US DHS awards $2.25M for research contracts to three blockchain firms – EconoTimes

United Stated Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced that it has awarded a total of about $2.25 million for research contracts to three blockchain startups.

According to the release by DHS last week, a total of $9.7 million was awarded to 12 small businesses for 13 Phase II contracts through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Each award contract received approximately $750,000 to develop a prototype based on the feasibility of the technologies that were demonstrated in Phase I completed in November 2016.

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