Attn smartgrid and cleantech companies! Call for proposals- BIRD Energy June 30 Deadline

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BIRD ENERGY: An opportunity to submit U.S.- Israel joint energy proposals.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Israel Ministry of National 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.

“BIRD Energy” follows the same rules and procedures as BIRD.
Please refer to BIRD’s website for submission details –

To be considered, a project proposal should include:

• R&D cooperation between two companies or cooperation between a company and a university/research
institution (one from the U.S. and one from Israel).
• Innovation in areas such as: Solar Power, Alternative Fuels, Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Smart Grid,
Water-Energy Nexus, Wind Energy or any other Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency technology.
• Significant commercial potential; the project outcome should lead to commercialization.

The maximum conditional grant is $1M per project.

Timetable and deadlines:
Executive Summary – June 30, 2015
Final Proposal – August 13, 2015
Decisions – October 21, 2015

For further inquiries please contact:
In Israel: Ms. Limor Nakar-Vincent,, Tel: 972-3-698-8315
In the U.S.: Ms. Andrea Yonah,, Tel: 609-356-0305