Deadline for Submission
Ministry of Economy and Industry – Industries Administration
Ministry of Environmental Protection
The State of Israel is proud to announce a new call for proposals for an Environmental and Sustainability Innovation Lab: a partnership between the Israel Innovation Authority, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and the Ministry of Economy – that offers a unique opportunity to gain insights into the Ministry of Environmental Protection’s expertise and wealth of experience with guidance to regulation.
Corporations are hereby invited to submit proposals to establish a new Environmental and Sustainability Innovation Lab. The lab is designed to advance innovations within the environmental and sustainability sectors by accelerating start-ups, leveraging both the capabilities of the leading Israeli tech eco-system and multinational corporations that are interested in making notable innovation advancement and taking part in this cutting-edge tech community through implementing open innovation.
WHAT IS THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION LAB
The lab will provide start-ups with the access to a unique technological infrastructure to reach proof of concept, industry expertise, global business network, and tailored support and data from the Ministry of Environmental Protection’s expertise, alongside cross-sector collaborations with regulators, vendors, academia and government agencies. Solutions will be sought in the areas of air pollution, hazardous waste, water management & wastewater treatment, and energy
Relevant technology sectors:
Technologies that reduce pollution and diminish environmental hazards, and include, the following fields and which will be approved by the Committee: The reduction of air pollution in industry, transport and combustion in open spaces, prevention and reduction of pollution and hazards from hazardous materials, asbestos and pesticides, the optimization of production processes and cleaner production processes, to decrease the emission of pollutants and / or the efficacy of resources, treating and cleaning an environment that has been polluted, such as polluted water and land, advanced materials and ways in which it is possible to examine materials, control and reduction of hazards – noise, vibrations, odors; monitoring and control of pollution, at the source of the emission and in the surroundings thereof, Developing the production of more environmental friendly products, such as green construction, the development of environmental services such as waste management, water resource management and sewage management, material recycling and reconstitution, the production and storage of clean energy, energy streamlining, computerizing and control of pollution treatment processes, etc.
For information regarding prerequisites, criteria, and the binding terms and conditions, please visit our website:
The selected submitter will be awarded with a three-year license and up to NIS 5.5 million for the lab’s establishment and operational costs. In addition, start-ups that will join the Environmental and Sustainability Innovation Lab will be given a grant of up to NIS 1 Million (up to 85% of the approved project budget) for a project of one year.
- Questions and requests for clarifications can be submitted to: Labs@innovationisrael.org.il, until March 19th, 2019, 14:00 pm (Israel time).
The answers will be published on the IIA website from May 7th, 2019, 14:00 pm (Israel time).
- Deadline for submitting proposals: June 25th, 2019, 14:00 pm (Israel time).
- Proposals are to be submitted in Hebrew only.