International R&D and Pilots Collaboration – 2023 – 2024 Call for Proposals

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The incentive program provides support to Israeli companies working with foreign companies on commercialization-directed programs to develop new technological products or to significantly upgrade an existing technology.
The program provides financial incentive funded by the Innovation Authority parallel to funding provided by foreign entities such as states, countries, provinces, and cities worldwide. The incentive program offers a financial grant that enables to share the risk in funding the project and assistance with finding foreign technology partners.

Moreover, there is also the option to support Israeli companies’ technological pilot programs in different fields, that will be conducted at selected foreign entities’ Beta sites or that will be based on their capabilities, data, or information. Products submitted as part of this incentive program must be ready for testing (after proof of feasibility and development of most of the product) and without additional significant R&D content.

Relevant Technologies

Technology sector as specified per each partner

Participating Agencies

Israel Innovation Authority

Program Description

The Goal of this program is to encourage international collaborations between Israeli companies and international companies, and to accelerate the availability of innovative products in the global markets.

Israeli companies can collaborate with the following international entities:




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The Israel Innovation Authority will provide support of 20% to 50% of the approved R&D budget of the Israeli companies, for a period of 24 months, according to the funding regulations.


The preconditions and criteria for evaluation are detailed in Israel Innovation Authority’s International Rules & Regulations and the R&D Fund Incentive program.

Application Process

The deadline for submission is February 19th, 2024 at 12:00 noon (IST)

  • This announcement invites Israeli Companies to submit joint applications for R&D and/or Pilot projects no later than February 19th, 2024 at 12:00 noon (IST).
  • Applicants are required to follow the local requirements and use the provided application format and instructions. Applications that are not in the approved format will not be accepted.
  • In addition to the local application, a Letter of Intent (LOI) and a Bilateral Application Form (BAF) must be submitted by each project partner to their respective funding organizations.
  • In addition to the Israeli companies’ application to the Israel Innovation Authority, their foreign partners must apply to the funding authority in their country. Applications that would not be submitted to both countries will not be approved.
  • Results will be sent after the committees on both sides make their decisions (if necessary).
  • Applications to the Israel Innovation Authority/Space Florida collaboration, please use the following bilateral application form

For additional information, please contact:

Name: Project Evaluation
Position: Project Evaluation
Organization: Israel Innovation Authority
Name: International Partnerships
Position: International Partnerships
Organization: Israel Innovation Authority
Name: Technical Support
Organization: Israel Innovation Authority
Name: Customer Support
Position: Customer Support
Organization: Israel Innovation Authority


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