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S&T Announces Track 2 of the Remote Identity Validation Tech Demo Challenge
DHS S&T announces the launch of Track 2 of the Remote Identity Validation Technology Demonstration (RIVTD).
S&T’s Founding Scientists Return to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
The architects of S&T recently came together for Impact 20: Commemorating 20 Years of S&T.
S&T Partners with PNNL to Improve Capabilities of Portable Drug Detection Systems
DHS S&T is working with vendors and manufacturers of portable drug detectors to improve their ability to identify different narcotics, like fentanyl.
First to Respond, Come What May
The 2023 First Responder Resource Group meeting offered Under Secretary Kusnezov a "boots on the ground" perspective of responders' technology priorities and how S&T can address them.
Feature Article: Putting Our Heads Together for Firefighter Safety
S&T is partnering with Texas Tech University (TTU) to develop the Next Generation (NextGen) Firefighter Helmet.
There’s No Business Like Small Business
Happy National Small Business Week to all of the hardworking small businesses out there. Thank you for all that you contribute to our communities, our economy, and our homeland security.
S&T Forms New Startup Cohort to Strengthen Software Supply Chain Visibility Tools
DHS S&T announced seven awardees from the “Software Supply Chain Visibility Tools” topic call which sought innovative technologies to provide software bill of materials (SBOMs) based capabilities for stakeholders within the enterprise, system administrator, and software development communities.
Feature Article: Reimagining Gunshot Detection for Enhanced Community Safety
New portable system employs two methods of detection for increased accuracy and reduced false positives.
DOE Labs: 20-year Partnership Delivers Immeasurable Impact
S&T marks World Laboratory Day by celebrating our cooperative and beneficial relationship with the 17 Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories.
S&T Technologically Speaking Podcast Receives Prestigious Government Communications Award
Technologically Speaking, a podcast from DHS S&T, was recognized by the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) this week with a Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award of Excellence in podcasting.
S&T Announces Funding Opportunity for New COE for Homeland Security in the Arctic
DHS S&T announced a funding opportunity to lead the new Center of Excellence for up to 10 years and a total of $45 million through a cooperative agreement.
Big Promise from the Very Small
S&T is celebrating the vision and power of smallness on World Quantum Day.
S&T Seeks to Test Innovative Technologies to Counter “Dark” Small UAS Swarms
DHS S&T released an RFI seeking new and emerging C-UAS technology and solutions capable of detecting, tracking, identifying, reporting, and countering low-observable, low-emission and non-emitting (dark) small UAS (sUAS).
S&T Seeks to Assess Kinetic Mitigation Capabilities for Countering Small UAS
DHS S&T released an RFI for kinetic mitigation technologies and solutions to counter small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS).
New Carry-On Baggage Screening System Aims to Reduce Traveler Screening Times
S&T recently installed a next generation carry-on baggage screening system at Boston Logan International Airport in Massachusetts to collect data about how the system operates in a real-world environment to improve the system and detection algorithms.
S&T SVIP Showcases Technology Designed to Solve National Security Needs
DHS S&T will host a two-day, in-person event May 18-19, 2023, to demonstrate innovative new technologies funded by its Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP). The SVIP Demo Week event will feature technology solutions adapted from the commercial market by startups to address DHS challenges and homeland security needs.
S&T Awards Funds to London Startup Developing Genuine Presence Assurance Technology for Remote Traveler Verification
DHS S&T issued a Phase 5 award to iProov Limited, a startup based in London, United Kingdom to further develop its Genuine Presence Assurance technology in partnership with CBP to operationally test the capability.
Feature Article: Channeling NEXTGEN TV so Responders Can Answer the Call
New ATSC 3.0 digital paging system will leverage public broadcasting to improve state and local emergency communications capabilities.
DHS And Republic of Korea Sign Joint Statement to Advance Mutual Digitalization Goals
DHS S&T signed a Joint Statement of Intent (JSoI) for collaborative research, development and foreign technical exchanges with the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Science and Information Communication Technology (MSIT).
It’s Time to Talk about Food and Agriculture Security
On National Agriculture Day, we’re spotlighting how S&T is protecting the nation against current and emerging threats.
DHS and Republic of Korea Sign Agreement for Homeland Security Research and Development
DHS S&T and the Republic of Korea’s (ROK) Ministry of National Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) signed an MOU focused on enhancing domestic security capabilities through the exchange of information and applications of emerging technologies.
And the Rest is History
Our latest podcast highlights the amazing achievements of several S&T women—in this complementary blog, learn from our leadership about how their stories and their successes strengthen and amplify S&T’s mission.
Celebrating 20 Years of Science and Technology
Under Secretary Dimitri Kusnezov reflects on the Directorate’s origins and where we’re headed in the coming decades.
DHS S&T Awards Funds to Brooklyn Startup Developing Flood Analytics Tech
DHS S&T announced a Phase 1 Other Transaction award to Cloud to Street (commercially conducting business as Floodbase), a Brooklyn, New York-based startup to develop flood analytics technology that will help FEMA improve preparedness and response efforts.
DHS S&T Awards Funds to Australian Startup Developing Flood Analytics Tech
DHS S&T announced a Phase 1 Other Transaction award to FloodMapp, an Australia-based company with a location in Norfolk, Virginia, who will develop flood analysis technology that would help FEMA improve preparedness and response efforts after flooding occurs.