(Formerly the Office of the Chief Scientist and MATIMOP)

Israel - Colorado joint R&D Program: 1st Request for Proposals

Deadline for Submission: June 1, 2016

MATIMOP, the Israeli Industry Center for R&D, and OEDIT, the Office of Economic Development & International Trade, have jointly released the Request for Proposals in support of a collaborative industry research and development program aiming to generate innovative joint R&D projects between companies in Israel and Colorado.

Projects should fall within one or more of the following Advanced Industries :


1. Bioscience/Life Science

2. Advanced Manufacturing/Advanced Materials

3. Energy - including Natural Resources, Cleantech, Water & Agricultural Systems

4. Aerospace - including defense

5. Technology and Information

6 . Electronics

7. Infrastructure Engineering


OEDIT and MATIMOP envision making multiple awards under this RFP, depending on the merit of the project proposals, the budgets associated with those proposals, and the overall availability of funds.


Parallel Funding Model:


Israeli companies may be eligible for funding for up to 50% of the R&D costs from OCS. Colorado-based companies will get the funding from OEDIT. MATIMOP and OEDIT have allocated $1,000,000 USD to this round.


For Further assistance, please contact:



Ms. Stephanie Dybsky

Senior International Business Manager

Office of Economic Development & International Trade

Tel: +1 303-892-8762



Mr. Jonathan Cohen

Program Manager – North American Desk

MATIMOP – Israeli Industry Center for R&D

Tel: +972-3-5118155


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