Research Transition

Research Transition is: "Knowledge to practice"

The hand-off of knowledge, technology and/or a product to stakeholders and users such that:

  1. A clearly defined set of requirements are met,
  2. Well defined problems are resolved in whole or part to the satisfaction of the tiered set of stakeholders,
  3. The future state of the solution is known, and
  4. Those stakeholders have the desire and the resources to sustain what they have agreed have transitioned.

The Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has as one of its primary responsibilities of S&T is to manage the development and transition of technologies to DHS’s operational components, the nation’s first responders and critical infrastructure owners. Our mission is to strengthen America’s security and resiliency by providing knowledge products and innovative technology solutions for the Homeland Security Enterprise

Path to transition and research deployment 



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