Czech Republic

Open Date

Deadline for Submission

Time Zone

Israel

Participating Agencies

IIA

Israel Innovation Authority

TACR

Technology Agency of the Czech Republic

Summary

Czech Republic and Israel are jointly announcing the tenth Call for Proposals - for joint R&D projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological areas. 

Relevant Technologies

All technology sectors

Program Description

This call is announced within the framework of the Bilateral Cooperation for the Support of Industrial Research and Development in the Private Sector. In this call, we invite consortia to submit collaboration projects covering areas of mutual interest with a strong market potential in both Israel and the Czech Rep.

Criteria

The project will be evaluated under four main criteria:

  • Impact
    • Is the market properly addressed in terms of size, access and risk?
    • Is the value creation in terms of growth, employment, environmental and societal benefits properly addressed
    • What would be the competitive advantages resulting from the project?
    • Are the commercialization plans (market and implementation plan) clear and realistic?
       
  • Excellence
    • What is the degree of innovation?
      • The innovation aspect of a project must go beyond the international state of the art.
    • How is the new knowledge going to be used?
    • Is the project scientifically and technically challenging for the partners?
    • Are technical achievability & risks conveniently addressed?
       
  • Project Quality
    • Is the scope of the project clear and well defined?
    • Are project goals & milestones well-planned, realistic and clearly defined?
    • Is the cost structure reasonable?
    • Are the proposed procedures and resources justified?
       
  • Project Consortia & efficiency of the implementation
    • Does the consortia have complementary excellence and expertise?
    • Is there added value through international co-operation?
    • Management ability to successfully carry out the project and implement the results?
    • Mutual advancement of R&D through transfer of knowledge and expertise. 

Funding

The support offered is detailed in the incentive program for R&D with International Partners

Application Process

Deadline for submission is ‏June 29, 2022 at 12:00 (IST)

Submission and the approval procedures consist of one phase. 
This announcement invites partners to present joint proposals for R&D projects no later than June 29, 2022 at noon.

Applicants are required to follow the local requirements and use the provided application format and instructions. Proposals that are not in the approved format will not be accepted.

In addition to the local application, an 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.

Attachments

10th Call for Proposals
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Bilateral Application Form
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