This Issue’s Topics

Ø France-Israel Innovation Day

Ø British Water & MATIMOP

Ø Open Calls for Proposals

Ø News

Ø Events

Ø Success Stories


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Volume 1 Issue 1

January 24, 2012

The R&D Insider

Bringing you MATIMOP’s latest updates on international cooperation in industrial R&D


Welcome to the first issue of The R&D Insider, the bi-monthly electronic newsletter of MATIMOP – The Israeli Industry Center for R&D. The R&D Insider brings you the latest R&D and innovation highlights from Israel and MATIMOP’s partner organizations around the world, including open calls for proposals for industrial R&D cooperation, R&D news items, events in Israel and beyond, success stories, partner search resources, and more.


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350 Companies Participate in France-Israel Innovation Day


Description: C:\Users\HADAS\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.Outlook\6NW6TATL\innovation053 (2).jpgThe first France-Israel Innovation Day, held December 5, 2011, brought government ministers and more than 350 companies to Paris to explore opportunities for cooperation. The goal of the event was to strengthen economic relations between Israel and France by encouraging closer ties between the private sectors of the two countries, with presentations from Mr. Shalom Simhon, Israeli Minister of Industry, Trade and Labor; Mr. Avi Hasson, Israeli Chief Scientist; and Mr. Eric Besson, French Minister of Industry, Energy and Digital Economy.


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British Water and MATIMOP Sign Landmark Water Agreement


Description: british waterRepresentatives from British Water and MATIMOP, the Israeli agency for industrial R&D, signed an agreement in late December 2011 which will enable the water industries of each country to collaborate more closely on tenders and research projects, hopefully leading to projects which boost each country’s economies.

The Memorandum of Understanding signed by British Water, which represents the UK water industry supply chain, and MATIMOP, the Israeli Industry Center for R&D, sets up a framework for both organisations to work together on a range of areas of common interest. It will also facilitate greater joint projects to develop new product applications and processes to be commercialised in the global market.

To read more, click here.


Inviting you to apply for funding for a joint R&D project featuring at least one Israeli company and one foreign company.  Funding is provided through bilateral and multinational cooperation agreements.






All technological fields

January 27, 2012


Life Sciences, Clean Energy, IT

February 6, 2012

Eurostars (Europe)  NEW!

All technological fields

February 10, 2012

France-Israel NEW!

All technological fields

March 1, 2012


All technological fields

March 26, 2012


All technological fields

March 29, 2012

Joint R&D with the Coca Cola Company  NEW!

Agriculture and Packaging






Contact MATIMOP’s Enterprise Europe Network - Israel (EEN-Israel) Program.  EEN-Israel connects you with innovative champions around the world who are interested in collaborating on technological R&D projects.  Our dedicated support team from MATIMOP will help you find the ideal partner for your project.


Email Liron Eldar at or visit the Partner Search Corner to begin your partner search now.



Israeli and Catalonian R&D Agencies Sign Cooperation Agreement

A delegation of Catalonian ICT companies and Catalonian R&D agency representatives visited Israel in November 2011, culminating in the signing of a new Catalonia-Israel cooperation agreement.


MATIMOP Now on LinkedIn and Facebook  

MATIMOP's new group on LinkedIn and new page on Facebook make it easier than ever to stay informed about MATIMOP news and opportunities.


Enterprise Europe Network-Israel (EEN-Israel) Now on LinkedIn and Twitter  

Join the EEN-Israel Group on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter for exclusive information on global EEN events and networking opportunities.



Brokerage Events Sponsored by the Enterprise Europe Network – Feb.- April 2012

Attend EEN-related brokerage events in Israel and throughout Europe to find a partner in all technology areas.


Join the IT Delegation to Japan - Feb. 6-8, 2012

Israeli IT Security Companies are invited to join seminars and B2B meetings focused on Information Protection and Control (IPC) in Tokyo.


Virtual B2B Event Oncology - February 13-14, 2012
For Life Science SMEs in the field of oncology looking for International partners to help advance their innovative products or technologies.


Israeli Delegation to Open Smart City Conference in Copenhagen - March 20-23, 2012

Join the Israeli Delegation to the Open Smart City Conference on March 20-23, 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark.


MATIMOP at NanoIsrael 2012 – March 26-27, 2012

Join MATIMOP and the EEN at NanoIsrael 2012, the third annual conference and exhibition, in Tel Aviv.


E-Health Technology Showcase Event - March 27, 2012

Join this Conference and Networking Event to be held in Malmo, Sweden on March 27, 2012.

AEROSUPPLY Israel 2012 - May 13-18, 2012

First International business convention for the aerospace industry in Israel - May 13-18th, 2012


Join the Agriculture Innovation Pavilion at Agritech Israel - May 15-17, 2012

Apply to get your company featured at the Agriculture Innovation Pavilion at Agritech Exhibition 2012 - May 15-17, 2012.



Eurostars backed Israeli high-tech firm helps taxi drivers


Description: Description: its most common use, geospatial data mining helps to unveil precious information hidden in GPS devices. Thanks to a Eurostars project an Israeli SME has extended its market beyond the traditional GPS-based applications.


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