Join University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Discovery to Product (D2P) for a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) webinar about innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities on Friday, November 18, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm CT.
You’ll hear about DHS S&T’s technology commercialization programs, student internships, faculty early-career research opportunities, small business funding for research and development (R&D), and more. Learn how startups, academics and industry can propose novel science and technology ideas to get R&D funding; how researchers, entrepreneurs and businesses can move federally-funded technologies from lab to the market; how students can access paid research internships, and how a broad range of small businesses can apply for up to $1M in R&D funds through the Small Business Innovation Research Program
As a federal agency, DHS S&T is responsible for the science that strengthens the nation’s overall security and develops and delivers technologies for those on the front lines to complete their missions. DHS S&T casts a wide net to find and use the best technologies, from artificial intelligence and machine learning to climate adaptation, community and infrastructure resilience, communications technology, transportation, biometrics, chemical-biological threat detection, first responder capabilities, data visualization and analysis, cybersecurity, and more.
Speakers will include:
- Megan Mahle, DHS S&T Office of Industry Partnerships, Director
- Gregory Simmons, DHS S&T Office of University Partnerships, Program Manager
- Benjamin Henry, Senior Technology Manager, DHS S&T Technology Transfer and Commercialization Branch
- Robert Renner, DHS Small Business Innovation Research, Outreach Manager
- Dee Parker, DHS S&T, Industry Liaison
Whether you are faculty, staff or a student, or from Wisconsin’s startup and business community, there are many ways to work with the DHS S&T. The webinar will cover opportunities such as the Homeland Security Startup Studio (HSSS), HS-POWER research internships for students, S&T’s Long Range Broad Agency Announcement, and the DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.
Don’t miss out on this chance to connect directly with these leaders in innovation and discover DHS S&T opportunities for you and your innovation, startup or business!