U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Government Website

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Safely connect using HTTPS

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Archived Content

In an effort to keep DHS.gov current, the archive contains outdated information that may not reflect current policy or programs.

DHS Silicon Valley Innovation Program Industry Day

Date: June 14, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. PT

Location: Impact Hub | 220 2nd Ave South | Seattle, WA

Silicon Valley Innovation Program Industry Day, June 14, 2017 from 6pm - 7:30pm located at Impact Hub, 220 2nd Ave South, Seattle, WA. Join us to learn about the latest calls under the Innovation Other Transaction Solicitation: 3D Dynamic Mapping, Energy Harvesting Fabrics, and Identity and Anti-Spoofing of Non-Person Entities. DHS S&T Logo The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must rapidly identify and develop technologies to counter emerging threats. Through the engagement of, and partnership with first responders and the emergency preparedness and response community at every state, and at the local, state, tribal and federal level, the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) First Responders Group (FRG) pursues a better understanding of the response community’s needs and requirements, provides technical assistance and develops innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges faced during day-to-day and large-scale emergencies. DHS’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) launched the Innovation Other Transaction Solicitation (OTS) HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 in December last year. The OTS Innovation framework ​​engages early stage ​start-ups through ​targeted ​non-dilutive ​funding ​and ​provides ​opportunities ​ for ​operational ​testing ​and ​market access. ​The SVIP hopes ​​to ​rapidly expand the ​commercial ​development ​roadmaps ​​to ​include ​homeland ​security ​ solutions by ​incentivizing ​product ​developers.

SVIP in partnership with FRG released three topic calls under the Innovation OTS:

The purpose of this Industry Day is to:
1. Describe the Silicon Valley Innovation Program to startups
2. Describe the homeland security challenges, use case and technical need for these topics
3. Show you how to apply for funding

Registration: Visit https://regonline.com/DHS-SVIP-FRG-June2017-ID for details and to register.

Last Updated: 01/12/2023
Was this page helpful?
This page was not helpful because the content