(Formerly the Office of the Chief Scientist and MATIMOP)

New Opportunities for US-Israel Industrial R&D Cooperation


MATIMOP, the executive agency of the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS), of the Ministry of Economy of Israel is the official National Agency for industrial R&D cooperation in Israel, charged with promoting highly supportive policies to build Israel's industrial infrastructure, and nurturing industrial innovation and entrepreneurship. MATIMOP assists Israeli and US companies to find industrial R&D partners and access
funding platforms for high quality innovation partnerships in a wide range of industries. 

For open calls for proposals for funding, and lists of Israeli and US companies searching for partners, visit the Americas Page on the MATIMOP website .

In 2013, the Americas desk at MATIMOP ushered  in new funding platforms for high quality innovation partnerships in a wide range of industries with government and private stakeholders, including:

·         US National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

·         US National Cyber-security Center of Excellence (NCCoE) (Maryland, USA)

·         Space Florida

·         Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (Massachusetts, USA)

·         Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (Massachusetts, USA)

·         Massachusetts Tech Collaborative Center (e-Health and Telemedicine collaborations)

·         The Center for Nano-Scale Science and Engineering (CSNE) (New York, USA)

·         Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) (New York, USA)

·         Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center(AERTC) (New York, USA)

·         Maryland Development of Business and Economic Development (DBED)

·         SCRA Applied Technologies

·         Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

For additional information:
Ms. Tal Fishma, Active Program Manager North-America Desk; talf@matimop.org.il