Press Releases in 2010

BIRD – Israel-US Binational Industrial R&D Foundation to invest $5.4 million in six new projects

The approved projects involve innovations in the areas of communications, healthcare IT and personalized medicine

December 22, 2010


Innovative “Smart City” Technologies Presented by Market Leaders at a Silicon Valley Event

Event Organized by the BIRD Foundation, Israel Economic Mission to the West Coast and Silicom Ventures, Hosting Cisco, IBM, GreenRoad, Panoramic Power, AeroScout and NICE Systems

December 14, 2010


Facebook Executive Speaks about “The Future of Social Networks” at an Event Hosted by BIRD Foundation, Israeli Economic Mission to the West Coast and CICC

Mr. Dan Rose, Facebook’s Vice President of Partnerships and Platform Marketing, was the keynote speaker in an exclusive event for U.S. and Israeli high-tech executives. His speech was focused on Facebook tools aimed at providing value to businesses and their interaction with their customer base.

July 14, 2010


BIRD – Israel-US Binational Industrial R&D Foundation to invest $4.2 million in six projects involving medical simulations, tuberculosis vaccine and reduction of air pollution

In addition to the grants from The BIRD Foundation, the projects will access private sector funding, boosting the total value of all projects to $18 million.

June 16, 2010