Tag Archives: SBIR

House Subcommittee Schedules FY 2022 NDAA Markup

Capitol Hill

The House Armed Services’ cyber, innovative technologies and information systems subcommittee is set to meet Wednesday for the markup of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2022. The subpanel's proposed NDAA would direct the secretary of the Department of Defense to launch a five-year pilot program to help advance the transition of DOD's science and technology initiatives into full-scale implementation.

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CISA Rolls Out Three Mobile Security Tools; Vincent Sritapan Quoted

Vincent Sritapan

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's (CISA) shared services program is launching three tools designed to bolster the security of government-issued smartphones and other mobile devices. Vincent Sritapan, who leads CISA's Cybersecurity Quality Services Management Office (QSMO), said their latest tools include shared services for mobile application vetting (MAV).

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DHS, SecureLogix Enter NG9-1-1 Cybersecurity Program’s 2nd Phase; Kathryn Coulter Mitchell Quoted

Kathryn Coulter Mitchell

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has selected San Antonio-based SecureLogix to proceed with the second phase of a cybersecurity architecture designed to protect multimedia content in Next Generation 9-1-1 emergency communication systems. SecureLogix received the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II award after the software company completed feasibility demonstration work. 

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DHS Asks Former SBIR Participants for Technology Ideas; Dusty Lang Quoted

Technology RFI

The Department of Homeland Security invites small businesses to submit ideas with the potential to address the technology needs of various DHS components. Interested businesses may take part in the Other Agency Technology Solutions requests for information, which seek concepts on a variety of topics including electro-optical/infrared sensors, autonomous vessel tracking and 5G internet of things, DHS's Science and Technology Directorate said Friday.

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NIST Provides Funds for Phase 3 Comms Interoperability Project Under DHS SBIR Program

Comms Interoperability

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded Catalyst Communications Technologies a $2.9 million contract to commercialize an interoperable communications system under a program run by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The company will commercialize its product developed through the Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) program of DHS' Science and Technology (DHS S&T) Directorate. 

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DHS Taps 25 Small Businesses for 29 Homeland Security Research Projects; Kathryn Coulter Mitchell Quoted

DHS Science and

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology (DHS S&T) Directorate has selected 25 U.S. small businesses to develop homeland security technologies with $4.2 million of total funding. DHS said Wednesday it awarded a total of 29 contracts to the winners, under phase one of the department's Small Business Innovation Research program.

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Military-Funded Research Creates Product to Stop Critical Bleeding; Joe Lichtenhan Quoted

StatBond

The Defense Health Agency (DHS) funds an effort to develop new medical technology designed to prevent battlefield hemorrhages without the need for wound compression. The StatBond chemical product can stop blood outflows via deep wound entry and immediate suppression. The team also considers StatBond's potential as a treatment for eye injuries, lung punctures and other cases where fluid loss is a threat.

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DOE Announces $110M for Small Business-led Clean Energy, Climate Projects; Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a total of $110 million in new funds to 102 small businesses-led projects on clean energy and climate. DOE said Wednesday that it issued these awards under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. 

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SOCOM Taps Collaboration.Ai for Market Research Platform

Collaboration.Ai

Collaboration.Ai has won a three-year, $10 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) to provide a market research platform for innovation challenges launched under the Air Force's AFWERX program. The company will facilitate contests regarding the concept of high-speed vertical takeoff and landing aircraft via the Augmented Human/Community Performance Platform

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NASA Funds Small Business for Research, Development of New Space Tech; Jim Reuter Quoted

Jim Reuter

NASA has invested $45 million in 365 small business projects that support the areas of space science and technology, aeronautics and human exploration. The space agency said Thursday it funds these companies with up to $125,000 each for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer program's first phase, where they demonstrate the feasibility of proposed technologies.

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