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News Release: DHS S&T to Demonstrate Emerging Technology for Critical Mission Needs

Release Date: April 5, 2022

S&T Public Affairs, 202-254-2385

WASHINGTONThe Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will host a virtual demonstration series on May 3-4, 2022, to exhibit new technology solutions funded by its Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP). The SVIP Demo Week: Machine Learning showcase will feature 11 technologies from SVIP startups adapted from the commercial market to address DHS challenges.

“SVIP focuses on harnessing the commercial research and development ecosystem to find new technologies that help DHS keep pace with commercial innovation,” said Melissa Oh, managing director of SVIP. “Demo Week has become an important annual event that will hopefully inspire and encourage future participation in the program and learn how we support the DHS mission.”

The showcase features technology demonstrations on data analytics, object recognition and language translation, along with panel discussions on the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning and their role in national security. Participating startups include Analytical AI, Cignal, Deep North, Kynamics, Lauretta AI, Mesur.io, MyLanguage, Planck Aerosystems, Synthetik, Tamr, and TranslateLive.

View the agenda and register for SVIP Virtual Demo Week.

About SVIP

SVIP is one of S&T’s programs and tools to fund innovation and collaborate with the private sector to advance homeland security solutions. Companies participating in this SVIP Topic Call are eligible for up to $1.7 million of non-dilutive funding over four phases to develop and adapt commercial technologies for homeland security use cases. For more information on current and future SVIP solicitations, visit https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/svip or contact dhs-silicon-valley@hq.dhs.gov. For more information about S&T’s innovation programs and tools, visit www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/work-with-st.


Last Updated: 04/05/2022
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