Informative Seminar on Funding Opportunities via BIRD Foundation



Date: Friday, February 8 2013

Time: 8:00-10:30am

Location: Strata Center, 32 Vassar Street  

MIT Building 32, Room #155 

Cambridge MA  

Are you working with a company in Israel or looking for one? Did you know that funding is available for US-Israel partnerships? Come learn how you can get up to $1M for your next technology collaboration through the BIRD U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D Foundation (BIRD F) in Massachusetts

BIRD-F is a 35 year old endowment funded by the Israeli and U.S. governments. The foundation offers funding of up to $1M to U.S. and Israeli companies that jointly develop and commercialize innovative technologies in such fields as communications, clean tech, electronics, internet & media, homeland security, life sciences, semiconductors and software.

We would like to invite companies interested in partnering through BIRD-F to an informative seminar in advance of the March 6 submission deadline for Executive Summaries to the General Technology Fund and Homeland Security Fund (technologies relating to first responders, disaster management, cyber security and explosives detection. Click here for further details from BIRD-F website.


8:00-8:45     Registration, networking and breakfast
8:45-8:50     Opening remarks: Amir Eldad, Chairman, NEIBC
8:50-9:10     Andrea Yonah, East Coast Rep, BIRD-F
                 Overview of BIRD-F and the submission process + Q&A
9:10-10:00   Case studies of successful past BIRD-F recipients:
                 Eli Efrat, CEO, Axxana
                 Jonathan Pale, Director Emerging Technologies, Hasbro                  
10:00-10:30 Networking 





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Date 8/02/2013
Location Cambridge MA
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