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Bold italic underline H1 level headings H2 level headings H3 level headings H4 level headings link The Innovation Authority works and promotes the issue of accessibility with the support of the A-2-Z company. We see people with disabilities as people with equal rights, who are entitled to enjoy full accessibility to the organization’s assets and […]

Israel’s National Drone Initiative: A Blueprint for Global Collaboration and Innovation

 In 2019, the Israel National Drone Initiative (INDI) was launched to promote the use of drones for the betterment of society. The initiative showcased the potential of Uncrewed aircraft Traffic Management (UTM) technology and served as an excellent example for other countries to follow. The partnership between the Israel Innovation Authority, C4IR Israel, Ayalon Highways, […]

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Israel’s High-Tech Sector Navigates Uncertainty: Annual Israel Innovation Authority Report Shows Resilience and Challenges

‘State of the High-Tech Sector in Israel 2024’ highlights continued growth in 2023 amid investors and companiesconcerns for the future The Israel Innovation Authority today released its annual report assessing the state of the Israeli high-tech sector, revealing a mixed landscape of both resilience and uncertainty. The “State of the High-Tech Sector in Israel 2024” […]

Introduction and Main Points

Israeli High-Tech at a Crossroads The Innovation Authority’s 2024 annual report reflects the crossroads Israeli hightech is currently facing. Over the past decade, and specifically since 2018, there has been a boom in investments in startups and new employees joining the hightech sector. During this period, high-tech has become established as the growth engine of […]

Part 1: Situation Report: Israeli High-Tech in 2024

Macro Indices Show a Moderate Increase – Investments Continued to Decline Against the backdrop of the geo-political and security upheavals in 2023, most of the macro indices in Israeli high-tech registered a moderate increase, primarily – a growth in the sector’s output and exports. The number of high-tech employees also increased, however at a lower […]

Part 2: Issues Related to the Future of Israeli High-Tech

Israeli High-Tech: Where is it Headed and How Will it Affect the Israeli Economy? As shown above, Israeli high-tech has grown significantly over the past decade. The sector has established itself as the economy’s shock absorber, especially during crisis periods, and has accounted for high proportions of the growth in Israeli GDP. Furthermore, it is […]

Appendices

Appendix 1 – Methodology for the Innovation Authority Surveys Surveys’ Objective Following the challenges faced by the Israeli high-tech sector in 2023 and ahead of the launch of the ‘Yozma 2.0’ Fund, the Innovation Authority conducted several surveys among Israeli high-tech companies and Israeli venture capital funds. The objective was to attain an updated situation […]

New Report Highlights Israel’s Pioneering Approach to FoodTech Innovation and Alternative Protein Technologies

Report lauds Israel’s leadership in driving innovation and shaping the future of the food Industry Report indicates that with the right support, Israel could establish over 200 alternative protein companies over next decade, contributing 2.5 billion USD to the domestic economy The Israel Innovation Authority, the World Economic Forum (WEF) through the Fourth Industrial Revolution […]

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Molecules of Hope

Two Israeli companies in the field of biomedicine are developing technologies that defy the imagination: Quris creates miniature human organs that enable the safe, quick, cheap, and personalized testing of drugs at a lower cost; Qulab Medical is developing patches that facilitate the prevention and treatment of diabetes. Dr. Isaac Bentwich, the founder and CEO […]

Materials from Another World

Farsighted vision based on bio-convergence is driving two Israeli companies towards the development of innovative materials: Seevix has developed a fiber inspired by spiderwebs – the ‘Holy Grail’ of the world of materials – while Enzymit designs and builds enzymes, biological nanomachines capable of creating any material. “Every cell on earth contains thousands of different […]

Innovative Pest Controls for a Better World

Farmers in the 21st century continue to combat pests while also considering environmental and health factors. This prompts the question: What might the future of farming entail? Two Israeli startups are harnessing Artificial Intelligence, chemistry, biology, and engineering capabilities to reduce the quantity of chemicals on our plates. In recent years, farmers face a pressing […]

Food for Thought

In a world where the traditional manufacturing processes are harmful to the environment and to the health of both humans and animals, Israeli food-tech is striving to change reality using integrated technologies and tools that sound like they are taken from science fiction – Remilk and Bee-io Honey are transforming vision into reality with cow-less […]

Green Clean Water

Shopping bags made using seaweed? Fish that grow in the desert? The connection between the various worlds of science creates a surprising reality. Take, for example, Biotic that strives to replace polluting fossil plastics with a biological polymer, using seaweed as feedstock and BioCastle that developed a miniature filter which enables to clean contaminated water […]

VC Funds Capital Raising Plummets: 73% Decrease Marks Lowest Amount Since 2015

According to the 2023 IVC – Gornitzky – KPMG Israel and the Israel Innovation Auority Investors Report that examines the trends and activities of investors in the Israeli tech ecosystem The report analyzes fundraising and investment activity by Israeli VCs, the availability of capital for local tech ventures (Dry Powder), foreign VC funds, Israeli and […]

Report Shows Significant Rise in Women’s Representation in Israeli Tech R&D Positions

Almost 40% of employed women in the tech industry are currently involved in R&D roles, reflecting a substantial 130% increase over the past decade The Israel Innovation Authority, in collaboration with the Aaron Institute for Economic Policy at Reichman University, released today a report for International Women’s Day that sheds light on the evolving landscape […]

Proudly launching the Startup Fund!

Startup Fund valued at NIS 500 million a year will open for submission on March 4th, 2024! The Startup fund aims to assist in the establishment and funding of early-stage deep-tech companies at various development stages, from ideation to growth, in sync with the market. The fund will focus on early-stage development in areas with […]

Government Approves Transformative Stimulus Package to Boost Israeli High-Tech Industry

Israel Innovation Authority to launch a set of programs to accelerate and strengthen Israeli high-tech The Israeli government, in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and the Israeli Innovation Authority, announced today that it has approved a transformative stimulus package aimed at elevating Israel’s standing as a global high-tech hub. A result of exhaustive deliberations […]

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Foreword

In 2021, PLANETech, a non-profit climate tech innovation community and the Israel Innovation Authority – an established government agency – collaborated in the very first nation-wide evaluation of any country’s climate tech ecosystem, culminating in the writing of the first “Israel’s State of Climate Tech” report. This report had multiplying effects, not only documenting the […]

Methodology

Climate tech companies are mapped according to the relevant climate challenges addressed by their innovation. The methodology section begins by describing the PLANETech Climate Challenge Map and then details the compilation of the database used for the analysis and the mapping procedure. Complementary information was also collected directly from climate tech startups through a survey […]

Israel’s ClimateTech Startups

Climate Tech Startups by Climate Challenge The updated mapping of Israeli startups identified a total of 784 startups that offer solutions to climate challenges, an increase of 90 startups compared to the 694 climate tech startups identified in 2022. Figure 2 shows the distribution of the startups according to the […]

Barriers to Scaling and Growth Faced by Israeli Startups

Climate tech startups face unique scaling challenges. They are mostly deep tech, requiring expensive physical assets and equipment, are capital intensive, and have long-term horizons for development from the initial proof of concept stage until commercialization. Until this endpoint, startups need to establish pilot demonstrations and are challenged by the extended period needed to progress […]

Foreword

In 2021, PLANETech, a non-profit climate tech innovation community and the Israel Innovation Authority – an established government agency – collaborated in the very first nation-wide evaluation of any country’s climate tech ecosystem, culminating in the writing of the first “Israel’s State of Climate Tech” report. This report had multiplying effects, not only documenting the […]

Methodology

Climate tech companies are mapped according to the relevant climate challenges addressed by their innovation. The methodology section begins by describing the PLANETech Climate Challenge Map and then details the compilation of the database used for the analysis and the mapping procedure. Complementary information was also collected directly from climate tech startups through a survey […]

Israel’s ClimateTech Startups

Climate Tech Startups by Climate Challenge The updated mapping of Israeli startups identified a total of 784 startups that offer solutions to climate challenges, an increase of 90 startups compared to the 694 climate tech startups identified in 2022. Figure 2 shows the distribution of the startups according to the […]

Barriers to Scaling and Growth Faced by Israeli Startups

Climate tech startups face unique scaling challenges. They are mostly deep tech, requiring expensive physical assets and equipment, are capital intensive, and have long-term horizons for development from the initial proof of concept stage until commercialization. Until this endpoint, startups need to establish pilot demonstrations and are challenged by the extended period needed to progress […]

About Israel Innovation Authority

Fueled by a vibrant entrepreneurial culture, robust technological infrastructure and highly skilled human workforce that produces the most substantial number of startups per capita in the world, innovation is one of Israel’s most valuable natural resources. At the same time, Israel is today home to over 500 R&D centers of multinational corporations, many of them […]

Israeli Delegation to Singapore

Industry Olive Diagnostics  Company description – Olive Diagnostics has developed the worlds first 100% continuous passive urinalysis system that mounts to any toilet. The passive nature of the product makes it possible to get 5-7 tests a day. The data is stored in the cloud and is used for early disease detection. By catching a disease […]

Foreign Tech Experts

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New Imnigrants & Returning Residents

Reconnecting to your roots while accelerating your tech career Thrive where you belong – Accelerate your career in Israel Reconnecting with your roots needn’t come at the expense of advancing your career. Enjoying the best of both worlds, is possible, right here in Israel, one of the world’s top innovation economies. Explore career opportunities with […]

Foreword

Dror Bin, CEO of Israel Innovation Authority & Uriel Klar, Director of PLANETech The climate tech journey gives us an opportunity to tread new paths and create new value. To realize this potential, however, we must all continue to work together. “Israel’s State of Climate Tech 2021” is a powerful source of motivation for doing […]

Methodology

This report assesses the current and future potential of Israeli innovation to play a central role in tackling the global climate change challenge. By undertaking the first mapping of Israeli companies developing technologies aimed at climate change mitigation and adaptation, the report reveals the current strengths of Israeli climate technology innovations. An AI-driven analysis of global climate […]

Capital Investments

As described above, the climate tech domain encompasses a broad variety of solutions which directly or indirectly address global climate challenges, that are based on varied technological platforms, and which are associated with many industry sectors. The resultant added complexity in attributing capital investments to climate tech from available data sources enables only partial retrieval […]

Executive Summary

Technological innovations play a crucial role in the global challenge to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Israel is renowned as a global leader of technological innovation and this report sets out to examine, for the first time, Israel’s state of climate tech and the potential of its “problem solving” entrepreneurs to provide solutions for […]

Disruptive Technologies – new possibilities

It seems as if not a day has passed in recent months without encountering a dramatic news item related to Artificial Intelligence. Some of these present a rosy picture of the future in which AI tools solve all of mankind’s problems. Other items portray a gloomy and forlorn forecast. In general, however, there is widespread […]

Israel Innovation Authority Grants:

An examination of the requests submitted by women for grants from the various Innovation Authority incentive programs reveals that the ratio of women submitting such requests is similar to their ratio in the general entrepreneurial field in Israel. For example, in 2020- 2021, requests submitted by women comprised 15% of all grant requests submitted to […]

Less Than One Tenth:

Less Than One Tenth: Women Technology Entrepreneurs in Israel To clarify the gender situation of technology entrepreneurship in Israel, we analyzed data relating to 8,668 startups founded between 2010-2021 in which the CEO’s gender was known. An Israel Innovation Authority adaptation of the data retrieved from the IVC database reveals that the ratio of women […]

Investing in Venture Capital

Another of the entrepreneurial ecosystem’s significant and influential elements is that of venture capital investors. As those controlling the “flow” of investment, these investors decide which startups will receive funding and therefore contribute significantly to shaping the Israeli startup arena. To a large degree, the funding they provide to startups frequently decides which startups will […]

Between Paris and Zurich

Unsurprisingly, women also fare poorly in other focal points of global entrepreneurship. Nevertheless, when comparing Israel to the international entrepreneurial hubs, the data shows that Israel lags behind both in the ratio of women entrepreneurs and in the level of capital that women raise for startups in their early stages. In practice, of the leading […]

Extraordinary Extracts

In the distant past, medicine relied on plant extracts of a simple kind. But these days, new botanical drugs are in demand. Coming up with them is an important scientific challenge. We introduce two Israeli biotech companies who are successfully meeting that challenge with cutting-edge development efforts. In Israel’s Arava region, a company called Algatech is tapping […]

Technicolor

Technicolor is a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector. The corporation’s world class research and innovation laboratories and its creative talent pool enable it to lead the market in delivering advanced services to content creators and distributors. Technicolor also benefits from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and creative technologies, […]

Israeli FoodTech Innovation Making Waves in Switzerland

As a leading global innovation country in the field of alternative proteins, the Israel Innovation Authority orchestrated a delegation to Switzerland in September, showcasing 10 remarkable Israeli startup companies. The primary objective was to fortify partnerships, foster innovation, and explore new horizons in the realm of food technology.  In this pursuit, we aimed to propel […]

Preliminary survey on the state of high-tech since the war broke out

Date : 23/10/202 Israel Innovation Authority and SNPI Institute publish a preliminary survey on the state of high-tech since the war broke out Israel Innovation Authority and SNPI Institute publish a preliminary survey on the state of high-tech since the war broke out: Seventy percent of the companies report that their operational continuity has been […]

Diagnostics Within Minutes

The Emedgene Corporation enables clinical interpretation of patients’ genomic data within only a few moments. This capability, compared to the current period of hours or even days, allows clinicians to make the correct therapeutic decisions for the unique genetics of the patient. Einat Metzer, the company’s CEO, and founding partner tells of the development in […]

The Israel Innovation Authority

Fueled by a vibrant entrepreneurial culture, robust technological infrastructure and highly skilled human workforce that produces the most substantial number of startups per capita in the world, innovation is one of Israel’s most valuable natural resources. At the same time, Israel is today home to over 350 R&D centers of multinational corporations, many of them […]

Life and Death at the Hands of Science

Two different and innovative technologies have been recently developed by Israeli start-up ventures as medical decision-support systems that analyze vast amounts of medical data. These systems provide doctors with significant real-time information regarding the patient’s condition, possible risks and complications, and contribute significantly towards making the best possible clinical decisions in time critical situations. A […]

Taking a Bite of the Future

Is there a way to feed nine billion people on this planet without destroying it? To adequately test foods for bacteria? To obtain meat without killing cattle? Or to make a vegan yogurt that tastes good? Food Tech is a hot industry, and The Kitchen is a Food Tech incubator that successfully confronts some of the industry’s […]

Next step in Artificial Intelligence applications in Hebrew and Arabic

Approximately 30 million NIS in 17 projects focused on NLP models in Hebrew and Arabic Next step in Artificial Intelligence applications in Hebrew and Arabic Israel Innovation Authority to invest approximately 30 million NIS in 17 projects focused on creating and providing access to data and language models in Hebrew and Arabic Projects to serve […]

NextSilicon to establish an R&D Lab to support computational applications AI

Israel Innovation Authority will invest up to 30 million NIS in establishing the infrastructure to serve companies and researchers throughout Israel. As part of the National Program for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Israel Innovation Authority has selected NextSilicon to establish an R&D Lab to support hardware and software development in computational applications AI  Israel Innovation Authority […]

International Health-Tech R&D and Pilot Program

Open Date: September 19th, 2022 Deadline for Submission of Expressions of Interest (EOIs): November 14, 2022  Program Description The Israel Innovation Authority, together with HealthIL, the Healthcare Innovation Ecosystem in Israel, and selected international health centers jointly open the International Health-Tech Partnership Program. Interested Israeli companies are invited to submit applications to co-develop, pilot, test, adapt and […]

Growing Together

How do you take knowledge and expertise accumulated by professionals over thousands of years and teach a computer to become a virtual expert based on characterizing of plant traits? The Phenomics Consortium, where experts from the agriculture and technology industry work together alongside leading researchers in a collaborative model, was founded precisely to discover the answer to this question.

Personally Tailored Medicine

The Taliaz Health Corporation analyzes databases and customizes medicines according to genetic characteristics, Emedgene has developed a system that aids diagnostics and, at Nucleix, cancer is identified according to DNA. The Israel Innovation Authority is supporting pioneering Israeli companies, active in the field of personalized medicine.

Innovation at the Speed of Light

Lasers have become a critical part of work processes in advanced industries and, as one of the long-standing leaders in this field, Israel cannot afford to lag behind. The ALTIA Consortium created synergy between the Israeli laser industry and the leading researchers in the field and all will witness the results in the next generation of technology products worldwide.

Monitoring Vital signs

Not feeling well? Look at the clock. Feeling chest pains? Check what your shirt says. Despite the difficulties, the monitoring of vital signs is one of the fastest developing areas of digital medicine, and Israel possesses several advantages that the Israel Innovation Authority is helping to maximize

Life and Death at the Hands of Science

Two different and innovative technologies have been recently developed by Israeli start-up ventures as medical decision-support systems that analyze vast amounts of medical data. These systems provide doctors with significant real-time information regarding the patient’s condition, possible risks and complications, and contribute significantly towards making the best possible clinical

International Collaborations

For Israeli technology companies, the path to developing a competitive advantage sometimes involves establishing collaborations with companies and researchers from the international arena. With assistance from the Innovation Authority, two groups combining researchers and commercial companies from Israel and abroad are advancing rapidly towards the next generation of healthcare.

Information on a (Brain) Wave

A technological system for mapping and testing brain function, a mobile device for predicting migraines and depression, and a wearable product for reading brain waves at home. Three breathtaking developments are doing things that, until recently, were considered science fiction, monitoring the brain, and forging the path to diagnosis and resolution of neurological and psychiatric problems

When 1 + 1 + 1 Equals 10

When 1 + 1 + 1 Equals 10
The “Bereshit” Consortium had an ambitious vision at the beginning of the millennium: to lay the foundations on which Israel would establish itself as a power in the research and application of stem cells. Israeli companies, striving to realize a vision of healing incurable diseases, are now reaping the fruits of this joint academic and industrial effort.

Preventing Error in Medical Treatment

Digital medicine has enabled significant progress in preventing errors during medical treatment. The Israel Innovation Authority supports two companies developing such technologies. The first uses additional follow-up of common and critical clinician error when issuing a prescription and the second helps in preventing mistakes by patients who incorrectly implement doctor’s instructions

When Devices Communicate

Were you excited about a robot that knows how to clean the floor by itself? Meet the streetlight that guards a parking spot and the washing machine that notifies the manufacturer of a malfunction. An Israeli company that began operation with the support of the Israel Innovation Authority enables common daily products to communicate with us.

The Connected Vehicles

Autotalks is working on the development of communication between objects on the road. Valens is developing smart chips that solve the problem of too many cables. “Everyone agrees that in the future children will ask ‘what is driving?’. The only question still open is when that will happen.”

In the Health Service

Innovative technology, currently being developed by the SensPD corporation, that enables the early objective identification of autism and Sensio Robotics’ creative solution for preventing the spread of disease by mosquitos. These two revolutionary developments – both of which have improved the lives of millions – started out with the support of the Israel Innovation Authority.

Blowing in the Wind

Modern-day life relies on the continuous and high-quality supply of electricity however the energy world is still based on the burning of fossil fuels that pollute the planet. Israeli entrepreneurs have developed revolutionary technologies in the field of renewable energy that increase energy output and enable the storage of clean energy.

Welcome to the Crypto Age

We can’t talk about money today without mentioning virtual currencies and the blockchain technology that constitutes the infrastructure of this ‘virtual currency’. Two Israeli companies, Kirobo and ZenGo, have created solutions that seek to contend with the operational complexity and risks associated with the world of cryptocurrencies

The New Meat Novelti

If it’s up to Israeli companies ‘Redefine Meat’ and ‘SimpliiGood’, you will soon be able to choose between cuts of animal meat and totally meat-less “meat” products at your local restaurant, supermarket, or even butcher shop. This is what happens when harnessing technology and innovation to produce alternative proteins: a product that is better for animals, for the environment, and for humans.

Wearable Technologies

You think we’re close to our smartphones? Wearable devices enable the human body and that of our pets to reliably, objectively and continuously communicate with sophisticated smart systems

The Autonomous Vehicle

The field of autonomous vehicles has reached boiling point but for an autonomous vehicle to drive efficiently and safely, it needs to be aware of its surroundings. Many companies around the world are trying to enhance the autonomous vehicle’s perception of its surroundings. Two Israeli companies – AdaSky and Oryx Vision – have responded with pioneering technological developments

Small Wonders

A combination of bio-electronic and artificial intelligence technologies and disciplines is facilitating innovative developments including an artificial retina implant that restores vision and an electronic patch that detects neural disease before it develops – developments that will positively influence the health of millions around the world.

Innovation

The manufacture of millions of swabs in a short period of time, robots that help communicate with patients, and improved face masks for protection against the Corona virus. These are the success stories of three Israeli industrial companies that identified the opportunity and, together with the support of the Israel Innovation Authority, developed innovative solutions for the challenges posed by COVID-19

Constructing a Green Future

The field of construction is regarded as a traditional sector that doesn’t take kindly to technology and innovation. Two Israeli companies – Buildots and TIGI – have successfully overcome these challenges and developed revolutionary technologies that are commercially beneficial, save on resources, and contribute to protecting the environment.

Just for You: Financial Consumerism in The Digital Age

As the world turns to digital – a process highlighted by Covid – increasingly more services and products are becoming personalized. The Israeli ‘Robinhood’ startup enables to personalize a person’s pension and insurance policies so that they pay only for what they really need. The ‘Momentum’ corporation uses information about consumers’ habits to make the old-fashioned customers’ loyalty programs of yesteryear genuinely attractive

Sweet Tasting Innovation

Sugar – those addictive sweet white crystals – not only causes obesity but also leads to a range of environmental and sustainability problems. The sugar substitutes that have been developed so far are both unhealthy and unsustainable. Against the backdrop of this reality, two Israeli companies have developed revolutionary solutions that offer both physical and environmental benefits.

Doctor IoT

The IoT is generating revolutionary changes in the world of healthcare. Innovative applications and smart devices that process and analyze data are redefining primary care delivery and making healthcare less expensive and more accessible and efficient

The Tissue Challenge

Printing a cornea, engineering a heart, growing meat, and helping the paralyzed walk – this may all sound like science fiction but it’s happening right now in laboratories in Israel engaging in Bio-convergence. Four scientists explain what happens when you combine biology, engineering, medicine, physics, and chemistry.

The Digital Vehicle 

Your future digital vehicle will recognize you and even know what you want, all in order to serve you in ways that are unimaginable today. On route to this new era, VocalZoom is developing an optic sensor that isolates background noise and improves the voice activation experience. At the same time, Argus is building sophisticated software to combat scenarios of digital takeover.

The Cutting Edge

An implanted multifocal lens that obviates the need for glasses and polymeric coverings for medical stents manufactured using revolutionary technologies are two of the developments that are successfully competing with powerful giant corporations and gaining global achievements

Enhancing Educational Technologies

Initiatives that harness technology to create a meaningful educational impact are driving the continuously developing world of ed-tech. Eureka World takes pupils on a virtual 3D creative learning experience while Annoto transforms online video courses into a collaborative and active learning experience. This is how the Innovation Authority is helping to generate change.

Not a Cow in Sight

In a reality where the dairy and meat industries are significant factors in the global climate crisis, the brightest minds are looking for solutions for human protein consumption. The combined efforts of science and technology have produced alternative proteins, a field in which the Israeli food-tech industry has already gained a notable global reputation.

When Tomorrow’s Food Comes from Yesterday’s Produce

In a world in which more than 30% of agricultural produce goes to waste, approaches and methods inspired by the circular economy are emerging alongside developments aimed at transforming the food industry’s byproducts into high-quality edible raw materials. Meet two innovative Israeli companies that may change the way we view food.

The Dark Side of Digital

In a world where all our finances are managed online, there are numerous elements trying to take advantage of this situation to engage in financial crime. Two Israeli companies – NICE Actimize and ThetaRay – are striving, with Innovation Authority support, to identify fraud and prevent money laundering

Attack is the Best Form of Defense

In a world where billions of smart devices continuously communicate, sometimes without control, someone needs to ensure that your coffee machine isn’t exposing secrets. With the support of the Innovation Authority, the Israeli startup Cy-oT (Cyber of Things) has developed a unique cyber defense technology

Smart Industry

Innovative advanced mechanization sometimes makes all the difference between a leading profitable company and yet another company producing a similar product. Advanced mechanization developed by two Israeli manufacturing companies with the assistance of the Israel Innovation Authority, provides them the advantage required to prosper in the competitive markets in Israel and overseas

Smart Transportation

Three Israeli startup companies, all supported by the Israel Innovation Authority, are using innovative technological solutions to take part in the global transportation revolution. Meet the next generation of public transport, the green solution for transportation logistics, and the technology that makes finding parking spots, easier.

Entrepreneurship that Creates Employment and Change

A medical device that reduces retinal damage in diabetics, the world’s first property management computer, and a platform for smart beauty advice and personalized makeup tutorials – three technological developments launched with the support of the Innovation Authority that promote women, ultra-Orthodox and Israeli Arab entrepreneurs.

More Food, On Less Land, For More People

Climate changes are harming crop yields and farmers’ livelihoods worldwide. At the same time, the 21st century has ushered in the fourth agricultural revolution: precision agriculture. Two Israeli companies – SupPlant and Flying Spark – have developed technologies yielding dramatic effect and that are committed to the great challenge of feeding the world’s population in the years to come

Have you Signed a Smart Contract Yet?

“Smart contracts” are business contracts stored on blockchain networks that offer significant advantages but also have associated risks. Two Israeli companies have ventured in this domain: ‘Clear’ has built a platform for creating smart contracts and ‘Valid Network’ offers organizations a security system for blockchain and digital assets

Hungry? Just Press the Button

Do you dream about a robot-chef that will prepare you a range of different dishes at the touch of a button? And what about an ice-cream machine that creates countless flavors from a capsule in just a minute? The Israeli companies Solato and SavorEat transform scenarios that sounded imaginary into functional devices that will also feature in your kitchen

Diagnostics and Sensing

A joining of forces between engineering and bio-medical applications based on biological sensory tools facilitates effective developments including detection of Alzheimer’s, high-resolution endoscope imaging, an enhanced CT system, and rapid differentiation between viral and bacterial infection.

Sensors in Space

Two Israeli companies, with the support of the Innovation Authority, have developed technologies that are based on the vast possibilities offered by the IoT. Both startups offer efficient and sophisticated solutions to global problems in two different areas – smart management of transportation and ongoing control of agricultural fields from the comfort of one’s home

The Green Vehicle

Manufacturing a truly green motor vehicle requires finding a solution to the problem of an alternative energy source. Two companies, Phinergy and ElectRoad, are making great strides towards winning solutions: the technologies that will set tomorrow’s electric motor vehicles in motion.

Creating a Future

A chair and car made of waste, food trays from recycled raw materials, and nutritious and tasty, vegetarian milk-product substitutes. With the support of the Innovation Authority, three Israeli companies are developing innovative manufacturing processes and striving to realize the ecological vision

On Understanding and Accessibility

An audio sign that assists people with impaired vision to travel independently on public transport, a touch-less system for controlling smartphones, and a smart robotic wheelchair that helps mobility-restricted people – three technological developments that are changing the lives of those with disabilities and influencing their surroundings.

Would You Care for a Bite of the Future?

The development of revolutionary technology for producing growth elements in tobacco plants and the production of food colorings from yeast fermentation processes – these are the ways in which two Israeli companies are harnessing biotechnology methods enabling humans to consume more healthy, natural, and environment-friendly food. While doing so, they are also helping to strengthen the northern Israel region as a food-tech stronghold

Bio-Convergence – Collaboration on the Future of Medicine between Israel and Korea

The Korea Israel R&D Fund (KORIL-RDF), together with the Israel Innovation authority and with the support of the Israel Economic and Trade Office in Korea, invite Korean and Israeli companies to join us to an introductory webinar on Bio Convergence and collaboration opportunities between Korea and Israel. In recent years, global health and medicine have […]

Who Moved My Identity?

In a world that is becoming increasingly digital, high-quality and high-speed solutions for managing identities are becoming a sought-after ability. Two Israeli companies have entered this dynamic field with the support of the Innovation Authority with the goal of leading the market with tools that are gaining global success

Promising Solutions for Sustainable Transportation

Although the State of Israel is not leading the global transition from pollutive to sustainable transportation, the Israeli autotech industry is playing a significant role in the effort to develop green solutions in the motor vehicle world. Electreon Wireless and EVR Motors are two of the Israeli companies that are offering innovative solutions on the way to creating fundamental change

Can Cancer be Beaten?

Two revolutionary developments offer solutions that deliver medicines directly to the cancerous tumor – the Nano-Ghost system that operates like a ‘trojan horse’ in miniaturized stem cells and nano-metric diagnostic barcodes that help identify the most suitable drug treatment. These nano technologies may also prove helpful in contending with the Corona virus.

IoT in Industry

The Internet of Things is changing not only the face of industrial high-tech, but also the traditional manufacturing sector, causing companies and organizations to re-route and take a daring leap into the commercial world of tomorrow

A Fast-Track to Innovation

How do you make the transition from prototype development to industrial manufacture of a unique product with innovative technology, a vision, and an understanding of the market’s needs? The answer lies in the stories of two Israeli companies that owe a major part of their success to the Innovation Authority’s R&D Preparatory Program, intended, among others, for companies with no previous R&D experience

The New Labor Market

One of Covid’s most significant ramifications for the labor market is the transition made by many organizations to working from home, especially during lockdown periods. Prior to Covid, most companies and employers did not allow their employees to work from home, either fully or partially. However, after a period of about a year during which […]

Digitalization and Automation in the Oil and Gas Industry – Challenges and Opportunities

For PDF version of the Agenda, click here Following the success of last year’s event, which attracted key professionals from the oil and gas industry and 125 Israeli tech companies for discussions on how novel digitalization and automation technologies can create value in the oil and gas industry, we are pleased to continue and deepen this important, […]

Introduction and Highlights

Following more than a decade of growth and prosperity in Israeli high-tech, this year’s annual Innovation Authority report is being published during a challenging period, one characterized by uncertainty for the Israeli high-tech industry. During the previous quarters, the positive trend that typified the industry over recent years was replaced by a decline in important […]

High-Tech’s Contribution to the Economy

Israeli High-Tech 2023 – A Situation Report The past decade has witnessed an increase in the importance of the high-tech sector to the Israeli economy. Even prior to that, high-tech was regarded as “the growth engine” of the Israeli economy, however an analysis of data from the last decade reveals that the sector has grown […]

How Many Israelis Really Work in High-Tech?

For the first time, this year’s report presents data that reveals the number of Israelis working as salaried employees in technology positions in Israel, both in the high-tech sector and in other sectors. The data relates to salaried employees in the high-tech sector, both in technology and non-technology jobs, and in technology jobs in other […]

A Global Comparison

A Global Comparison: High-tech in Israel Relies Almost Entirely on the Private Sector, and Primarily on Foreign Investors The Israeli innovation ecosystem is in direct competition with other hubs around the world for human resources, investments, and innovation infrastructures. It is important therefore to examine high-tech’s contribution to the Israeli economy not just in comparison […]

Decline in Establishment of New Startups

Is the Decline in the Number of New Startups Creating a Problem for the Israeli Economy? The introduction of the iPhone in 2007, the lower prices of cloud services, and further technological and economic changes, brought about a global growth in the rate at which new startups have been opened. Until approximately 2015, there was […]

SIIRD – Israel – Singapore

Israel – Singapore Industrial R&D Foundation The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore-based companies and Israel-based companies across different industries, and to provide research grants and government funding for […]

KORIL – Israel – korea

The Korea- Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) The Korea- Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) is a bi-national foundation, incorporated in 2001, owned and financed jointly by the governments of the State of Israel and the Republic of Korea.In Israel the Foundation is under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy & Industry; and in Korea […]

I4F – Israel – India

Israel – India Industrial R&D and Technological ​Innovation Fund The ProgramIndia-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F) fund is a cooperation between the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, and the Israel Innovation Authority, Government of Israel to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D projects, between companies from India and […]

BIRD – Israel – USA

BIRD is an acronym for Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development. The BIRD Foundation’s mission is to stimulate, promote and support industrial R&D of mutual benefit to the U.S. and Israel. The BIRD Foundation was established by the U.S. and Israeli governments in 1977 to generate mutually beneficial cooperation between U.S. and Israeli companies, including […]

Investments and Recruitments: Fintech – Climate

Israeli high-tech has enjoyed phenomenal growth in startups’ funding over the past decade. Looking at the entire decade, the investments in Israeli startups grew five-fold between 2013-2023, totaling 95 billion dollars. These investments enabled the startups to remain independent over time without the need to perform a quick exit, to establish and develop sustainable businesses, […]

A Superpower of Org. SW, Fintech and Cyber

The technology companies established over the past decade operate primarily in three prominent fields: organizational software, fintech, and cyber. These three fields seem to spearhead Israel’s high-tech and are of main interest in terms of entrepreneurship and investments in Israeli high-tech, as detailed further down this chapter. In short, the findings of studies we’ve conducted revealed […]

The Climate Crisis

The climate crisis is one of the largest challenges threatening our planet’s future and the future of mankind. The UNFCCC – the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – designated national goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preventing man-made damage to the atmosphere. To meet these goals, the different countries and the corporate […]

Government’s investment choice

Does the State Take More Risk with Investments in Startups Than the Private Sector? The decline recorded over recent years in investments in startups in Israel stems, among other things, from them being fields that are characterized by long and expensive development processes until products or services are released onto the market and by high […]

Appendix

The Israel Innovation Authority endeavors to provide a solution to the different challenges facing the Israeli innovation hub via three operational units called “divisions”. Each division is mission oriented and offers a unique toolbox that is adapted to the different challenges inherent in the various stages of the technological lifecycle. The Innovation Authority’s divisions undertook […]

BASE-LiNE Earth

Diving deeper to find answers to climate questions Background Project: BASE-LiNE Earth EU-funded researchers are reconstructing how the chemical composition of the world’s seawater evolved, using brachiopod shells. Their findings should advance understanding of recent changes in our climate.  The chemical composition of ocean water reflects the balance between the Earth’s crust, surface water, and atmosphere. […]

IDREEM

A Fresh Splash for Aquaculture  Background Project: IDREEM In a fish farm in the west of Scotland around 1,000 tons of salmon are bred every year. Marine biologists think today’s European aquaculture can become more imaginative, more profitable, more efficient and more sustainable. Harvesting seafood Together with salmon, workers here plan to harvest around 150,000 scallops and […]

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SeeBetter

Artificial retinas help bring life back into focus Background Project: SeeBetter You might think that part-human, part-machine cyborgs belong only in fiction, but adding a bit of technology into your body could help prop it up as it ages, as researchers are demonstrating with the development of artificial retinas to improve deteriorating vision. At the Tel […]

FIGARO

Helping farms produce more crops with less water  Background Project acronym: FIGARO Sustainable water management on farms is vital to maximize food production. Is it possible – in agriculture – to produce more with less water? That’s the aim of a European research project taking place in Bologna, Italy. By 2030 almost 80 percent of water […]

TASCMAR

Skincare science under the sea  Background Project: TASCMAR What if the secret of youth lies under the sea? Marine biodiversity is rich in sources for medicine and cosmetic science, as Spanish researchers are discovering on the Mediterranean coast. It’s a great day for a boat trip – and a good opportunity for marine biologists to collect […]

BRAAVOO

Monitoring sea pollution Background Project: BRAAVOO Marine pollution is one of the key issues affecting our future. Futuris looked at a prototype developed by European researchers in Sicily to detect and analyze possible pollutants in seawater, in real time. There are many harmful substances polluting the sea, such as hydrocarbons, heavy metals, pesticides and antibiotics. Currently […]

SAVEME

Nanoparticles that detect early-stage pancreatic cancer Background Project: SAVEME Pancreatic cancer is one of the hardest cancers to detect, making survival rates very low. The EU-funded SaveMe project has engineered nanoparticles that find the cancer using receptors for the tumour cells’ unique biological signal – a step towards early detection. Many common cancers are now treatable […]

EU-PLF

Surveillance technology monitors animal wellbeing  Background Humans have long been under CCTV surveillance, but now chickens and pigs are being watched too – by big farmer technology! Researchers have set up cameras, sensors and microphones at some 20 experimental smart farms all over Europe – to track animal movements. “They’re not just part of a […]

VR STROKE REHAB

Video games or exercise for stroke rehab?  Background Project: VR STROKE REHAB  Would you rather squeeze a ball to exercise your weaker hand or play video games? An EU-funded project tested the concept on a group of patients in Israel recovering after a stroke. The idea was unanimously popular and also saw patients working harder – […]

ASI

Retraining the immune system may hold key to diabetes prevention  Background Project: ASI People with Type 1 diabetes could one day see the faulty cells in their pancreas either restored to health or replaced with new ones thanks to new research that could improve the lives of millions of people around Europe. Type 1 diabetes is […]

NeuroCare

Nanodiamonds sparkle as science delves into the human body  Background Project: NeuroCare The world’s hardest natural material also has the most enthralling sparkle – these two properties mean that tiny diamonds are giving us dramatic new ways of interacting with the human body.  (The story was first published in Horizon Magazine) Whether it’s enabling MRI scanners to […]

IQ-FRESHLABEL

Smart labels make food safety stick Background Project: IQ-FRESHLABEL Have you ever stared at packaged meat from your fridge or freezer and wondered if it’s still good to eat? Thrown out food because you just weren’t sure? Smart labels could help to set your mind at rest. An EU-funded project has developed innovative stickers to do […]

SPREE

Why buy when you can ‘servicize’? Background Project: SPREE In industrial societies, consumption has traditionally been an end in itself. Growth is achieved by selling more products, but often also results in unnecessary waste, resource depletion, pollution and other environmental damage. It doesn’t have to be this way. Research by an EU-funded project indicates that a […]

NANOCARD

Exploring nano-scale scaffolds for mending damaged hearts Background Project: NANOCARD EU-funded researchers have used advanced nanomaterials to engineer heart tissue, and have explored the development of innovative stem cell-based therapies that could greatly improve the recovery rates of people who have suffered heart attacks. The researchers have made some preliminary tests on rats, the basis for […]

MEDSEA

​​​​​​​Researchers sound alarm on acidification of seas  Background Project: MEDSEA  Scientists have long suspected that the acidification of our seas may harm their flora and fauna. But the likely impact in the Mediterranean was a mystery – until now. The knowledge on acidification gained by EU-funded researchers is of great concern – the team is […]

REMPARK

Movement sensor device improves life quality for Parkinson’s patients Background Project: REMPARK A small sensor, headphones and a mobile phone – the elements of a prototype kit that is giving hope of relief for sufferers of Parkinson’s disease. The European-backed research project being spearheaded in Barcelona does not offer a cure for the degenerative condition, but […]

NanoSmell

Nanotechnology for the nose: scented video games Background Project: NanoSmellControlled odour emission could transform video games and television viewing experiences and benefit industries such as pest control and medicine. The NANOSMELL project aims to switch smells on and off by tagging artificial odorants with nanoparticles exposed to electromagnetic field. The ‘smellyvision’ – a TV that offers […]

UDRIVE

All natural driving study hits the road Background Project: UDRIVETexting while you drive? Don’t. Really. Distraction is a leading cause of accidents, but of course it isn’t the only one. A large-scale, EU-funded study will be looking over the shoulder of motorists and scooter riders in six countries for at least one year in a bid […]

RESFOOD

A boost for efficient safe food production Background Project: RESFOOD An EU-funded project has developed innovative technologies and techniques for recycling water, nutrients and by-products along the food supply chain – from horticulture to processing and on to shop shelves. These advances add up to big savings for producers and manufacturers, increase competitiveness, and benefit the […]

NANOPINION

Capturing the public’s view of nanotechnology Background Project: NANOPINION Nanotechnology has become part of daily life – be it in stain-repellent fabrics, sunscreens or hundreds of other applications. But what do people actually know about nanotech? And how do they feel about it? The EU-funded project NanOpinion found people to be positive in principle and used […]

NANOGLOWA

European research project helps cut CO2 emissions Background Project: NANOGLOWA Global warming is the biggest threat to mankind in the 21st century as the ongoing battle against CO2 emissions takes many forms. Throughout Europe there is the growth and development of windfarms, research into wave energy, the focus on recycling, waste reduction, and prototypes of electric […]

From a National Drones Network to Urban Air Mobility

How a bottom up and multi-stakeholder approach can assist countries in scaling up drone operations to a national level network and future air mobility Background Over the past few years, the world has witnessed a number of successful UAS applications in delivering goods to remote areas and allowing commutities to get vital access to medical […]

Fintech Pilot Program – Call for Applications

Participating Agencies Summary The Innovation Authority and the ISA invite you to submit applications for a pilot  in Israel and abroad. Assistance will include access to public MAGNA (Electronic Public Disclosure System) reports’ database of the ISA and to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange trading database (hereinafter: “The TASE”). The program will also include professional […]

Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus (KGAP+) Special Edition in Japan

Participating Agencies Summary Participation in “Demo Day” (under Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus (KGAP+) Special Edition), a contest between selected companies around the globe. To view a webinar elaborating on this program, click here Relevant Technologies Online communications and services, healthcare, logistics, robotics and IoT Program Description The Israel Innovation Authority together with Japanese research institute […]

Call for applications for a pilot program with Israel Securities Authority

Participating Agencies Summary The Innovation Authority and the ISA invites you to submit applications for a pilot  in Israel and abroad. Assistance will include access to public MAGNA (Electronic Public Disclosure System) reports’ database of the ISA and to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange trading database (hereinafter: “The TASE”).  Relevant Technologies Fintech Program Description The […]

Call for proposal to establish infrastructure for microorganism fermentation by a service provider focusing mainly on novel food

Summary Israel Innovation Authority published a calls for proposals to establish a research and development infrastructure in the fields of microorganism fermentation meeting production volumes of 10 to 20,000 litres. The establishment of infrastructure will include setting up relevant, designated equipment and its operation by skilled personnel. The infrastructure will be used by Israeli industry […]

Fintech Pilot Program

Participating Agencies Summary Call for applications foThe Innovation Authority and the ISA invite you to submit applications for a pilot in Israel and abroad. The Bank of Israel is taking part in the program as an observer. The program will include professional guidance, as well as financial support. Submission through Benefit Program # 2 (sub […]

Water Technologies Pilots in collaboration with IDB

Participating Agencies Summary Israel Innovation Authority and the Foreign Trade Administration are inviting Israeli companies to submit applications for a call for proposals for Israeli water companies to participate in a joint pilot’s with Latin American Water Utilities, in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).https://innovationisrael.org.il/files-en/2020-12/2-NRW%20Pilot%20%2C%20Guyana%20.pdf Relevant Technologies Water Technologies Program Description This call for […]

International Health-Tech Pilot Program – Call for Proposals

Relevant Technologies Healthcare – related technologies, services and devices Program Description The Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) and selected foreign hospitals jointly open the International Health-Tech Pilot Program.Interested Israeli companies are invited to submit applications to pilot, test, adapt and optimize impactful healthcare-related technologies, services, and devices in a clinical environment at selected first-class hospitals around […]

US R&D and Pilots Collaboration Program 2020 – Call for Proposals

Relevant Technologies Relevant technology sector as indicated by each partner Program Description The Israel Innovation Authority invites Israeli technological companies to submit joint proposals for industrial R&D and pilot projects with American companies and agencies.The program provides Israeli companies the opportunity to receive grants to work with their foreign partners on innovative technological R&D projects. […]

Call for Proposals for R&D plans of projects in the Early (Ideation) Stages – to help with the challenges of the Coronavirus

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the Headquarters for the National Digital Israel Initiative at the Ministry of Social Equality are issuing a Call for Proposals to Israeli technology companies (that are not one of Israel’s health organizations) to submit R&D plans for technological ideas and/or […]

Guangdong (China) – Israel R&D Program – 6th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary 6th Call for Proposal is now open for applications for the Israel-Guangdong joint R&D program!Israel Innovation Authority in Israel and Guangdong Science and Technology Department invite companies from Israel and the Guangdong province, the southern and powerful province in China, which is known as an economic, business and industrial center, to submit […]

Israel-Terumo (Japan) Call for Proposals under the R&D Collaboration with Multinational Corporations Program (MNC)

Participating Agencies Summary Call for proposals for joint R&D with Terumo in the fields of technology which can control the metal biodegradability (by surface treatment, new metal alloy development) Relevant Technologies Medical Devices, Life Sciences Program Description Terumo, the Japanese medical devices corporation, is opening a Call for Proposals for companies in the Medical devices […]

Call for Participants for the 1st Precision Agriculture and Innovation Delegation to South Africa

Summary The Israel Innovation Authority, together with the FTA (Foreign Trade Administration) in South Africa, will lead a one-of-a-kind delegation of cutting edge Israeli companies in Precision Agriculture and Agtech Innovation from the 15-19 of March 2020. Relevant Technologies Post Harvest, Precision Agriculture, Yiesd Estimation, Smart Pest Control, Geo Mapping, Agri/Water Solutions, Big Data and IOT […]

Israel – Colombia Pilots Programs 2022

Participating Agencies Summary Israel Innovation Authority and Innpulsa Colombia invite interested Israeli companies to submit applications to pilot program with the following companies: Bancolombia, People Contact, Grupo Argos, Black Vitriol S.A.S, Metro de Medellín, Renting Colombia, Grupo Unión, Protección, Nutresa, Summer TIC, Taxía Life, Andercol, Grupo ISA and Grupo de Energia de Bogotá. The goal is […]

Quebec – Israel Joint R&D Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies 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 […]

Japan – Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus (KGAP+)

Participating Agencies Summary Participation in Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus (KGAP+) Batch 5, will allow selected companies from around the globe to conduct pilots/POC in Japan. Relevant Technologies All Technology Sectors Program Description The Israel Innovation Authority together with Japanese research institute – ATR (Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International) who are leading the creation of an […]

Israel-India Fund (I4F) 6th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Relevant Technologies All fields. Priority will be given to projects related to water, agriculture, health, energy and ICT technologies Program Description India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F) invites Israeli technological companies to submit joint proposals for industrial R&D and pilot projects with Indian companies.The program provides Israeli companies the opportunity […]

Pilots with Asia-Pacific partners – Call for Proposals

Summary The Israel Innovation Authority and International partners invite technological companies to submit joint proposals for Pilot projects under our Pilots Cooperation Program. Relevant Technologies All technology sector Program Description The goal of this collaboration is to accelerate the availability of innovations to the public, introduce Israeli technology to international industries, and advance the development and […]

Israel-Alstom 2nd Call for Proposals under R&D Collaboration with Multinational Corporations Program

Participating Agencies Summary A second call for proposals is being launched in the framework of the Global Enterprise R&D Collaboration Agreement between the Israel Innovation Authority and ALSTOM.Leading the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, Alstom develops and markets integrated systems that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Alstom offers a […]

Korean Israel R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) –1st Call for Proposals 2021

Participating Agencies Summary Korea Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) is a bi-national foundation, created by the governments of the Republic of Korea and the State of Israel, whose mission is to promote & support technological collaboration in innovative R&D between commercial companies in both countries Relevant Technologies All Technology Sectors Program Description KORIL seek to […]

2022 R&D Collaboration Programs with APAC Countries

Participating Agencies Summary The Call for Proposals is now open under the Israel Innovation Authority’s Joint R&D Cooperation Programs with the following partners: in China: Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Shenzhen, as well as the Hong Kong and Taiwanese Department of Industrial Technology and the National Innovation Agency of Thailand. Relevant Technologies All Technology Sectors Program Description The Israel […]

Israel-Beijing R&D Program – 1st Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary 1st Call for Proposal is now open for applications for the Israel-Beijing joint R&D program!Israel Innovation Authority and Beijing Municipal Science & Technology Commission invite companies from Israel and the Beijing to submit joint proposals for industrial R&D and pilot projects under the Israel-Beijing R&D Cooperation Program.For full details on the Call […]

Korean Israel R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) Call for Proposals for Joint R&D and Pilots

Participating Agencies Summary Korea-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) is a bi-national foundation, created by the governments of the Republic of Korea and the State of Israel, whose mission is to promote & support technological collaboration in innovative R&D between commercial companies in both countries. Relevant Technologies All technology sectors Program Description KORIL seek to promote […]

Singapore-Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) Call for Proposals in Pilots and R&D

Participating Agencies Summary The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between the Singapore Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore-based companies or research and development entities, and Israel-based companies across different industries. Relevant Technologies All technology sectors. Increased grants for […]

Canada – Israel 2020-21 Collaborative Industrial Research and Development Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Israel Innovation Authority and NRC IRAP International invite Israeli and Canadian companies to submit joint proposals for industrial research and development projects under the current Call for Proposals (CFP) Through the Eureka Program Relevant Technologies Health, bio-convergence, cyber security, smart cities, smart mobility, AgTech, Food Tech, cleantech Program Description Eureka is the […]

“Winter City” Challenge – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary About Up Great Technology Contests Up Great are the largest technology contests in terms of the prize fund in Russia. Competitions are designed similar to the model of prestigious international competitions like XPrize, DARPA Grand Challenge, etc. Participants have tasks to develop solutions to the most challenging technical problems in the World, which nobody […]

Singapore-Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between the Singapore Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore-based companies or Singapore-based research and development entities, and Israel-based companies across different industries. Relevant Technologies All thechnology sectors Program Description […]

Singapore-Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between the Singapore Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore-based companies and Israel-based companies across different industries, and to provide research grants and government funding for SMEs. Relevant Technologies All […]

Canada – Israel R&D Call for Proposal 2022

Participating Agencies Summary Israel Innovation Authority (“Authority”) and NRC IRAP International invite Israeli and Canadian companies to submit joint proposals for industrial research and development projects under the current Call for Proposals (CFP) Through the Eureka Program.  Relevant Technologies All technologies Program Description Israel Innovation Authority (“Authority”) and NRC IRAP International invite Israeli and Canadian […]

Argentina and Israel call for EUREKA joint R&D&I projects

Participating Agencies Summary The Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology (MECCyT) through its Secretariat of Government for Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (SGCTeIP) from Argentina, and the Israel Innovation Authority from Israel, are announcing this call for proposals for joint R&D projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and market areas. […]

International CleanTech Pilot Program – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority and its partners in Colombia (Innpulsa) and the United States (WaterStart) jointly open the International CleanTech Pilot Program. Relevant Technologies Energy and water technologies Program Description Interested Israeli companies are invited to submit applications to pilot, test, adapt and optimize impactful cleantech technologies, services, and devices in a […]

Brazil EMBRAPII – Israel – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The purpose of the Industrial R&D Program between The Brazilian Agency for Research and Industrial Innovation (EMBRAPII) and the Israel Innovation Authority is to support greater collaboration among Brazilian and Israeli companies and researchers.The program will support large-scale collaboration projects for up to 24 months. Upon approval, Israeli companies will be entitled to […]

Call for Proposals for pilots of Israeli water technologies companies

Participating Agencies Summary Israel Innovation Authority and the Foreign Trade Administration are inviting Israeli companies to submit applications for a call for proposals for Israeli water companies to participate in a joint pilot’s with Latin American Water Utilities, in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).This call for proposals is part of ongoing collaboration with […]

Keihanna Acceleration Program Plus (KGAP+)

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority together with Japanese research institute – ATR (Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International) who are leading the creation of an ecosystem in Keihanna Science City, invite Israeli companies to apply for Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus Batch 8. KGAP+ is a startup support program for promising startups from Japan […]

Singapore-Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between the Singapore Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore-based companies or Singapore-based research and development entities, and Israel-based companies across different industries. Program Description SIIRD seek to promote research […]

KORIL Strategic Program – Bio-Convergence Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Korea Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) is a bi-national foundation, created by the governments of the Republic of Korea and the State of Israel, whose mission is to promote & support technological collaboration in innovative R&D between commercial companies in both countries. Relevant Technologies Bio-Convergence fields Program Description KORIL-RDF seeks to promote […]

Israel-Florida Space & Aviation Joint R&D and Pilots Program – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Israel Innovation Authority and Space Florida invite technological companies in both Israel and Florida to submit proposals to receive grants for joint industrial R&D and pilot projects in Space & Aviation as well as in related fields such as IT, AI, Health, Agriculture, Climate, Communication, Cyber Security, Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics. Relevant Technologies Space, […]

The Konza Smart Access Control Innovation Challenge

Participating Agencies Summary Konza Technopolis is Kenya’s first smart city, built to world class standards and provides limitless possibilities and a high quality of life for its residents. Safety of the city, its people and the environment is critical if this vision is to be realized. The Technopolis is envisaged to be home to 200,000 […]

Japan-Israel R&D Cooperation under EUREKA – 8th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Within the GlobalStars initiative of EUREKA, based on mutual consent, Japan, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Spain and UK are launching a common call. Participants from Japan and the respective EUREKA member countries are invited to submit joint project proposals in the research and development of innovative products and applications with […]

Shenzhen – Israel R&D Program – 10th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary 10th Call for Proposal is now open for applications for the Israel-Shenzhen joint R&D program!Israel Innovation Authority in Israel and Shenzhen municipality’s Science, Technology & Innovation Commission, invite companies from Israel and the City of Shenzhen to submit joint proposals for industrial research and development projects under the Shenzhen-Israel R&D Cooperation Program.For […]

Israel-Switzerland Joint call for proposal for Joint Innovation Projects

Participating Agencies Summary The Swiss Innovation Agency, Innosuisse and the Israel Innovation Authority cooperate bilaterally on all innovation topics. With this call, they invite consortia of Israeli & Swiss entities to submit cooperation projects covering areas of mutual interest and a strong market potential in both Israel and Switzerland. Relevant Technologies All technology sectors Criteria The project […]

Israel – EMBRAPII (Brazil) 2nd Call for Proposals for R&D and pilot projects

Participating Agencies Summary The second Call for Proposals under the EMBRAPII – Israel Innovation Authority program will support large-scale collaboration programs for up to 24 months. Upon approval, Israeli companies will be entitled to 12 months of financial support, and will be eligible for a second year of funding subject to review of the project […]

Japan – Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus (KGAP+

Participating Agencies Summary Participation in Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus (KGAP+) Batch 7, will allow selected companies from around the globe to conduct pilots/POC in Japan. Relevant Technologies All Technology Sectors Program Description The Israel Innovation Authority together with Japanese research institute – ATR (Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International) who are leading the creation of an […]

Call for Proposals for Projects in the Development, Piloting and Demonstration stages to cope with the Coronavirus

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the Headquarters for the National Digital Israel Initiative are issuing a Call for Proposals to Israeli technology companies (that are not one of Israel’s health organizations) to submit R&D plans for systems, products, or technological solutions, including projects in the […]

RFI: Modular Residential Construction and Establishing Factories for Modular Units

Participating Agencies Summary The National Technological Innovation Authority (“Israel Innovation Authority”) and the ministry of Housing and Construction of Israel (hereinafter: “the Requestors”) hereby invites the public to provide information on “Modular Residential Construction Using Modular Structures and Establishing Factories for the Manufacture of Modular Units” (“the RFI”). Any one interested in responding to the […]

Korea-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) – Call for Proposals in Bio Convergenc

Participating Agencies Summary Korea Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) is a bi-national foundation, created by the governments of the Republic of Korea and the State of Israel, whose mission is to promote & support technological collaboration in innovative R&D between commercial companies in both countries. Program Description KORIL-RDF seeks to promote research and development in […]

Snam – Israel Innovation Authority R&D and Pilot Program in Hydrogen Technologies

Participating Agencies Summary Snam is one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure operators and one of the largest Italian listed companies in terms of market capitalization.  Snam’s sustainable and technologically advanced network guarantees the security of supply and promotes development in the areas in which it operates, while it also contributes to promoting the energy […]

KORIL RDF (Korea – Israel) Industrial R&D and Pilot programs

Participating Agencies Summary The Korea-Israel Fund (KORIL RDF) invites Israeli companies together with Korean companies to apply for a grant for cooperation in R&D or Pilots projects- in all technological sectors (except the field of defense).KORIL will support can rise up to 2 million $ (depending on the program) or up to 50% (whichever is […]

Jiangsu-Israel R&D Program – 16th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary 16th Call for Proposal is now open for applications for the Israel-Jiangsu joint R&D program!Israel Innovation Authority in Israel and Jiangsu Science and Technology Department, invite companies from Israel and the Jiangsu Province to submit joint proposals for industrial research and development projects under the Jiangsu-Israel R&D Cooperation Program.For full details on […]

RFI: Modular Residential Construction and Establishing Factories for Modular Units

Participating Agencies Summary The National Technological Innovation Authority (“Israel Innovation Authority”) and the ministry of Housing and Construction of Israel (hereinafter: “the Requestors”) hereby invites the public to provide information on “Modular Residential Construction Using Modular Structures and Establishing Factories for the Manufacture of Modular Units” (“the RFI”). Any one interested in responding to the […]

2020 R&D Collaboration Program with Asia-Pacific

Relevant Technologies All Technology Sectors Program Description The Israel Innovation Authority invites Israeli technological companies to submit joint proposals for industrial R&D and pilot projects with companies in the Asia-Pacific region.The program provides Israeli companies the opportunity to receive grants to work with their international partners on innovative technological R&D projects. The Call for Proposals […]

Call for Proposals for R&D Plans of Industrial Products for the Prevention and Treatment of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy and Industry and the Manufacturers’ Association of Israel are hereby inviting manufacturing plants making industrial products intended for the prevention and treatment of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), to submit applications for assistance with R&D and technological innovation plans as part of Track […]

Japan-Israel PoC/Pilot Program with ATR under KGAP+ Program

Participating Agencies Summary Keihanna Research Complex, ATR and the Israel Innovation Authority invite Israeli companies in the brain tech, IoT, robotics, blockchain and life science sectors to apply for a unique opportunity in Japan. Relevant Technologies Brain Technology, IoT, Robotics, Blockchain, Life Sciences Program Description Keihanna Research Complex and ATR under the KGAP+ Program (Keihanna […]

Korea-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) 1st Call for Proposals 2020

Participating Agencies Summary Korea Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) is a bi-national foundation, created by the governments of the Republic of Korea and the State of Israel, whose mission is to promote & support technological collaboration in innovative R&D between commercial companies in both countries. Relevant Technologies All technology sectors Program Description KORIL-RDF seeks to […]

Israel –Florida 7th Call for Proposal

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority and Space Florida are announcing the 7th call for proposals in Aerospace, aeronautics and related areas. This call is part of the Florida – Israel innovation partnership, funded by the Israel Innovation Authority and Space Florida.   Relevant Technologies Aerospace, Aeronautics Program Description Programe milestones: Criteria Funding The […]

Singapore-Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) Call for Proposals – Special Grants to Cooperation in Agritech, Foodtech and Healthtech

Participating Agencies Summary The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between the Singapore Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore-based companies or research and development entities, and Israel-based companies across different industries. Relevant Technologies Agritech, Foodtech and Healthtech Program Description This […]

Call for Proposals for the Establishment of New Technological Incubators

Summary The Israel innovation authority is announcing a competitive call for proposals for selecting up to 4 concessionaries for the establishment and operation of up to 4 Technological incubators according to incentive program number 4 – Technological Incubators (new)The principal purpose of the Technological Incubators is to encourage investments in the early stages of technological […]

Korea-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) 2nd Call for Proposal 2020

Participating Agencies Summary Korea Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) is a bi-national foundation, created by the governments of the Republic of Korea and the State of Israel, whose mission is to promote & support technological collaboration in innovative R&D between commercial companies in both countries Relevant Technologies All Technology Sectors Program Description KORIL-RDF seeks to […]

Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus (KGAP+) – Japan (Batch 4)

Participating Agencies Summary Participation in Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus (KGAP+) Batch 4, will allow selected companies from around the globe to conduct pilots/POC in Japan. Relevant Technologies Online Communications and Services, Healthcare, Logistics, Robotics, IoT Program Description The Israel Innovation Authority together with Japanese research institute – ATR (Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International) leading […]

Modular construction RFI

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority and the Ministry of Construction and Housing of Israel invite companies dealing in industrialized construction, developers/contractors and manufacturing companies from the construction industry to respond to this request for information (RFI) regarding Modular construction of buildings, and/or setting up manufacturing capabilities for modular housing units Relevant Technologies Construction Program […]

Taiwan-Israel R&D Program – 9th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The Taiwan-Israel R&D cooperation program was created with the goal of promoting industrial R&D cooperation between companies from Taiwan and from Israel. Israel Innovation Authority and ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) on behalf of The Department of Industrial Technology (DoIT) of the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), invite companies from Israel […]

Shenzhen-Israel R&D Program – 11th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary 11th Call for Proposal is now open for applications for the Israel-Shenzhen joint R&D program!Israel Innovation Authority in Israel and Shenzhen municipality’s Science, Technology & Innovation Commission, invite companies from Israel and the City of Shenzhen to submit joint proposals for industrial research and development projects under the Shenzhen-Israel R&D Cooperation Program. […]

Call for Proposals to Join the Delegation to SFF X SWITCH Conference in Singapore

Participating Agencies Summary Israel Innovation Authority, Singapore-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) and Foreign Trade Administration at the Ministry of Economy and Industry, invite Israeli technological companies to apply to participate in a delegation of R&D companies to Singapore, leaving on November 10 until November 15, 2019.The delegation will participate in Israel’s national booth at the […]

NSW-Israel Science & Technology Research & Development Program -2nd Call for Proposals

Summary Bilateral program providing financial support for collaborative industrial R&D projects between Israeli companies and Australian companies from the state of New South Wales.   Program Description GENERAL INFORMATION The NSW-Israel Science and Technology Research and Development Program provides funding support for market-oriented collaborative research and development (R&D) projects by NSW (Australia) and Israeli companies, consistent […]

Israel-India Fund (I4F) 7th Call for Proposals

Summary India-Israel Industrial R&D and TecIndia-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F) invites Israeli technological companies to submit joint proposals for industrial R&D and pilot projects with Indian companies. Relevant Technologies All Technology Sectors Program Description The program provides Israeli companies the opportunity to receive grants to work with their Indian partners on innovative […]

Pre-Roadshow to China – Investors Event

Participating Agencies Summary Start-ups in the fields of: interested in penetrating the Chinese market and looking for partners or investments are invited to apply and participate in the event and to present to a forum of investors from China. Relevant Technologies ICT, Life Science, Advanced Manufacturing Program Description 30 of the 60 companies selected to […]

Catalonia – Israel 6th Call for Proposals for Joint R&D Projects

Participating Agencies Summary Following the signing of the bilateral cooperation agreement in joint R&D between Catalonia and Israel, the two parties are pleased to launch the sixth Call for Proposals for joint R&D projects. Relevant Technologies All Technology sectors Program Description The call is announced within the framework of the Cooperation Agreement for Promotion of […]

Call for Proposals of Innovation & R&D programs for Industrial Cosmetics and Cosmetics Raw Materials’ Companies

Participating Agencies Summary Call for Proposals is intended for manufacturing companies in the cosmetics industry dealing with a range of products including: hair products, wipes, anti-aging, baby and pregnancy products, Dead Sea products, sun protection products, make-up and all other cosmetics products.  Relevant Technologies New product introduction, Manufacturing process innovation or Production line technology Program […]

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

Participating Agencies 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 […]

Precision Agriculture Roadshow to South Korea and Japan – Call for Participants

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority, together with KORIL- RDF (Korea-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation) and the FTA (Foreign Trade Administration) in South Korea and Japan, will lead a one-of-a-kind delegation of Israeli companies in the Precision Agriculture sector to South Korea and Japan (19-25 of May, 2019).The delegation will participate in one of the […]

Israel-RutaN (Colombia) Smart Cities – Calls for Proposals – Pilot Validation

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority and Corporación Ruta N are launching a pilot and validation program. In this program, Israeli companies will have the opportunity to partner with foreign entities for the express purpose of validating, scaling up and adapting their innovations to foreign environments.  The goal of the project is to co-develop […]

Florida-Israel Space & Aviation Joint R&D and Pilots Program – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Program Description The Israel Innovation Authority and Space Florida invite technological companies in Israel and Florida to submit proposals for receiving grants for joint industrial R&D and pilot projects in Space & Aviation and related fields such as IT, AI, Health, Agriculture, Communication, Cyber Security, Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics. * This program is operated […]

International Health-Tech R&D and Pilot Programs

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority, together with HealthIL, the Healthcare Innovation Ecosystem in Israel, and selected international health centers jointly open the International Health-Tech Partnership Program. Interested Israeli companies are invited to submit applications to co-develop, pilot, test, adapt and optimize impactful healthcare-related technologies, services, and devices in a clinical environment at leading […]

Israel – Georgia Collaborative Industry Innovation Program – Call for Proposals

Summary Israel – Georgia Collaborative Industry Innovation Program With the outhern Company Application for Expressions of Interest. For more information on this call for proposal’s program: click here Program Description Introduction This Request is the first call for expressions of interest by Israeli Companies initiated within the framework of the collaborative industry research and development program envisioned in […]

Agri-Food Tech – Strategic Program (SIIRD)

Participating Agencies Summary The Singapore Israel Foundation (SIIRD) invites Israeli companies and academic institutions together with Singaporean companies and academic institutions to submit an application for the strategic track to support cooperation in the field of Agri-Food Tech (with an emphasis on alternative proteins).The goal of this program is to establish mini-consortium of industry and […]

Argentina – Israel Industrial R&D Cooperation Program

Summary The Call is launched on September 20th, 2018. The call will be open until December 13th, 2018 Note: the call allows bilateral applications that are based on self-funding of either participant. The Argentina -Israel program for Industrial Research and Development is a Bilateral Framework operated by both governments to provide active support, matchmaking and funding for […]

Israel’s Fintech-Cyber Innovation Lab – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The State of Israel is proud to announce a new call for proposals for a world-leading Fintech-Cyber Innovation lab: a partnership between the Israeli Ministry of Finance, Israel Innovation Authority, and the National Cyber Directorate – that offers a unique opportunity to gain insights into the government’s national financial CERT’s financial-cyber data […]

The Israel-Florida Innovation Alliance – First Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary For more information on this call for proposal’s program: click here Program Description The Israel-Florida Innovation Alliance (the “Israel – Florida Industrial R&D Cooperation Initiative,” “Innovation Alliance”) is launched under the Florida- Israel MOU signed between the states and was formalized with the signing of the Space Florida-Israel Innovation Partnership Program by the Executive office […]

Zhejiang (China) – Israel 5th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority, and the Zhejiang Science and Technology Department (ZSTD), on behalf of the government of Zhejiang province, operate a cooperation agreement targeting industrial R&D projects between Israeli companies and Chinese companies from Zhejiang. This bilateral program is an outcome of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the State of […]

Shenzhen-Israel R&D Program – 9th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary 9th Call for Proposal is now open for applications for the Israel-Shenzhen joint R&D program!Israel Innovation Authority in Israel and Shenzhen municipality’s Science, Technology & Innovation Commission, invite companies from Israel and the City of Shenzhen to submit joint proposals for industrial research and development projects under the Shenzhen-Israel R&D Cooperation Program.For […]

Singapore-Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between the Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore-based companies and development entities, and Israel-based companies across different industries. Relevant Technologies All Relevant Technologies Program Description SIIRD seek to promote […]

Israel-Russia 8th Call for Proposals for Joint R&D Projects

Participating Agencies Summary In the framework of the activities foreseen by the Agreement on industrial and technological research anddevelopment cooperation between Russia and Israel, the Government of the Russian Federation and TheGovernment of the State of Israel, The Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs on behalf of theRussian Federation and ISERD on behalf of the […]

Israel-Michigan Autonomous Technologies Collaboration program (“IMATC”) 1st Call for Proposal

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Michigan Autonomous Technologies Collaboration program (“IMATC”). The purpose of IMATC is to support greater collaboration between the Michigan testing and manufacturing ecosystem and Israeli innovative companies in a variety of industries, and specifically in automotive industry. Through IMATC, Israeli companies will be supported in testing and piloting qualified technologies in Michigan’s facilities […]

Israel – Pennsylvania Collaborative Industry R&D Program

Summary This Request for Proposals (RFP) is the first call for proposals initiated within the framework of the collaborative industry research and development program envisioned in the Agreement between the Israel Innovation Authority and the Pennsylvania Office of International Business Development on Bilateral Cooperation in Industrial Research and Development, which was signed on 6 November […]

International R&D and Pilots Collaboration Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The incentive program provides support to Israeli companies working with foreign companies on commercialization-directed programs to develop new technological products or to significantly upgrade an existing technology.The program provides financial incentive funded by the Innovation Authority parallel to funding provided by foreign entities such as states, countries, provinces, and cities worldwide. The […]

International R&D and Pilots Collaboration Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The incentive program provides support to Israeli companies working with foreign companies on commercialization-directed programs to develop new technological products or to significantly upgrade an existing technology.The program provides financial incentive funded by the Innovation Authority parallel to funding provided by foreign entities such as states, countries, provinces, and cities worldwide. The […]

GCI – Grand Challenges Israel Incentive Program – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Grand Challenges Israel (Incentive Program No. 26) is a joint initiative of the Israel Innovation Authority and MASHAV, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation in the context of Global Grand Challenges, a group of initiatives fostering innovation to solve key global health and development problems. Program Description The aim of the incentive program is […]

Global Innovation Forum in Osaka, Japan – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI), together with Osaka Business and Investment Center (O-BIC) invite Israeli companies and start-ups to apply to join the – “Global Innovation Forum in Osaka” on the 9.10-12.10.19  Relevant Technologies IoT, AI, FinTech, Digital Health, Zero Energy Building (ZEB) Program Description OCCI and O-BIC invite Israeli […]

Incentive Program for R&D of Assistive Technologies for People with Disabilities – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Assistive technologies for people with disabilities have the potential to dramatically improve their quality of life and enhance their ability to lead a healthy, independent and dignified lifestyle, while taking part and contributing to all spheres of society: work, education and leisure. This incentive program encourages and supports R&D of technological solutions for […]

Maryland-Israel Call for Proposal – “MarketReach America”

Participating Agencies Summary Maryland-Israel Call for Proposal:  “MarketReach America” Binational Accelerator  Program for Israeli Medical and Digital Health Start-ups. Timeline: Relevant Technologies Medical Devices, Digital Healthcare Program Description The Maryland/Israel Development Center and The Israel Innovation Authority are excited to launch “MarketReach America™” as a binational accelerator for Israeli entrepreneurs in the U.S. market.The “MarketReach […]

Singapore-Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) Call for Proposal

Participating Agencies Summary The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between the Singapore Enterprise (ESG) and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D and Pilot collaboration between Singapore-based companies or Singapore-based research and development entities, and Israel-based companies across different industries. Relevant Technologies All Technology Sectors Program […]

Israel-Argentina (Rosario BCR) Pilot & Adaptation Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority and Rosario Board of Trade are launching a pilot and validation program.  The goal of the project is to co-develop or test impactful technologies, products, services and devices with an Argentinean company and penetrate into the Argentinian market and beyond.  In this program, Israeli companies will have the opportunity to […]

Israel – Colorado Innovation Program

Participating Agencies Colorado Innovation Fund (ICI Fund) Summary 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 […]

Argentina – Israel Industrial R&D Cooperation Program

Summary CALLS FOR PROPOSALS: The present Call is launched on February 16, 2017. The call will be open until December 8, 2017, with 3 cut-off dates April 28 August 25 December 8  For more information on this call for proposal’s program: click here Program Description The Bilateral Framework Program is jointly implemented by MINCyT, The Ministry of Science Technology and Productive […]

Israel-India Fund (I4F) 8th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F) invites Israeli technological companies to submit joint proposals for industrial R&D and pilot projects with Indian companies. This program is operated under the Authority’s incentive program for Bilateral Funds and the Israel-India Fund (I4F) website page. Relevant Technologies All technology sectors Program Description The program […]

R&D Collaboration Program with European Companies from Italy, Germany and Russia

Participating Agencies Summary Participating European Agencies:  Relevant Technologies All sectors, with a priority for project in the field of Bio-Convergence Program Description The Israel Innovation Authority and its partners in the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy and Russia invite Israeli technological companies to submit joint proposals for industrial R&D and pilot projects with European companies registered […]

Singapore Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) – Call For Proposals

Participating Agencies   Summary The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore-based companies and Israel-based companies across different industries, and to provide research grants and government funding for SMEs Through […]

Singapore Israel R&D Foundation (SIIRD) – Call For Proposals

Participating Agencies   Summary The Singapore Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (SIIRD) is a co-operation between the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Israel Innovation Authority to promote, facilitate and support joint industrial R&D collaboration between Singapore-based companies and Israel-based companies across different industries, and to provide research grants and government funding for SMEs Through […]

A National Infrastructure for Bio Devices – RFI

Summary Background On September 2020, the Innovation Authority alerted the National R&D Infrastructure Forum that there was a need to establish a long-term national program to promote the field of Bio-Convergence (BC) in Israel. BC is a technological field that combines biologically based methods and technologies, together with knowledge and technologies from other fields such […]

Italy – Israel 18th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Within the activities foreseen by the Agreement on Industrial, Scientific and Technological Research and Development Cooperation between Italy and Israel (hereinafter called “the Agreement”), the Directorate General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for the Italian Party, and ISERD – the Israel-Europe […]

Shandong (China) – Israel 4th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority, and the Shandong Science and Technology Department (SSTD), on behalf of the government of Shandong province, operate a cooperation agreement targeting industrial R&D projects between Israeli companies and Chinese companies from Shandong province. This bilateral program is an outcome of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the State […]

Israel-Adler 1st Call for Proposals for the Development of New Materials & Solutions for the Automotive Industry

Participating Agencies Summary The call for proposals is published in the framework of the R&D Collaboration with Multinational Corporations (MNC) program of the Israel Innovation Authority. The goal of the program is to encourage the creation of MNC-Startup partnerships in Israel. Following an agreement between the Israel Innovation Authority and Adler Pelzer Group, a worldwide leader in […]

Israel-Czech Republic 8th Call for Proposals for Joint R&D Projects

Participating Agencies Summary Czech Republic and Israel are jointly announcing the eighth Call for Proposals – for joint R&D projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological areas. This call is announced within the framework of the Bilateral Cooperation for the Support of Industrial Research and Development in the Private Sector concluded […]

International R&D and Pilots collaboration for Multinational Corporates (MNC’s) and Health Centers

Summary The incentive program provides support to Israeli companies working with foreign companies on commercialization-directed programs to develop new technological products or to significantly upgrade an existing technology.The program provides financial incentive funded by the Innovation Authority parallel to funding provided by foreign entities such as states, countries, provinces, and cities worldwide. The incentive program […]

Israel-Czech Rep. Joint Innovation Projects

Participating Agencies 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 […]

Israel-Poland Joint Innovation Projects

Participating Agencies Summary NCBR in Poland and the Israel Innovation Authority cooperate bilaterally on all innovation topics. With this call, they invite consortia to submit cooperation projects covering areas of mutual interest and a strong market potential in Israel and Poland Relevant Technologies All technologies Program Description Israel Innovation Authority and the National Centre for […]

Israel-Visy 1st Call for Proposals under R&D Collaboration with MNC Program

Participating Agencies Summary Visy is a global leader in the packaging, paper and resource recovery industries, will launch for the first time a Call for Proposal under the MNC’s agreement with Israeli Innovation Authority, calling to Israeli companies to offer their solutions for 2 main challenges in the fields of water and energy. Relevant Technologies […]

5th Call for Proposals: Japan-Israel R&D Cooperation Program

Participating Agencies Summary Israeli and Japanese companies engaged in collaborative R&D projects are invited to apply for financial support through the Japan-Israel R&D Cooperation Program For more information on this call for proposal’s program: click here Program Description Israel Innovation Authority, formerly known as the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) in Israel, and NEDO, on […]

Israel–Finland Pilot Program Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Finland and Israel are both leading innovative economies that have put technology and innovation at the core of their economy. This pilot program is a milestone bringing the Finnish and Israeli ecosystems together. The program is led by the Israel Innovation Authority and Helsinki Business Hub and will provide funding and free-of-charge matching services for Israeli […]

Israel-Italy Joint R&D Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Within the activities foreseen by the Agreement for Research and Development Cooperation in Industrial, Scientific and Technological fields, signed by Italy and Israel on June 13, 2000 (hereinafter called “the Agreement”), the Directorate General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for the […]

Japan-Israel R&D Cooperation Program – 6th Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Israeli and Japanese companies engaged in collaborative R&D projects are invited to apply for financial support through the Japan-Israel R&D Cooperation Programץ Relevant Technologies Energy, Environment, Robotics, AI, ICT, Materials, Nanotechnology, Water, Life Science, Biotech, MEdical Program Description Israel Innovation Authority, formerly known as the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) in Israel, […]

Integration of Autonomous Buses in Service Lines in Israel – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary Israeli Ministry of Transport, National Public Transport Authority, Ayalon Highways Company and the Israel Innovation Authority invite corporations licensed to operate regular public transport service lines together with corporations developing autonomous vehicles, able to conduct a trial and integrate autonomous buses in the public transport service lines to submit an application to […]

Hungary – Israel 7th Call for Proposals

Summary Following the signing and ratification of the bilateral cooperation agreement in joint R&D between Hungary and the State of Israel, the two parties are pleased to launch the seventh Call for Proposals for joint R&D projects. This call aims at developing innovative products and applications. Applicants are expected to develop ready to market solutions […]

Israel-Indiana Collaborative R&D 1st Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary This call for proposal is designed to promote opportunities for conducting joint industrial R&D projects between entities from Israel and from Indiana.  Joint projects awarded through this program will be funded through existing funding mechanisms accessible to the Israel Innovation authority and IEDC, respectively, and may be leveraged by other investments consistent […]

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

Participating Agencies Summary Israeli and Japanese companies engaged in collaborative R&D projects are invited to apply for financial support through the Japan-Israel R&D Cooperation Program Relevant Technologies Energy, Smart community, Environment, Robotics, AI, ICT, Nano, Water treatment Program Description Israel Innovation Authority, formerly known as the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) in Israel, and […]

Israel – Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia – Healthcare Pilot Validation Program

Participating Agencies Summary In this call for proposal, Thomas Jefferson University and the Israel Innovation Authority are launching a pilot validation program for healthcare solutions.  Israeli companies will have the opportunity to partner with Thomas Jefferson University for the express purpose of validating, scaling up and adapting their innovations to foreign environments. Thomas Jefferson University owns a […]

Taiwan – Israel R&D Program – 8th Call for Proposals

Summary The Taiwan-Israel R&D cooperation program was created with the goal of promoting industrial R&D cooperation between companies from Taiwan and from Israel. Israel Innovation Authority and ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) on behalf of The Department of Industrial Technology (DoIT) of the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), invite companies from Israel and Taiwan […]

Israel’s Environmental and Sustainability Innovation Lab – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The State of Israel is proud to announce a new call for proposals for an Environmental and Sustainability Innovation Lab: a partnership between the Israel Innovation Authority, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and the Ministry of Economy – that offers a unique opportunity to gain insights into the Ministry of Environmental Protection’s […]

Call for Proposals no. 5 BD

Participating Agencies Summary A call for proposals is being launched in the framework of the Global Enterprise R&D Collaboration Agreement between the Israel Innovation Authority and BD. BD is a large medical device company with a global presence serving healthcare needs around the world, in both high- and low- resource settings. Program Description New technologies […]

Sichuan (China) – Israel 2nd Call for Proposals – Joint Industrial R&D Projects

Participating Agencies Summary The Israel Innovation Authority, and the Sichuan Science and Technology Department (SSTD), on behalf of the government of Sichuan province, operate a cooperation agreement targeting industrial R&D projects between Israeli companies and Chinese companies from Sichuan province. This bilateral program is an outcome of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the State […]

Korea-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) 2nd Call For Proposal 2019

Participating Agencies Summary Korea Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) is a bi-national foundation, created by the governments of the Republic of Korea and the State of Israel, whose mission is to promote & support technological collaboration in innovative R&D between commercial companies in both countries. Relevant Technologies All technology sectors Program Description KORIL-RDF seeks to […]

Taiwan-Israel – 7th Call for Proposal

Participating Agencies Summary The Taiwan-Israel R&D cooperation program was created with the goal of promoting industrial R&D cooperation between companies from Taiwan and from Israel. Israel Innovation Authority and ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) on behalf of The Department of Industrial Technology (DoIT) of the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), invite companies from Israel […]

Jiangsu (China) – Israel 15th Call for Proposals – Joint Industrial R&D Projects

Participating Agencies Jiangsu Science and Technology Department Summary The Israel Innovation Authority, and the Jiangsu Science and Technology Department (JSTD), on behalf of the government of Jiangsu province, operate a cooperation agreement targeting industrial R&D projects between Israeli companies and Chinese companies from Jiangsu. This bilateral program is an outcome of a memorandum of understanding […]

Pilot Programs for Testing and Demonstrating Drone Technologies in Managed Airspace (UTM) – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary International companies wishing to participate without Israel Innovation Authority’s grant can continue submitting their application to Ayalon Highways for future demonstration (June 20th, October 3rd, and in every quarter of 2021 and 2022). A request to join the demonstration must be submitted 50 days prior to the demonstration itself.  Details regarding the submission of such proposals […]

Establishment of lab to accelerate HPC and AI developments

Participating Agencies Summary Israel Innovation Authority announces an open call for the submission for grant applications to establish an R&D laboratory aimed at accelerating technology development in the domains of high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI). The R&D Lab should include the required facility, equipment, and manned services, for accelerating diverse research and development […]

Taiwan-Israel R&D Program – 2018 Calls for Proposals

Summary Companies from Israel and Taiwan are welcome to submit applications for financial support for Bilateral Industrial R&D projects under the Taiwan-Israel R&D Cooperation Program. For more information on this call for proposal’s program: click here Program Description During 2018 two Calls for Proposals will be launched: 5th Call: 1st phase deadline – 11.5.2018 / 2nd phase deadline – 15.6.2018 […]

International R&D and Pilots Collaboration – 2023 Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The incentive program provides support to Israeli companies working with foreign companies on commercialization-directed programs to develop new technological products or to significantly upgrade an existing technology.The program provides financial incentive funded by the Innovation Authority parallel to funding provided by foreign entities such as states, countries, provinces, and cities worldwide. The […]

Israel-India Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F) 10th Call for Proposals

Summary India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F) invites Israeli technological companies to submit joint proposals for industrial R&D and pilot projects with Indian companies. This program is operated under the Authority’s incentive program for Bilateral Funds and the Israel-India Fund (I4F) website page. Participating Agencies Relevant Technologies All technology sectors (except defense) RFP Description […]

Enhancing HIV treatment with more precise patient modelling

Background Project acronym: EURESIST HIV is not curable but it is treatable, states Dr Francesca Incardona, CEO of EuResist Network GEIE and research area manager at Informa s.r.l, the SME responsible for coordinating the EuResist project. The thirty-month initiative was devoted to providing better treatment by implementing an intelligent system that uses patients’ clinical information together […]

Revolutionary ‘seismic wallpaper’ can help brittle buildings withstand earthquakes

Background Project acronym: POLYTECTHistorically a target for earthquakes, Italy has also become an epicentre in the search for ways to reduce or prevent the loss of life and property when these sudden and unpredictable events occur. The latest breakthrough in this effort is the “seismic wallpaper” – thin, woven material made of glass and plastic fibres […]

Helping clean city air through local initiatives

Background Project: CITI-SENSEAlthough Europe’s air quality has improved over the last 25 years, pollution is still prominent – particularly in cities. Cleaning the air is more difficult than before, as most people can no longer smell or see the pollution. However, the European Union (EU)-funded research project CITI-SENSE is harnessing novel technologies to detect contaminated air […]

Establishing a systems medicine approach

Background Project: CASYM Imagine you are ill and see the doctor. After a brief examination and blood analysis, you receive an efficient, personalised treatment that is adjusted to both your personal physiological makeup and your lifestyle. What sounds like science fiction today could soon come closer to reality with the help of the FP7 project CASyM, […]

Bringing inquiry-based science teaching to the classroom

Background Project: S-TEAM Improving science teaching and encouraging more young people into the sciences have been key government objectives in Europe for years. The European Union (EU) funded S-TEAM project tackled the issue by looking at the teaching side of the equation. Completed in 2012, it was one of the first EU research projects to focus […]

Designed-in accessibility to boost Europe’s future tourism sector

Background Project acronym: POLIS The project team developed the first software-based decision-support tool for the building design and construction sector that offers results and a rating system for specific buildings as well as references to building accessibility requirements. Difficulties in moving around due to ageing, handicap or injury are physical problems that know no boundaries. Around […]

New breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer and AIDS

Background Project: APO-SYS Cancer and AIDS have compromised the quality of life for millions of people around the globe, and, despite recent breakthroughs, they still represent major challenges for the medical and scientific community. In 2011 alone, an estimated 3.8 million Europeans developed cancer and 2.1 million of them lost their lives as a result. At […]

Zero tolerance for manufacturing faults

Background Project acronym: MUPROD EU-funded researchers and industrialists are developing monitoring tools for the production line that can prevent and correct defects faster. This innovation will reduce costs, downtime and wastage, and lead to better, safer products. Defects and flaws in a product cost businesses dearly, and not just in wasted materials and time. They also […]

Helping students understand the importance of science and technology

Background Project acronym: ECB From biotechnology to digital media, from energy to cloud computing, almost every job area today is strongly affected, if not entirely reshaped, by scientific and technological advancements. Still, according to surveys, young people in developed countries do not place a high value on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The EU-funded project […]

SWITCH

Switching to sustainable urban water management Background Project: SWITCH Cities around the world are facing a myriad of pressures, including rapid urbanisation and urban sprawl. As a result, authorities are finding it increasingly difficult to manage scarce water resources, deliver water and sanitation services, and dispose of wastewater. At the same time, authorities must do their […]

CDI Systems Ltd: Innovation in Secure E-Publishing

Background Company: CDI Systems Ltd. Who is CDI Systems?CDI Systems provides high-tech solutions for online and mobile publishing. Equipped with an advisory panel of top internet and communications experts and a dedicated staff of engineers, CDI systems has used their one-of-a-kind NetIS technology to support secure e-exchange of valuable digital content since 1992. CDI systems is […]

Yotpo

Yotpo: Innovation in User Generated Content (UGC) Background Company: Yotpo Who is Yotpo?Yotpo is answering the need enterprise businesses have to effectively optimize feedback from their customers as a means of increasing traffic, trust and sales. Partnerships with companies like Google, Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest, allow Yotpo to seamlessly connects businesses with their customers wherever […]

National Drone Delivery Network Program

The National Drone Initiative developing agile regulation and supporting ecosystem to enable drones and UAM operations in Israel Moving forward to the next phase of creating a national drone network: for the announcement on the selection of companies to participate in phase II of the Israel Drone Initiative, click here! If your company is interested in […]

Korea – Israel Innovation Day

The Korea-Israel Research and Development Foundation (KORIL) is holding an event to launch a new strategic program. The event is open for Korean and Israelis companies, relevant institution, research institutions and researchers from the fields of robotics. The event will involve professional lecturers and will feature mixed round tables – Industry / Academy, Israel / […]

Accelerated Monitoring of Tomorrow’s Medicine

Not feeling well? Look at the clock. Feeling chest pains? Check what your shirt says. Despite the difficulties, the monitoring of vital signs is one of the fastest developing areas of digital medicine, and Israel possesses several advantages that the Israel Innovation Authority is helping to maximize. Gill Zaphrir worked for years in the field […]

Israel Innovation Authority – Wisconsin Water Innovation Partnership

Participating Agencies Water Council of Wisconsin Summary The Israel Innovation Authority and The Water Council of Wisconsin recently signed a JOINT DECLARATION OF INTENT IN THE FIELD OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION and invite interested companies to submit applications to refine and validate their water technology solutions. The Israel Innovation Authority and The Water Council of Wisconsin […]

‘GovTech’ – Support of Technological Innovations for Public Sector Challenges – Call for Proposals

Participating Agencies Summary The incentive track is designed to encourage and assist entrepreneurs seeking to meet the challenges and needs of the public sector with innovative technological solutions (in a variety of fields: education, health, economy, justice, local authority and more). Relevant Technologies Digital Health, Edtech/digital education, Social welfare, Digital Local Government, Employment and development […]

Grand Challenges Israel – Call for Proposals 2019

Participating Agencies Summary Needed: Technologies for global health and development challenges! Great Challenges Israel (Incentive Program No. 26) is a joint initiative of the Israel Innovation Authority and MASHAV, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation in the context of Global Grand Challenges, a group of initiatives fostering innovation to solve key global health and development problems.The […]

Michal Reisfeld

In her role as Vice President and Head of Marketing and Communications at the Innovation Authority, Michal Reisfeld is responsible for the Authority’s marketing strategy, communications, digital management, websites and social media activity, international marketing, conferences and events in Israel and abroad. Reisfeld has 20 years of experience in the fields of product management, marketing management, […]

Senior High-Tech Workers – an Under-Utilized Resource?

The government is investing much effort in many spheres with the aim of increasing the supply of skilled workers for the high-tech industry. At the same time, we must ensure that the high-tech industry makes full use of their existing human resources in the most efficient possible manner. In other words, the industry’s ability to […]

Life Sciences, Agriculture and Food: Enhancement of Innovation Systems

An innovation system we should consider is that engaged in life sciences, agriculture and food. In these fields, Israel possesses a range of advantages and even boasts several success stories; however, they have yet to sprout a surrounding sophisticated innovation system. Specifically, key elements that contribute to the success of the ICT system in Israel, such as […]

Innovative Technologies Preventing Human Error

Digital medicine has enabled significant progress in preventing errors during medical treatment. The Israel Innovation Authority supports two companies developing such technologies. The first uses additional follow-up of common and critical clinician error when issuing a prescription and the second helps in preventing mistakes by patients who incorrectly implement doctor’s instructions. Nobody wants to make […]

Is this the end of the Israeli “Start-Up Nation” era?

Israeli high-tech continued to break investment records even during the Covid crisis. Alongside the industry’s maturation, the number of new startups is declining sharply, the number of seed rounds is stagnating, and the Innovation Authority’s budget has been eroded. How will these changes influence the industry’s future and what can the government do to preserve Israel’s competitive advantage?

What Will the Future High-Tech Generation Look Like?

Israeli high-tech is undergoing a transformation – its employees are not as young but are still based in Tel Aviv. One tenth of employees in Israel work in high-tech and pay a quarter of the country’s total income tax. One in every four students is studying a technology subject and will soon attempt to integrate into the high-tech industry, however the Covid crisis has made the industry tougher for women and inexperienced juniors. Will they find work after completing their studies?

How can Israeli High- Tech Help Rehabilitate the Economy?

Guaranteeing the Israeli economy’s continued prosperity and the leading global position of its high-tech industry depends on several key factors. One of these is a state policy that supports the creation of infrastructures necessary to develop innovative technologies and train the next generation of high-tech employees. At the same time, significant changes in the government’s policy and regulatory perception will aid Israel’s recovery from its largest ever economic crisis by implementing Blue & White technology solutions.

Activities of the Israel Innovation Authority’s Divisions

The Israel Innovation Authority strives to provide solutions for the various challenges facing the Israeli innovation ecosystem via six operative divisions. Each division is focused on specific tasks and clients and offers a unique set of tools for contending with the different challenges throughout the technology lifecycle.

Israeli Innovation Breaks the Boundaries

Israeli innovation has attained great heights in recent decades. Israel is a global center with a vibrant innovation culture based on interdisciplinary capabilities, a spirit of entrepreneurship and strong technical skills. Recent years have witnessed a flourishing of Israeli hi-tech that is expressed by widespread activity of multinational corporations, innovative startup companies, and Israeli growth […]

The Innovation Authority

The Innovation Authority’s vision is to establish Israel as a world leader in innovation and entrepreneurship that frequently grows innovation-driven companies that provide extensive, highly productive employment for all population groups and all regions of the country

High Tech in Israel 2018

The global tech industry is gearing up for a new world order that has an impact on Israel’s high-tech industry as well. What changed in the global economy in 2018, and what were the industrial trends during these past years in terms of funding, technology, and human capital?

The Race for Technological Leadership

AI is slated to be at the heart of 21st century technological developments. Will Israel, which was among the world leaders in previous waves of technology, successfully find its way to lead with this technology as well?

Personalized Medicine

Radical transformation in the global biopharma industry may bring about an awaited leap forward of the Israeli biopharma industry. How do we realize Israel’s competitive advantage in an age of personalized medicine?

From a high-tech industry

Weak competitive intensity and regulation that do not foster innovation have thus far slowed the adoption of new technologies in the Israeli economy. Israel must now brace itself for inevitable ‘Creative Destruction’ processes that will coincide with global automation trends

An Innovation Driven Economy in the Periphery

Innovation activity in Israel is concentrated predominantly in the Tel Aviv metropolitan area and does not exhaust the resources of innovation in the periphery. The Innovation Authority is leading a national strategy to promote an innovation-driven economy in the periphery, which will benefit both the regional economy and the entire national innovation system

Israeli High-Tech in 2019

In 2019, the Israeli High-Tech industry continued to flourish and broke new records in several indices. Yet the Israel Innovation Authority is detecting alarming trends that call for the government’s close attention, such as a decline is high-tech exports and a shortage of skilled employees

Investing in Progress

The Israel Innovation Authority’s vision is to establish Israel as a world leader in innovation and entrepreneurship that frequently grows innovation-driven companies, in order to provide extensive, highly productive employment for all population groups and all regions of the country

Growth of the Israeli Innovation Ecosystem

Recent years have shown an increase in the number of Israeli high-tech companies that are in sales and growth stages. The Israel Innovation Authority recognizes that these companies struggle to raise debt financing in Israel. This obstacle could damage their competitive advantage and encourage them to divert their operations overseas

Accelerating Israeli Entrepreneurship

In recent years, there has been an alarming decline in the number of new start-ups and in the amount of funding rounds by seed-stage start-ups. The Israel Innovation Authority analyzes the causes of this decline and is taking action to reverse the trend and to relaunch Israeli entrepreneurship

Bolstering Artificial Intelligence

For Israel to realize its full potential in AI and to maintain its leading position in the field, it must make a concerted effort to meet the challenges posed by regulation, human capital, accessibility to databases, and sub-par supercomputer infrastructure

Bio-Convergence

The field of bio-convergence could potentially become one of the Israeli high-tech industry’s most substantial engines of growth. The Israel Innovation Authority is working in collaboration with additional entities to expand its operations in order to c competitive ecosystem to advance this field in Israel.

The Israel Innovation Authority in Action

In 2019, mission and customer oriented divisions of the Israel Innovation Authority took a variety of measures to advance the growth of the Israeli innovation ecosystem

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NIS15 million for groundbreaking programs to increase human capital in Israeli high-tech

In the framework of a new call for proposals that is currently being launched as part of the High-Tech Human Capital Fund:The Israel Innovation Authority will provide NIS15 million to various entities to develop innovative and groundbreaking programs for increasing human capital in Israeli hi-tech. In the framework of a new call for proposals that […]

Introduction and Main Points:

2022 meets high-tech at an interesting intersection: on the one hand, following a decade of record achievements and prosperity, the industry is increasingly strengthening its standing as one of the Israeli economy’s central sectors. On the other hand, the capital market is cooling down, a war is raging in Ukraine, and the sanctions imposed on […]

Part A: Israeli High-Tech 2022 Situation Report

High-tech exports exceed half of all Israel’s exports for the first time – but the technology companies’ value is declining Israeli high-tech continued to prosper and to constitute the economy’s primary growth engine during the past year. The product of the high-tech sectors grew by more than 10% in 2021 and stood at 237 billion […]

Appendix: Activity of the Israel Innovation Authority’s Divisions

In 2021, the Innovation Authority’s divisions implemented a wide range of measures aimed at advancing the growth of the Israeli innovation ecosystem. This chapter presents the main activity of the various divisions during 2021 and the way in which they translated the Authority’s policy into action and specific policy tools.

NIS18.5 million to 11 Companies for Innovative Space Technologies

The Israel Space Agency in the Ministry for Innovation, Science and Technology, in partnership with the Israel Innovation Authority, provide NIS18.5 million to 11 Companies for the Development of Innovative Space Technologies. Approved in the framework of the space program initiated by the Israel Space Agency in the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology in […]

Winners of 3rd round of funding for pilots using 5G cellular infrastructures

Grants totaling NIS 4.3 million will be granted to three startups and companies that will carry out pilots using 5G cellular infrastructures The Ministry of Communications and the Israel Innovation Authority Announce the Winners of the “Third Round” of Funding for the Pilot Program: Grants totaling NIS 4.3 million will be granted to three startups […]

Israel Is Spearheading a “Bio-Convergence” Revolution

Four months after the World Health Organization declared it a pandemic, COVID-19 remains at the forefront of the global health agenda and will likely continue to be in the foreseeable future. But this acute global challenge hasn’t displaced the long-term problems plaguing health systems worldwide – increasing rates of chronic disease, soaring drug development costs, and inefficient, […]

A Personal Film Clip in Less than a Second

A company helps in preventing mistakes by patients who incorrectly implement doctor’s instructions. Errors can occur when prescriptions issued to patients are accurate and appropriate for them, but the patients themselves use them incorrectly and don’t use the medication in accordance with the doctor’s instructions. The Telesofia Corporation’s innovation – personal film clips created especially […]

Autonomous Vehicles – a Big Opportunity for the Israeli High-Tech Industry

The dramatic changes in the global motor vehicle industry and in the world of mobility offer many opportunities for new players from additional fields to join the transportation industry and shape the revolution. Large technology companies such as Intel, Google and Apple have been working for some time on developing a prototype of autonomous vehicles, […]

Accelerated Monitoring of Tomorrow’s Medicine

Not feeling well? Look at the clock. Feeling chest pains? Check what your shirt says. Despite the difficulties, the monitoring of vital signs is one of the fastest developing areas of digital medicine, and Israel possesses several advantages that the Israel Innovation Authority is helping to maximize. Gill Zaphrir worked for years in the field […]

An EEG Measurement for Predicting Migraine Attacks

The BrainMARC Corporation is a company developing an innovative EEG-based technology. BrainMARC’s product is intended for the monitoring of mental activity, levels of attention and concentration, prediction of attacks of migraines, depression, and anxiety, and for the continuous monitoring of care and concentration during rehabilitative treatment. BrainMARC operates in the Alon Medtech Ventures incubator in […]

Flying SpArk | Larva-based protein

“Almost no one understood what ‘Food Tech’ meant even three or four years ago,” says Amir Zaidman, VP of Business Development at “The Kitchen” a Food Tech incubator which is a joint venture of the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) and Strauss Group. “They’ve only recently started relating to Food Tech as an independent industry.” Zaidman is also […]

Four winning Israeli companies in a joint program with TJU

Israel Innovation Authority and Thomas Jefferson University announce the four winners of a joint program valued at a total of $1 million to develop, test and pilot innovative technologies in the health sector Winning technologies are expected to help fight the many challenges posed by the outbreak of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic Thomas Jefferson […]

Creativity and Innovation on the Production Line

In a world where both market competition and consumer demand are always growing, standing still means losing out or even shutting down. The traditional food industry is now adopting innovation as a value and is dedicating resources for R&D – and the Israel Innovation Authority is helping Israeli players compete in their constantly changing market. […]

BactuSense | Detecting pathogens in food

Food Tech is a hot industry, and The Kitchen is a Food Tech incubator that successfully confronts some of the industry’s most cutting-edge challenges. “Each year, we’ll invest in three or four promising Food Tech start-ups”, says Jonathan Berger, CEO of The Kitchen. “Each company receives individual support from the incubator staff and a team of experts that Strauss […]

Diagnostics Within Minutes

The Emedgene Corporation enables clinical interpretation of patients’ genomic data within only a few moments. This capability, compared to the current period of hours or even days, allows clinicians to make the correct therapeutic decisions for the unique genetics of the patient. Einat Metzer, the company’s CEO, and founding partner tells of the development in […]

Digital medicine – The Future of modern medicine

Feeling chest pains? Check what your shirt says. A Wearable E.C.G Gary Sagiv, Senior Director of Business Development and deputy CEO of the Health Watch Corporation, is gazing into the distance: “Digital medicine is the future of modern medicine. I see it repeatedly all around the world. Digital medicine enables the transfer of a person’s health management […]

Encouraging R&D Centers’ Activity in Forgotten Technological Fields

Although the multinational corporations’ activity in the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) field is already widespread, in other spheres, the scope of their R&D activity in Israel is relatively low. For example, while the ICT fields are responsible for 90 percent of R&D expenditure in the multinational corporations’ R&D centers, medical equipment is responsible for […]

Extraordinary Extracts

In the distant past, medicine relied on plant extracts of a simple kind. But these days, new botanical drugs are in demand. Coming up with them is an important scientific challenge. We introduce two Israeli biotech companies who are successfully meeting that challenge with cutting-edge development efforts. In Israel’s Arava region, a company called Algatech is tapping […]

Israel Innovation Authority Report: The Potential of Israeli Foodtech

The global food industry has been undergoing far reaching changes over the past few years. Foodtech may constitute a unique opportunity for Israel. The following are the challenges and opportunities for Israel vis-a-vis the global food industry The food industry is considered one of the most significant industries in the world. The monetary value of […]

Israel’s Hi-tech Jobs Surpass 300K: 8.7% of Entire Workforce

Percentage of employees in Israel’s hi-tech industry rose to 8.7% by end of 2018, up from 8.3% at end of 2017, bringing number of hi-tech positions (not including the communications sector) to over 307,000 by mid-2019 Israel experienced a steep rise in employment of close to 19,000 salaried employees during 2018 in the hi-tech sector, […]

Global Trends: Are ‘Exit’ Possibilities Diminishing?

The global innovation system is witness in recent years to two prominent financing trends that could also influence the Israeli high-tech industry. Firstly, the “unicorn’” phenomenon (companies valued at more than USD 1 billion), that began to spread throughout the global innovation industry in 2014, sometimes hinders capital raising during advanced stages or ‘exits’ for start-up […]

Hot from the Food Tech incubator’s kitchen

Is there a way to feed nine billion people on this planet without destroying it? To adequately test foods for bacteria? To obtain meat without killing cattle? Or to make a vegan yogurt that tastes good? Food Tech is a hot industry, and The Kitchen is a Food Tech incubator that successfully confronts some of the industry’s […]

Three Electrodes on the Forehead

The Neurosteer Corporation is a company active in the field of continuous brain monitoring using EEG electrodes. Professor Nathan Intrator, the Neurosteer CEO is a brain researcher from Tel Aviv University who deals with mathematical models of advanced signal processing for reading brain activity. “I understood that using mathematics it is possible to extract much more information […]

Innovation in Israel and In the Republic of Korea

Despite the two countries’ cultural and commercial differences, Israeli and Korean innovation complement each other. The challenge: to bridge the gaps and advance the mutual commercial R&D relations between the two countries. A synergetic relationship, based on complementary contrasts, exists between the State of Israel and the Republic of Korea (hereafter: Korea) in the fields […]

How to integrate and preserve skilled employees in the High-Tech industry

Increasing the number of skilled and experienced personnel in the high-tech industry is a national objective, and the State of Israel is acting to achieve it. To this end, the Innovation Authority is supporting the cultivation of “coding bootcamps” as an additional avenue for joining the industry and is examining the problem of high-tech employment […]

Innovative Technologies Preventing Human Error

Digital medicine has enabled significant progress in preventing errors during medical treatment. The Israel Innovation Authority supports two companies developing such technologies. The first uses additional follow-up of common and critical clinician error when issuing a prescription and the second helps in preventing mistakes by patients who incorrectly implement doctor’s instructions. Nobody wants to make […]

Life and Death at the Hands of Science

Two different and innovative technologies have been recently developed by Israeli start-up ventures as medical decision-support systems that analyze vast amounts of medical data. These systems provide doctors with significant real-time information regarding the patient’s condition, possible risks and complications, and contribute significantly towards making the best possible clinical decisions in time critical situations. A […]

Israeli Industry Oil and Gas Catalogue

Now available – the new Israeli Industry Oil and Gas Catalogue The Second edition of the “Israeli Industry Oil and Gas Catalogue” was recently published by the Israel Innovation Authority. Through an extensive and broad approach to the Israeli industry at large, the catalogue profiles 184 companies with a clear value proposition specifically relevant to […]

Understanding the Context in the Clinical Text

Analysis of ‘big-data’ and a patient’s clinical information to improve the quality of his medical treatment stands at the basis of the software program developed by the OpisoftCare Corporation. The company, that focuses on improving the capability of accurate real-time clinical decision making, was established in 2014 by three entrepreneurs: Gideon Israeli, Erez Peleg, and […]

The Process of Foundation is Complete

The law on the basis of which the Innovation Authority was established was authorized by the Knesset in August 2015*, however the Authority itself only commenced operation at the beginning of 2017. As is known, the Authority was set up on the basis of the Office of the Chief Scientist in the Ministry of Economy […]

DLR | Teaching robots to learn

DLR (Deep Learning Robotics) is a startup featured in The Kitchen, a Food Tech incubator which is a joint venture of the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) and Strauss Group. It provides a way of coping with the vast variability of food industry production lines and products. “The food industry lags far behind in automation, and […]

Innovation in Israel – Developments in Industry and Government 2016-2017

The Israeli high-tech industry is dynamic and constantly changing. What happened to the High-Tech Index, what are the prominent financing trends, and which regulatory changes were introduced? Developments in high-tech 2016-2017 The High-Tech Industry in Israel – The Surge Continues In 2015, we were witness to the peak of the Israeli high-tech industry’s performance, as […]

The Secret of Korean Success: State Investment and Growth of Giant Conglomerates

The names of the large Korean conglomerates, such as Samsung, LG, Hyundai, SK and Kia Motors are recognized all over the western world. It sometimes seems as if Korea has always been a focus of economic and technological prosperity, but that is not so. During the first half of the twentieth century, Korea was subject […]

Senior High-Tech Workers – an Under-Utilized Resource?

The government is investing much effort in many spheres with the aim of increasing the supply of skilled workers for the high-tech industry. At the same time, we must ensure that the high-tech industry makes full use of their existing human resources in the most efficient possible manner. In other words, the industry’s ability to […]

Promoting Innovation as Leverage for Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Growth

Israel has become a global focus of innovation over recent decades, however, the prospering high-tech sector has largely remained insulated and the majority of the economy has yet to gain from its benefits. This presents the Innovation Authority with an important mission: to preserve and strengthen world leadership of innovation while increasing the resultant economic-social […]

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