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Media Advisory: DHS S&T Announces Industry Day with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Seeking New R&D Opportunities

Media Advisory: DHS S&T Announces Industry Day with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Seeking New R&D Opportunities

Release Date: 
July 19, 2016

For Immediate Release
DHS Science & Technology Press Office
Contact: John Verrico, (202) 254-2385

WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) will host an industry day, July 29, in Menlo Park, California, to connect technology startups and investors to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) mission in the areas of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Capabilities and Enhancing Airport Passenger Processing.

DHS S&T SVIP offers funding for early-stage startups with commercial technologies, adaptable and capable to protect the homeland.  Not only will this event provide information about the program to the participating organizations and professionals, it also will allow a unique opportunity for the tech professionals in Silicon Valley and other innovation hubs around the country to engage with members of DHS S&T and familiarize themselves with the technological needs of DHS operators and end-users for future opportunities. 

Friday, July 29

9:00 AM-12:45 PM PDT - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) will host an industry day to connect technology startups and investors to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) mission in the areas of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Capabilities and Enhancing Airport Passenger Processing.

SRI International
333 Ravenswood Avenue
International Building
Menlo Park, California

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