Quebec - Israel Joint R&D Call for Proposals


Open Date

Deadline for Submission

Time Zone


Participating Agencies


Israel Innovation Authority


Quebec Ministry of Economy and Innovation

Relevant Technologies

Agrotechnology, water management, Food Technology, Biotechnology, medical technology and the pharmaceuticals,Smart Cities and automotive industries

Program Description

The Québec-Israel Industrial Research and Development (R&D) calls for Proposal are created as a result of the signature on May 2017 of the Agreement between the Government of Québec and the Government of the State of Israel concerning the development of cooperation in research and innovation.
The purpose of the Industrial R&D Program is to support greater collaboration among Québec and Israeli companies and researchers. The Program will support projects that fall within the framework of the Agreement between the governments of the Province of Québec and the State of Israel.

The general objectives of the 3rd  Call for Proposals are primarily to ensure that the selected projects :

  • Create close and direct working Relationship between the 2 jurisdictions innovation agencies;
  • Benefit the economies of Québec and Israel;
  • Generate fruitful and long term alliances between organizations and companies involved in research and innovation in Québec and in Israel;
  • Highlight the complementary strengths of Québec and Israel for the mutual benefit of both parties;
  • Help both designated entities to achieve their strategic objectives.

This program is operated under the Authority’s incentive program for Bilateral R&D (in Hebrew and in English)


For Israeli companies, the preconditions and criteria for evaluation of by the Israel Innovation Authority are detailed in the incentive program for Bilateral R&D (in Hebrew and in English).

For information regarding the criteria for companies in Quebec, please visit the Ministry of Economy and Innovation website of Quebec 


For Israeli companies, the Israel Innovation Authority provides grants of up to 50% of the company’s project budget.

For Quebec companies, the Ministry of Economy and Innovation  of Quebec's website provides grants up to CAD $250,000.

Application Process

Please notice, you must attach to the application a Bilateral Application Form, click here to download.

*Applications that would not be submitted to both countries could not be approved.

For additional information, please contact:


Program Managers, North-America Department


Israel Innovation Authority


Mr. Charles Lacaze


Program Manger


Ministry of Economy and Innovation of Quebec


Bilateral Application Form
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