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BIRD Energy Non-Dilutive Funding
May 10, 2022
BIRD Energy Non-Dilutive Funding for U.S-Israel Collaboration in the Energy Sector
Webinar: May 10, 2022 09:00 AM – Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Join us to learn about the application process, hear from past grantees and ask questions.
David Meyers, CEO, Polaris Energy Services
Dr. Nyah Zarate, CEO, Continuous Solutions
Maya Vardi Shoshani, Director of Business Development, BIRD Foundation
Shlomi Kofman, Consul General, Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific North West
Sharon Vanek, Executive Director, CICC – California Israel Chamber of Commerce
“BIRD Energy” is the implementation of a cooperation agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy, the Israel Ministry of Energy jointly with the Israel Innovation Authority, and the BIRD Foundation.
This program develops innovation through U.S.- Israel cooperation on a range of clean energy technologies, including renewable energy, energy efficiency, natural gas, and energy–water technologies.
To be considered, a project proposal should include:
♦ R&D cooperation between two companies or cooperation between a company and a university/
research institution (one from the U.S. and one from Israel)
♦ Innovation in all areas of renewable energy and energy efficiency, such as solar and wind
power, advanced vehicle technologies and alternative fuels, smart grid, storage, water-energy
nexus, advanced manufacturing, AI for energy management,etc.
♦ Innovation in natural gas and other associated technologies
♦ Significant commercial potential; the project outcome should lead to commercialization
The maximum conditional grant is $1M per project, and no more than 50% of the joint R&D budget.