The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Israel Ministry of Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources and the BIRD Foundation have established “BIRD Energy”: a program for
U.S. – Israel joint renewable energy and energy efficiency developments
“BIRD Energy” follows the same rules and procedures as BIRD.
Please refer to BIRD’s website for submission details – www.birdf.com.
To be considered, a project proposal should include:
- R&D cooperation between two companies or cooperation between a company and a university/research institution (one from the U.S. and one from Israel).
- Innovation in areas such as: Solar Power, Alternative Fuels, Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Smart Grid, Water-Energy Nexus , Wind Energy or any other Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency technology.
- Significant commercial potential; the project outcome should lead to commercialization.
The maximum conditional grant is $1M per project.
Timetable and deadlines:
Executive Summary – Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Final Proposal – Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Decisions – November 2014
For further inquiries please contact:
Shai Robkin, firstname.lastname@example.org (404) 843-9426, ext 101
Guy Tessler, email@example.com (678) 274-9699
In Israel: Ms. Limor Nakar-Vincent, firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 972-3-698-8315