Move at the Speed of Innovation

Let us guide you through a smooth process that helps you expand your innovative vision in support of DHS.
Where to Begin

Sharing Your Solution

Collaborate with HSWERX to apply your innovative technology in addressing homeland security challenges. Start by participating in one of our events, and if your solution aligns well, the journey from submission to prototype is seamless and quick.

Get Involved


Join the Ecosystem

Join an ecosystem where your pioneering ideas transform homeland security. At HSWERX, we're not just facilitating connections; we're building a network that revolves around rapid innovation and impactful collaboration.


Submit to Current Opportunities

Delve into a variety of challenges and calls for innovation currently open for submission. Our opportunities span across multiple domains of homeland security, in cyberspace, in the air, on land, and at sea.


Submit a Solution

If your capabilities or solutions do not match any existing opportunities but you believe they can contribute significantly to homeland security, we want to hear from you.


License a Technology

Your technology has the potential to play a pivotal role in enhancing national security. License a DHS technology today and join a network of innovators committed to creating a safer world.

Access & alignment

Bridging the Innovation Gap

Being a part of HSWERX's project is an entrance into a rich development process, connecting you with end users, experts, and decision-makers. Your opportunity for future collaboration grows as you contribute valuable solutions.

Engaging Discussions on Emerging Tech

Dive into discussions on how emerging technologies can revolutionize homeland security measures. From remote threat detection to innovative surveillance systems, your ideas are valued here.


Answers to your most commonly asked questions

How Does HSWERX's Funding Work?

We are non-profit fully funded by DHS to work on behalf of national security.

What Is HSWERX Looking For?

DHS brings us the challenges and we search for the solutions. In short, we are looking for whatever DHS is looking for – technology solutions for cyberspace, air, land, or sea.

How Do I Engage with HSWERX?

Join our ecosystem and follow us on social media.

What is a Partnership Intermediary Agreement (PIA)?

A PIA gives a non-profit the authority to do business on behalf of a government customer. You can read the congressional authority of a PIA here.

What if I have an innovative solution that doesn't fit a current opportunity?

If you have a technology solution that does not fit into one of the current opportunities, be sure to fill out our capability intake form here.

New to Government Collaborations?

Whether it's your first time or a continuing journey, collaborating with HSWERX is straightforward. Register with us, join our network, and start contributing to a safer homeland.

Determined to bridge this gap, HSWERX was formed as a non-profit 501c3 entity. Our purpose was clear, to be the catalyst that accelerates innovative solutions' discovery, engagement, and implementation. We wanted to bring together the government and various solution providers, from established industries to small mom-and-pop shops, ensuring that the best ideas reached the top.

We opened previously closed doors by hosting collaborative events and facilitating direct dialogues. We transformed how the government interacted with potential solution providers, creating an ecosystem where ideas could be shared, refined, and implemented without the usual delays.

Moreover, our unique non-FAR-based approach allowed us to cut through the government red tape. This meant that innovative solutions could be swiftly transitioned from conception to realization, ensuring that our homeland was always equipped with the latest and best tools for its defense.

Today, HSWERX is a testament to what can be achieved when passion, vision, and purpose converge. Our journey reminds us that innovation can and will thrive in adversity, ensuring a safer and brighter future for all.

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