The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) hosts and participates in technology demonstrations and events throughout the year to engage stakeholders, seek research partners and communicate with the public about new technologies and research initiatives to help security officials protect the homeland.

Upcoming Events

DHS S&T Insights Outreach Webinar Series - Join Industry Partnerships, on July 6, 2021, and on the first Tuesday of each month 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.

Virtual Whole-of-Government R&D Showcase  - Join S&T experts and their USG counterparts for a four-part series, held on June 21, July 12, July 26, and August 9, for in-depth discussions on how investments in research, science, and innovation are reducing risks from natural and manmade disasters, accelerating new discoveries, and helping the nation emerge from the pandemic, stronger and more secure and resilient.

Past Events

Mass Rescue Operations Lifesaving Device BAA Virtual Industry Day - Join us on May 25, 2021, for the DHS Mass Rescue Operations Lifesaving Device Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Virtual Industry Day to hear about the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) research and development need for new solutions to support mass rescues at sea. During this live virtual event, DHS program managers and USCG experts will provide valuable information about the BAA call and answer questions.

Making R&D Work for You! DHS at South by Southwest (SXSW) - On Tuesday, March 18 at 6 pm CT, don’t miss our interactive virtual panel discussion “Getting Life Back: Making Research Work for You.” Innovators from DHS, EPA, NSF and our NYC MTA and Queens Borough partners will speak to how investments in technology and data solutions are making societal impacts to ensure no community is left behind during COVID-19 recovery efforts. 

OUP Presents Prospective Academic Partners Funding Opportunity Webinar -  Join DHS S&T on February 4, 2021, who has announced a $36.5 million funding opportunity for a new DHS Center of Excellence (COE), Engineering Secure Environments from Targeted Attacks (ESE). Accredited United States colleges and universities are invited to an informational webinar.

OUP Presents Telecommunications Infrastructure Webinar - The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI), a DHS Center of Excellence led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and S&T's Office of University Programs invite you to a webinar panel on telecommunications infrastructure on January 27, 2021.

Road to Reopening: Recovery through Research. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) virtual exhibit showcase @ CES - On January 11-14, 2021. Get to know how government R&D is working for you and securing our future. DHS Science and Technology (S&T) is building whole-of-government innovation teams to turn research into action and solve big problems. To keep pace with discovery, learn how DHS, DOE, DOT, EPA and NSF are increasing industry collaborations to benefit society and keep you safe and secure.

Homeland Security Startup Studio 2021 - Join us on January 7, 2021, from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST for the Homeland Security Startup Studio Launch. The Homeland Security Startup Studio is a premiere program designed to accelerate and deliver commercial applications of technologies from DHS laboratories and research centers.

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