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DHS S&T Seeks Proposals for MBA Program Dev’t Initiative

The Department of Homeland Security released a request for proposals to establish an Executive Master of Business Administration learning track through the Center of Excellence program. DHS said Tuesday that its Science and Technology Directorate intends to award $10.5M to an accredited U.S. institution to develop the MBA program spanning business management, legal and technical subject areas. 

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DHS S&T Seeks Proposals for Counterterrorism Concepts

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate plans to award $35 million in grants to accommodate the development of approaches to assist the agency's counterterrorism operations. DHS said Monday that it seeks concepts using multiple disciplines including data analytics and engineering to address counterterrorism gaps and mitigate people's inclination to violence. 

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DHS S&T to Participate in FEMA Earthquake Response Event

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate in a Federal Emergency Management Agency exercise intending to simulate earthquake response and recovery efforts in Memphis, Tenn, DHS said Wednesday. The agency will team up with local, state, federal and international organizations to assess approaches and technologies in urban search and rescue and information sharing functions as part of the three-day Shaken Fury 2019 event.

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DHS Science Directorate Considers Collaboration With Cybersecurity Agency to Overcome Budget Cuts

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate is planning to collaborate with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in light of looming cuts to the directorate's $840M budget proposal for 2020, FCW reported Tuesday.

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Three Firms Developing New Tech for CBP Under DHS Innovation Program

Echodyne, Tamr and DataRobot have each transitioned the technologies they're developing for the Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate into the Homeland Security Enterprise, DHS said Tuesday. The three startups’ platforms, created as part of S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program, were deployed in 2018 to support Customs and Border Protection operations.

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DHS S&T Competition Seeks New Escape Respirators

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate is inviting scientists to take part in a competition seeking respirators to protect individuals from aerosolized chemical, biological and radiological threats. Participants of the $250K Escape Respirator Challenge would submit concepts for the technology that addresses the limits of existing escape hoods, DHS said Thursday.

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