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BIRD Foundation & BIRD Energy Funding Seminar

April 20, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 9:45 am

If you are conducting R&D with Israeli innovators or looking for one, you may be eligible for funding of up to $1 million from the BIRD-Foundation. Funding is provided to Israeli-American joint innovative projects in: life science, clean-tech & energy, healthcare IT, medical equipment, hi-tech, aerospace and more.
University Science Center, the Israeli Consulate to the Mid-Atlantic Region, and the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC), the official representative of the BIRD Foundation in Delaware and Pennsylvania are inviting you to participate in an information seminar. Come and learn about the application process and timelines.


  • 08:00 – 08:30 AM – Registration, networking and light breakfast
  • 08:30 – 08:33 AM – Opening remarks: Adam J. Greenspan, Director of Business Incubation, University City Science Center
  • 08:33 – 08:55 AM – Overview, eligibility, submission process + Q&A: Andrea Yonah, East Coast Representative, BIRD Foundation
  • 08:55 – 09:15 AM – Case study by a successful BIRD Foundation recipient: Mark W. LeChevallier, Ph.D., Director, Innovation & Environmental Stewardship at American Water
  • 09:15 – 09:20 AM – Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC): Vered Nohi-Becker, Executive Director (PICC), and BIRD Representative in PA & DE
  • 09:20 – 09:25 AM – Israeli Consulate to the Mid-Atlantic Region: John Churchill, Director of Economic Affairs, Israel’s Consulate for the Mid-Atlantic Region
  • 09:25-09:45 pm Q&A
Thank you to our event partners: University Science Center and the Consulate General of Israel in Philadelphia


April 20, 2015
8:00 am - 9:45 am


University Science Center
3675 Market Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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