Homeland Security (DHS) Issues SBIR Topics

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology (S&T) Directorate, invites small business concerns to submit proposals under this Solicitation for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.

Small business concerns with the capability to conduct research or research and development (R/R&D) in any of the homeland security-related topic areas described in Section 8.0 of this Solicitation (which are listed below), and to commercialize the results of that R/R&D are encouraged to participate.


  • DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Fiscal Year 10 Publication
  • H-SB010.1-001 Rechargeable, High Efficient, High Capacity Energy Storage
  • H-SB010.1-002 Rare Variant Detection Using Next Generation Sequencing Technology
  • H-SB010.1-003 Precision Information Environments
  • H-SB010.1-004 Molecular Recognition for Explosives Detection
  • H-SB010.1-005 Synthetic Biometrics
  • H-SB010.1-006 GPS Resolution in Denied Location (GRIDLOC)

The Solicitation can be found here: DHS_SBIR-2010 1_Pre_Solicitation_FINAL.doc

IPART Electronic Submission Deadline – Monday, December 7, 2009

Federal Closing Date:  January 4, 2010 @ 4:30pm (EST) 


  • Solicitation Number: DHS SBIR-2010.1
  • November 2, 2009: Pre-release issued
  • November 18, 2009: Full Solicitation issued
  • November 18, 2009 through January 4, 2010: Phase I  Proposals Submitted and  Accepted
  • January 4, 2010: Deadline for Submission of Phase I Proposals is 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) 
  • Susan D. Eicher, Contracting Officer (
  • FAR Clauses 52.209-2 and 52.222-54 are incorporated into this Solicitation