Call for Proposals for pilots of Israeli water technologies companies

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Open Date

Deadline for Submission

Time Zone

Israel

Participating Agencies

IIA

Israel Innovation Authority

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Foreign Trade Administration at the Ministry of Economy and Industry

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Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Summary

Israel Innovation Authority and the Foreign Trade Administration are inviting Israeli companies to submit applications for a call for proposals for Israeli water companies to participate in a joint pilot's with Latin American Water Utilities, in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
This call for proposals is part of ongoing collaboration with the IDB, aimed to support the design and implementation of innovative water pilots, as well as knowledge dissemination, technical and policy exchanges, and training in LAC. The TC focuses on 4 thematic areas- Desalination, Reuse, Smart Water Infrastructure and policy strengthening.  
 

Relevant Technologies

Sludge extraction, De-watering, Leak detection in urban water infrastructure

Program Description

This call for proposals is part of ongoing collaboration with the IDB, aimed to support the design and implementation of innovative water pilots, as well as knowledge dissemination, technical and policy exchanges, and training in LAC. The TC focuses on 4 thematic areas- Desalination, Reuse, Smart Water Infrastructure and policy strengthening.  

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has identified several water corporations interested in piloting with Israeli companies. The pilots include the following partners:

  • Lima-Peru Water and Sewerage Service company (SEDAPAL)
  • Cuenca-Ecuador the Municipal Public Telecommunications, Drinking Water, Sewerage and Sanitation Company (ETAPA) 
  • Parauapebas-Brazil Autonomous Water and Sewage Service (SAAEP)
  •  Monterey-Mexico Water and Drainage Services (SADM)

Please see LINK for detailed information on each of the challenges and pilots. 

Criteria

Relevant Technology Sectors:

  • Sludge extraction and dewatering.
  • Leaks detection in urban water infrastructure

Funding

Selected applicants can receive:
Up to a maximum of $100,000 from IDB/ Latin America water corporation to support eligible project costs.

Application Process

Application Submission is due by February 25rd, 2020 14:00 IST .   

Please submit an online application to the Israel Innovation Authority. 

  1. Please attach:
  2. For online submission (Hebrew only), please click here
  3. Please note - After clicking "Finish and submit" to the online form, you will receive a message "The form has passed to the authority ". If you receive the following message: "The form was found to be incorrect by the Authority", please contact technical support.
    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the online application, please contact our technical support team: 03-7157946/1 
  4. After submitting the funding application, please email Alan Hofman the file number you receive, or your company number. 
  5. For questions and assistance regarding the application submission, please contact Mr. Alan Hofman  Alan.Hofman@innovationisrael.org.il, Phone: +972-3-71579875.
    The submitted proposals will be reviewed by the Innovation Authority, but this examination is only preliminary examination and the selection of the winning proposals will be carried out by representatives of the Bank and the utilities  only.

Selection Process for Israeli companies:

  • Submission of EOI and supporting documents to Israel Innovation Authority by 25rd February 2020
  • Shortlist of finalists identified by LATAM water corporations and the IDB by 15 March 2020 
  • Invitation to meet and pitch project proposes to LATAM water corporations and the IDB in Jerusalem on 24 March 2020.
  • Decision on the Israeli companies executing the pilots on 7th April 2020 by LATAM water corporations and the IDB.  
     

For additional information, please contact:

Name

Mr. Alan Hofman

Position

Program Manager, Asia Pacific

Organization

Israel Innovation Authority
Telephone

Name

Ms. Hila Cohen Mizrav

Position

IDB Innovation Water Resources Consultant

Organization

IDB

Attachments

Water Challenges
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Additional Forms for Approval
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