This program, supporting R&D projects in the fields of cyber defense technologies, is operated jointly by the Innovation Authority and the National Cyber Directorate in the Prime Minister's Office.

The program's goal is to develop, productize, and test innovative technologies in the fields of cyber defense and to examine their feasibility on a significant scale (including cyber deployment installations). The program also encourages the creation and growth of whole sustainable companies in the fields of cyber defense in Israel by advancing innovative technological solutions.

This program is intended for Israeli technology companies in the fields of cyber defense with a product or a service that is still in its development stage and yet to be launched, at a Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of 4/5. Projects operating in this program will receive financial support of between 30%-50% of the approved R&D expenditure.

* This program’s criteria stipulate that the requested funding will be up to NIS 2 million.

Israeli Companies

Israeli companies seeking further information on the requirements and application process to this program, should refer to the Israel Innovation Authority's Hebrew site: https://innovationisrael.org.il/growth/pilot/cyber