Jun 30, 2015

BIRD Call for Energy Proposals

Presented by:  Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research & Development Foundation

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Israel Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources and the BIRD Foundation have established “BIRD Energy”: a program for U.S. – Israel joint renewable energy and energy efficiency developments

“BIRD Energy” follows the same rules and procedures as BIRD. Please refer to BIRD’s website for submission details – www.birdf.com.

To be considered, a project proposal should include:

  • R&D cooperation between two companies or cooperation between a company and a university/research institution (one from the U.S. and one from Israel).
  • Innovation in areas such as: Solar Power, Alternative Fuels, Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Smart Grid, Water-Energy Nexus, Wind Energy or any other Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency technology.
  • Significant commercial potential; the project outcome should lead to commercialization.

The maximum conditional grant is $1M per project.

Timetable and deadlines:
Executive Summary – June 30, 2015
Final Proposal – August 13, 2015
Decisions – October 21, 2015

For further inquiries please contact:
In Israel: Ms. Limor Nakar-Vincent, limorn@birdf.com, Tel: 972-3-698-8315
In the U.S.: Ms. Andrea Yonah, andreay@birdf.com, Tel: 609-356-0305