Solicitation Announcement

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) SBIR – FY15.1

Now (12/16/14) thru Wed. (12/17/14) are last days to ask questions of DHS for FY15.1 #SBIR solicitation, which Opens 12/18/14 & Closes 1/21/15.

Solicitation Number: HSHQDC-15-R-00017

More Information HERE:
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Office: Office of the Chief Procurement Officer
Location: Office of Procurement Operations


The purpose of the pre-solicitation notice is to alert potential small business offerors that the Department of Homeland Security will be accepting proposals for the Small Business Innovation Research program beginning on December 18, 2014.

This is a joint solicitation between the Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate and the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). Please read the attached pre-solicitation carefully. Topics, descriptions, and technical POCs can be found in Appendix A.

Technical questions concerning the topics during the pre-release period from December 4, 2014 through December 17, 2014 should be directed towards the Technical Point of Contact (POC) for each topic listed in Appendix A. During this pre-release period, potential offerors have an opportunity to contact topic authors by telephone and/or email to ask technical questions about specific technical topics attached to this pre-solicitation notice. Questions should be limited to specific information related to improving the understanding of a particular topic’s requirements. Potential offerors are prohibited from seeking advice or guidance on its solution approach, or submitting any materials. No further direct contact between offerors and Technical Points of Contact shall occur after 5:00 pm ET on December 17, 2014.

**NOTE** Companies interested in Topics 8 and 9 must complete an NDA with DNDO’s SETA support contractor, Schafer Corporation. Interest parties should start this process early, but no later than two weeks before the solicitation due date. See Section 4.3.


Office of the Chief Procurement Officer
Washington, District of Columbia 20528

Primary Point of Contact:
Amanda P. Wylie,
Contracting Officer