Call for Proposals









Accelerating Growth Through U.S. - Israel Strategic Partnerships

The Next Opportunity to Submit U.S.- Israel

Joint Proposals to the BIRD Foundation

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 within the scope of this call include but are not limited to:

Advanced Manufacturing, Agrotechnology, Cleantech and Environment, Communications, Electronics, FinTech, Gas, Homeland Security and Cyber Security, Life Sciences, Software, etc.

The jointly developed technology or product(s) must have considerable innovation

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.

Timetable and deadlines:
Executive Summaries (using BIRD's template) –   March 1, 2018
Full Proposals (following BIRD's detailed instructions) –  April 10, 2018
Decisions – June, 2018

Please refer to BIRD's website for submission details -


For further inquiries please contact:
In Israel: Ms. Chava Doukhan, , Tel: 972-3-698-8307

In the U.S.:

East Coast/Midwest: Ms. Andrea Yonah, , Tel: 609-356-0305

West Coast: Ms. Maya Vardi Shoshani, , Tel: 650-752-6485




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