BIRD Energy Call for 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


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