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