(Formerly the Office of the Chief Scientist and MATIMOP)

Canada - Israeli Call for Joint R&D Projects

Now Open for Submission!                   
Thematic Focus: All fields, with a special focus on Energy, Medical Devices & E-health

Canada - Israeli Call for Joint R&D Projects


Canada and Israel are announcing a new Call for Proposals for joint R&D projects in the above mentioned thematic fields.

The Call is jointly administered by MATIMOP – The Israeli Industry Centre for R&D on behalf of the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) of the Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor in Israel, and the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada.

  • Joint Canadian-Israeli R&D projects can be presented in the following fields: Renewable and Alternative Energy, Water Recovery and Treatment Solutions, Brain and Brain-related Research 
  • Projects will be evaluated based on:
    • Novelty of the proposal and possible impact on the industrial activities – technological innovation.
    • Qualifications of the applicants in performing the specific tasks and the added value of the cooperation between project partners.
    • Expected economic results from the realization of the project.
    • Relevance of the proposal to the main strategic objectives in industrial R&D of the respective Canadian and Israeli Governments.
    • The capability of the partners (R&D personnel, infrastructure, finance, marketing, etc.) will also be taken into consideration.
  • Projects in the frame of this Call will be financed by the respective national and/or regional authorities in Canada & Israel, in accordance with the national laws, rules, regulations & procedures in effect.  
    • Israel R&D program financial support will not exceed 50% of the eligible and approved costs of the R&D, in accordance with the national laws and regulations.
    • Funding from the Government of Canada will be in accordance to the NRC-IRAP rules and regulations.

For further assistance please contact:

Canada-Israel Industrial R&D Programs Director
Matimop: Israeli Industry Center for R&D
Email:  les@matimop.org.il
Phone: +972-3-511-8139
Mobile: +972-50-216-3144