(Formerly the Office of the Chief Scientist and MATIMOP)

Info Session: Joint R&D Program with USDA/NIFA

December 11, 2014 09:45-11:45 at 29 Hamered Street, Tel Aviv

Joint R&D Program with United States Department of Agriculture/NIFA

Information Session December 11, 2014 Tel-Aviv, Israel

Join our info session and learn of NEW collaboration and funding opportunities for joint industrial R&D projects between Israeli companies and US companies in the agro-food domain. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Luis Tupas, Deputy Director of Bioenergy, Climate and the Environment at the US National Institute for Food and Agriculture will highlight NIFA's priorities and programs   

When:                  December 11, 2014

Where:                29 Hamered  Street, Tel-Aviv –15th Floor Conference Room



Registration & Networking


Welcome remarks:

- Michel Hivert   Managing Director  on behalf of Office of the Chief Scientist/MATIMOP

- Israel Shamay, Executive Director Executive Director, the  Americas Operations, MATIMOP

- Ann Liebschutz, Director of the US-Israel Science and Technology Foundation


Introduction to Joint R&D Funding Mechanism at NIFA/USDA

-Dr. Luis Tupas, Deputy Director of Bioenergy, Climate and the Environment at NIFA/USDA


Introduction to the Israeli program & funding opportunities 

-Liron Eldar, Manager – United States Desk at MATIMOP

-Dr. Talia Ben-Neria, head of the Agriculture R&D Program (ARP) of the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS)  


Q&A and participant's feedback on OCS- ARP

  Participation is FREE, but requires Registration

For additional information contact Liron@matimop.org.il