The Department of Homeland Security is looking for proposals from small businesses seeking to address the department's needs in nine technical areas. DHS said Thursday it released its solicitation for the Small Business Innovation Research 20.1 effort on the SAM.gov website.
“I encourage small businesses, women-owned small businesses, and socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses to submit their best innovative proposals for the DHS SBIR Solicitation, so that together we can address critical homeland security technology needs,” said William Bryan, acting DHS undersecretary for science and technology.
Topic areas covered by the solicitation include content analysis technology, sensor data protection, digital paging, security systems for crowded areas, unamnned aerial vehicle tracking, imaging technology and detection systems for illicit drugs and explosives.
Interested parties may submit proposals until Jan. 22.