Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP)

DHS’s innovation program brings in 5 more blockchain startups

by • 10 months ago

The small Phase 1 awards are specifically for projects on preventing forgery and counterfeiting of certificates and licenses at agencies like U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

DHS exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases

by • 1 year ago

The DHS Privacy Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposed new scenarios for the technology in a reissued solicitation.

DHS is looking into using blockchain to track raw material imports

by • 2 years ago

The proof of concept will aim to help DHS get more visibility into the import process of timber, diamonds and more.

CBP to test first truck-portable drone for monitoring border

by • 2 years ago

The small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) can be taken on patrols in the back of a pickup truck.

How In-Q-Tel can serve as ‘stamp of approval’ for startups wary of government

by • 3 years ago

In-Q-Tel can give startups “confidence that OK, our capability could really have a true mission impact,” the head of federal for MapD says.

DHS’s Silicon Valley innovation arm brings in another drone company

by • 3 years ago

Intelleuron will work to develop capabilities that will allow CBP officers to use drones to automatically identify potential threats, like armed smugglers.