BIRD Foundation & BIRD Energy Funding Seminar




BIRD Foundation &
BIRD Energy Funding Seminar



April 20  - 8:00 am - 9:45 am


University Science Center, The Innovation Center 3401

3401 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104



If you are conducting R&D with Israeli innovators or looking for one, you may be eligible for funding of up to $1 million from the BIRD-Foundation. Funding is provided to innovative projects in: life science, clean-tech & energy, healthcare IT, medical equipment, hi-tech, aerospace and more.

University Science Center, the Israeli Consulate to the Mid-Atlantic Region, and the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC), the official representative of the BIRD Foundation in Delaware and Pennsylvania are inviting you to participate in an information seminar. Come and learn about the application process and timelines.



·       08:00 – 08:30 AM – Registration, networking and light breakfast

·       08:30 – 08:33 AM – Opening remarks: Adam J. Greenspan, Director of Business Incubation, University City Science Center

·       08:33 – 08:55 AM – Overview, eligibility, submission process + Q&A: Andrea Yonah, East Coast Representative, BIRD Foundation

·       08:55 – 09:15 AM – Case study by a successful BIRD Foundation recipient: 
Mark W. LeChevallier, Ph.D., Director, Innovation & Environmental Stewardship at American Water

·       09:15 – 09:20 AM – Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC): Vered Nohi-Becker, Executive Director (PICC), and BIRD Representative in PA & DE

·       09:20 – 09:25 AM – Israeli Consulate to the Mid-Atlantic Region: John Churchill, Director of Economic Affairs, Israel’s Consulate for the Mid-Atlantic Region

·       09:25-09:45 AM – Q&A


Click here to register


For further information, please contact Ms. Andrea Yonah,,
Tel: (609) 356-0305



Date 20/04/2015
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