(Formerly the Office of the Chief Scientist and MATIMOP)


R&D Cooperation with Australia
Funding and Partner Matching Support

Victoria-Israel Science & Technology R&D Program (VISTECH)     
The Victoria-Israel Science and Technology Research and Development (VISTECH) Program provides funding support for market-oriented collaborative research and development (R&D) projects by Victorian (Australia) and Israeli companies, consistent with the Cooperation Agreement in place between Victoria and Israel since 2005.  In Victoria, VISTECH is one of the programs of the Victoria Israel Science Innovation and Technology Scheme (VISITS).

The VISTECH program is open to applications on a year-round basis.

For more information and to apply, visit: www.matimop.org.il/VISTECH.html

New South Wales (NSW) - Israel  R&D Cooperation Program  
The NSW-Israel R&D Cooperation Program aims to facilitate, support and encourage research & development (R&D) partnerships between NSW and Israel based entities. Based on an agreement signed in April 2016, the program provides one-off financial grants to NSW entities and conditional grants to Israeli companies embarking on joint R&D projects focused on developing new and innovative products, processes  or services for the global market.

Partner Matching

In addition to access to funding schemes, Israeli and Australian companies can contact the Innovation Authority for assistance in identifying potential partners for R&D projects. This service is offered on an on-going basis.  Companies interested in this service are invited to fill out a Partner Search Form.

For more information:

In Israel:

Ms. Rachli Ben-Onn

Program Manager – Asia Pacific
International Collaboration Division
Israel Innovation Authority
Mail: RacheliBo@innovationisrael.org.il
Phone: 972-3-511-8117

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

First stage application deadline: June 7th, 2018

Second stage application deadline (full application): July 9th, 2018
NSW-Israel Science & Technology Research & Development Program -2nd Call for Proposals