The Water/Energy/Transportation (WET) Industries Israel – Colorado industrial R&D Collaboration Program (the “Program”) was created as a result of the ongoing interaction between Colorado and Israel under then MOU signed between the states and was formalized with the signing on the Cooperation Agreement by the Governor of Colorado and the Chief Scientist of Israel on October 19, 2015 (the “Cooperation Agreement”). This Program will be implemented by the Israel Innovation Authority and The Israel – Colorado Innovation Fund (the “ICI Fund) that was assigned by the Governor of Colorado to implement a cooperative framework with the Israel Innovation Authority.
The Program will support projects in the following areas:
Water, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, Energy Efficiency, Smart Grids, Smart Mobility/ Transportation, Big Data, IoT, Smart Manufacturing, Predictive Maintenance, Green Buildings, Environmental solutions and more.
In addition to the above mentioned areas, this Call will focus also on projects related to cyber security solutions for critical infrastructures or cyber security solutions for automotive.