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DHS Taps TDA Research for First Responder Power Module Dev’t

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Colorado-based research and development company TDA Research has secured a two-year, $1 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the second phase of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to build an on-body power module for first responders.

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DHS S&T Unveils Explosive Trace Detector Tech

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The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) science and technology (DHS S&T) directorate has handed over to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) a technology built to trace and detect explosives. The Next-Generation Mass Spectrometry Explosive Trace Detector can adapt to austere environments and houses a configurable threat library meant to speed up threat identification capabilities. 

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DHS Issues COVID-19 Screening Tech RFI

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The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) science and technology (S&T) directorate has posted a request for information to seek potential sources of non-invasive febrile temperature screening technologies to assist in COVID-19 response efforts.

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DHS S&T Identifies New Blockchain Use Cases in Solicitation for Forgery Prevention

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The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate has launched a second solicitation in search of blockchain or distributed ledger technologies that prevent forgery and boost operational transparency. Interested parties may submit responses through July 10.

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DHS Unveils COVID-19 Airborne Predictive Model

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The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) science and technology (S&T) directorate has launched an online tool designed to calculate the airborne decay of the SARS-CoV-2 virus under varying scenarios. The airborne predictive model will employ the results of an ongoing DHS S&T research to analyze environmental factors that affect the virus' capacity to spread, the department said Friday.

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DHS Announces Homeland Security Tech Research Contract Awardees

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The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology (DHS S&T) directorate has awarded 26 contracts to 23 small businesses through the first phase of the Small Business Innovation Research Program to explore proofs-of-concept that may respond to homeland security technology concerns.

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DHS Hosts Annual Info Sharing Summit on Public Safety

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate and the National Alliance for Public Safety Geospatial Information Services Foundation held an event that sought to disseminate various practices and validate approaches in geospatial technologies and information sharing.

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