Homeland security looks to fund a billion in research

According to an article from CNet, the Department of Homeland Security is preparing to fund $1B per year in Homeland Security research.

So, grab your friends and ready your proposals, because the funding gates are open. Patterned after the Department of Defense's DARPA, HSARPA is intended to provide funding for basic research into technologies that could help preempt of respond to terrorist attacks and other national disasters.