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S&T Labs Partner with Responders to Assess Handheld Explosives Trace Detectors

In order to provide information to the responder community, two federal laboratories under the DHS S&T—NUSTL—primarily a testing and evaluation laboratory for first responders—and TSL—known for its experience in explosives...
18-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Releases Two Requests for Proposals through the Minority Serving Institutions Research and Development Consortium

DHS S&T Office of University Programs announced today the release of two RFP totaling just over $820,000 in funding through its partnership with the Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Research and Development Consortium (MSRDC).
15-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Announces $35M Funding Opportunity for New Center of Excellence in Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research

DHS S&T announced today $35 million in funding opportunities for a new DHS Center of Excellence (COE) for Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research (TPCR).
15-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T, IJIS Host Text-to-911 Techfest on Google Campus

DHS S&T recently joined the Integrated Justice Information Systems (IJIS) Institute and Google to host the Text-to-911 Translation TechFest at the Google campus in Kirkland, Washington.
10-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

S&T's Blockchain program focuses on security, privacy, interoperability & standards

S&T is paving the way for multiple agencies such as CBP, USCIS, TSA and others to successfully and easily integrate Blockchain into their mission.
9-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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S&T NUSTL Supports First Responder Radiological Preparedness

in 2017, DHS S&T NUSTL, in partnership with the FEMA and DOE NNSA published guidance for first responders and emergency managers on how to plan for the first minutes of an RDD detonation response.
3-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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S&T Explores Wildland Fire Innovation with Federal and Global Partners

DHS S&T, FEMA and USFA are working closely with the national and international first responder community on the growing problem of fires in the wildland-urban interface (WUI).
25-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

DHS SBIR program has awarded the 1,000th SBIR contract since the program’s initiation in 2004.
21-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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“Virtual Internet” Tests Software Solutions for Real World Problems

Developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD), the DETER testbed, described as the “Internet in a box” or a “virtual Internet,” provides a safe and secure option...
21-Oct-2014 2:40 PM EDT

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