International Collaboration

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Summary

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

All Technology Sectors

Program Description

The Goal of this program is to encourage international collaborations between Israeli companies and international companies, leading health centers and MNC’s to accelerate the availability of innovative products to crowd in the global markets.

The Call for Proposals under this program will support large-scale R&D and\or Pilot collaboration programs for up to 12 months.

R&D programs:

  1. Foreign companies in the Asia-Pacific region including: 
    China (China Ministry of Science & Technology) with the provinces: Guangdong (canceled at the request of the Guangdong), Shandong Science and Technology, Shenzhen, Zhejiang, as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan (DoIT/ITRI), Thailand (NIA – National Agency of the Kingdom of Thailand) and India (ANAND) [for more details, watch this webinar]
  2. Foreign companies in South America: Colombia (INNPULSA), Argentina (MINCYT)
  3. Foreign companies in the UK (Innovate UK)
  4. Health Centers (in the US): Jefferson, Hartford, Mayo Clinic.
  5. Multinational Corporates 
  6. EUREKA European Innovation Network

Pilot programs:

  1. Foreign companies in the Asia-Pacific region including: 
    China (China Ministry of Science & Technology) with the provinces: Guangdong (Canceled at the request of Guangdong, Shandong Science and Technology, Shenzhen, Zhejiang, as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan (DoIT/ITRI), Thailand (NIA – National Agency of the Kingdom of Thailand) and India (ANAND)
  2. Foreign companies in South America: Colombia (INNPULSA)
  3. Health Centers (in the US): Jefferson, Hartford, Mayo Clinic.
  4. Multinational Corporates 
  5. EUREKA European Innovation Network

Upon approval, Israeli companies will be entitled to 12 months of financial support and will be eligible for a second year of funding subject to a review of the project's milestones.

Criteria

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

Funding

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 12 months, according to the funding regulations.

Application Process

The deadline for submission is ‏19/09/22 at 12:00 noon (IST)

  • This announcement invites Israeli Companies to submit joint applications for R&D and/or Pilot projects no later than September 19, 2022 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.

For additional information, please contact:

Position

International Partnerships

Organization

Israel Innovation Authority

Position

Application Process

Organization

Israel Innovation Authority

Position

Project Evaluation

Organization

Israel Innovation Authority

Position

Customer Support - https://innovationisrael.org.il/contact-us

Organization

Israel Innovation Authority

Position

Technical Support

Organization

Israel Innovation Authority

Name

Alan Hofman

Position

Business Development Manager

Organization

Israel Innovation Authority

Attachments

Argentina - R&D - Guidelines
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Colombia - R&D - Guidelines
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Colombia - Pilot - Guidelines
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China - Shandong - R&D and Pilot - Guidelines
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China - Shenzhen - R&D and PIlot - Guidelines
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China - Zhejiang - R&D and Pilot - Guidelines
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Hong Kong - R&D and Pilot - Guidelines
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India - ANAND - R&D and Pilot - Guidelines
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Taiwan - R&D and Pilot - Guidelines
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Thailand - R&D and Pilot - Guidelines
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Hartford - Health Center - Guidelinies
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Jefferson - Health Center - Guidelines
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Mayo - Health Center - Guidelines
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