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Newswise: DHS Small Business Innovation Research Program Awards 1,000th Contract

Article ID: 714743

DHS Small Business Innovation Research Program Awards 1,000th Contract

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS SBIR program has awarded the 1,000th SBIR contract since the program’s initiation in 2004.

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21-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: News Release: Signing Ceremony Sets Terms of NBAF Transfer From Homeland Security to USDA

Article ID: 714713

News Release: Signing Ceremony Sets Terms of NBAF Transfer From Homeland Security to USDA

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (PDF, 16 pg., 165 KB) that formally outlines how the departments will transfer ownership and operational responsibility for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) from DHS’ Science and Technology Directorate to USDA.

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20-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

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Agriculture, U.S. Politics

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English

Article ID: 714062

DHS Releases Two Compliance Assessment Bulletins for Public Comment

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T announced the release of two Project 25 (P25) Compliance Assessment Program (CAP) draft Compliance Assessment Bulletins (CAB) for review and comment. The draft CABs are available for public comment through July 19, 2019, and they address P25 CAP compliance testing.

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6-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: New App Provides Emergency Response Vehicles with the Fastest, Safest Path to Incident Scenes

Article ID: 713931

New App Provides Emergency Response Vehicles with the Fastest, Safest Path to Incident Scenes

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

QuickRoute uses GPS and routing data to provide turn-by-turn directions, and it features an alerting mechanism to warn responders of hazards along the route, such as a flooded road, an accident, or downed power lines.

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4-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Sounding the Alarm - Small Device Alerts Responders to Big Changes to Thermal Conditions

Article ID: 713260

Sounding the Alarm - Small Device Alerts Responders to Big Changes to Thermal Conditions

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Initially funded under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research program, Burn Saver was developed by TDA Research Inc. in collaboration with the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T).

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21-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Snapshot: Vulnerability Reduction Scorecard helps cities save lives and resources

Article ID: 712842

Snapshot: Vulnerability Reduction Scorecard helps cities save lives and resources

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

The Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard (PIRS) is a novel planning approach that helps prevent people and investments from being in harm’s way, and ultimately save lives and resources.

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14-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Snapshot: New Video Highlights One of S&T’s Most Successful Technologies for Law Enforcement

Article ID: 712613

Snapshot: New Video Highlights One of S&T’s Most Successful Technologies for Law Enforcement

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

The Electronic Recovery and Access to Data (ERAD) Prepaid Card Reader is currently being used by state and local law enforcement in 48 states, by federal law enforcement agencies, and by international law enforcement agencies.

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8-May-2019 4:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712316

Nine Small Businesses Awarded $10M to Advance Homeland Security Research Projects

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T has awarded $10 million across nine small businesses for ten Phase II contracts through the DHS Small Business Innovation Research program.

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2-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Snapshot: S&T’s Immersive Imaging System's High-Resolution Images & 360-degree Coverage, Provides Full Scene Situational Awareness

Article ID: 712146

Snapshot: S&T’s Immersive Imaging System's High-Resolution Images & 360-degree Coverage, Provides Full Scene Situational Awareness

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

S&T’s Immersive Imaging System was recognized at the recent annual R&D 100 Conference among the 100 most exceptional innovations in science and technology from 2018.

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30-Apr-2019 2:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711979

News Release: DHS S&T Awards $1.6M to Improve X-ray Scanning Capabilities

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T has awarded $1,656,206.00 to Halo X-ray Technologies Ltd (HXT) in Nottingham, UK, to develop and implement an automatic threat resolution system for use with X-ray imaging of carry-on and checked baggage.

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26-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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