Press Coverage in 2006


BIRD Foundation: Funding Israeli- American Collaborations for Developing and Commercializing Innovative Technologies

Eitan Yudilevich
, Ph.D.

Journal of BioLaw & Business, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2006

BIRD Foundation to Allocate $13 Million to 14 New Projects
Total Investment From BIRD and Other Investors to Reach $35 Million

*Translated from Hebrew

גלובס- שוק ההון

גלי וינרב

December 11, 2006

BIRD Foundation to Invest $13 Million in 14 New Projects*

*Translated from Hebrew

גיא גרימלנד
December 11, 2006

The Role of Renewable Energy in the Global Market in Tel Aviv Convention*

The Convention on Alternative and Renewable Energy was held in Tel Aviv on November 8th, in the framework of the Prime Minister's Conference for Export and International Cooperation

*Translated from Hebrew

תעשיות- עיתון לתעשייה ולמפעל- עמוד 27

November 19, 2006

Fuel for Thought at Israel's Renewable Energy Conference

This report is on the "Renewable and Alternative Energy Conference", organized by the BIRD Foundation, held Novemebr 8th, in Tel-Aviv.


Karin Kloosterman November 13, 2006


Alternative Energy Provides Potential for Growth

Israeli innovation and foreign need are creating the potential for significant growth in the underdeveloped sector of alternative energy and the government is ready to help.





This article was published after the "Renewable and Alternative Energy Conference", held Novemebr 8th, in Tel-Aviv.

Enforsys And Svivot Receive Grant For Joint Information Sharing And Intelligence Analysis Project

Enforsys, Inc., a developer of public safety software for first responders, and Svivot, an Israeli-based provider of software solutions focused on data analysis for law enforcement agencies, announced that they have been awarded a joint U.S.-Israel Bi-national Industrial Research & Development (BIRD) grant for the development of an information sharing and intelligence analysis system



Kathleen Sheridan

Stanton Crenshaw Communications

October 2006

"NJ-Israel Economic Ties Strengthened"

New Jersey-Israel Commission works as official representative of Tel Aviv-based Israel-US Bi-national Industrial Research Development Foundation to distribute grants up to USD 1 million to Israeli companies opening locations in New Jersey, New Jersey companies working with Israeli counterparts


IEICI - Ynet news

October 2006

"King Praises House Passage of Anti-terror Technology Sharing Bill

Legislation will build on relationships with key allies like Israel"

U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement on House passage of H.R. 4942, the "Promoting Antiterrorism Capabilities Through International Cooperation Act."

September 2006

"Commission Brokers Grant for NJ-Israel High-Tech Venture"

For the fifth time in the past two years, the New Jersey-Israel Commission has played an instrumental role in facilitating a successful application for a grant from the BIRD Foundation for a joint venture between companies in the state and Israel.


Marilyn Silverstein

September 2006

"Spansion Announces Discretix CryptoFlash Will Be Integrated Into Spansion's Security Processor for Handsets"


Courtney Brigham & Anne Salin

Spansion Public Relations
September 2006

"US, Israel Seek New Energy Sources"

and the US will pool their scientific brainpower to find and develop alternative energy sources under a bill passed by the House and now wending its way through the Senate.

The Jerusalem Post

August 2006

"Israeli Technology Derives Bio-Fuel from Algae"


Stephanie Freid
August 2006

"Israeli-U.S. Industrial Research and Development Foundation Seeking Opportunities for Cross-Country Collaboration in MedTech Industry"

The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC)
Limor Nakar-Vincent  July 2006

BIRD Funding Available for Joint Virginia-Israel Projects"

The Virginia Israel Advisory Board (VIAB)- Newsletter
Mr. Ralph Robbins


"The BIRD Foundation: Catalyst for US-Israeli Partnerships"

IVA 2006 Yearbook
Dr. Eitan Yudilevich February 06


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