To assist you with the submission process, a How to Apply guideline is also provided on the portal. Current information on specific topics and details can be found on the S&T Current Solicitations page. Historical information about Past Solicitations and Workshops is also available for review. When entering data on the web site, enter only the requested information. Supplemental information will not be considered. For the complete listing of requirements criteria, please also refer to the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate. Finally, If you are ready to begin, click HERE or the portal login at the top of the page, , to register and begin submitting your white paper or proposal for the current LRBAA or targeted BAAs.Overview:
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate is seeking white papers/proposals on a range of topics important to homeland security. Please refer to the S&T Current Solicitations section for specific topics and details. Click here to register and submit your white paper or proposal. Historical information about Past Solicitations and Workshops is available for review.
When entering data on the web site, enter only the requested information. Supplemental information will not be considered.
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The mission of the Borders and Maritime Security Division is to
develop and transit ion technical capabilities that enhance U.S.
border security without impeding commerce & travelers' flow. The
Division serves as the Nation's primary shepherd of Cargo, Borders
and Maritime Security science and technology with areas of
responsibility that encompass all air, land and maritime borders
(including U.S. ports-of-entry and inland waterways). BMD understands
the technical dimension of homeland security challenges and provides
customers with new and/or better options to accomplish their mission.
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The S&T Chemical/Biological Division seeks out the science needed
to reduce the probability and potential consequences of a biological
pathogen or a chemical attack on the Nation's civilian population,
its infrastructure, or its agricultural system. The division develops
and implements early detection and warning systems for attack
characterization. Priorities include research and development efforts
on urban monitoring, detection technologies, bioassays, a
bioforensics capability, and restoration and response tools and
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CSD's mission is to contribute to enhancing the security and
resilience of the nation's critical information infrastructure and
the Internet by (1) developing and delivering new technologies, tools
and techniques to enable DHS and the U.S. to defend, mitigate and
secure current and future systems, networks and infrastructure
against cyberattacks; (2) conduct and support technology transition
and (3) lead and coordinate research and development (R&D) among the
R&D community which includes department customers, government
agencies, the private sector and international partners.
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The S&T Directorate's Explosives Division promotes the
development of effective techniques to protect our citizens and our
country's infrastructure against the devastating effects of
explosives by seeking innovative approaches in detect ion and in
countermeasures. It provides the concepts, science, technologies, and
systems that increase protection from explosives and promotes the
development of field equipment, technologies, and procedures to
interdict suicide bombers, car and truck bombs, and shoulder-fired
missiles before they can reach their targets.
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In close partnership with first responders at all levels, FRG identifies, validates, and facilitates the fulfillment of needs through the use of existing and emerging technologies, knowledge products, and standards. Prioritized areas of FRG focus and initiatives include: