Announcing the DHS SBIR 21.1 Pre-solicitation!

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released 12 topics for the new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 21.1 Pre-solicitation. During the pre-solicitation period, small businesses can review topics and ask technical questions regarding the topic areas.

Full topic descriptions for the titles listed below can be viewed at the SBIR portal website. Technical questions should be directed to the technical point of contact for each topic, listed in the 21.1 SBIR Topic Areas document. Small businesses have until 5:00 p.m. ET on December 10 to submit their questions.

The planned DHS topics are:

  • DHS211-001 – Non-Invasive “Breathalyzer” Detection System to Screen for Presence of Viral Respiratory Infections
  • DHS211-002 – 5G & Wifi6 Coexistence for Secure Federal Networks
  • DHS211-003 – Improved Curved Transparent Ceramic Structural Components
  • DHS211-004 – Vehicle Infectious Diseases Protection
  • DHS211-005 – Amphibious XTV for Ice Rescue
  • DHS211-006 – Artificial Intelligence to Augment the 911 Telecommunicator Function
  • DHS211-007 – Software Supply Chain Identification for Compiled Binary Executables
  • DHS211-008 – Intelligent Document Design: Combating Industry Trends that Incentivize Weak Security
  • DHS211-009 – High Throughput Non-Ionizing Screening Capability for Identifying Contraband
  • DHS211-010 – Screening Sensor Technology as part of Passenger Checked Luggage
  • DHS211-011 – Fieldable multiplex detection of Biothreats
  • DHS211-012 – Diagnostic tools for detection of African Swine Fever (ASF) virus

More Information HERE (Solicitation will be updated as OPEN 12/11/20)
DEADLINE for federal proposal submission is 1/15/21
IPart PPA Technical Review Submission Deadline is 12/18/20