RiskTech Forum

US DHS Interested in Tracking Privacy-Oriented Cryptocurrencies

Posted: 4 December 2018  |  Source: FBO

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, comprised of the Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate's SBIR Program and the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office SBIR Program, invites small business concerns to review this pre-solicitation notice, which is intended to lead to the FY19 DHS SBIR Phase I solicitation.

This notice is not a solicitation or Request for Proposals. This notice is merely an opportunity for interested parties to comment on or request information about the attached topic areas.


Pertinent information for the pending solicitation topic areas can be found in the attached FY 19 SBIR Topic Areas document.

The pre-solicitation period is from November 30, 2018 through December 18, 2018.

During the pre-solicitation period, technical questions concerning the topics should be directed towards the Technical Point of Contact (POC) for each topic, listed in the FY 19 SBIR Topic Areas document.

During this pre-solicitation period, interested parties have an opportunity to contact topic authors via email to ask technical questions about specific technical topics attached to this notice.

Telephone inquiries will not be addressed.

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 contact between offerors and Technical Points of Contact shall occur after 5pm EST on December 18, 2018.

The Government anticipates release of the final solicitation on or about December 19, 2018.

It is mandatory that potential offerors be registered on the following areas:

Only small business, as defined in the Small Business Administration (SBA) SBIR Policy Directive, are eligible to respond.