Press Releases in 2018

Opportunities for Funding U.S.-Israel Cooperation for Renewable Energy and Efficiency

New Call for Proposals issued by BIRD Energy, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Israel Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources jointly with the Israel Innovation Authority

The application process is web-based and requires prior discussion with the BIRD Foundation.
The deadline for Executive Summaries is July 9, 2018, and full proposals are due by August 21, 2018.

בירד אנרגיה – קול קורא – 2018

March 22, 2018


BIRD – Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation to invest $7.75 million in 9 new projects


The approved projects involve innovations in the areas of agrotechnology, communications, medical devices, digital health, environment, homeland security and others

January 4, 2018 – During its meeting last month, held in Tel Aviv, Israel, the Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation approved $7.75 million in funding for nine new projects between U.S. and Israeli companies. In addition to the grants from BIRD, the projects will access private sector funding, boosting the total value of all projects to approximately $19.3 million.