BIRD Informational Event


Learn how U.S. companies and institutions can apply for joint funding of up to $1M for technology collaborations with Israeli partners.

Whether you are already working with a company from Israel or interested in finding an Israeli partner, this funding program may present you with an important opportunity.

The BIRD (Israel - U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development) Foundation’s mission is to stimulate, promote and support industrial R&D of mutual benefit to the U.S. and Israel. BIRD also works to facilitate introductions between U.S. and Israeli companies looking to engage in joint research and development. The deadline for the next general technology cycle is March 9, 2016.

: New funding program, NextGen Technologies for First Responders. This program was established to fund and support U.S.-Israel joint development of advanced technologies for First Responders (see recently published Call for Proposals). Companies and organizations relating to EMS, Police, and Fire are encouraged to attend.

Save the Date & Register Today

Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Location: The Pell Center - 518 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


Call for additional information: 401-847-1608

Key Speakers:

Andrea Yonah, BIRD Foundation, U.S. East Coast / Midwest Representative
Andrea is responsible for BIRD’s East Coast and Midwest activities and works to increase the Foundation’s profile amoung U.S. companies by engaging in business development, strategic growth initiatives, relationship management, and matchmaking between Israeli and U.S. companies.

Sagit Sade Attiyam,
Israel Consulate in Boston, Director 
Sagit is responsible for increasing and advancing economic development and commercial collaboration between New England and the State of Israel.

Case Study: A case study by a BIRD funded local Rhode Island-based company will be presented by Michael Joukowsky, President, Crawford Composites - project with Israeli company, Softwheel.


Date 2/02/2016 08:30 10:30
Location The Pell Center - 518 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
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