The German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) and the National
Technological Innovation Authority of the State of Israel aim to pursue their
innovation dialogue and agreed on a joint R&D Programme.
Funding purpose - Form of Cooperation
The goals of the
collaboration are: a) to improve the competitiveness and extroversion of of
their respective research entities and the quality of life, b) to strengthen
the links between research and industry and encourage the private sector to
invest in R&D activities, c) to strengthen research capacities and
specialisation d) to strengthen technology transfer from research into industry
especially into Start-up companies and small and medium sized enterprises (SME).
Programme has the following specific objectives:
financially suport joint projects seeking to achieve specific results which in
turn are used to develop or improve products, processes, services or policies,
with the active involvement of the Israeli and German production sector.
the industrial cooperation between German and Israeli enterprises in order to
support industries based on various nanotechnology capabilities in both
Therefore, joint activities should focus on the
following form of
of joint R&D projects for the research organizations and
of both countries,
in science, technology development and
transfer, aiming at improving the competitiveness and innovation potential of
research entities and leading to innovative products/procedures
of high added
value or to push new technologies into tradidional industries. Nanotechnology
as a key technology can be used in a broad range of applications.
The deadline for the submission of pre-proposals is February 28th 2017.
The approval of full proposals is intended six month later (August 30th 2017).
More details in the English language may be found here.
Guidelines for the program in the Hebrew Language may be found here.