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July 2020

Minnesota Promotes U.S.-Israel (BIRD) Funding Opportunity

July 27   |  

The State of Minnesota is encouraging companies in their state to partner with companies in Israel and apply for up to $1M of Funding through the BIRD Foundation for joint technology innovation.


Join the webinar to learn more!

Monday, July 27, 2020
10-11 AM CST / 18:00-19:00 IL


Speakers include:

♦  Ariella Rada, Consul For Academic And Community Affairs, Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest
♦  Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, BIRD Foundation
♦  John L. Lauletta, CEO/CTO, Exacter, Inc. – U.S. recipient of BIRD funding with Israeli company, Razor Labs


Complimentary registration by Sunday, July 26.  Click here to register

Once you register, the link to join will be sent out by WebEx and please check your spam if you don’t receive right away.

Event Contacts:

Steve Riedel, Regional Trade Manager, Minnesota Trade Office

Andrea YonahDirector of Business Development, BIRD Foundation


BIRD Foundation Funding Opportunities

July 30, 2020 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm   |  


TiE New Jersey is pleased to present a live ZOOM event in partnership with Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC), which represents BIRD ( US-Israel Bi national Industrial Research and Development Foundation) in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, on an opportunity to win a grant of up to $1 million for your next innovative development project.

Annually, BIRD awards 25-30 grants to US-Israeli collaborations advancing and commercializing technologies in many industries. Projects sectors may include agriculture, communications, construction technologies, electronics, electro-optics, life Sciences, software, homeland and cyber security, renewable and alternative energy and more. The BIRD Foundation and the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber assist companies by introducing them to potential Israeli partners and coaching them on how to submit a successful grant request.


Click here to register


Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, BIRD Foundation

Kumar Ramamswamy, President, igolgi Inc.

Vered Nohi, Executive Director, Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce & PICC Foundation

♦  Welcoming remarks by Ram Kapur, President TiE New Jersey

  Vered Nohi introducing PICC and Andrea Yonah
  Andrea Yonah presentation on BIRD Foundation funding opportunities
♦  Kumar Ramaswamy, President, igolgi Inc, will present about his experience as a recipient of BIRD Funding


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Tel: 972-3-6988300, Fax: 972-3-6988327