Press Releases in 2009

The BIRD Foundation, the U.S.-Israel Binational Fund, is Investing $4.2 Million in 6 Communications, Electronics, Software and Medical Equipment Projects

Among the American partners are companies such as McGraw-Hill, Infocus and eGtran

The projects approved include advanced technological developments, such as the development of an advanced Capsule Endoscope, an artificial retina and high-speed communications devices, supporting the increasing need for wider bands for the transmission of visual information.

December 14, 2009

BIRD Foundation to invest $4.5 Million in 7 new Projects in Cleantech and Energy, Electronics and Medical Devices

Among the U.S. partners: GE-GRC, Commscope and Agilent

Dr. Eitan Yudilevich, BIRD’s Executive Director, said: “due to the global economic situation we received a very large number of applications. The projects awarded by the Board of Governors are a combination of high-risk technological entrepreneurship, projects with positive impact on the environment and always with an emphasis on those projects that have a significant business potential.”

June 30, 2009