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What HVAC-type air filtration, purification/disinfection, oxygen generation, and carbon dioxide removal technologies are available for buildings/facilities?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is looking for HVAC-type air filtration, purification/disinfection, oxygen generation, and carbon dioxide removal technologies available for buildings/facilities as well as sealed facilities with atmospheric scrubbing similar…

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What wearable chemical sensor technology is available for first responders?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is looking for any wearable chemical sensor technology currently available for first responders. Of particular interest are cost-effective models (~$300 USD or less per unit) that…

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Are there any commercially available solutions for first responder roadway protective headwear?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) was recently tasked with helping a U.S. government agency find information on commercial off-the-shelf solutions for first responder roadway protective headwear. If you have any information…

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What are the potential risks of agriculture technology owned by foreign entities?

HDIAC is searching for technical expertise in how foreign investment into U.S. based agricultural businesses from competitive nations raise create potential security risks. Specifically, we are trying to identify the possible risk scenarios involving agricultural…

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What research is out there on electromagnetic braking?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is searching for information on research that is being performed in the electromagnetic braking field, or past research that has been completed on electromagnetic braking. If…

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Are you a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) expert in platforms using genome editing tools to diagnose disease?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is searching for DoD subject matter experts (civilian, military, or contractor) with expertise in disease diagnostic platforms, specifically those utilizing genome editing tools to search for…

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Do you know of unclassified datasets related to former weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is supporting a national laboratory in a search for datasets originating from former WMD programs. The purpose of this work is to increase analysts’ ability to…

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What effects has the COVID-19 pandemic had on Army recruitment and accessions?

HDIAC is seeking information on the short- and long-term effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Army recruitment and accessions–specifically, how the pandemic has affected the enlistment process, interest in military careers, numbers of accessions…

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What technologies can provide pilots a lightweight, small form factor, helmet-mounted cueing system that provides aircraft state, target, and hazard location?

HDIAC is seeking information on existing and emerging technologies regarding a lightweight, small form factor, helmet-mounted cueing system that can provide an intuitive and accurate display of aircraft state, target, and hazard location for pilots….