BIRD Foundation Call for Proposals: Deadline September 13

Please see below and on the BIRD website the upcoming General Call for Proposals.

The deadline for submission of an Executive Summary is September 13, 2018.

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 that include but are not limited to: Advanced Manufacturing, Agrotechnology, Cleantech and Environment, Communications, Construction Tech, Electronics, FinTech, Gas, Homeland Security and Cyber Security, Life Sciences, Software, etc.
  • A jointly developed technology or product(s) that shows considerable innovation
  • A proposed project that demonstrates significant commercial potential

BIRD funds up to 50% of the R&D costs associated with the joint project.

The maximum conditional grant per project is up to $1 million. 

Timeline –

Executive Summaries – September 13, 2018

Full Proposals – October 16, 2018

Decisions – December 2018