ADAC develops and transitions technology solutions, innovative products, and educational programs to improve situational awareness and crisis response capabilities related to emerging maritime challenges posed by the dynamic Arctic environment.
ALERT conducts transformational research to improve effective characterization, detection, mitigation, and response to explosives-related threats.
CBTIR develops technology-based tools, techniques, and educational programs for border management, immigration, trade facilitation, and targeting and enforcement of transnational borders.
CIRI conducts research and education to enhance the resilience of the Nation’s critical infrastructure and its owners and operators.
CRC conducts research to enhance the Nation’s ability to safeguard its people, property, and economy by increasing their resilience to the consequences of natural hazards.
CREATE develops advanced models and tools to evaluate the risks, costs, and consequences of terrorism and guide economically viable investments to counter terrorism.
CVADA explores new science and technology to identify, analyze, and understand massive amounts of complex and dynamic information and disseminate, share, and secure such information in support of real-time decision-making by the homeland security enterprise.
FPDI defends the safety of the food system through research and education. FPDI was formerly named the National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD).
MSC enhances Maritime Domain Awareness and develops strategies to support Marine Transportation System resilience and educational programs for current and aspiring homeland security practitioners.
START advances science-based knowledge about the human causes and consequences of terrorism.
ZADD conducts research to protect the Nation’s agricultural and public health sectors against high-consequence foreign animal, emerging, and zoonotic disease threats.
CAMRA conducts research to prepare and provide the best tools for decision and policy makers to mitigate microbial hazards.
CHC conducts research to enhance the Nation’s ability to safeguard its people, property, and economy by increasing their resilience to the consequences of natural hazards.
MIREES develops tools and technologies to enhance the Nation’s maritime domain awareness focusing on port resilience, marine transportation systems, and extreme and remote environments.
NCBSI develops technologies, tools and advanced methods that balance immigration and trade with effective border security.
NTSCOE develops new technologies, tools and advanced methods to defend, protect and increase the resilience of the nation’s multi-modal transportation infrastructure.
PACER improves the Nation’s preparedness and ability to respond to disasters, specifically focusing on medical and public health preparedness strategies, response capabilities, and surge capacity.