The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is soliciting small business concerns to submit innovative research and development proposals in a number of homeland security topics.
The Request for Proposals (RFP) is a joint solicitation between the DHS Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate and the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) for Fiscal Year 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR).
The following are the topics for the FY17.1 S&T Directorate’s SBIR Program:
- Blockchain Applications for Homeland Security Missions
- Wearable Chemical Sensor Badge
- Over-the-air Authentication Technology for Messaging via Emergency Alerts
- Enhanced Agent Situational Awareness in Dismounted, Low Light/Adverse Conditions
- Do Not Spoof Services for Modern Telephony
- Identity Verification & Validation for Mobile Networks Authentication Enhancement
The following are the topics for the FY17.1 DNDO SBIR Program:
- Accelerated Crystal-Size Scale-Up Development of Thallium-based, High Efficiency, Dual or Tri-Mode Elpasolite Scintillator
- Unattended Radiation Detection System
Specific details for each focus area are included in the full solicitation: HSHQDC-17-R-00010. The response deadline is January 18, 2017 2:00 pm ET.