Shanghai-Israel R&D Program – 7th Call for Proposals

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Open Date

Deadline for Submission

Phase I

Phase II

Time Zone

Israel

Participating Agencies

Science & Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (STCSM)

Shanghai Science and Technology Exchange center (SSTEC)

Summary

7th Call for Proposal is now open for applications for the Israel-Shanghai joint R&D program!
Israel Innovation Authority in Israel and the Science & Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, invite companies from Israel and Shanghai to submit joint proposals for industrial research and development projects under the Shanghai-Israel R&D Cooperation Program.
For full details on the Call for Proposals, including terms of funding and eligibility requirements, please read the attached Guidelines document

Relevant Technologies

All Technologies

Criteria

  • At least two science and technology companies from the respective countries should express a desire to cooperate in the research and development of a new product or a new process.
  • The project may involve more than one company from each side;
    Please note: academic/research entities are eligible to join only as sub-contractors.
  • The product should be highly innovative with significant commercial potential. The joint industrial R&D project should aim at the development of products/processes leading to commercialization in the global market.
  • The project partners should agree in advance on the IP rights and on the commercialization strategy of the product or process. 
    Please note: For the submission phase, only an LOI (Letter of Intent), a preliminary agreement or draft MoU is required (the final agreement has to be presented to the funding authorities).
  • The project should demonstrate the contribution of the participants from both countries.
  • The project must be balanced between participants and significant to both partners.

  
 

For more information on the registration in Shanghai, please see:
http://stcsm.sh.gov.cn/

Funding

In Israel

The program financial support will not exceed 50% of the eligible and approved R&D costs, in the form of a conditional grant and in accordance with Israel Innovation Authority national laws and regulations.

 
In Shanghai

The total support from the Government of the Shanghai Municipality is between 1M-2M RMB per project. The government gives the support to subsidize the R&D expenditure of the project and will decide the amount of support for each project, taking into consideration the total number of approved projects and the available funding for the program each year.

Application Process

The application submitted in 2 phases:


1st phase

Deadline for submission: June 12nd, 2019

  • Fill out a Bilateral Cooperation Form (Phase I Application) together with your partner and prepare the Letter of Intent re: IP plan. The submitted form should be identical and filled either in English or both English and Chinese. 
  • Apply (1st phase) - Both companies (from Israel and Shenzhen) should submit their Bilateral Cooperation Form+Letter of Intent (LOI) via email to the Israeli and Shanghai Program Managers.

2nd phase

Deadline for submission: July 13th, 2019

  • Following the Phase I application submission, project applications will be reviewed, and eligible applicants will be notified of Phase II procedures, which require both applicants to submit separate national applications for funding.
  • The Israeli partner is required to submit an IIA National Application form in accordance with the IIA regulations, through an online system. A signed copy of the Bilateral Application Form and the LOI are required to be uploaded as well.

For the full information and conditions for Bilateral Program for Parallel Support click here

For the Shanghai (China)-Israel R&D Cooperation Program Guideline - click here.

For downloading the Bilateral Form for the 1st Phase - click here.

For additional information, please contact:

Name

In Israel - Ms. Racheli Ben-Onn

Position

Program Manager

Organization

Israel Innovation Authority
Telephone

Name

In Shanghai - Mr. Chenhao LI

Name

In Shanghi - Mr. Tang Dengwei

Attachments

Shanghai-Israel Bi-Lateral Program
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Shanghai-Israel 7th CfP Guidlines
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Partner Search Form
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