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Technology Clearinghouse Encourages and Supports Innovative Solutions to Enhance Homeland Security

Technology Clearinghouse Encourages and Supports Innovative Solutions to Enhance Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Technology Clearinghouse provides its stakeholders with curated information to aid in the development of innovative technology solutions for homeland security. The DHS S&T Technology Clearinghouse advances the development of innovative homeland security technology solutions by providing authoritative and actionable information on:

  • Technology requirements and gaps;
  • Technology scouting information;
  • Testing and evaluation findings;
  • Research and development activities and funding opportunities;
  • Technology transition and commercialization successes.

The DHS S&T Technology Clearinghouse has curated information and general resources that assist the industry and manufacturer community collaborate with DHS and the broader first responder community to protect the Homeland. This curated information defines authoritative homeland security requirements and gaps, research and development investment and business opportunities, licensing opportunities, operational testing and evaluation activities, standards development and other partnership initiatives. 

The DHS S&T Technology Clearinghouse also provides collaboration opportunities among homeland security personnel, industry, academia, and other stakeholders that will aid in the development of innovative technology solutions for homeland security. You can select your stakeholder group and find links to resources specifically curated to meet your need.

Academia

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Funding Opportunities

Research Resources

Please refer to the General section for additional links.

DHS Components

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First Responders

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Newsletters

Project Fact Sheets

Technology Assessment Reports

Videos

Please refer to the General section for additional links.

General

Industry, Innovators, and Manufacturing

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Technology Priorities, Requirements, and Gaps

Technology Standards

Please refer to the General section for additional links.

Research and Development for DHS

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FRCoP

The Technology Clearinghouse’s First Responder Communities of Practice (FRCoP) is a professional networking, collaboration, and communication platform created by DHS S&T in 2015. There are nearly 9,000 participants from various disciplines, states, and countries. Users can network with other users and bounce ideas and questions off the knowledgeable user base. We encourage you to join FRCoP to collaborate and share information with the nation's first responders and federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial, governments, as well as private sector stakeholders supporting homeland security efforts. Please visit FRCoP and request an account, https://communities.firstresponder.gov/.

Events

DHS S&T hosts and participates in technology demonstrations and events throughout the year to engage stakeholders, seek research partners and communicate with the public about new technologies and research initiatives to help security officials protect the homeland. Upcoming Events

The DHS S&T Clearinghouse wants to ensure that we provide authoritative, actionable and transparent information; please feel free to share your thoughts on other features and resources you would like to find here. You can email us at SandT_TechClearinghouse@hq.dhs.gov.

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