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January 12, 2018 |
Interview held with Dr. Eitan Yudilevich and Ms. Andrea Yonah
Posted by Ben Darnell
From: Pulse of the Region
November 15, 2017 |
Organized with the Economic Mission to the Midwest, approximately 100 relevant stakeholders attended including US and Israeli companies, VCs, DHS, First Responder agencies, Israel Homefront Command and Illinois and Indiana National Guards. Three BIRD FR projects presented. Objective: To bring exposure to BIRD FR for upcoming cycle.
October 25, 2017, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm |
You are cordially invited to a dinner reception hosted by the
The reception will be held to mark the selection of new innovative energy collaborations between U.S.
Dr. Bracha Halaf, Chief Scientist (Acting), Israel Ministry of Energy
Mr. Israel Shamay, Executive Director Americas, Israel Innovation Authority
For further information, please contact:
Attire: Business causal
June 14, 2017, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm |
The BIRD Foundation is celebrating 40 years of commitment to U.S.- Israel collaboration in innovation
BIRD is celebrating 40 years of U.S.-Israel collaboration and innovation on June 14 in Washington DC at the National Museum of American History.
The reception will be held at the museum’s special wing dedicated to innovation.
In addition to welcoming remarks to be given by both U.S. and Israeli dignitaries, a panel comprised of five successful BIRD grantees will discuss how their joint collaborations contributed to the success of their companies. Read more…
January 25, 2018, 2020 | 9:30 am - 1:00 pm |
This seminar, “Advancing Innovations for First Responders,” organized by the Ministry of Public Security and the BIRD Foundation, will address the needs and requirements of First Responder organizations in Israel and will also share the experiences of Israeli companies who are active in the First Responders market. Click here for the event website
March 6, 2018 |
The 9th Israel Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition on Computer Vision and Machine Learning (IMVC) will take place on March 6, 2018
IMVC is a unique opportunity for companies from diverse industrial fields to meet with research groups of academic institutions heading machine vision research in Israel.
The aim of the conference is to showcase and reveal professional and innovative knowledge that will provide added value to developers in the vision field. It will serve as a base and lever for a dynamic cross-fertilization of ideas and joint ventures between academia and the various industrial companies involved in these diverse technological fields. Read more…
May 10, 2018 |
Call for Participation in a Hi-Tech Delegation to the U.S. for Minorities
Call for Participation document in Hebrew and in Arabic:
קול קורא משלחת עברית
May 17, 2018, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm |
The NEIBC community is cordially invited to meet and listen to three amazing stories by
The Winners of BIRD Funding:
- Jonathan (Yoni) Aharon, CFO, Formlabs Inc.
- Dr. Rachel Legmann, Senior Manager, Cell Culture SUT-Process Development lab, Pall Life Sciences Inc.
- Dr. Udi Meirav, Co-Founder & CEO, enVerid System Inc.
April 25, 2018, 2020 | 5:00 pm |
Featuring Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation, BIRD Foundation,
Michael J Fox Foundation and National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Location: CCIT, 675 US Highway One, North Brunswick, New Jersey 08902
Hosted in partnership with:
June 19, 2018, 2020 | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm |
Meet the Innovative Israeli related startups that are shaping the future of health
333 Ravenswood Avenue
Menlo Park, CA
September 12, 2018, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm |
Join us to learn more about exciting opportunities for
U.S. and Israeli companies to partner on innovative joint technology ventures
The Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC) is promoting opportunities for
joint ventures with Israeli innovators with the goal of producing more advanced technologies that will lead to
The U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D (BIRD) Foundation and the Memorandum of
Understanding (MOU) between Israel and Pennsylvania, signed last November, provide resources to support
such joint ventures. The BIRD Foundation annually approves funding of up to $1 million per project for
approximately 25 projects.
RSVP TO: firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-589-6300
November 15, 2018, 2020 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm |
“Entering the US Market: The Highs and the Lows”
Why enter the US Market? What are the opportunities and where are the pitfalls?
The talk will focus on opportunities for companies entering the US market and ways to avoid the pitfalls.
Dizzy Frishdon Bar – Dizengoff 121 · Tel Aviv-Yafo
***The lecture will be held in English***
January 14, 2019, 2020 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am |
February 11, 2019, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm |
The NEIBC community is invited to meet with Dr. Eitan Yudilevich, Executive Director, BIRD Foundation.
Dr. Yudilevich will discuss the BIRD Foundation funding opportunities and the process to apply.
Newton Innovation Center (NIC),124 Vernon St, Newton, MA 02458
Monday, February 11th 2019, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
February 12, 2019, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am |
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s
April 12, 2019, 2020 | 11:00 am - 1:30 pm |
Friday, April 12, 2019 | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Parker Poe – 1180 Peachtree Street NE – Suite 2610 Atlanta, GA 30309
Join Conexx, BIRD Foundation, and the Israeli Consulate to learn about innovations in EdTech from Israel. Expert panelists will discuss work force development and corporate work force preparedness in relation to HR, training, and end user engagement
Dr. Jacob (Yaki ) Dayan, Founder & CEO, EdTech Israel
Harel Ashman, Head of Learning and Talent Development , Amdocs
Margot Stern, CEO & Co-Founder, StellarNova
Limor Nakar, Deputy Executive Director of BD, BIRD Foundation
Jordan Fladell, CEO, mLevel
Sean Sprague, Director, AT&T
May 28, 2019 |
The Energy Center will cover 4 topics: Fossil Energy, Energy Storage, Cyber and Physical Security for Infrastructure and Energy-Water Nexus.
Webinar: May 28th, 2019 2pm EST / 11am PST 9pm Israel. Click for further information
May 28, 2019, 2020 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm |
November 13, 2019, 2020 | 8:30 am - 3:00 pm |
December 3, 2019, 2020 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm |
The event is free but registration is required.
To register, click here
This event is being offered by the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce and Innovate Newport in partnership with the Rhode Island Israel Collaborative. This free event offers an opportunity to learn about funding provided by the BIRD (Israel-US Binational Industrial Research and Development) Foundation.
Workshop will be held with Ms. Andrea Yonah, East Coast Representative of the BIRD Foundation.
Welcoming remarks will be made by Ms. Erin Donovan-Boyle, Executive Director, Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce and Ms. Tuni Schartner, Director, Innovate Newport.
Ms. Sara Smolley, Co-Founder of Voiceitt, who is developing assisted technology for the speech impaired, will share the story of their BIRD-funded collaboration.
December 4, 2019, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm |
December 4, 2019 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship Brown University
1 Euclid Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
Join the U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D (BIRD) Foundation and the Rhode Island Israel Collaborative for a discussion on BIRD’s funding opportunities (up to $1,000,000) for innovative products based on industrial R&D.
Attendees will hear from Avi Nevel, CEO of the Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC), learn about BIRD’s funding opportunities from Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, East Coast/Midwest, U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D (BIRD) Foundation and hear from Sara Smolley, Co-Founder of Voiceitt, who is developing assisted technology for the speech impaired, and will share the story of their BIRD-funded collaboration.
The event will be moderated by Ella Hood, Board Member of the Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC).
April 22, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm |
Free Online Webinar – 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Join the U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D (BIRD) Foundation and DESCA (Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance) for a discussion on BIRD’s funding opportunities (up to $1,000,000) for innovative products and technologies based on industrial R&D.
Attendees will learn about BIRD’s funding opportunities from Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, East Coast/Midwest, and Vered Nohi, Representative in PA, DE and southern NJ, U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial R&D (BIRD) Foundation and hear from Bryan Tracy, White Dog Labs, who will share the story of their BIRD-funded collaboration.
Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance
April 27, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm |
BIRD ENERGY Opportunities for Funding
April 27, 2020 | Noon EST | 9 AM PST | 7 PM Israel
Duration: 50 min
Noon (EST) Noon – 12:05 PM: Introductory Remarks
Dr. Eitan Yudilevich, Executive Director, BIRD Foundation
12:05 – 12:25 PM:Overview of the BIRD Energy Program
Ms. Limor Nakar Vincent, Deputy Executive Director of Business Development & BIRD Energy, BIRD Foundation
12:25 – 12:35 PM: Overview of a collaboration funded by BIRD Energy
Mr. Emek Sadot, CEO, FSIGHT
12:35 – 12:50 PM: Q&A
BIRD Energy announced its next funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint project proposals with a focus on Renewable Energy and Efficiency and Natural Gas Technologies. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Israel Ministry of Energy jointly with the Israel Innovation Authority.
For further information:
May 6, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm |
MAY 6, 2020 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Recorded webinar below:
Interested in learning how to partner with Israeli security companies and explore future grant opportunities?
This webinar aims to educate interested members seeking to expand global operations into Israel by providing 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 the U.S. and Israeli security companies seeking to cooperate on R&D projects focused on security solutions.
The program includes a wide range of homeland security topics including but not limited to the following 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
Hear from decision makers and grant recipients who will provide an overview of BIRD HLS, funding amounts, and eligibility criteria for consideration.
Joe Hoellerer, Moderator
Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, BIRD Foundation
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
June 4 |
* What is BIRD Foundation?
* Introduction to BIRD Energy
* Upcoming grant information
* Past & Present success stories
* Lesson learned
Jun 4, 2020 10:00 AM – Pacific Time (US and Canada)
June 16 |
Online Event Featuring the Leading Figures of the Israeli Energy Tech Sector Sharing their Insights About the Disruption and Future
June 16, 2020 – 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM IDT
It’s Time For Energy Technology Innovation
Following the post-pandemic economic downturn, countries around the world, including Israel, are reexamining their energy goals and policies. Over the past year, there have been new developments in the Israeli energy tech sector, and stakeholders are ready to make Israel a global leader in this industry.
You are invited to join the first Ignite the Spark E-Summit, titled Bring Up the Energy – Discussion about the Future of Energy Tech. The E-Summit will give you the opportunity to hear an overview of the state of energy tech in Israel, and then further dive into specific challenges via online roundtable discussions with industry leaders.
Join Ms. Limor Nakar Vincent on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 2:30-4:00pm (Israel), at the Ignite the Spark E-SUMMIT 2020 to discuss the future of energy technology innovation in Israel.
She will be hosting an online roundtable on “Non-Dilutive Grants & Investments” along with Dr. Gideon Friedman from the Israel Ministry of Energy and Shomrat Shurtz, Senior Director of Business Development at Israel Innovation Authority.
The BIRD Energy program is currently accepting proposals for up to $1 million in non-dilutive funding for collaborative U.S. and Israeli R&D in the energy sector. Find out more at the upcoming e-summit.
*The event will be conducted in English*
July 1 |
The BIRD Foundation together with The California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC) and the Israeli Consulate General to the Pacific Northwest are organizing a webinar to promote the 2020
BIRD Homeland Security Call for Proposals
The webinar will take place on July 1,2020 at 10am PST (1pm EST, 20:00 IST)
Click here to register
♦ Megan Mahle, Director Industry Partnerships, Department of Homeland Security
♦ Maya Vardi Shoshani, Director, West Coast, BIRD Foundation
♦ Sharon Vanek, Executive Director, CICC
♦ Jeremy Parsons, CEO, Mantaro (BIRD HLS Grantee)
♦ Amotz Koskas, CEO, SayVu (BIRD HLS Grantee)
The BIRD Homeland Security program is accepting proposals for non dilutive funding of up to $1M per project for innovative technologies in the Homeland Security sector in areas which include:
♦ Technologies to combat Cyber Crime
♦ Securing critical infrastructure & public facilities
♦ Technologies for Safe and Secure Cities
♦ Border protection & Maritime Security
♦ Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
♦ Advanced First Responder technologies
Click here to view the HLS Call for Proposals
February 28, 2019, 2020 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm |
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This breakfast workshop, organized by the Ministry of Public Security and the BIRD Foundation at the Israel Export Institute office, will address the needs and the requirements of Homeland Security organizations in Israel and will elaborate on the BIRD HLS program, which funds joint R&D of HLS projects by Israeli and U.S. companies. The workshop will also include presentations regarding ways of searching and identifying strategic partners.
Hamered 29, Tel-Aviv | Israel Hall, 5th Floor
June 11, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |
- Welcoming Remarks:
Vered Nohi, Executive Director, Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Representative in PA, Southern NJ and DE, BIRD Foundation
Inon Elroy, Israeli Economic Minister to North America, Israel Economic Mission in NY
- BIRD Foundation Funding Opportunities:
Andrea Yonah, US East Coast and Mid West Director, BIRD Foundation
- BIRD Recipient about their Experience:
Fabian Schvartzman, Strategic Research and Technology Development Lead, AeroFarms, NJ
From farm-to-fork, the food supply chain is reinventing itself to stay competitive in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. BIRD Foundation; Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC), which represents BIRD in Southern New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware; Israel Economic Mission in New York; New Jersey-Israel Commission; The New Jersey Food Manufacturing Association; Choose New Jersey, and Rutgers Food Innovation Centers invite you to a webinar on an opportunity to win a grant of up to $1 million for your next innovative development project.
The U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation annually awards 25-30 grants of up to $1 million to U.S.-Israeli product development, including for sustainable food supply chain innovation. Projects include ag-tech, alternative ingredients and proteins, substitutes for sugar and salt, manufacturing/automation, data mining and forecasting, water-tech, communications, inventory management, quality control, supply chain logistics, sustainable packaging materials and more. The BIRD Foundation assists companies by introducing them to potential Israeli partners and coaching them on how to submit a successful grant request.