Engage with S&T

Engage with S&T

Want to hear more about partnership opportunities and engage with DHS stakeholders? Read more to learn about Office of Industry Partnership (OIP) events and how to engage with S&T.

Industry Outreach and Engagement

OIP’s industry engagement, outreach, and awareness efforts focus on communicating S&T’s partnership opportunities and homeland security R&D needs to industry. The industry liaison engages with industry to maintain awareness of new and emerging commercial products, technologies, capabilities, and relevant companies in a technology space.

Connect with S&T’s Industry Liaison SandT.Innovation@hq.dhs.gov.

NEW! SVIP Demo Week

Join S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) September 14-17, 2021, from 12-4 p.m. ET each day for the inaugural SVIP Demo Week: a virtual showcase of 26 SVIP-funded startups and their projects supporting DHS components. Visit the SVIP Demo Week event page to learn more about programming and to register. 


INSIGHTS OUTREACH is a monthly OIP webinar series for the innovation community to learn about S&T partnership opportunities, DHS mission needs, and unique paths to funding to get the best homeland security solutions to market faster. This series will run from February – December 2021. For more information, programming schedule, and to register for upcoming webinars, visit the INSIGHTS OUTREACH webpage on S&T Events.

Industry and Homeland Security Days

The Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) holds events for the start-up community to learn more about the needs of their component customers and newly released topic calls. Homeland Security Days bring together SVIP, innovation community, and one or more DHS operational components to focus on their critical needs. Industry Days are held to share information about newly released solicitations with the start-up community, and attendees learn about the topic call, hear from relevant DHS component customers, and the application process. Visit the SVIP and the S&T Events pages for upcoming Industry and Homeland Security Days.

LRBAA Today Webinar Series

S&T’s Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA) is a standing, open invitation to the scientific and technical communities to submit proposals for open topics that address priority homeland security needs. The LRBAA Today webinar series is an opportunity for the innovation community to learn more about the Department’s research challenge areas, specific to LRBAA topics, and how to use the LRBAA program to work with S&T. Visit the LRBAA Today page for past videos and news on upcoming webinars.

Deconstructing SBIR Webinar Series

DHS’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program hosts webinars to help small businesses understand the SBIR process and provide useful information on engagement strategies. Viewers can watch the Deconstructing SBIR Webinar Series to learn useful information such as how to prepare for a one-on-one meeting with an SBIR representative or ask questions in real-time about solicitation topics. Visit the Deconstructing SBIR page for past videos and news on upcoming webinars.

Technology Innovation Exchanges

The Technology and Innovation Exchanges (TIES) are a series of nation-wide collaborative events designed to engage, develop and foster relationships while educating innovator communities about the vast DHS mission, homeland security challenges, and specific component operational needs.

S&T Events Page

Visit the S&T Events page to learn about and register for upcoming S&T events.

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