DHS Announces FY20 Small Business Innovation Research Topics

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Topics for the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 20.1 Pre-Solicitation have been released. The Pre-Solicitation contains 11 topic descriptions, nine from the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and two from the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office.


The S&T topics are:

  • Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG 9-1-1) Multimedia Content Analysis Engine Capability for the Emergency Communications Cyber Security Center (EC3) – (DHS201-001)
  • Remote Sensor Data Protection and Anti-Spoofing – (DHS201-002)
  • Digital Paging over Public Television (DHS201-003)
  • Soft Targets and Crowded Places Security (DHS201-004)
  • In-building Coverage Analysis System (ICAS) Using Existing First Responder’s Radio and Smartphone (DHS201-005)
  • Handheld Advanced Detection/Imaging Technology System (DHS201-006)
  • Enhanced Explosives and Illicit Drugs Detection by Targeted Interrogation of Surfaces (DHS201-007)
  • Urban Canyon Detection Tracking and Identification of Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (DHS201-008)
  • Machine Learning Module for Detection Technologies (DHS201-009)
  • The CWMD titles are:
  • Innovative Technologies for Next Generation of Sample Collection Media (DHS201-010)
  • Development and Evaluation of Nucleic Acid-Based Assays to Accelerate Biohazard Detection (DHS201-011)

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