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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 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 Technology Clearinghouse has curated information and general resources that help 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 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.

S&T's Technology 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. Send an email to: SandT_TechClearinghouse@hq.dhs.gov and see our Technology Clearinghouse fact sheet.

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Best Practices

Foundational Resources


Project Fact Sheets

Technology Assessment Reports

Technology Scouting Reports


Please refer to the General section for additional links.

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Foundational Resources

S&T Funded Technologies

Technology Priorities, Requirements, and Gaps

Technology Standards

Please refer to the General section for additional links.

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.

Last Updated: 03/08/2022
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