Accelerating Growth through U.S. - Israel Strategic Partnerships

The Next Opportunity to Submit U.S.- Israel
Joint Proposals to the BIRD Foundation

To be considered, a project proposal should include:

R&D cooperation between two, unrelated companies, one registered in the U.S. and the other in Israel. The companies should jointly apply for BIRD support

Research and development topics within the scope of this call include but are not limited to: Life Sciences, Cleantech, Communications, Electronics, Software, Homeland Security (HLS), etc.
Refer to for more information on Homeland Security projects

The jointly developed technology or product(s) must have considerable innovation

Significant commercial potential

The maximum conditional grant per project is up to $1 million per project (up to 50% of the R&D costs associated with the joint project)

Timetable and deadlines:
Executive Summaries (using BIRD's template) – March 6, 2013
Full Proposals (following BIRD's detailed instructions) – April 10, 2013
Decisions – June 5, 2013

Please refer to BIRD's website for submission details -

For further inquiries please contact:
In Israel: Ms. Einat Spivak, ,Tel: 972-3-6988300
In the U.S.: Ms. Michal Miasnik, ,Tel: 650-752-6485

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