Dept. of Homeland Security Releases SBIR Topics for R&D Funding

Pete CodellaUtah Innovation Center

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released topics for the new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 21.1 Pre-solicitation. These can be viewed on the website at Department of Homeland Security Small Business Innovation Research Program FY21 Pre-solicitation. Proposals are due by January 15, 2021, 11:00 a.m. MT.

During the pre-solicitation period, small businesses can review topics and ask technical questions regarding the topic areas. Technical questions should be directed to the technical point of contact for each topic. No further contact will be permitted after 3:00 p.m. MT on December 10.

For more information, visit the DHS SBIR Program Portal or contact If you are a Utah small business and intend to apply or have questions about this funding opportunity, please contact the Utah Industry and Innovation Center at