Call for Proposals

 
 



Call for Proposals

 

NextGen First Responder Technologies

 

Under the agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the State of Israel on Cooperation in Science and Technology for Homeland Security Matters, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Israel Ministry of Public Security (MOPS) established a cooperative activity to foster and support U.S-Israel joint development of advanced technologies for First Responders. This Program is managed by the BIRD Foundation

 

“NextGen First Responder Technologies” follows the BIRD Foundation's rules and procedures. 
Please refer to BIRD’s website for submission details - www.birdf.com.



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: Command, Control and Coordination, Communications, Data Analysis, Explosive & Hazards Detection, Protective Clothing, Sensors, Simulation & Training, Situational Awareness, Wearable Technologies and others.

·      Significant commercial potential.

 

·       A detailed list of U.S- Israel First Responders Capability Gaps can be found on BIRD’s website: First Responders Capability Gaps

 

 

The maximum conditional grant is $1M per project, and no more than 50% of the joint R&D budget

Timetable and deadlines:

Executive SummaryFebruary 15, 2017

Final Proposal -  April 5, 2017

Decisions -  June 2017

 

 

For further inquiries please contact:

In Israel: Ms. Einat Spivak, einat@birdf.com, Tel: 972-3-698-8301

In the U.S.: Ms. Andrea Yonah, andreay@birdf.com, Tel: 609-356-0305

 


 

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