Established in 2007, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) International Partnerships Office develops strong partnerships with international governments and organizations to strengthen Homeland Security's knowledge of security threats.
In order to provide the most innovative research and development opportunities, S&T strives to promote global security and anti-terrorism through international activities by partnering with:
Goals and Objectives
- Enhance homeland security capabilities that reduce of risk and improve resilience for to the U.S. and partner countries
- Establish enduring relationships to provide access to innovative international research and development (R&D) knowledge, funding, and other unique capabilities
- Identify international engagement opportunities for homeland security research
- Develop and implement high-quality engagement activities
- Monitor scientific research relevant to existing and emerging homeland security challenges
S&T's International Partners
S&T manages partnerships with 13 international nations and organizations on a variety of homeland security and first responder topics.