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TMA Webinar: How to Partner for Innovation Grant Opportunities

April 5, 2022

TMA Signature Webinar Series: How to Partner for Innovation Grant Opportunities

Click here to view the recording (YouTube)

This webinar will provide an overview of the U.S. Israel Binational Industrial Research & Development Homeland Security
(BIRD HLS) grant program
. BIRD HLS is a joint initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Israeli Ministry of Public Security for the purpose of identifying U.S. and Israeli security companies seeking to cooperate on R&D projects focused on security solutions.

Hear from decision makers and grant recipients/participants who will provide an overview of BIRD HLS, funding amounts, and eligibility criteria for consideration.

Discussion Panel:
Morgan Hertel, Moderator

Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, BIRD Foundation
Natalie Guteman-Chen, Minister of Economy, Economic and Trade Mission for the Embassy of Israel (USA)
Megan Mahle, Director of Industry Partnerships, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate
Steve Lindsey, CTO/CIO, LiveView Technologies & BIRD HLS grant recipient
David Yakov, CEO of Cawamo, Israeli partner company

Example of areas for potential funding:
• Advanced first responder technologies
• Border protection, including maritime security
• Law enforcement-supporting technologies to combat cybercrime
• Technologies and methods to secure critical infrastructure and public facilities
• Safe and secure cities
• Unmanned aerial systems



April 5, 2022