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Israel Trade & Economic Office

U.S. Midwest Region

BIRD Energy Call for Proposals

This week BIRD (Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research & Development Fund) announced its upcoming Call for Proposals for BIRD Energy deadline for Executive Summaries will be June 29, 2016. BIRD Energy is a collaboration between
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Program Highlights Three Michigan Based BIRD Grant Recepients

category: Uncategorized
On January 14th, the Government of Israel Economic Mission, together with the BIRD Foundation and the Michigan-Israel Business Bridge, presented a seminar to local Michigan companies on the BIRD Foundation, and
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4 Midwest Companies Win BIRD Investment

category: Investing
On December 30, 2015, BIRD (Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation) announced it will be investing $7.5 million in 9 new projects between U.S. and Israeli companies. Four of the nine U.S. companies selected are based
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Michigan Company Receives $1 Million BIRD Grant

UIS Holdings, Inc. (Dexter, MI) and Ayyeka Technologies, Ltd. (Jerusalem, Israel) have received a 2015 Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Grant of $1 million to develop smart grid to distribution enclosures, out-of-the box remote
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Quad Cities Businesses Learn About Israel R&D Opportunities

category: Investing
Last week, a group of 70+ business executives from the Quad Cities and throughout Illinois and Iowa gathered in Moline, Illinois to learn about opportunities to collaborate with Israeli technology companies. The seminar was organized
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BIRD Call For Proposals – September 16 Deadline

The next opportunity to submit U.S.-Israel joint proposals to the BIRD Foundation is coming up.  Executive summaries are due September 16th, with full proposals on October 22nd, and the final decisions in December, 2014. The
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BIRD Invests in 11 New Projects Including Multiple Midwest Companies

The Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation announced 11 new projects which it will be funding, providing grants of $9 million dollars.  These projects bring together an Israeli and U.S.-based companies to develop and
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BIRD Energy 2014: Call for Proposals

category: Energy, Investing, Water
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Israel Ministry of Infrastructures, Energy, and Water Resources, and the BIRD Foundation have established “BIRD Energy”: a program for U.S.-Israel joint renewable energy and energy efficiency developments. Please
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Iowa Company Athena GTX Receives BIRD Grant to Work with Israeli Company New NI Medical

Last month, BIRD, the Israel – U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation announced a grant to bring together Des Moine, Iowa-based Athena GTX and Israel-based New NI Medical to jointly develop a telemedicine system for use in
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BIRD Foundation Invests $7.15 Million for US-Israel Projects

category: Investing
The Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD) announced recently that it had approved $7.15 million in funding for projects by American and Israeli Companies. Companies awarded this money
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