s research and development needs. View the April 6 webinar recording and access the Finding Your Way Through LRBAA presentation brief!
Navigation Workshop | Partnering with DHS using CRADAs, May 4, 2021
In this webinar the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) Program Manager and CRADA partners provided examples of successful partnerships and explained how you can create a successful R&D partnership with DHS using this tool! View the May 4 webinar recording and access the Partnering with DHS using CRADAs presentation brief!
Innovative Solutions | SVIP Startup Spotlights, June 1, 2021
In this Fireside Chat, we provided examples of how the Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) harnesses emerging technologies from the startup community for homeland security use—expanding DHS S&T’s reach to find new technologies that strengthen national security working with government, venture capital, entrepreneurs, and startups to find cutting-edge solutions. View the June 1 webinar recording and access the SVIP Startup Spotlights presentation brief!
Program Exploration | Getting Onboard with SBIR, July 6, 2021
In this webinar, the DHS SBIR Director shared insights about how small businesses can participate in the program and how technologies developed through SBIR can support DHS component technology needs. View the July 6 webinar recording and access the Getting Onboard with SBIR presentation brief!
S&T Spotlight | Building Partnerships Through Innovation and Collaboration, September 7, 2021
S&T’s Office of Innovation & Collaboration (I&C) leverages a broad network of other government agencies, industry, foreign partners, and academia to provide S&T and DHS with access to innovative security solutions. Learn about unique programs and opportunities that S&T uses to collaborate and form strategic partnerships with the private sector. View the September 7 webinar recording and access the Building Partnerships Through Innovation and Collaboration Presentation Brief!
R&D Addressing DHS Missions | Priorities, Partnerships, and Demand Signals, October 5, 2021
S&T works with DHS operational components to identify capability gaps and turn those research & development needs into technologies through a variety of funding and commercialization mechanisms. During this webinar, you will hear from S&T’s Office of Requirements and Analysis, DHS’s Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, and Industry Partnerships about how S&T works with innovators to help develop technologies and deliver solutions that address DHS priorities. View the October 5 webinar recording and access the Priorities, Partnerships, and Demand Signals presentation brief!
Innovative Solutions | Meeting the Challenges of Climate Change, November 9, 2021
Climate change and extreme weather conditions continue to impact the United States, and communities are facing the devastating effects of increasing heat and natural disasters. During this webinar, you will learn how DHS S&T and our Component partners are incorporating innovative climate adaptation solutions into national preparedness efforts and addressing key vulnerabilities to mitigate the effects of climate change and bolster our national resilience. View the November 9 webinar recording and access the Meeting the Challenges of Climate Change presentation brief!
Zoom Out to 2022! | Funding Opportunities, 2021 Review & Resources, December 7, 2021
In this final installment for the 2021 S&T Insights Outreach webinar series, DHS S&T's Office of Industry Partnerships reviews key takeaways from past webinars and discuss available opportunities offered by DHS S&T. During this webinar, OIP program representatives discuss current opportunities and provide additional resources that will help you navigate the path to a potential partnership with S&T. View the December 7 webinar recording and access the Funding Opportunities, 2021 Review, & Resources presentation brief!