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BIRD Foundation Funding US-Israeli Innovation

November 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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The US-Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation can accelerate your company’s product or service development and competitiveness by funding joint R&D with Israeli partners. Annually, BIRD awards 25 US-Israeli joint development projects, covering up to 50 percent of development costs, and up to $1M per project. BIRD takes no equity in the companies. The grant’s scope extends to Agriculture, Communications, Construction Technologies, Electronics, Electro-optics, Life Sciences, Software, Homeland Security, Renewable and Alternative Energy and other technology sectors.

Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, a representative of the BIRD Foundation in Pennsylvania, Delaware and southern New Jersey, PICC Foundation, the BIRD Foundation and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, are excited to co- host the seminar. 

Vered Nohi, Executive Director, Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, and Representative in PA, DE, and SNJ, BIRD Foundation

David Briel, Deputy Secretary, Office of International Business Development, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development

Andrea Yonah, Director East Coast and Mid-West, BIRD Foundation


Baruch Ben-Dor, PhD, President & CEO, InfraScan Inc.


You can learn about:

    • The benefits of engaging in joint ventures with Israeli companies
    • The terms of the BIRD
    • A case study by InfraScan, Inc., a regional BIRD awardee
    • Q&A

Who should attend?

    • Companies that engage in research and development
    • Companies which seek to change their industry for the better

This is a virtual live event, a Zoom link will be sent to you a few days prior to the event.

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November 10, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am